Bible Game: Shepherd and Sheep

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Kids will love this Bible Game: Shepherd and Sheep.


To play this game form two teams. Have teams form two lines facing each other in the center of the room. Designate one team as the shepherds and one team as the sheep. When the leader calls “sheep,” have the sheep run to tag the shepherds before they can run to the “safe” wall behind them. If “shepherds” is called, the shepherds chase the sheep to their safe wall.

Anyone caught must join the opponent’s team. The game continues until all have become shepherds or sheep.

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To add excitement, draw out the first sound of the team names like this “shhhhhe-perds!”

 Jan Tomlinson
Cut Bank, Montana 

encyclopedia of bibile gamesThe Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s MinistryFun, noncompetitive Bible games for lots of occasions: holidays, icebreakers, group builders, and road trips. Games that can be played in total silence, and games for those wild ‘n’ wacky times. Use fun like a magnet and draw children to the Scripture.

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