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Christian Icebreakers Pass the Brains Play pass the parcel with a pumpkin

Materials 1. Pumpkin 2. Cold -cooked spaghetti 3. Candy

Preparation 1. Cut a circle in the top of the pumpkin and remove the stem and set it aside. 2. Scoop out the pumpkin and set the seeds aside. (They can be roasted for a great snack) 3. Draw a face on the pumpkin with a black marker pen.

4. Boil the spaghetti and let it cool. 5. Fill the pumpkin with the cold, cooked spaghetti and candy. There should be one piece of candy hidden amongst the spaghetti for each kid playing.

Activity Play some music as the pumpkin head is passed around. When the music stops, (like pass the parcel) the youth holding the head feels through its ‘brains to find some candy.�

Possible Application 1. Finding God’s treasures amongst life’s trials (James 1) 2. Instead of candy use coins and discuss the Parable of the lost coin 3. Discuss the things people search for in life and the garbage they sift through in order to find it. Discuss the search for God.

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Christian Icebreakers - Pass the Brains  

Play pass the parcel with a pumpkin