The bigger or better scavenger hunt is a great activity for a youth group or teen get-together. It’s open-ended and doesn’t require many materials at all. It often leads to lots of laughs, too!
This is a Christmas gift exchange activity, using the poem “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” and the words “right” and “left” to instruct children to pass their gifts to the right or the left. It’s kind of like a white elephant gift exchange, but for younger kids because it’s easier and faster and, because there’s no actual choosing involved, will probably lead to less gift-picker remorse.
A Thanksgiving tradition my mother-in-law always does. It’s a talking reflection activity, a great way to develop grateful hearts because it goes beyond the typical “Name one thing you’re grateful for this year.”
A fun version of pictionary where you draw and get other players to guess song titles. Included is a free printable list of Disney song titles.
This is the classic children’s game every child thinks he or she invented. Basically, THE FLOOR IS LAVA! Don’t touch it! Can be played indoors or at a park. 🙂
A group game where one player, the murderer, squeezes people’s hands to “kill” them, trying to kill as many as he can before his identity is discovered.
A group game best played late at night. Players discuss, lie, and deceive to try to discover the identity of a secret murderer amongst the group before they’re all eliminated.