President or Wrestler and Chicken or Egg // Game

One Wednesday night at msy, we played two mellow quiz games. We pitted groups against groups. President or Wrestler One game was called President or Wrestler. There are ten "names" placed on the screen. The participants...

Trench Dodgeball // Game

Basic Dodgeball Rules Divide the room into two halves with a center dividing line Place the dodgeballs on the center line and start the players on the back line of each side A player is OUT when...

Card Ninja // Minute to Win It Game

How to Play the "Card Ninja" Game Flip a playing card hard enough to stick into a watermelon half placed at a distance in 60 seconds or less. [vimeo 25818721 w=500 h=281] source Vimeo

Defying Gravity // Minute to Win It Game

How to Play "Defying Gravity": Two balloons per participant. We found that color-matching balloons really helped! We also made it a contest between three people to try to keep the 2 balloons afloat for the...

Toilet Paper Wrap // Game

I was reading Children's Ministry Magazine this past month and I came across about 13 game ideas they had referenced. Normally I gloss over these sections because we already do a lot of fun...

Bite the Bag // Game

How to Play "Bite the Bag" Game: You need a paper bag cut down to about 3-4 inches. The object of the game is to grab the paper bag with your mouth while bending down...

The Elephant // Game

How to Play "The Elephant" Game You can run this game with as many participants as you want. Materials you need paper clips, pipe cleaner, a cup, and a table to play on. Take the paper clips and bend them up...

Stuff You Can Use // Youth Ministry Resource

Youth Ministry Media recommended a new resource called Stuff You Can Use @ stuffyoucanuse.org It's a young resource that already contains some useful games and events. I plan on using the Make It or Break...

Make It or Break It // Game

"This resource is a super fun video-driven game that encourages lots of crowd interaction. There are 25 short video clips of athletes (skateboarders, bikers, snowboarders...) attempting some pretty cool jumps, flips, and tricks. To...

Drag Races // Game

This was a fun activity we did a couple of weeks ago @ msy. Jen C. had the idea to have the students push two cars in neutral across the church parking lot in a...

Planking

I showed this to our middle school youth group on the last night before summer break. They were fascinated by it! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRHnTFesv7c?rel=0&w=570&h=354] via JCISONLINE source YouTube

School Punishments from 1848 // Game

In 1848, the Stokes County School had a series of 46 rules for which there were lashes dished out as punishments for various offenses. You can check out the whole list here. For Youth group,...