Youth Group Games on Teen Topics

Here are some of our favorite youth group games that are not only fun to play, but also deal with various issues our young people are facing.

Use these games in your youth ministry meetings, small group gatherings, camps or other youth group event.

These Bible games for youths can help you better engage your audience, making your lessons more meaningful, more memorable and more actionable.

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 the handling of conflicts and disagreements.
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!
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.
Players exercise their creativity by crafting stories based on random emojis they are assigned. Use this game to teach about dealing with pain and sadness.
Players toss or roll ping-pong balls into a marked circle. The team with 2 ping-pong balls closest together wins. Use this game to introduce a lesson on singleness, dating and marriage.
In this game, players race to collect balloons with as many “Likes” as possible. Use this game to teach about self-worth and to address the issue of social media “Likes” addiction.
Volunteers must overcome their fear and stick their hands inside a carton box to identify the mystery item it contains. Use this game to teach about fear, worry and anxiety.
In this intentionally unfair relay, teams are given uncooked pasta of differing thicknesses to complete the same task. They must move empty soda cans, held by pasta in players' mouths, from one end of the room to another. Use this game to teach about injustice.
Play an advanced version of Simon Says, where pairs of players have to hold a balloon between their backs. Use this game to teach about submitting to authority.
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.
Keep as many balloons in the air for as long as possible and learn about Jesus’ perspective on busyness.
Do you prefer chocolate or vanilla? Summer or winter? Players choose their preferences by moving to either side of the room. Use this game to teach about peer pressure.

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