Quick Overview:

As a part of this website I’m not only sharing what games we play and how we play them, but this is also just an archive for my own personal records. So this post is simply just a reminder that we love to play Fruit Ninja on Xbox Kinect. Students play head to head using their arms to swipe at fruit – whoever scores the most points wins.

Supplies You’ll Need:

1. Xbox 360 with Kinect.

2. Fruit Ninja. You can download this game from the Xbox Marketplace.


I love playing video games up front every once in a while because there is really no prep except turning on the system. If you’ve never played this game before then you’ll need to get comfortable with it and how to navigate to the head to head game mode.

Game Play:

2 students go head to head chopping fruit with their arms. That’s pretty much it but it’s fun to play. Rounds last 60 seconds (I think) and it’s a good game to cycle a bunch of kids through.

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Kenny Campbell

Kenny Campbell

is the contributor of this game, and he's the creator of Fun Ninja and co-founder of Stuff You Can Use. He was a middle school pastor for 9 years and now works at Orange as a creative director.

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  1. My question is how do you run the kinect and such? Is your projector in the back of the room?

    • Hi,
      Our projector is hanging from the ceiling. We have inputs on our stage for audio/visual that run to it. So we set up the xbox and kinect on our stage in the front of the room. Is that what you were looking for?

      • Yeah that’s what I was wondering about.

  2. Kenny, I hate to bug you for more details but I really want to do this for our group. How exactly did you hook the Xbox 360 up to your projector? How did you hook it into your sound system? If you could specify the cords you used and maybe basic instructions of how to hook it all up that would be greatly appreciate. AWESOME job man!!


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