Games Zone

Kids Love Games!

When you use games to teach, your teaching becomes more fun, and more effective. Get kids' minds and bodies involved in learning!

The games here are not simply for the sake of play, but for creatively and effectively reaching and teaching kids for Jesus! Don't miss Karl Bastian's Tips for Leading Great Games!

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All Access Too Much of a Good Thing

The purpose of the game is to show that ministry is important. You will need 2 cups of pudding, 2 spoons, 2 bottles of water, 2 bandaids and 1 Bible verse written on 2 pieces o

Teaching
All Access Trashy Relay

This game is used to show how sin can trash our lives. You will need some items for trash and some goodies as well as a broom, dustpan, and trash can for each team.

Teaching
All Access Trivia Game

A lesson in treating people fairly...you will need easy and difficult trivia questions for this game of friendly competition!

Teaching
All Access True or False

Listening Skills are an important part of this team game to reinforce Bible Lessons. Requires 2 chairs, red and green bean bags, list of true false questions.

Teaching
All Access Two ways to Heaven?

James 2:10 Whoever shall keep the whole law yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all.

Faith/Salvation
All Access Unbreakable Egg Contest

Fun with eggs for older kids .

Easter
All Access Universal Pairs Quiz

A twist on Bible Memory Game

Teaching
All Access Wacky Olympics

Great for a "Game Day" for teaching about teamwork/competition especially during an Olympics Year. Check out each Olympic event for supplies needed.

Teaching
All Access Wet Trivia

Speed and Knowledge work hand in hand or be prepared to be wet.

Water Balloon Trivia
All Access Who Dares Wins

This is a great exercise to see who has the courage to put their hand into a box and feel the surprise.

Courage
All Access Who Wants to be a Bible Scholar?

Play this game just like "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." You will need an overhead projector, questions, cards for the audience with the letters A,B,C, and D written on them

Teaching
All Access Wisemen Gifts

Christmas
All Access World Water Bucket Championships

The players have to transfer the water from one bucket, by cupping their hands and passing the water to each other down the line, trying to pour the water into an empty bucket at the end of the line.

Team Building
All Access WWJD?It's More Than a Bracelet

Situation Game that allows the children to decide the "the Right Thing to Do."

Teaching
All Access Animal Pretend

Here's a game to use when teaching creation, ideal for kids age 5 up to grade 2. Great for imagination!

Creation
All Access Balloons of all ages

If you need balloons filled and don't want to do it yourself, here a a great game kids enjoy at the same time.

Fun
All Access Bible Baseball

Loosely based on actual baseball, this game is used to review material. In our case, we used it as a year-end review. Questions are categorized into 4 groups determined by their difficulty.

Review
All Access Concentration

Review the memory verse with a game of Concentration.

Memory Verse Review
All Access Copy Cat

While blindfolded the kids will try to copy each other's stance. The devotion that follows will direct the kids to think about who they are copying.

Being like Christ
Starter Crawl in the Dark

A fun game used in a class teaching on various fears children experience and how to overcome them. This game turns being in the dark into a fun experience.

Scared of the dark? Maybe this game will help!
All Access Cross That Fish Tic Tac Toe

Tic Tac Toe game using crosses and fish in PowerPoint.

Bible Review Game
All Access Cupcake Surprise

The children will have a snack and be given a question to answer at the same time.

Review lesson or topic discussion starter
All Access David's Guessing Stones

A PowerPoint-based review game when teaching about David & Goliath.

Review Game
All Access Deliberation

Bible Review Game built in PowerPoint featuring 4 clues for each unknown Bible character.

Bible Review Game
All Access Flour Tag

Play this outdoor game to demonstrate that sin leaves its mark. You'll want to ask the kids to wear very dark clothes on the day you do this activity.

Sin and Forgiveness
All Access Flyswatter Swat

This little game provides practice on treating others with respect through the words we use.

Manners
All Access Getting Nosey

Use the manufactured game Ring Around the Nosey to help teach the books of the Bible or use in reviewing past lessons.

Bible use
All Access Hose Full of Pudding

Nothing spiritual here, just sucking pudding out of the toe of a pair of stockings.

Fun, Gross
All Access Jeopardy PowerPoint Template

PowerPoint template for Bible review themed to "Jeopardy!" game

Bible Review Game using Jeopardy game
Starter Jumbo Sport Stacking

Kids love this jumbo game of the fastest growing sport in America.

Teamwork/fun
All Access Name that Movie!

Team game PowerPoint used to identify the names of recent films.

Icebreaker game based on movie titles
All Access Popcorn Forgiveness

This game illustrates that our forgiveness should be abundant.

Forgiveness
All Access Price is Right

Use this Price is Right game show format to invite friends and neighbors to COME ON DOWN for a morning filled games, prizes, and to see if the PRICE is indeed Right. 1 Corinthians 6:20a

Salvation Message
All Access Shoe Game

This is a great relay to do on the fly. The kids wear shoes and that's all you need.

Fun
All Access The Crowded House

A quick game to illustrate the crowded house where the two men had to bust their friend through the roof.

Game for a Lesson
All Access Virtual Pet

A partially functional virtual pet for PowerPoint.

Burden Bear
All Access Who's Who in the Bible

Here's an easy game to set up and play. It will keep your kids on their toes!

Bible knowledge
All Access Word Games

Kids love word games. The objective of these games is to get their minds thinking of a wrong answer.

Fun word game ideas
All Access Fun Games From The Store

I have found that games that my kids enjoy the most are the simple ones that you can buy at Wal-mart or most any store. Here are some of my favorites.

Games
All Access Hot Potatoe Memory Verse

You need a bean bag (something kids can pass) and a memory verse.

Helping Children memorize Bible verse
All Access Mr. Potato Head Race

This can be used to talk about how we are all a part of the body of Christ, but mostly just for fun

Fun or teaching
All Access Wheel of Fortune

A Bible memory review game based on the popular game show Wheel of Fortune.

Bible Memory Review
Free 10 Mom Trivia Questions from the Bible

Here is a trivia game for your children's ministry on Mother's Day!

Mother's Day, Trivia
All Access 15 Fun and Easy Bible Verse Games for Kids

Download this PDF with 15 games to use in your Kidmin to help them learn bible verses

Games
Starter All Hail the Queen!

3-5 year olds act out being a queen or king as an introduction to a discussion about Jesus' kingship.

Crucifixion, Jesus as King
All Access Animal Aphorism PowerPoint

This game is just for fun. An "aphorism" is an interesting saying. All of these sayings have animals in them. Could also use it in a teaching of how people don’t always say what they mean? Can play as a team competition or individual play during children’s church or event.

Game about understanding various sayings
Starter Apples and Bananas Review Game

This is a multiple choice review game based on the Fruit of the Spirit but that can be used with any theme.

Review Game
Starter Blank Domino Template

Use this handy template to create your own paper dominoes to suit any theme.

Make your own Dominoes
All Access Bubble Gum Fun

This is a fun Children's Ministry relay game that the entire class can enjoy. It will work with ANY lesson!

Bubblegum Spelling
All Access Bucket Ball -- Active Easy Set Up Game

Bucket Ball is a quick and easy, low-prep game, highly active game that works for small, medium, or large groups. The game requires minimal athletic abilities and is easily adaptable for any event or theme. It's like basketball with a moving goal, no dribbling, and lots of passing and team work.

Quick and Easy Large Group Game
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