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        Youth 
    Icebreakers - 
   Thanksgiving - 
      Pumpkin 
       Puzzles



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WARNING: 
There is some risk of injury with 
this activity and as such it is only 
suitable for older youth. 
NOTE: For a safer variation, cut a
pumpkin yourself for each team.
Try to cut them in the same
pattern, Then simply allow the
kids to put them together.




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 Game Description
 Youth will cut up pumpkins 
 and then try to put a cut up 
 pumpkin back together again. 
 (This game can get a little 
 messy with the slimy pumpkin 
 innards.)




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Game Materials
• Sharp knife for each team
• Pumpkin for each team
• Toothpicks for each team
• Wet towels for cleanup




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 Game Preparation
 1. Prepare a table for each 
    team by covering it with 
    newspaper so soak up 
    an debris from the 
    pumpkins.
 2. Place a pumpkin, a knife, 
    and toothpicks at each 
    table




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 Game Play
 • Divide the group into 
   teams
 • Give the teams one 
   minute to cut up the 
   pumpkin into at least 
   10 pieces.
 • Teams move to a 
   different table.




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 • Teams have 2 minutes 
   to put the pumpkin at 
   their table back 
   together using the 
   toothpicks to hold it 
   together.
 • The team with the most 
   complete pumpkin at 
   the end of 2 minutes is 
   the winner.




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  Application
  Use this as an object lesson 
  on how sin destroys the 
  wholeness in our lives. 
  Things can become quite a 
  mess. Yet Christ restored us 
  with his sacrifice on the 
  cross. Its not toothpicks 
  that hold us together but 
  his forgiveness and the 
  nails in his hands.




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Description: Youth will cut up pumpkins and then try to put a cut up pumpkin back together again. (This game can get a little messy with the slimy pumpkin innards.)