Category Archives: Games

Fun, easy to play review games are valuable tools to have for your kids church services. There are times when you need to fill some extra time or quickly rethink a segment.  Great review games give you the opportunity to do something fun and productive with little to no prep time.

This review game is called Plus. It requires almost no preparation and had a great amount of fun and tension built into it. Also, you can purchase our awesome Plus Review Game Media Pack from our store.

Players Needed: 1 per team

Items Needed: List of questions, buzzer (optional), Plus Game Slides (optional

Instructions: Invite one player from each team to the front. Ask a question based on the day’s content or other information. When one of the players answers it correctly, he or she gets points or wins prizes. That player can take those points/prizes or risk them in a game of Plus.

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I’ve never been the kind of kids pastor that encourages the “sit down and be quiet” method of kids ministry. I staunchly believe, based on research done by people that are much smarter than me, that kids learn and behave best when they are engaged in the lesson, activity and/or environment. That’s why I include games and play-based activities in kids church.

Using games in your kids church is a quick and easy way to leverage a child’s natural desire for movement and fun in a way that can focus their energy and improve their attitude.

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For the past several days, the entire world has been captivated by the herculean feats of the most talented athletes on the planet. But why should sportsfolk have all the fun? You can bring all the intensity and competition of the games in Rio to your Sunday morning service!

Water Bottle Flip

In the annals of human history, few things will be as universally revered as the ability that will be tested in this Summer Game. The rules are simple, but the glory is eternal. This is the Water Bottle Flip.

Players Needed: 1 player per team

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I’m constantly on the lookout for kids church games that require little-to-no preparation. These games are great when I find myself in situations where I need to keep kids engaged but don’t have any supplies.

They work extremely well in camp situations or during those times when the service in the sanctuary is going longer that you expected.

Here is a game that comes straight from the Ellen Show.

Players Needed: Two or more per team

Instructions: You invite teams of two to the stage. This is a teamwork game so it’s important that you stress to your players that they have to work together to win.

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Kids church games are an easy and fun way to add some interactive elements to your kids church services this Summer. Having some no-prep activities that you can do at a moment’s notice can help you keep the kids in your ministry engaged.

Here are some supplies that you can purchase online or at the beach section of your local Target or Wal-Mart that are cheap, colorful and a lot of fun!

Please note that all of the purchase links in this article are Amazon Affiliate links. If you make any purchases, we get a small percentage of it.

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