Criss Cross

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Divide into 4 teams. Send each team into a corner. The object of the game is to see which team can get to the opposite (diagonal) corner the fastest using the designated method that the leader calls out (eg. if the leader calls out “hopping,” the teams must hop to the opposite corner). This will […]

Alka-Seltzer Fizz

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Divide into two teams. Have one volunteer on each team lie on his/her back with a Dixie cup in their mouth (bottom part in the mouth so that the opening is facing up). Inside the cup are two alka-seltzers. Have each team stand ten feet away from person on the ground with pitchers of water […]

Shoe Box Relay

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Shoe Box Relay
Teams of about 10. Each team gets 2 shoe boxes. They must race to a cone and back while wearing shoe boxes on their feet. When they return the next person on their team races. They will have to shuffle their feet or they will step out of the boxes. Also […]

Paper Airplane Relay

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Paper Airplane Relay

Each kid gets a piece of paper to make a paper airplane. See which airplane can fly the furthest.

Feetball Pass

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Have the youth lay on the floor on their backs, side-by-side, squeezed to each other an in front of each other meeting at the feet. They are to form a single file line, side-by-side and in front of each other with their feet in the air meeting at the bottoms. At the beginning […]

Cotton Ball Drag Race

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Line three or more kids up on a starting line made of masking tape. Have them get down on all fours. Give them each a flexible straw and a cotton ball. The goal is to race to see who can blow their cotton ball and crawl down the 30 feet or so to […]

Cold Toes

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Get about 7-10 kids in each line. They are told to take off their right shoe & sock. A bucket of marbles is placed at the front of each line (along with a leader…for assistance). They are told they have to use their toes to pluck out as many marbles as they can […]

Chariot Races

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Divide participants into groups of three. Give each group gets a large blanket or bed sheet. Each team lines up behind the starting line. Two people on each team are holding the front corners of the sheet / blanket. One person is sitting on the other end of the blanket, soon to be […]

Banana Toes Relay Race

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Get 2 Bananas, and ask for 6 volunteers (3 girls/3 guys). Have 2 Bananas ready (1 for each group). They must take off their shoes and socks. This is a relay race so have the bananas at the opposite end of the room as the contestants. When you say “Go”, have 1 member […]

Great Mattress Race

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Teams must carry a mattress a mile or two across town without getting caught. Arrange teams and drop each team off at separate designated points, each the exact same distance from the final meeting place. Each group has one mattress each. Their job is to be the first team to get from their […]