This is pretty clever youth ministry icebreaker that I found while searching YouTube for some ideas. Icebreaker Instructions Have two or more teams. Have them lie down on their backs in a long line (one persons head at the other persons feet). The person at the front starts with a banana in between their feet [...]
One of my favorite approaches to youth ministry was taught to me by a dear friend and mentor. He always told me to, “trick them into learning.” It’s a simple philosophy – even Mary Poppins had it down. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. And in this technological age, multimedia is a [...]
This is a simple icebreaker that I have used several times. It is great in that it requires people to share about themselves, but in a competitive way. Supplies Needed You will need 20-25 pieces of paper for each person. I just give everyone one sheet of paper and have them tear it into 20 [...]
This game is one of the more funnier games to watch. It is very simple but is wide open for variations. Supplies Needed Hats (usually simple winter caps are fine) Tape Something Else How the game works Have as many people that you want playing to put on one of the hats. Then you will [...]
If you have never seen this before it's a pretty cool toy and resource that can be used for many different things in youth ministry. How it works is very simple. Beforehand, you can set up a poll or question that you wish for your youth group to answer. During youth group you show the [...]
After just getting off of coordinating three weeks worth of Diocesan camps I am pretty fired up to share many of the things that have not been shared on our sites before. I started making a list of things and figured I would start with an easy one. We have been doing a slip-n-slide at [...]
This is a youth ministry game that we started playing about two years ago and is always a great game because it is quick to put together, the supplies are minimal and it is extremely competitive and engaging.
This is a catholic youth ministry game that involves just three people and is an excellent icebreaker game. I have met a few in youth ministry that do not agree with games that embarrass someone. If you are one of those people then I apologize, but this game is not for you. You do [...]