Games for Youth Groups 1000 Games for Youth Groups

Balloon handicap

Time: 3 min.
Recommended age: all ages
Size of group: it doesn't matter
Time for preparation: none
Material: balloons

Game description

This is a simple relay race but with one handicap - a balloon clenched between the legs. The balloon is not allowed to touch the ground during the race. If this happens the player must pick the balloon up again and carry on from this point.


A team of 2 must perform a relay race or run through an obstacle course. They must hold a balloon between their stomachs or heads while doing this. Anyone who holds the balloon with their hands or lets it fall loses or must start again.


the fastest team wins.

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Games for youth groups, children’s birthday party or community fete.

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