YPGames

Exciting Brand New Games For Your Youth Group

The Game Of Seven
September 27th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the team to make it the farthest!ITEMS NEEDED:Table, 1 Bouncy Ball (Rubber Bouncy Ball or Tennis Ball or Ping Pong ball, Etc.)HOW TO PLAY:Set up the table in the front of the room then divide the youth group into teams of two! each Duo will be working together to beat the other teams. This game is played one team at a time. Both players stand on opposite ends of the table.The object o...
Rock Paper Scissors Showdown
July 13th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the last man standingITEMS NEEDED:TeenagersHOW TO PLAY:This game is one of the easiest ways to involve everyone in the youth group in the game. The YP simply says, “Turn to the person to your right or left and when I say ‘rock, paper, scissors, shoot’ then you throw your sign and whoever is the winner advances to the next round. Once the first round is done the players find another pe...
Beach Ball Bonanza
July 7th, 2022
For a fun and exciting activity, we had a beach ball bonanza. Every game involved one or more beach balls. We had five games planned to take place during an hour and a half timeframe. We just took common everyday games and replaced the normal ball that you would use with beach balls.You start by splitting your youth group into two or more teams based upon the number of teens that you have, for thi...
Let's Roll
June 30th, 2022
Objective:Get your cup to the end of the table the first or if no one reaches the end whoever gets it the furthest.Items Needed:Toilet Paper Rolls, Cups of Water, Table, Small Towel\Paper Towels, and PRIZESHow To Play:Setup three rolls of toilet paper on the table unwound the length of the table, but still connected to the roll. On the end of each strand of toilet paper place a cup full of water. ...
Soda Sock Swig
June 29th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Chug the POP (Soda)ITEMS NEEDED:Pop cans, Cheap new socksHOW TO PLAY:Once you have chosen your participants, tell them that they will be in a race against the other 5 to see who can completely finish the soda first. Let them open the soda. Start your countdown, then stop in the middle of the countdown to go and tell them that they have to used some of your socks to put over the can and d...
Telecharades
June 23rd, 2022
Objective:Guess The Correct Word\PhraseItems Needed:A List Of Words Or Phrases That Can Be Acted OutHow To Play:Separate into teams of five. The first team of five players goes to the front of the room. They all line up single file facing the same direction with enough space in between them to act. The player at the back of the line is then given a word or phrase to act out. He then must tap the p...
Chain Linked
June 9th, 2022
Objective:Guess the CHAIN before the other team does!Items Needed: White board (dry erase marker\eraser), Word Chains - Example BelowHow To Play:Divide the youth group into two teams. The teams will compete to see who can guess the word chain correctly. a word chain is 7 words that connect to each other by connecting to the word above and below them. On the white board write out two words in the c...
Ratted Out
May 4th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Teams: Build the tallest tower.RAT: Dont Get CAUGHT, and successfully sabotage the other teams tower.ITEMS NEEDED:3x5 cards, Table, Uncooked spaghetti noodles, Marshmallows, PRIZESHOW TO PLAY:Two teams of 6 compete at the same time to build the tallest tower in the time limit. Call 12 people up to the front. Then hand each a 3x5 card and tell them not to show anyone else the card. If the...
Solo Slide
April 27th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the first team to score!ITEMS NEEDED:Solo Cups, Table, TapeSetup: Tape 1 solo cup off of each end of the table. Tape it to where something can fall into the cupHOW TO PLAY:The two teams of 6 play. Each player is given a solo cup. Each team's goal is to slide the cup down the table to the other side and into the cup that is taped to the side of the table. One team slides their cup then...
Where’s My Water
April 21st, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the first to get your water to the poolITEMS NEEDED:4 kiddy pools, 2 hoses, slight hillHOW TO PLAY:The two teams of four play head to head. Each team has two pools and one hose. One pool is set up the hill the other pool is far enough away that the hose can reach from one pool to the other. The hose is wound up in between the teams two pools. Each teams starts behind the pool that has...
Strawless Relay
April 21st, 2022
Objective:To break the ice for people to get to know each other.Items needed:one drinking straw for every personHow to play:Have the group sit in a circle so everyone is facing each other and have them place one end of the straw in their mouth. Have everyone start at the same time to try to move the straw from one end to the other and back again without using their hands. They can only move it wit...
Chopped
April 20th, 2022
Objective:Get the highest score by the judges for what you have createdItems Needed:Baskets (Large Bowls),Random food items (same random items for each team List at bottom of article)Kitchen Items per team (spoons\knives\forks, mixing bowls, Toothpicks etc.)An Assortment Of Food Items Teams Can Use Every Round - peppers, onions, sprinkles, frosting, butter, etc. as much or little as you wantA Plat...
