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Favorite Youth Group Games: Toilet paper dodgeball

Youth group gamesIndoor Game; All Ages; 10 or more kids

This game idea is submitted by Russell Martin, a worship leader in Texarkana, Texas.

Gather many rolls of toilet paper and put them in the middle of the room. Divide the group into two teams and put them on either side of the room. Play normal dodge ball rules. If you hit someone, they are out. If they catch the “ball,” you throw you are out, etc. After round one then play again. This time, however, an adult leader gets to play god. The leader tells the youth that at any time they can tell someone they are out, or put someone back in no matter what. Whatever the leader says goes!

After the game the youth will probably complain about it not being fair, about you not being fair. Use this time to talk about God being fair and just.

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Posted on May 13, 2008

  • Tom

    Hey nothing against the game but what good is the toilet paper. I would have to use it to gag the middle schoolers who would be screaming thats not fair, and using the rest of it for the girl who always cries. LOL

  • Tom

    ok maybe I should have thought about before I commented. I can tell its almost time for church camp

  • http://www.studentministry.org Tim Schmoyer

    @ Tom: lol! Sounds fun to me! ;)

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1497271938 Lisa Willoughby

    My youth LOVE LOVE LOVE this activity!

    • http://intensedebate.com/people/timschmoyer Tim Schmoyer

      Glad to hear it! :)

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