Games and activities

5.5.2021 | Congregational Life, Youth and Children,


Youth ministry – games and activities

Here are some sources for games and activity ideas, especially those which might be useful while restrictions remain. Do bear in mind that some of these come from different contexts and parts of the world and that you need to ensure that any activities you run adhere to the latest government restrictions and PCI guidelines in your area.


Socially distanced games– a video where youth worker Paul Brown shares some ideas for outdoor games

Youth Group Games – a huge collection of gun games for young people. This has a searchable index, for instance non-contact active games that practice social distancing, as well as small group games that can be played socially distanced. 

21 youth activities during social distancing over videoconferencing

Social Distancing Games For Youth Group

Game time: 25 socially distanced games for your youth group      (Lahna Pottle & Hannah Bradley)            

Grow Games from “Stuff You Can Use” is an enormous catalogue of games and icebreakers which are searchable by topic, type of game type of group etc. The best thing is that they are free and you can search from hundreds of games in the Grow Games & Icebreakers App available on iOS, Android, and Desktop so you can find a game easily if you are on the go!

Download Youth Ministry if you have a small budget, DYM have an enormous catalogue of tried and tested video games, powerpoint games, and just about every type of activity you can think of. There are also various deals and an option for a free trial of their monthly gold membership.