Defense Wins Championships.
April 13th, 2022
Objective:Score the most pointsItems needed:Basketball, court, broom, a pool noodle, squirt gun (loaded with water), and a pillow.How to Play:Each team will be given five minutes to try to score against the oddly constructed defense. The team who can score the most in their offensive period wins. Whoever is on offense for that period will have 5 players on the court while the defense will have onl...
The Shark Tank
April 6th, 2022
Objective:Have the most wealth by the end of the game (not actual money)Items Needed:People, Pictures of Random\Funny\Weird\Outlandish ProductsPrep For The Game:You will need a list and pictures of products that your teenagers can invest in and you will need a lot of random products. (ie - Chicken arms, Rubber Chicken Purse, Self Stirring Cup, Atomic Bomb Lamp, Bacon Lip Balm, etc.)You will need t...
Dunk Contest
March 31st, 2022
Objective:Get the most chocolate on your doughnutItems Needed:Blindfolds, Doughnuts, String\Yarn, Sticks (broomsticks\poles\etc.), Bowls, Chocolate syrup, Table.How To Play: This game takes only a little prep! Cut yarn strands about three feet long and then tie them to the end of the poles. Place three bowls on an 8ft table filled with chocolate. Three people play the game. They are each given a p...
Pick Up Your Mess
March 11th, 2022
Objective:Get the most points while trying to stop the other team from scoringItems Needed:40 Solo CupsHow To Play:*** This is a guys on guys\girls on girls game!Divide the play area into two sides. Then give each team 20 cups. There will be two teams of three people. Each team sets all 20 of their cups spaced apart on their side top down. When both teams have set their cups the YP can start the r...
Lemon Lines
March 8th, 2022
Objective:Get your lemon across the finish line by using a pencil or Popsicle stick.Items Needed:1 Whole Lemon Per Team, 1 Pencil or Popsicle Stick Per TeamHow to Play:Set up a finish line 10-15 feet away from the line of players. On the signal, the first player from each team will begin rolling their lemons toward the finish line using ONLY a pencil or a Popsicle stick. The first player to the fi...
Traveling Ping-Pong Ball
March 7th, 2022
Objective:Move the ping-pong balls from one bowl to anotherItems Needed:Package of ping-pong balls, plastic straws, plastic bowlsHow to Play:Take a package of ping-pong balls and put them in a bowl. Give each contestant a straw and an additional bowl. Using only the straw, have the contestants transfer the balls from one bowl another by suction  through the straw. First person to complete wins!** ...
Musical Statues
February 1st, 2022
Objective:Be the last team standingItems Needed:People, a list of things to act\poseHow To Play:Divide the youth group into teams of two people. Guys with guys and girls with girls. Once they have paired off the contest begins. This game is meant to be a fun ice breaker. Once you say go the music starts (someone starts playing the piano or you hum\whistle). When the music stops the MC shouts out a...
Who's Pulling The Strings?
January 19th, 2022
Objective:Get your team to guess the correct answerItems Needed:List of things to act outHow To Play:Divide your youth group into two teams. Each team sends up two people. They must stand in front of their team and if possible out of sight of the other team's guessers (That way the teams have to look at their actors and not get help by looking at the other teams actors). One of the two players on ...
The Game Of Seven
September 27th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the team to make it the farthest!ITEMS NEEDED:Table, 1 Bouncy Ball (Rubber Bouncy Ball or Tennis Ball or Ping Pong ball, Etc.)HOW TO PLAY:Set up the table in the front of the room then divide the youth group into teams of two! each Duo will be working together to beat the other teams. This game is played one team at a time. Both players stand on opposite ends of the table.The object o...
Rock Paper Scissors Showdown
July 13th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the last man standingITEMS NEEDED:TeenagersHOW TO PLAY:This game is one of the easiest ways to involve everyone in the youth group in the game. The YP simply says, “Turn to the person to your right or left and when I say ‘rock, paper, scissors, shoot’ then you throw your sign and whoever is the winner advances to the next round. Once the first round is done the players find another pe...
Beach Ball Bonanza
July 7th, 2022
For a fun and exciting activity, we had a beach ball bonanza. Every game involved one or more beach balls. We had five games planned to take place during an hour and a half timeframe. We just took common everyday games and replaced the normal ball that you would use with beach balls.You start by splitting your youth group into two or more teams based upon the number of teens that you have, for thi...
