Game Library

Need a group game for 30 kindergarteners, indoors, in a pinch? Trying to convince 5th grader boys to stop hogging the ball? We have you covered.

Explore hundreds of games by group size, available space and equipment, appropriate ages, and developmental skills. Our games are designed to keep all kids playing. You will see lots of games where everyone is “it”, ground-rules that keep games manageable for recess supervisors, skill-building variations on students’ favorite sports, and other adaptations that make games fun and inclusive for everyone.

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Readiness Games

All Tangled Up ›

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Indoor Game

Alligator Swamp Trail ›

This balancing game encourages students to use their imagination while concentrating and applying principles of good followership. Set the stage by describing an alligator swamp full of hungry gators. Students must stay in a tight line in order to avoid being eaten. The instructor (or student leader) begins to make their way through the swamp,…

Children balancing in Ants on Log game
Children balancing in Ants on Log game
  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 3-5

  • None

  • 10 Minutes

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Indoor Game

Ants on a Log ›

Practice teamwork and communication in this fun game of strategy and balance! Students will work together to change positions without knocking any of their teammates off of the line.

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 1-2

  • Other

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Indoor Game

Birds of Prey ›

Students will begin this game of cooperation and teamwork by sitting in two lines facing each other. All students are holding hands and have their eyes closed (except the line leader). The teacher (or student leader) flips a coin. If it falls on tails, nothing happens, and the instructor flips again. If it falls on…

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 1-2

  • No equipment needed

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Readiness Games

Bob the Bunny ›

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 3-5

  • Cones

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Ball Games
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Readiness Games

Booty Ball ›

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 3-5

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Boppity Bop Bop Bop ›

  • Any Size

  • Ages 3-5

  • Bouncy Balls

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Indoor Game
  2. Readiness Games

Bridge Ball ›

This is a great game for the entire class! In this game, students form a circle and try to hit a ball through each other’s “bridges.” This game has several variations and can be modified to keep it challenging for students of any age or ability.

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Icebreaker
  3. Indoor Game
  4. Readiness Games
  5. Recess Games

C’mon In and Sit Down ›