Tag Archive: combined mutual activity

How to Plan an Amazing Mutual Activity

Our ward held a combination leadership/planning meeting last Sunday before Conference.  This handout contains some of the information that we discussed during our training.  Plan an amazing mutual activity with these tips.  Your activity does not need to match all of these items, but it Purposeful Planning: Amazing Mutual Activities Ministering Who in our class needs help or support? How can we include everyone in this activity? Administering Do we have…
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Human foosball

I read about this awesome game at https://howdoesshe.com/how-to-play-human-foosball/  It sounds like it’d be so much fun for mutual!  Human foosball is a game to be played in the gym or out of doors inside of a fenced in or boxed in area.  It’s basically like kickball, but you play while holding on to a PVC pipe and only move horizontally to the goals. This is a great activity for mutual, because…
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Youth Conference Activity Ideas – Steadfast and Immovable

Youth Conference Activities Mosiah 5:15   Building Bridges (Adapted from “Activities That Teach Family Values”, by Tom Jackson) Materials: One bag of miniature marshmallows, 100 toothpicks per team, one soup can per team, a ruler Activity: Divide into teams. Give each team about 75 marshmallows and 100 toothpicks. (Leave the marshmallows out of the bag for about an hour ahead of time, so they will harden slightly and be easier…
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For the Strength of Youth Road Rally

Shared by Jeanette W. For the Strength of Youth Road Rally Joint Activity (All Young Women or Young Women and Young Men) YOU WILL NEED: 1) A lot of leaders Enough leaders to drive all the kids – all kids need seatbelts, youth can not drive each other One leader (or two youth leaders) to stay at each location and give handouts to the groups.  (You will need six leaders if…
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Lip Sync Battle Ideas

Check out these fantastic tips from LDS leaders on how to plan a lip sync battle! Set up Here is how one unit set up a “stage”.  It looks like they used plastic tablecloths from the dollar store and pinned them to a chalkboard in a classroom. Awards Look at these cute microphone awards made from tinfoil and spray painted paper towel holders!  Awards are for Entertainer of the Night,…
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Teaching Youth to Lead Music

Fun ideas for teaching youth to lead music: Use glow sticks! Turn off the lights and let the fun ensue! (Katie) Tell youth they will be invited to lead the music during sacrament.  It’ll help them stay on task! (Deanne) “In my conducting class at BYU we had to draw the different patterns in front of us on the chalk board at the right height and size and then we…
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Ideas for Mutual with the Missionaries

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Ideas for Mutual with the Missionaries: Q&A style “We did a panel. We had questions in a basket. We sat in a circle (around a table would work … we did dessert afterwards) and they could either ask a question, or pull one from the basket. We just randomly chose who would answer the question and sometimes another person would share a story to play off another person’s answer. The…
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8 Healthy Food Options for Mutual Activities

Cheri V: “Our youth said they wanted more snacks or food at activities in one of our planning meetings. They often have extracurricular activities like band or basketball, ect. between getting our of school and mutual that stops them from really eating before they come to mutual so I can see a need for snacks in our ward.” You’ll love these  kid-tested, leader-approved healthy food options for mutual activities: Vegtables…
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8 Fun October Mutual Activities for Fall Festivals

The weather is getting cooler, and it’s suddenly very nice to be outside!  Autumn is a great time to plan and hold Fun October Mutual Activities. Some of these ideas shared by leaders worldwide will be great for Fall Festivals on a ward or auxilary level. LDS activity ideas for Fall: Glow-in-the-dark Volley ball “We do small pumpkin carving night. We have a Yw Halloween party. We dress up, have games,treats and fun…
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Flour Wars

Mutual Activity ideas

Flour wars is a fun activity that most any youth group can play. It’s kind of like dodge ball. If you get hit by a flour bag, you have to step out of the boundaries, so honestly is involved too. Everyone is divided into teams. The team with the most still in wins. It’s not boys against the girls either. The nylon bags of flour don’t hurt because they don’t…
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Ding Dong Ditching – Mormon Style

Ding Dong Ditching

Ding Dong Ditching (somtimes called Ring and Run) is a neighborhood prank that’s been around for ages. Kids ring the doorbell of a random house and run away, trying not to get caught. But when members of the #MormonMafia do it, we leave a plate of cookies, note,  or other small treat at the door.  Often ding dong ditchers will hid where they can see the reaction of the homeowners when they find…
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