Student Ministry Game of the Week: “Gummy Bear Beard”


  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 large bags of gummy bears (or gummy candy of your choice)
  • 2 bowls
  • 2 chairs
  • 60-second egg timer or multimedia countdown clock


Quick explanation: Player will have to create a beard out of gummy bears on their partner’s face in the time allowed by wetting the gummy bears and then sticking them on their partners face

Before the Game:

  • Fill 2 cups with water
  • Empty each bag of gummy bears into a bowl
  • Have cups of water and bowls of gummy bears available at the front


  • Ask for 2 pairs of volunteers
  • Have one person from each team sit in the chair facing the audience
  • Give them the “quick explanation” and rules.
  • Hand the standing team member a cup of water and a bowl of gummy bears
  • On “Go!” standing player begins one by one to dip a gummy bear in the water and stick them to their partner’s face.


  • Players can not hold gummy bears in place, once a gummy bear is stuck on a players face it is free to fall or be replaced onto the face by the standing player
  • Players can not lick the gummy bears, they must use the clean water provided


  • After 60 seconds the seated player with the most gummy bears still sticking to their face wins

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