Board Games at Youth Group

It’s cold and wet.  Your youth want to do something fun but you are stuck inside.  You have played  “ninja” ten too many times.  Are there any other options?

Board Games!

Wait, I really don’t want to play 5 hours of a monopoly game at youth group.  Neither do I.  So here are three short games that you and your youth can pick up quickly and will fall in love with.Tsuro-box

1.  Tsuro: The Game of the Path.  (2-8 players and 15-20 minutes) Create your own journey with Tsuro, the Game of the Path. Place a tile and slide your stone along the path created, but take care. Other player’s paths can lead you in the wrong direction – or off the board entirely. Find your way wisely to succeed. Stay the path – your journey begins here.

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Group Art Project: Icon Magazine Mosaic

I am always looking for a great art project that is meaningful, easy and that can be done in a large group.  This is a great art project that I saw while visiting All Saint’s and Sinners in Denver, CO.  As soon as I saw it, I knew that we needed to do it at our next youth Event.

We did this at AYE (The Arkansas Youth Event).  The Mosaic is made with clippings from magazines that are glued to 11X17 sheets of paper.  To give you a sense of size this is almost 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide.

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