Let's Roll
June 30th, 2022
Objective:Get your cup to the end of the table the first or if no one reaches the end whoever gets it the furthest.Items Needed:Toilet Paper Rolls, Cups of Water, Table, Small Towel\Paper Towels, and PRIZESHow To Play:Setup three rolls of toilet paper on the table unwound the length of the table, but still connected to the roll. On the end of each strand of toilet paper place a cup full of water. ...
Soda Sock Swig
June 29th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Chug the POP (Soda)ITEMS NEEDED:Pop cans, Cheap new socksHOW TO PLAY:Once you have chosen your participants, tell them that they will be in a race against the other 5 to see who can completely finish the soda first. Let them open the soda. Start your countdown, then stop in the middle of the countdown to go and tell them that they have to used some of your socks to put over the can and d...
Telecharades
June 23rd, 2022
Objective:Guess The Correct Word\PhraseItems Needed:A List Of Words Or Phrases That Can Be Acted OutHow To Play:Separate into teams of five. The first team of five players goes to the front of the room. They all line up single file facing the same direction with enough space in between them to act. The player at the back of the line is then given a word or phrase to act out. He then must tap the p...
Chain Linked
June 9th, 2022
Objective:Guess the CHAIN before the other team does!Items Needed: White board (dry erase marker\eraser), Word Chains - Example BelowHow To Play:Divide the youth group into two teams. The teams will compete to see who can guess the word chain correctly. a word chain is 7 words that connect to each other by connecting to the word above and below them. On the white board write out two words in the c...
Ratted Out
May 4th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Teams: Build the tallest tower.RAT: Dont Get CAUGHT, and successfully sabotage the other teams tower.ITEMS NEEDED:3x5 cards, Table, Uncooked spaghetti noodles, Marshmallows, PRIZESHOW TO PLAY:Two teams of 6 compete at the same time to build the tallest tower in the time limit. Call 12 people up to the front. Then hand each a 3x5 card and tell them not to show anyone else the card. If the...
Solo Slide
April 27th, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the first team to score!ITEMS NEEDED:Solo Cups, Table, TapeSetup: Tape 1 solo cup off of each end of the table. Tape it to where something can fall into the cupHOW TO PLAY:The two teams of 6 play. Each player is given a solo cup. Each team's goal is to slide the cup down the table to the other side and into the cup that is taped to the side of the table. One team slides their cup then...
Where’s My Water
April 21st, 2022
OBJECTIVE:Be the first to get your water to the poolITEMS NEEDED:4 kiddy pools, 2 hoses, slight hillHOW TO PLAY:The two teams of four play head to head. Each team has two pools and one hose. One pool is set up the hill the other pool is far enough away that the hose can reach from one pool to the other. The hose is wound up in between the teams two pools. Each teams starts behind the pool that has...
Strawless Relay
April 21st, 2022
Objective:To break the ice for people to get to know each other.Items needed:one drinking straw for every personHow to play:Have the group sit in a circle so everyone is facing each other and have them place one end of the straw in their mouth. Have everyone start at the same time to try to move the straw from one end to the other and back again without using their hands. They can only move it wit...
Chopped
April 20th, 2022
Objective:Get the highest score by the judges for what you have createdItems Needed:Baskets (Large Bowls),Random food items (same random items for each team List at bottom of article)Kitchen Items per team (spoons\knives\forks, mixing bowls, Toothpicks etc.)An Assortment Of Food Items Teams Can Use Every Round - peppers, onions, sprinkles, frosting, butter, etc. as much or little as you wantA Plat...
Defense Wins Championships.
April 13th, 2022
Objective:Score the most pointsItems needed:Basketball, court, broom, a pool noodle, squirt gun (loaded with water), and a pillow.How to Play:Each team will be given five minutes to try to score against the oddly constructed defense. The team who can score the most in their offensive period wins. Whoever is on offense for that period will have 5 players on the court while the defense will have onl...
The Shark Tank
April 6th, 2022
Objective:Have the most wealth by the end of the game (not actual money)Items Needed:People, Pictures of Random\Funny\Weird\Outlandish ProductsPrep For The Game:You will need a list and pictures of products that your teenagers can invest in and you will need a lot of random products. (ie - Chicken arms, Rubber Chicken Purse, Self Stirring Cup, Atomic Bomb Lamp, Bacon Lip Balm, etc.)You will need t...
Dunk Contest
March 31st, 2022
Objective:Get the most chocolate on your doughnutItems Needed:Blindfolds, Doughnuts, String\Yarn, Sticks (broomsticks\poles\etc.), Bowls, Chocolate syrup, Table.How To Play: This game takes only a little prep! Cut yarn strands about three feet long and then tie them to the end of the poles. Place three bowls on an 8ft table filled with chocolate. Three people play the game. They are each given a p...