Fruit Ninja Kinect: Youth Group Games

Quick Overview:

As a part of this website I’m not only sharing what games we play and how we play them, but this is also just an archive for my own personal records. So this post is simply just a reminder that we love to play Fruit Ninja on Xbox Kinect. Students play head to head using their arms to swipe at fruit – whoever scores the most points wins.

Supplies You’ll Need:

1. Xbox 360 with Kinect.

2. Fruit Ninja. You can download this game from the Xbox Marketplace.


I love playing video games up front every once in a while because there is really no prep except turning on the system. If you’ve never played this game before then you’ll need to get comfortable with it and how to navigate to the head to head game mode.

Game Play:

2 students go head to head chopping fruit with their arms. That’s pretty much it but it’s fun to play. Rounds last 60 seconds (I think) and it’s a good game to cycle a bunch of kids through.

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