Journey through the Old Testament: Review Night

Journey through the Old Testament: Review Night

We've reached the end of the Old Testament during our midweek program with the kids and it's time for a review night!  Here's our schedule for the night: 6:30 Welcome, Announcements 6:35 Kids' Sunday Songs 6:40 Jeopardy Game 7:00 Books of the Bible Game 7:05 Stations 7:20 Free Play 7:25 Tables/Snack Station #1 Sticky Notes This game is inspired by a game over at Danielle's Place.  Begin by writing all the books of the Old Testament (or whatever you're reviewing), one on … [Read more...]

10 Easter Games to Play with the Family

10 Easter Games to Play with the Family

Are you planning a get together with the family this Easter?  Here are a few games to play with the kids and teens to get the fun really rolling! Most games require plastic Easter eggs, so head to the nearest dollar store and stock up! #1 Bucket Head Played as a two person team, one player holds a bucket on their head while the other play tosses Easter eggs into the bucket. Players must stand 5 feet apart (mark the floor with masking tape).  Of course, if you have little ones, you might want … [Read more...]

Going Away Party Game Ideas

Going Away Party Game Ideas

Tomorrow night, we say goodbye to our sixth graders with a Going Away Costume Party.  It will be in similar fashion to our Back to School Party from last year, with various game stations kids to head to at their leisure.   Here's the plan for our event, in case you're looking for some inspiration for your own! Group Picture We'll begin the celebration with a group picture.  We certainly should remember all the great costumes and it will serve as a happy memory for the kids who are on their … [Read more...]

Free Minute to Win It Games!

Are you looking for some quick low-prep easy games for your kids?  You've probably already heard of the Minute to Win it series with NBC, but did you know that Children's Ministry Deals often releases holiday themed Minute to Win it Games as well?    For instance, right now they are giving away (FREE!) both St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it Game and Easter Minute to Win it Games. Grab them below! Easter Minute to Win It St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it  Image from Children's Ministry … [Read more...]

Children’s Ministry Christmas Party!

Children’s Ministry Christmas Party!

Time to Party!! Are you having a Christmas Party in your Children's Ministry program? Looking for some great games to play?   Take a look at our schedule for some inspiration! 6:30PM Welcome! 6:35 Reading of the Christmas Story Good News of Great Joy: The Amazing Story of Jesus' Birth 6:40 Group Games Mini Marshmallow Toss (kids lined up on either side of a table) Snowman Decorating Contest (5 minutes to make the best one) Parcel Pass (find directions … [Read more...]

Minute to Win It: Million Dollar Redemption

Minute to Win It: Million Dollar Redemption

In this episode of NBC's hit game show "Minute to Win It" (Season 2, Episode 30), former contestant Heather gets a second chance at the million. I wasn't able to catch the first half of this 2-part special, so these games will be a bit harder than usual.  Use them for adults or your youth group! Level 5 Challenge: On the Hook In this game, contestant must hold a chopstick in their mouth, attached to a string and open paper clip.  She has to fish 4 keys of a stand (or stool) in front of her. … [Read more...]