Icebreaker: Two Truths and a Lie

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I just had to add this to the library here because we just did the game as an icebreaker in one of our youth group meetings.  It is very simple. Every person must come up with two truths and one lie about themselves.  You will go around one by one and have each person share [...]

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Game: Throw Down

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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 [...]

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Ooga Booga Game

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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 [...]

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Brain Fry

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This is one of the weirdest/craziest youth ministry games that requires no set up, no supplies, and typically 5-20 people. The more people the better I think. Everyone sits in a circle and everyone works as a team to stack as many layers of chaos as they can and can handle before your brains are [...]

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Ninja – The Youth Ministry Game That is Taking Over…

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...You may have seen this game before and not really understood what was going on. The game is called Ninja. It is an extremely easy game to figure out and explain but can take a lifetime to master. Youth Ministers like it simply because they will play and analyze it more than anyone else, ensuring that they could beat any youngster up for the challenge...

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Lifesaver Pass

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This youth ministry game is a favorite and very simple. Buy some lifesavers and toothpicks. All of the youth are given a toothpick and put in to teams with even numbers and each team is given a lifesaver. Have all of the teams stand in a line. When the youth leader says go, the youth [...]

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