YouthIcebreakers -Family Dress-UpStudents will play agame to remind themthat family isimportant.www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comGame ResourcesYou’ll need a Bible, dress-upclothes, and four paper grocerybags.Optimal Group SizeAny size group.Game VenueAnyplace
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comGame PreparationPlace dress-up clothes suitable fora young child in one bag, for ateenager in another bag, for amother in a third bag, and for afather in a fourth bag. Make sureyou have the same number ofdress-up items in each bag. If youhave the items to spare, you canhave four bags for each team androtate the bags. Set the four bagsof clothing at one end of the room.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comHere are some clothing suggestionsto get you started:• Child: Diaper, Baby Bib, Baby Hat,Rattle, Pacifier on a string with aclip, Pajamas, baby blanket, Babytoy• Teenager: School Jacket, baggyPants, baseball cap, Tennis Shoes,Sunglasses, etc• Mom: High heels, dress, FeatherBoa, Purse, Bonnet, Wig,Costume Jewelry, Horn rimmedGlasses, Apron, etc• Dad: Long sleeve shirt, Tie,Jacket, Boots, Belt, Sunglasses,Cowboy Hat, coveralls, worksgloves, etc.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comGame Play• Have youth count off by foursto form teams then have eachteam stand across the roomfrom one of the bags.• Explain: This is a relay. You’llrun to the bag, put on all theclothing items you find insidethe bag, take the clothing off,and return it to the bag.• Then run back, and tag thenext person on your team.• Have everyone applaud aseach team finishes.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comTake it to the Next LevelGather kids in a circle, and readaloud Psalm 127.Ask:• What’s great about being amember of a loving family?• What’s something about yourfamily that you especially like?• What makes a happy family?• Why are father’s important inthe family?
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comGame ApplicationAsk the youth to “Turn to apartner, and tell them one thingyou’ll do this week to show thatyou love your family.” Closewith prayer, asking God’sblessing on the families of allthe children and especiallythanking God for fathers..
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