What do you see?

What do you see?

https://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/TFL-Viral-Awareness-Test-Moonwalking-Bear.mp4 This video tests your awareness skills. What did you see? Did you see anything out of the ordinary? We only see what we are expecting to see. What are we missing...
Children’s Session: Matthew 11:28

Children’s Session: Matthew 11:28

Children’s Session Matthew 11:28 “Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Snakes and Ladders Play a game of snakes and Ladders with your group as a way of introducing that life has many ups and downs. Sometimes when we are the midst...
The Fair Eggs-periment

The Fair Eggs-periment

This is a simple object lesson that helps children and young people explore the concept of fairness. We all know that life isn’t always fair at times. Materials: Clear drinking glass filled with one cup of water, fresh egg, ¼ cup salt, a permanent marker, and a...
Group Builder Games and Activities

Group Builder Games and Activities

Around the world   The leader begins by saying the name of any country, city, river, ocean or mountain that can be found in an atlas. The young person next to him must then say another name that begins with the last letter of the word just given. Each person has a...
Another collection of Icebreakers

Another collection of Icebreakers

Following on from Huge Collections of Icebreakers post here is another large collection of icebreakers that can be used with children and youth groups. Fact or fiction? Ask everyone to write on a piece of paper THREE things about themselves which may not be known to...
Coming Out Snakes and Ladders

Coming Out Snakes and Ladders

Coming Out Snakes and Ladders Resources Coming Out Info Sheet Game Board and Identity Cards Some considerations This exercise provides the opportunity for young people to empathise or identify with the feelings of LGBT young people who choose to come out to friends...
Water tricks

Water tricks

Looking for an object lesson or children’s talk that will capture your children’s imagination? These cool water tricks could be an ideal way of introducing Jesus’ miracles or helping young people consider the theme of making  the impossible possible....
Fun Lego Games for Children

Fun Lego Games for Children

This is a collection of fun Lego games for children. Ideal for birthday parties and special events. Lego Sculptures Write simple sculpture ideas on index cards. Have everyone draw a card and give them 10-15 minutes to create their sculpture. Have a good supply of...
Children’s Party Games

Children’s Party Games

This a collection of children’s party games ideal for parties and special events. It includes some old favourites along with some with a new twist. The right/left game This is a twist on Pass the Parcel. Write a short story (perhaps based on the theme of your...