Love Me Hate Me: Youth Group Games

Quick Overview:

We know you have wanted to think of a creative way to use the candy hearts that come out around Valentines Day… well look no further. This game is a perfect blend of strategy and skill. It’s sure to be a hit in your Youth Group!

Supplies You’ll Need:

1. Valentines Day Candy Hearts. Just a whole bunch of the big candy hearts they make for Valentines Day. Make sure they are the big ones as these stack better.

2. 6ft or 8ft Table.

3. 2 Stools.

4. 2 Large Bowls.


You will need to place on 6ft or 8 ft table in the middle of the playing area

Set up a two stools about 20ft away from the table. On each stool have a large bowl filled with the Valentines Day candy hearts.

That’s all for this game!

Game Play:

The rules are simple.

There are two teams of two, four people total.

Only one person per team can go at a time.

Contestants must run from the bucket of hearts, while only carrying one heart at a time, to the middle table.

When they arrive at the table they can begin to stack their hearts as tall as possible or attempt to slide their heart across the table to knock the other teams stack of hearts over.

At the end of 60secs the team with the tallest stack of hearts is the winner

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