Seize the opportunity to put Christ in the center of your Christmas preparations with this beautifully illustrated Advent Calendar. On each of 25 days leading up to Christmas, read a short Bible passage and prepare your hearts to celebrate the birth of Jesus!
Play this fun and exciting variation of the Spoons card game to introduce the Bible story, Jesus Calms the Storm. The goal is to be the first to collect 4 “Storm” cards with the same-colored boat. And as soon as any player succeeds in doing this, don’t be the last one to grab a “Quiet! Be Still!” card from the center of the table!
Help players get to know each other with this thought provoking and sometimes hilarious game! Players are presented with a dilemma, and they must guess which option the majority will choose. Use this game to introduce Daniel’s dilemma in choosing between praying to the king (thereby disobeying God) or praying to God (and be thrown into a lions’ den)!
Using their sense of touch, players must guess what the mystery bag contains. Next, they must think of Bible stories or passages associated with that object. Kids can play this as a cooperative game, while youths and adults can turn it into a competition! A great game to challenge players to read the Bible regularly!
In this no-prep, no supplies memory game, everyone must think of items they can buy in a supermarket. Players then take turns to recite the line, “I went to the supermarket and bought…”, completing the line by listing all the items bought by previous players and adding a new item at the end. This game is a great filler for the little extra class time that you may have. It also works well as an introduction to a lesson about the importance of Scripture memory.
Play this game anywhere! Players take turns to list items within a chosen category. But the item named must begin with the last letter of the previous item. For example, if the category is food, the players can say “pizza”, followed by “apple pie”, “eggs”, “spaghetti”, and so on.
Place a variety of objects on a table for everyone to look at. Then cover the table with a piece of cloth and quickly remove one item. Players must try to identify the item that has “disappeared”. Use this game to introduce a lesson on the ascension of Jesus.
In this unusual variation of soccer, players can only move around like crabs, with hands and feet on the floor and bodies facing upwards. Use this game to teach about running the good race.
Wink Murder is a fun and easy guessing game that requires no preparation. Murderers try to kill as many players as possible by winking at them while detectives try to catch the murderers before getting killed. Use this game to teach about false teachers.
Give each player a handful of random colored M&M’s. Players must go around and exchange them with each other to get all M&M’s of the same color. Use this game as an icebreaker or to introduce a lesson on handling conflicts and disagreements.
Do you enjoy guessing games? Our free printable Bible 20 Questions Cards are divided into 5 categories: (1) Old Testament Stories, (2) New Testament Stories, (3) Old Testament Bible Characters, (4) New Testament Bible Characters and (5) Things (great for players less familiar with the Bible).
In this game, players must scatter and randomly move around the room. But when the leader shouts a number, they must quickly form groups of that number with other players. Use this game to teach about friendship and being a friend of Jesus!
Players must stay alert and promptly follow the leader’s ever-changing actions while one guesser tries to figure out who the leader is. Use this game to teach about how to be a great leader and about following Jesus.
In this absolutely chaotic game, one team tries to turn cups right side up, while the opposing team tries to turn them upside down. Use this game to teach about the God’s upside down kingdom.
While the guesser steps out of the room, the remaining players appoint someone to be “It”. How many yes or no questions will the guesser need to identify who “It” is? Use this guessing game to teach about our identity in Jesus Christ.
Teams must quickly line up according to specific criteria given. For example in order of shoe size, with the smallest shoe size in front and the largest shoe size at the back. A great game to help players get to know each other and to teach about salvation and the kingdom of heaven.
Volunteers open boxes containing bizarre items and choose to either describe it truthfully or lie about what’s in the box. The audience votes on whether he’s telling the truth or not. Use this adaptation of a popular talk show game to teach about doubting faith.