15 games found
Balloons are a great alternative to traditional game balls when you're working in smaller spaces or with younger children. While balloon volleyball is a softer and gentler version of the real thing, it's no less intense when you have competitive children!
This simple and wacky racing game can get quite competitive. Each child is given a straw, and competes to be the quickest to blow a ping pong ball or balloon to the finish line.
This simple game is a great no-prep option when you need to burn a few minutes between activities. It's a twist on the classic Red Light, Green Light, but it has many different variations that make it more entertaining.
What kid (or adult!) doesn't enjoy a snowball fight? This is a particularly great opening game when you have a energetic group with some energy to burn. It's a great, safe alternative to a real snowball fight, with many different variation opportunities.
An active twist on a classic childhood game! We've incorporated rock-paper-scissors into several of our games, but this is one of the best we've come across.
Knowledge building version of the classic basketball challenge game Horse. Game play is exactly like Horse, except when a player misses a shot in Verse, they are given a chance to quote their favorite Bible passage to avoid picking up a letter. Alternatively, the game organizer chooses verses for the...
15 - 60 minutes
Classic basketball challenge game for two to a dozen players. Players shoot in order of youngest to oldest. The first basket scored sets the game, the next player must score a basket from the same position on the court. If the consecutive player(s) miss, they earn a letter of the...
15 - 60 minutes
Two great twists on a classic game of Hide-and-Seek! Version 1: Divide into groups of three or more children. One group is "it" and the remaining groups hide, but each group must remain together. The first group found will be "it" next, but if all groups return to base, the...
In this fun game of tag, the Fisherman is it. Everyone else is a fish. When the fish get tagged, they have to follow the fisherman, from behind, holding onto his or her shoulders, until every child is tagged, and everyone is in line behind the fisherman.
In this race, kids must run from point A to point B carrying a hard-boiled egg in a spoon without dropping it. If dropped, the racer must start over at the beginning. A relay race with two different teams works best.
10 - 20 minutes