One Minute Games for Kids

Minute to Win It Challenge Games for Kids

We have all played one minute games some time or the other. These games are fun and super thrilling. 

To engage your kids in amazing activities, we are here with lots of a minute to win it challenges for kids. 

We have also included a few educational games in these 1 minute challenges for kids that will help them gain more confidence in their studies. 

Do not forget to put a 1 minute timer for kids for each of the below-mentioned activities.

1 Minute Games for Children

1. Heads or Tails

What you need:  lots of coins

In this game, you will shuffle many coins on a table and kids have to arrange them all adjacent to each other with the heads up (or the tails up) of all the coins. The kid who is able to arrange the maximum number of coins in this way in a minute will be the winner. 

2. Sum up

What you need: lots of coins (again!)

Kids have to add the value of coins. The kid who is able to add the value of the maximum number of coins in a minute wins the game. 

3. Pile-up 

What you need: books or notebooks

To play this game, kids have to pile up the books or notebooks on top of each other. The child who is able to stack up the maximum number of books or notebooks in a minute wins. 

4. Eat up the Grapes

What you need: Grapes

Here, kids have to chew and eat grapes. At a time, they can put in their mouths only a single grape. The one who is able to eat the most grapes in 60 seconds wins the game!

5. Cup Stack-up

What you need: Paper cups

Kids need to stack up paper cups such that the number of cups at the next level is one less than the previous level. 

For instance, there are 5 paper cups at the lower-most level, then the next level should have 4 paper cups, so on and so forth. 

The kid who is able to make the stack with the largest number of cups in a minute will be the winner.

6. Open the caps

What you need: plastic bottles or water bottles or small containers with lids

In this game, kids have to just twist open the caps or lids from bottles or containers. The one who is able to open the maximum number of bottles or containers in 60 seconds wins!

7. In the Air

What you need: one feather per player

Kids have to keep the feather they have got up in the air. The one who is able to keep it in the air for the longest time wins the game.

8. Sort it

What you need: building blocks

In this activity, kids will be provided with a stack of building blocks. They need to sort these blocks according to the colors of the blocks. 

The child who is able to sort the maximum number of blocks in a minute will be the champion. 

9. Keep a watch at the balloon

What you need: one balloon per player

Kids are supposed to keep their balloons in the air but they are not allowed to touch the balloon with their hands. They can use their heads, shoulders, knees, feet, etc. to prevent the balloon from touching the floor. 

10. Cookie Time

What you need: Lots of delicious cookies

In this game, you will keep cookies on plates and kids have to eat them. 

However, they are not allowed to touch the cookies with their hands. They should eat the cookies directly with their mouths. 

11. Flip the dice

What you need: Multiple Dice

To play this game, kids will be provided with a bunch of dice. 

Kids are supposed to flip and arrange the dice in such a way that their face with 6 dots is on the top. The kid who arranges the maximum number of dice in this way in a minute will be the winner. 

12. Fun with sticky notes

What you need: sticky notes

Divide kids into teams of two. One player will have to just stand in front of the other. The other one will need to write a number (1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) on each sticky note and paste that on the arms of the first one. Remember that one cannot write on the next sticky note until the previous sticky note has been pasted on the team member.

The team which is able to write and paste the maximum number of sticky notes in a minute will be declared the winner of the game. 

13. Unwrap the wrapped

What you need: a lot of candies

Kids have to unwrap candies in a minute. The one who is able to unwrap the highest number of candies in a minute will be the champion of the game. 

14. Pick and Drop

What you need: Thermocol balls, straws and bowls

Kids need to pick thermocol balls by sucking air through a straw. Then, they have to drop the balls in their respective bowls. The kid who is able to pick and drop the maximum number of balls in a minute wins.