This is the M and M game: Buy M and Ms and pour them into a bowl. Each person scoops a cupful. In turn, reach into the cup and grab an M and M. Then answer a question based on whichever color is chosen. Snack on the M and M after the question is answered.
Shoulders, knees, CUP! Students try to be the first one to grab the cup after listening to a series of commands. Have them break in to pairs facing a cup, then shout Head, Toes, Elbows, Toes, Ears, Hair (really anything will work) and then CUP! The first person to grab the cup moves on, finds a new partner, and the losers sit down. Last person standing wins!
This game is called “train wreck.” You have two lines of people in chairs, when you yell train wreck, they get up and run to the other side and try to get a seat. Each time take out a chair so there is one less chair than people. Kind of like musical chairs but with …
#cupsanddowns is a game where one team tries to turn all the cups upside down and the other team tries to turn them right side up. At the end of the time, whoever has the most their way wins. Simple, inexpensive game that could bring a lot of energy.