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 Know Well Noel - Game Show Skit

A game show skit involving 3 contestants who are tested on their knowledge of Jesus' birth.

Christmas
All Access Life Size Candyland

Variation on Candyland game for families.

Family
Starter Light Up

Use push on lights to make games fun.

Fun Game Idea
Starter Make Your Own Concentration Game

Printing these sheets of graphics on sticker paper means you have matching sets for your very own concentration game craft!

Kids can make their own concentration game!
All Access Matching Game

This game uses pictures of animals, people or things. The kids have to find matches and the one who gets the most matches wins. This can be done either as individuals or as boys versus girls.

Game
All Access May I Serve You?

This is a relay game that can be used as an introduction to a lesson on serving others.

Service
Free Minute to Win It Games

The Free "Minute to Win It" Games PDF from NBC.

Fun Fast Games
All Access Name That Jelly Belly

A fun,messy game to recap the end of any series.

Fun, Messy, and Gross Game!
All Access No More Room

Object: The object of this game is to see who can hold the most people in the middle of the circle without breaking the circle around them. Play the game until the outer circle breaks and they cannot hold all the people in anymore.

Make Room for God
All Access Oreo Wiggle

Kids make an Oreo slide from their forehead into their mouths by wiggling their nose/eyebrows

Game
All Access Overhead Game - Bible Squares

Here is a great version of large-group tic-tac-toe. Each team takes turns answering Bible questions to earn a square for their team. Three in a row wins! Make sure to download the 14 page PDF at the bottom of the page for all the questions and the overhead masters for the game boards and place markers.

Overhead Game
All Access Overhead Game - Pass The Word

A game that can be played with one or more teams. The teacher reads a series of clues until a team member gives the answer or topic. Each team gets to keep score by moving their place marker up and down a scoreboard scale. Don't miss the 17 page PDF file that includes the topic clues and the scoreboard scale.

Overhead Game
Starter Peer Pressue in Four Corners Game

3-5 year olds will be pressured by the teacher to join their friends in the classic "Four Corners" game.

Peer Pressure
All Access Rocky's Breakfast

This fun Children's Church game will be perfect for any lessons about Jesus' power to save us from sin.

Egg-cracking Relay - Jesus Saves
All Access Satan's Lies and God's Truths

Object lessons, discussions, and game dealing with human temptation and perspective.  

Temptation
Starter Seven-Eleven

Name 7 items in a category in 11 seconds! It's just that simple! Add or create your own categories for more fun!

Quick group game, Ages 6+
Starter Shoe Game Storytelling Technique

Learn how to integrate a simple game involving every child in your group and their shoes. Guaranteed to capture the attention of even those most energetic child.

Storytelling game
Starter Silly Charades

One of my favorite games to do with a wide range of kids ages - It is a silly game of "everyone play at once charades" - and it is a great way to get the sillies out!

Silly Game for all ages and/or big groups
Starter Simon Says, Pray!

3-5 year olds practice the postures of prayer.

Prayer
All Access Spaghetti Toss

This game is a blast but takes a bit of prep, and is very messy, so be prepared, and don't do this on carpet! Also, you must have a washable wall!

Messy Games
All Access St. Patrick's Day for Kids

Why should children celebrate Saint Patrick's Day? This lesson includes his story, a PowerPoint lesson, and song that will give children a reason why this is an important holiday for the church. We can learn many lessons from the life of St. Patrick about listening to God, obedience, evangelism, and forgive others who treat us unkindly.  

Holiday, Evangelism, Forgiving Others, Kindness
All Access Stuffed Turkey

Good review lesson. Children stuff sweatshirt with balloons if they answer correctly.

Thanksgiving
All Access Thanksgiving Food Scavenger Hunt

The Food Pantry Coordinator of our church wanted to assist needy families with Thanksgiving food baskets of love. To help collect items for this event, the teenagers went on a scavenger hunt to collect non-perishable food items and/or money donations.

Thanksgiving
All Access Thanksgiving PIT Game

This is a Thanksgiving version of the popular PIT game by Parker Brothers... and the kids will gobble it up!

Thanksgiving Game
All Access Thanksgiving Puzzle Powerpoint

Use this word search to teach children a verse about giving thanks.

Thanksgiving
All Access Thanksgiving Trivia Game

A fun trivia game that can be used around Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Trivia
All Access The Bubble Game

This is a good game to help get preschoolers (ages 3-5) quiet and ready for the next activity.

Quiet Game
All Access The Good Samaritan Scooter

This Children's Ministry game goes great with a lesson about the Good Samaritan.

Scooter Relay
All Access The Steadfast Action Figure

This is an entry level skit which requires three adults and very few props. While it was written for Valentine's Day, it can be performed at any time of the year. The skit is about what toys do after everyone leaves a toy store, but it's also about abstinence, i.e. waiting until you're married to have sex. It's done in a very innocent way - there is nothing sexual or romantic in this skit.

Abstinence & Sexual Purity
Starter Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

These simple thumbs up, or thumbs down cards can be used in any number of contexts to help visualize good ideas from bad ones.

Helping kids figure out good ideas, from bad ones
All Access Time to Change the Baby!

This is a wonderful Children's Ministry Relay Game. Two teams race to see which team can Change the Babies Diapers!

Any message w/ a baby or Mother's Day
All Access Turkey Shoot

A dart game in which you either win prizes or have a task to do.

Thanksgiving
Starter Verscotch

Use this modified version of hopscotch to help teach memory verses

Memory Verse
Starter Verse Bounce

Simple game that helps kids work cooperatively to memorize a verse while engaging their large motor and laughter muscles. Fun for leaders too!

Memory Verse
All Access What's In My Stocking

A set of Christmas-themed rebus puzzles.

Christmas PowerPoint Game
All Access Bible Verse Duck Duck Goose

Learn a Bible Verse While playing a game of Duck, Duck, Goose

Bible Memory
All Access Overhead Game: Bible Baseball

This 13 page PDF includes an overhead baseball diamond, instructions and ten pages of questions to use in playing.

Overhead Game
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