Resource Type: Target Age Group: Group Size: Theme/Keywords: Equipment needed:
Ice breaker/ Name learner Teenagers Medium - Large - None
About this Resource
This well-known ice breaker is used when trying to introduce new members to a group and also goes someway to remembering names - which is always important! It can also be used as an easy way to get people comfortable with one another in a group setting.
How to play BANG
The objective of this game is to be the last person standing
Pre-game 1. Gather your youth group into a circle 2. Go around the circle and get each person to say their name, clearly and loudly 3. Everyone must stand in the circle, with hands placed at their sides in a holster position To play 1. To begin, the leader will call the name of someone in the circle. 2. The named person must duck, while the two people of either side of them engage in a "shoot off" - With the first person to point at the other and say BANG being declared the winner. 3. The beaten person must go into the middle and sit down. They call the next name to begin the next round. 4. This is repeated until there are two people remaining To win 1. The final two people stand back-to-back and walk in opposite directions to each other until they hear the keyword, which can be determined by the leader or the group. Once they hear the keyword they quickly face one another with the first person to point at the other and say BANG being declared the overall winner.
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