5 SECOND RULE
This is a great game to get students involved! They will probably end up saying something they didn’t want to that will make you and everyone else laugh. Just like the card game, you have 5 seconds to list off 5 things related to the topic. It’s a lot of fun and works great as an icebreaker.
Supplies You’ll Need:
1. Slides. We have supplied you with some HERE, but you can always make your own. (You can also do themed ones around Christmas or Thanksgiving!)
Just make sure your slides are loaded in your computer and ready to be projected on the screen.
Each contestant will get 5 seconds to name 5 things related to the topic. For example, if the topic is salad dressings, the contestant have 5 seconds to name 5 different kinds of dressings. It’s harder than it seems!
There are a few variations to make this game work:
1) Single Game Play – You can bring up one kid at a time and have them guess at a slide. If they are able to get all 5 in 5 seconds, then give them some candy. If they can’t, give them a pie in the face.
2) Battle – Bring two students up on stage. Place them on opposite sides of the stage, each with an adult leader. Pick a topic and the first person who identifies 5 items in relation to the topic is the winner.
3) Guys vs. Girls – Bring up one guy and one girl. Send the guy out of the room, far enough away that he can’t hear what the girl says. Pick a topic and see if she can guess 5 things for that topic. After she is done bring in the guy. Using the same topic have him try to guess 5 things from that topic. Do this a couple times with different guys and girls and tally up who the dominating gender is!
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