Stack Em

3.5 stars

Have everyone grab and chair and arrange themselves in a circle and sit in the seats. 

The leader will call out "Everyone who has ______ must move ______ seats to the _____". 

  • The first space is for a trait (eg Blue shirt, oldest sibling, age, birthday month etc.) 
  • The second space is for the number of seats
  • The third space is for either the right or left. 

If, when a peson moves, someone else is already sitting in the seat then they must sit on their lap. 

If you have a stack of people and something is called out does not apply to everyone in the stack then the one that it does apply to moves along with everyone who is sitting on their lap.  For example: you have a stack of 5 people and number 1 is the person sitting on the chair aka bottom of the stack.  The item called out only applies to person number 3 in the stack.  That means that person number 3,4 and 5 move but 1 and 2 stay put. 

The game can end whenever you want. 

Submitted by: Charity Olson

  • Free / Low Cost
  • No equipment needed
  • Sharing, Get to know you
  • Night
  • Ice breaker
  • Indoor
  • Large area
  • Outdoor
  • Primary or Elementary School
  • Teens (Age 12-15)
  • Teens (Age 16-18)
  • Young Adults

Group Size
  • Small Groups (1-9 people)
  • Medium (10-29 people)
  • Large groups (30+)

  • Medium (11-29 mins)
  • Short (1-10 minutes)
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hey i don't think sitting on laps would be such a nice thing to do for young adults and youth but this game would be a really nice one for children at the age of nine and below....
- May (27 Sep 2011)

That's what I was thinking. I don't need my high schoolers sitting in each others lap. That can't end well.
- Chris (4 Apr 2012)

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