Game Ideas for a Church Senior Group?

February 18, 2009

Senior Citizens playing cardsI need ideas for fun games for our senior adult group at church. Paper and pencil games, bingo ideas and maybe some easy, physical games. Thanks.


Sue from VA


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February 19, 20090 found this helpful
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At your seniors group meeting, get each person to name a game or activity they would like to do, and go from there. You will probably get enough ideas for many more meetings!

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February 19, 20091 found this helpful
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A favorite at the nursing facility where I work is Pokeno. You play it like bingo except you match cards instead of numbers. It adds all sorts of possibilities since then you can add things like a full house, straights, etc. to the usual corners and diagonals to win. All you need is to photocopy an array of playing cards laid out five across and six down. Then use a deck of cards as the callers (numbers so to speak).

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By Shari from Greer (Guest Post)
February 21, 20090 found this helpful
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Best Ever, was always a big at the senior home that we did birthday parties for for 9 years. All that you need is a paper bag and some paper cut into 3 by 3 inch squares, On each sheet you write a best ever such as : best movie ever, best Christmas ever, best book ever, best day ever, and so on. Now, put them all into the paper bag, shake them up and let each person pick one, and tell their best ever answer.


It is easy, fun, cheap, and gives the folks an opportunity to get to know one another better. It's use does not have to be confined to Seniors, it can be a great icebreaker for almost any age group. Have fun! Shari

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February 18, 20090 found this helpful

Name that tune
Horse shoes
Maybe have a talent show

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