At our back to school party for the juniors we gave each child a packet of school supplies (such as paper, pencil boxes, glue, other larger items). For pencils, erasers, candy, treats, even certificates for ice cream and kids meals, and other smaller items: I wrapped each in Aluminum foil (tightly), then dipped each in [...]
BYOB (Bring Your Own Banana) Each year we have a back to school bash and each child brings his/her own banana. We either serve individual banana splits or make a giant banana split to share. We play all kinds of games using bananas and give away school supplies as favors and prizes!
Equipment: rope for as many teams as you have with clothespins attached Either divide children into 2 or more teams working as teams; or work individually Have 2 children hold the ends of a rope that has snap type clothespins attached to it. Have the first child stand by the rope with one hand behind his back [...]
Grapefruit Everyone sits in a circle. One person who is it stands in the center of the circle. This Person is called ” It”. Each person asks the person who is “it” an appropriate question. The only answer to every question has to be answered as ” Grapefruit”. The first person to make the center [...]
Walk by Faith, Not by Sight – lesson/Game by Derek Bammer Items needed: Blind Fold, paper plates or small objects such as paper cups, cans, etc. Play: Pick two to children and have one put the blind fold on the other. Then set up a pretend “mine field” with the paper plates in a 12×12 [...]
I am incredibly excited about the latest PowerPoint games added to the Children’s Ministry Today’s Marketplace!“Wheel of CHAMPIONS!”, “Holy Word Squares” and “JEOPARDIZE!” are fantastically fun “spin-offs” of three of Television’s longest running gameshows! Please check out the flash preview of Holy Word Squares intro!All three are completely editable, reusable, and downloadable! Pastor Gary
Our Youth Group enjoys this version of musical chairs because of the way it ends. Sometimes the victor gets a pie in the face, sometimes the two ‘finalists’ get to pick someone from their group who had to sit out, or the last man standing gets a pie in the face, or one of the [...]