Games for Teens
Index of 53 group games (ice breakers, team-building games, etc.) that are great for promoting unity, teamwork, camaraderie, or for teaching valuable lessons. Instructions, rules, variations, etc., are included.
A Teacher's Bag of Tricks: Ice Breaker: Human Knot
Post It Note Relay - give each team 2 packs of Post It Notes and see who can get all of them to stick to their person first.
Help for Young Life Leaders NOW » Post It Note Club
Give each person a puzzle piece to decorate... keeping the edges intact so it can be re-assembled. Use for a lesson on individual worth... how each individual piece is beautiful on its own. But what a masterpiece you get when you put them all together!
Oops, I Craft My Pants: 1st Altered Puzzle
She's crafty: Get to know you games
Color Sudoku | The Teaching Palette
Free Printable Word Lists - The Game Gal
IF MIXER | Youth Leader Stash
Skittles get to know you game
Humans vs. Zombies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diced Darts Game- Diced Darts gets kids excited to practice their multiplication or addition skills! "Take turns rolling two oversize foam dice toward a dartboard-like target of rings. Score points by multiplying the number showing on each die by the number of the ring it lands in." via Lowe's Creative Ideas. (Note: You can adjust the game by adding the number showing on each die to the number of the ring it lands on for smaller children.)
This might be a fun teen advisory board project. They could put these together using bookcovers and make the available for the children's section.
Mother Bird - A hilarious volunteer game.
COMFORT ZONE | Youth Leader Stash
MAN MINES-Have all or 8-10 guys lay on the floor. They are not allowed to move during the game. Have all the girls circle around the room or stand against walls. Blindfold one girl volunteer. She must make it across the room without touching a mine. Girls can scream instructions to her as she travels.
MAN MINES | Youth Leader Stash
DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game » Eat Drink Chic
Family Fun! Kids' Games and Activities | Spoonful.com
Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt: FUN for Older Tweens/Teens
Snowball Fight...kids write 3 things about themselves on a sheet of white paper. They do not write their names on the paper. Wad it up and on your command, have a "snowball" (or baseball) fight. At the end of 1 minute, each student grabs the nearest snowball and tries to guess who wrote it. --- more beginning school year ideas on website