Pictionary Online

You will need: Young People Zoom The use of Zoom Whiteboard/Annotation functionality Method: This requires you to use the drawing feature on Zoom, which also requires quite a bit of set up beforehand (or just whenever you have very few students in the Zoom meeting with you). Here is how Read more…

Reverse Charades Online

You will need: Young people Zoom Paper and pen (Optional) Method: One person is “it” while everyone else acts out a word. You can get the word to the large group by privately messaging everyone individually, OR by writing it down and showing it on your screen while the person Read more…

Partners in Pen Online

You will need: A piece of paper A random household object Young people Zoom Method: Have everyone grab a piece of paper and some random object from their house. (Nothing too familiar, but something that is mildly obscure.) Then, each person takes a turn describing their hidden item while everyone Read more…

True Facts Online

You will need: Zoom Young People Method: This is simple! Everyone privately messages the host a secret fact about themselves, and then the host shares them one by one. Everyone then must vote who they think it belongs to. See if your students can fool the others! This is great Read more…

Mafia Online

You will need: Young people A deck of cards Zoom Method: This game has always been a blast, and has never required us to be together, but it does need a few changes to use with Zoom. (If you’ve NEVER played, here are the general rules: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=Wx7kz5LpAz4&feature=emb_logo) You will always Read more…

Box of Lies Online

You will need: Zoom A group of young people Household items Method: This game comes from Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show. (Here’s a clip so you’ve got an idea of how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md4QnipNYqMThe Zoom modification is that each person who comes to your Zoom meeting would bring the “weirdest” thing Read more…