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)!
Tag: team building
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.
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.
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.
Blindfolded players try to ignore noisy distractions to stay focused on their teammates’ instructions to retrieve crushed papers balls. Use this game to teach about silence and solitude.
Try to keep 3 balloons in the air for as long as possible and learn about being part of a Christian community.
Be prepared for noise and chaos, with half of the group shouting and the other half trying to listen out for the correct voice to follow! A great way to introduce the topic of discipleship and following the Good Shepherd.
Fashion the most creative outfits with just toilet paper and masking tape. Use this game to teach about practical ways we can show kindness to others.
Sitting in a circle, each person says something nice to his/her neighbor. This simple activity provides an opportunity to practice using our speech to build others up.
Teams design and build protective structures that will prevent a raw egg from breaking after a 10-foot drop. This team building activity can also be used to introduce lessons on God’s protection and gentleness.
Blindfolded participants are led through an obstacle course by a sighted partner. An excellent team building game with a lesson on being part of a Christian community. You can also use this game to teach about the Holy Spirit.
Teams compete to construct the tallest tower using newspapers and tape. Use this game to introduce or reinforce a Bible lesson on the Wise and Foolish Builders, Tower of Babel or the importance of being part of a church community.
Find creative ways to squeeze as many people as possible on a piece of newspaper that gets smaller with each round. Use this game to introduce the story of Jesus’ birth, to teach about getting along with difficult people or as a teambuilding game.
Cross a pretend river using pieces of paper as stepping stones. Use this game to introduce the Bible story of Jesus and Peter walking on water, to teach that God will help us in times of trouble, or as a teambuilding game.
Work as a team to move tennis balls using strings tied to a rubber band. Use this game to introduce the Bible story of Jesus healing a paralyzed man, to teach that God wants us to get along with each other or as a teambuilding game.