An active game to play in a gym with a big group, garbage ball can be played with anything you can harmlessly throw across the gym – yes, even garbage! Well, wadded up pieces of paper, that is.
Heads up, seven up is a classroom game that’s quiet (hooray!) but still fun for kids. A great reward for good behavior or way to fill extra time!
Three Deep is a big-group, fast-paced, basically strategy-less party game that involves shouting and finding your two teammates as quickly as possible. Fun!
A silly tag game to play indoors. Step on each other’s floppy socks until they fall off. Don’t lose both your socks or you’re out of the game!
Kids claim a playground structure as their castle while grown-ups or older kids with decent aim try to peg them with soft, harmless balls. An activity to do for the fun of it, no winners or losers, just play.
A drawing game where different players draw different parts of a monster, creating a silly masterpiece…er, monsterpiece!
A guessing game similar to twenty questions where clues take the form “No, because…” It’s worked best for us when we play with a specific category, like people.