We invented a game called Conference Cranium, sort of following the idea of the Cranium board game.  Here is how it went:

Supplies needed:

- Chalk or marker board and corresponding writing equipment
- Dice
- Colored paper
- CD player or iPod
- Notes from Conference!
- Good attitudes

We made a dice with different colors on each side:  red, yellow, green, blue, purple and orange.

We made cards, with each color representing a category.  Depending on the size of your ward, and how much time you want to spend, 8-10 cards per color should suffice.

Red:  Charades (these cards had a word or phrase that came from a General Conference talk.  The player would act this out using the rules of charades until the rest of the crowd could guess the clue.)

Yellow:  These were questions, fill in the blanks, or trivia questions.  (It may be helpful to look at some of the Conference Jeapordy games that have already been developed.  These were the hardest category.)

Orange:  There were no orange cards.  If orange was rolled, we played a sound clip from conference, and they needed to identify the speakers voice. (We stuck to the presidency and the 12.)

Purple:  We had one  word on these cards, and the girls just had to sing the first song that came to their minds that had that song in it.

Green:  These cards had a favorite quote from conference (often several lines long).  One word would be underlined.  Their job was to sculpt what that word was, until the others could guess what it was.  Then they would read the  whole quote, and for a second point, we would try to guess who said it.

Blue:  Pictionary (these cards just had a word or phrase from conference that they needed to draw until everyone guessed it.)

We played without a game board, but one could be made up quite easily.  Also, there were no teams.  Girls got points based on: correct answers, being able to draw or act out the clue, or guessing the clue.  (So to clarify:  the person drawing, or acting would get one point, and the person who guessed correctly also gets a point for that round.)

One more fun hint was that we split up the questions, and leaders each picked a category they thought they could come up with clues and questions for.  That saved one person from having to wrack their brains for so many clues.

The best part of our evening was that our Bishopric jumped in on our game un-announced.  They ended up competing as well, but were not shy about giving hints. J







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