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 Bible Balloons

The idea of the game is to keep the balloon in the air. Every time someone hits it, they must FIRST (or at the same time) name a person in the Bible.

Teaching
All Access Bible Basketball

Ask the kids a Bible question. The first one to raise their hand gets to answer it. If they answer correctly, they get to shoot at the can with the nerf basketball.

Fun Review
All Access Bible Mix Up

The object of this game is to have the lowest number of total cards picked by a team. Every pick counts as one, whether right or wrong.

Teaching
All Access Bible Trivia

This is so basic but really works well with kids. With a bag of candy in one hand, take turns asking each section a review question.

Teaching
All Access Bible Verse Action

The kids are the actual game pieces in this game. Each team gets creative as they come up with actions to fit the memory verse or verses.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Add-On

Your students will compete against each other, either in teams or even as individuals as they try to fill-in the blank spaces in a Bible verse. The pressure is on as each key word is randomly chosen by the team members.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Clothes Line Relay

Teams of children will run a relay to put a verse in order. They will run to acquire each word and then hang each word on a clothes line with clothes pins in the correct order.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Eraser Game

The classic Bible verse memory activity - use a whiteboard, and eraser and a room full of kids. Add and erase words in a verse as the children repeat it over and over until it's memorized!

Game
All Access Bible Verse Hopscotch

Using a hopscotch grid, you will add words to each of the squares so the children have to say each word or words in order as they hop through the grid.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Hot Potato

Use a ball or a real potato to play hot potato! As the ball is tossed about, each word must be said individually and in order by the person catching the ball. If someone misses a word or drops the ball, they are out.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Line Pass

Here's a quick and easy game to play: Teams compete by standing in line, passing the ball to each other all the way down the line and back again - all the time quoting the day's verse.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Match

Here's the classic Match/Memory Game. Face down scripture flash cards must be matched with another set of face down flash cards that state the meaning of the verse.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Ping-Pong

Two teams go back and forth quoting the scripture verse as a word or part of the verse is eliminated as each team takes it's turn.

Game
All Access Bible Verse Pop

Your students will be poppin' with this game - really! Two or more teams run a relay to pop balloons and collect the verses inside. Put the verses in order and your team wins!

Game
All Access Bible Verse Scramble

Here is a fast-action relay game in which each child must unscramble the day's scripture verse.

Game
All Access Biblical Boredom Busters

Try these activities when your kids say they're bored.

Games, Boredom Busters
Free Blindfolded Race

A fun game to play in a medium to large size group.

Games, Activities
Starter Board Games Gone BIG!

Plans for building a giant Connect Four game.

Building Giant Board Games
Free Books of the Bible Card Games

Looking for new ideas for teaching the books of the Bible to your class? These Books of the Bible Cards are a great way for kids to interact with and learn the books of the Bible. Includes instructions for 7 different games.

Games, Books of the Bible
All Access Books of the Bible Race

This is a great tool for quizzing in a fun way as you are learning the books of the bible.

Quizzing on Books of the Bible
All Access Bring the String

This is a great game to help children learn about each other.

Icebreaker
All Access Bucket Shot Game

This game is modeled after Bozo's Grand Prize Game. On an eight-foot table, place five bright buckets.

Fun Review
All Access Build A Wall

Here is a super-fun relay that involves the teams building a wall and knocking it down in order to win!

Nehemiah
All Access Buzzer Review Game Resource

Fun buzzers for a review game.

Review Game
Starter Candy Bible Verse Match-Up Game

Which candy coordinates with the Bible verses listed?

Halloween Candy Game
All Access Catch the Current

Circle game with and "it" Electrifying game!

Indoor Circle Game
All Access Charades

This game shows kids that not being able to talk is challenging!

Game
All Access Christian Lyrics to the London Bridge Game

Have you ever played the London Bridge Game? These Christian versions of this children's game will not only be fun for your children, but will also help teach them about God!

Children's Games
All Access Christmas "What Am I Thinking Of?" Game

A quick and easy Christmas themed game for use in your kidmin.

Christmas Game
All Access Christmas I-Spy Printable Worksheets

Looking for a last minute activity for Christmas Eve Children's Service? Here is a fun printable worksheet you can use this week. 

Christmas Printables
All Access Christmas Party Game: Musical Gift Wrap

Use this game as a lesson intro, time filler, or just to have fun!

Games, Christmas
Free Church Bus Game Ideas

Engage kids with these great games for your bus ministry.

Bus, Games
All Access Cookie Muncher

A fun idea for a hilarious game. Never a dull moment when you have kids, food and games.

Fun
All Access Creating Creation

Here is a fun activity to help your little ones become more familiar with this wondrous time in earth’s history. 

Preschooler Game
All Access Creation Count

A Relay involving running and jumping and remembering each day of creation.

Creation
All Access Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Have fun this Easter by changing up your egg hunt!

Easter, Games
Starter Crowdbreaker Group Game

Good Game to play when kids need to burn off a little energy pre-service or as a fill-in game if service goes long. Our kids love this competition style game.

Hula Hoop & Bubbles
All Access David Tries to Hide His Sin (Game)

An adaptation of David and Bathsheba to teach about hiding sin. 

Hiding from God
All Access Dead Sea Scroll Drop

Remember dropping a clothes pin into a jar? Here's the same idea using little pieces of paper made to look like scrolls. Easy to play and fun to do any time!

Game
All Access Digging For Bait

If you want something sticky, icky, and messy, here it is!

Just for Fun
All Access Digging for Worms

Ready for some fun? This game is great for special activities or camp. Requires: Three pie crusts, gummie worms, 1 gallon can of pudding, whipped cream, table

Messy
All Access Do You Know? A Game Idea for Learning about God!

Moses once boldly said: "Show Me Your Glory!" If you want a game to introduce a lesson on Exodus 33:18, then "How Well Do You Know Your Sibling?" is the game for you!

Games
All Access Domino Race

Are you ready for a fun and simple game that your kids will go crazy about? Here is one such game. You will need a bunch of dominoes.

Teaching
All Access Don't Spend Your Dollar

This game works like hangman. Take turns between sides guessing a letter for the blanks. Whenever a letter is guessed correctly, fill in the blank with that letter. When a letter is guessed wrong, that team loses $.10.

Fun
All Access Easiest Large Group Game Ever

This is probably the easiest large group game ever invented. If you can think of an easier one, please let me know in the comments.

Games, Large Group
Starter Easter Memory Verse Egg Game

An easy fun Scripture Memory game for Easter!

Scripture Memory
All Access Easy, Fun Interactive Bible Quizzes for Children's Church

A "high-tech" way to do reviews, quizzes, etc. in children's church, that brings kids and adult leaders together in a fun competition.  

Review Game Tool
All Access Elijah Frisbee Toss

The kids are trying to toss a frisbee at a designated target in the room. A great way to introduce the topic of Elijah and get the kids active at the same time.

Elijah
All Access Elijah Passes the Baton Relay

Introduce the idea of Elijah and get the kids running as they run a relay and hand off batons to each other at the same time.

Elijah
All Access Esther's Crown

In this game - the students get to have craft time and a game in the same moment. Teams of kids race to glue the jewels onto Esther's crown.

Esther
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