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Monday, July 20, 2009

Seat Swap

Here's another fun game for kids and teens that can be tailored to our Orthodox faith and gets everyone moving! Begin by creating a circle with chairs facing in and use one less than the number of kids you have, including yourself. Then start by having everyone take a seat, except you who begins in the middle. Explain that a question will be presented by the person in the middle, and if it applies to them, they have to get up quickly and run to a new seat. Whoever is left standing without finding a seat, becomes the next person in the middle.

Here are some fun questions...

"Whoever is wearing a cross around their neck...." Go!
"Anyone who has been baptized an Orthodox Christian..." Go!
"Whoever has white socks on..."
"If your Patron Saint is in September..."
"If you own a Bible..."
"Anyone who has brown hair..."
"If you know what Theotokos means..."
(be sure to follow up by asking for the answer)

Remember, no sharing seats, and no one can take their same seat. This is loads of fun with large groups as well.~ Enjoy ~

1 comment:

flowersforTeacher said...

What a great game, thanks for the idea. Your site is wonderful!

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