What it is: A challenge game involving players stuffing as many marshmallows into their mouths as they can. (So it can get kind of gross.) Best for: A group of teenagers around a campfire. What you need: A bag of marshmallows (not the mini kind) and some people who are talked into doing somewhat foolish things […]
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 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 hypothetical talking game where players choose which of two scenarios they’d rather do. It can get kind of silly/absurd, which is always fun. For example…would you rather play “Would you rather” only for the rest of your life, or never play another game again? 😉
What it is: A game about cramming as many skittles candies into your mouth as possible. Kind of silly and maybe, depending on your point of view, a little gross, too. Best for: A big group, like at least 8. And probably best played late at night at a party or sleepover. What you need: All […]
Photo scavenger hunts: Get a list of things to take pictures of and go out and shoot some photos! Included in this post are four different lists for different occasions (at the mall, at home, at the park, and one for anywhere).
A gift exchange activity, usually played at Christmas parties, where guests bring gifts and, through a series of complex rules, exchange them. Lots of laughs are usually involved. Be advised, it’s also a better game for teens or adults than kids, because, yes, some people are bound to end up with better gifts than others, and adults are less likely to cry and throw fits when that happens. 😉