We absolutely love this game at CBSM! Start your game off with this Light-Saber Intro Video. Then show the students how to do it. They grasp their enemy/opponents hand, and point out their index finger as their light-saber. All they have to do is touch their partner with their one light-saber anywhere on their body (except for their arm from their elbow to their hand on their light saber arm…that would be so cheap). Run 30 second light-saber battle rounds. Guys play guys, and girls play against girls. At the end of each round, losers sit and winners play each other until it dwindles down to the 2 championship rounds of the guy pair and girl pair. Play this mp3 to spice up your light-saber battles to epic proportions!
Star Wars Light Saber Battle Song.mp3
I recently saw that “GAMES” is the most searched word on the internet when it comes to youth ministry. So I am going to try to start listing all of our youth group games that we do every week on the blog in order to be a free resources and blessing to other youth pastors. Here’s the game we played last week:
TUGGLE WAR: Tuggle War is a one on one kind of game. The students spread their feet shoulder-width apart. They face their partner, and they lock their right hands together. When the leader says go, they use that one hand locked with their opponent to push, pull, and yank their partner off their balance. The first one to move or shift their feet from the very spots they are standing in…LOSES. You cannot use your other hand or any other part of your body whatsoever to touch your opponent. The object is to get the other person to move, shift, or lift a food to put them out. We usually run one quick practice round. Then we go for real. The winners of the first round find another opponent from the other winners, and you keep playing out each round until you have an ultimate winner. We only let each round go about 30 seconds. We play high energy music during the rounds. And everyone has a blast. That is our CBSM Game Time: Tuggle War!
Here’s another game for you youth pastors. We always run our games right after our “service intro video” which would be about 5 minutes into our sermon. We do this to get our students loosened up for worship and to hear the Word. We set-up some Rock Band drums, a couple of guitars, and a few mics. We brought up 3 brave students who got to pick out their 3 or 4 other band members. They named their band, and then their bands took turns to give their best performance to this short clip and epic Christian song…Love Addict by Family Force 5. The winners got a free item from our cafe. Oh, and one bonus round… Bring up your adult leaders/small group leaders/Sunday school teachers to show off their RockBand acting skills in front of the students. We DID-UP our smoke and lights for this performance to make it look as legit as possible. Just one last reminder…they were not “playing” RockBand for this game…just acting it out. Its super easy. Have fun!