Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Game Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Elementary and Preteen Tag Game: Bible Smuggle Published: July 11, 2012 This elementary and preteen game, Bible Smuggle, help educate children that it’s illegal to have a Bible in some countries. Elementary and Preteen Game: Bible Smuggle Form a circle with kids holding their hands behind their backs. Choose someone to be “It.” Have It stand in the center of the circle. Hand a small Bible to one person in the circle. Have that person pass the Bible to someone else behind his or her back. Encourage kids to try to confuse the person in the middle so he or she doesn’t know where the Bible is. Kids could pretend to smuggle the Bible back and forth. After three minutes, have It guess who’s holding the Bible. If caught, that person becomes It. If not, have It guess again. Play this game until children tire of it. Then say: In some countries, it’s against the law to have a Bible. So Christians smuggle the Bible into these countries. Many people risk their lives so people can have a Bible. Ask: How did you feel when the Bible came to your hands? If it was against the law in our country to have a Bible, what would you do? What risks would you take to get the Bible to people who have no Bible? Why is the Bible important to our growth as Christians? Joanne Wilson Northumberland, Pennsylvania Looking for more Bible game ideas? Check out these posts! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!