Daniel and the Lion’s Den Game

Today we would like to bring you a great game you can use in any children’s ministry context, be it a small-group session or a large group service like children’s church. It’s a simple take on rock-paper-scissors themed to the story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den (from Daniel chapter 6). It works like so:

Children's Ministry Games: Daniel and the Lion's Den Game

Two players stand back-to-back and choose one of three poses: Daniel’s praying hands, the angry fist of the governor, or the claws of the lion (see photos below).

Children's Ministry Games: Daniel and the Lion's Den Game

Children's Ministry Games: Daniel and the Lion's Den Game

Children's Ministry Games: Daniel and the Lion's Den Game

On the count of three both players turn around and compare their poses.

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