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.
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 people-watching game…or more of an outfit-watching game. If you’re thinking from the title that it’s a mean game, don’t worry. It’s not supposed to be at all.
Monkey in the middle is a throwing and catching game for a small group. Players try to keep the ball away from one player, the “monkey.”
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!