The Incredible Race VBS 2019 by Answers

Get ready to run The Incredible Race, the all-new 2019 VBS from Answers in Genesis. It's a race unlike anything you've ever experienced.

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Answers VBS 2019 The Incredible Race Starter Kit

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

A race filled with fun clues to find, loaded with interesting challenges to attempt, and a global scavenger hunt like you've never seen. At the same time, it's about another race. A race that began at the Garden of Eden and continues until this day, made up of all people from all time.

What race? The human race.

As we move around the world in The Incredible Race from Answers VBS, we'll make pit stops before, during, and after the Tower of Babel. Kids will discover how this event from the Bible matters today.

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Daily Adventures

Day 1: Ready, Set, Go: Before Babel

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Racing through Genesis Genesis 1-11
As the race starts, we explore the beginning of the human race and how nobody was running a perfect race through life.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23
The cycle of sin, How the world got divided into continents.
Experiment: Light it Up! & Let it Rain
Crafts: Table Top Futbol & Tie the Snake
Circles and Salsa, Brazilian Brigadeiros
Guessing Game
South American Games
Bo the Anaconda

Bo the Anaconda

Light It Up

Experiment: Light it Up!

Day 2: Hitting a Roadblock: At Babel

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Tower of Babel Genesis 11:1-9
On this leg of the race. we stop at the Tower of Babel and check out the important and loving roadblock God provided there.
Its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of all the earth. And from there the Lord dispersed them over the the face of all the earth. Genesis 11:9
Ziggurats; Languages
Experiment: Flying High, Full of Hot Air
Crafts: Mini Globe & Babel Chatterbox
Tower Treats, Pita Chips and Dip
Team Cheers
Asian Games
Jamal the Camel

Jamal the Camel

Flying High

Experiment: Flying Hight

Day 3: One Race, Many Nations: After Babel

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The Table of Nations Genesis 10, Psalm 139, Acts 17:26
On leg three, we see how the human race develops into people groups with different languages, cultures, and physical features, but how we are still all one race.
And he made from one man every nation. Acts 17:26
One blood, one race; I've got DNA — why I look like I do.
Experiment: DNA & Spot the Color
Crafts: Mud Hut Mission Bank & Pipe Cleaner People
Shades of Cake, Chapatis
Dress-Up Day
African Games
The Pup Patrol

The Pup Patrol

Spot the Color

Experiment: Spot the Color

Day 4: One Way — Jesus: Babel and the Gospel

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The Gospel and a Glimpse of Heaven Revelation 7:9-10
On our fourth leg, we discover the need to yield our lives to God as he reaches out to all nations, tribes, and peoples with his love.
The Father has sent his son to be the Savior of the World. 1 John 4:14
God provides just one way to be saved.
Experiment: Polishing Pennies & Rainbow Float
Crafts: Mosaic Cross & Compass Craft
Leaning Towers of Chees-a, English Scones
Australia and Antarctica Challenge
European Games
Agape & Phileo the Polish Swans

Agape & Phileo the Polish Swans

Polishing Pennies

Experiment: Polishing Pennies

Day 5: Green Light — Go: Why Babel Matters Today

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The Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37
On this final leg, we learn from Babel that because God loves us, we also ought to treat others with love and respect, not prejudice and judgement.
If God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:11
Fighting prejudice and racism
Experiment: Go! & All Bandaged Up
Crafts: Kindness Cards & Travelers Tic Tac Toe
Global Cheese Balls, Big Apple Mini Pies
Mission Money Mania
North American Games
Racer the Roadrunner

Racer the Roadrunner

All Bandaged Up

Experiment: All Bandaged up

Rotation Sites

From the minute your kids arrive at The Incredible Race, they'll find fun waiting to happen!

The day begins at the Check Point Assembly, a supercharged opening complete with entertaining welcomes, catchy songs, a mission moment, and prayer. Then we’re off to four fun rotation sites:


Refueling Station

Here, as the kids receive clues and accept challenges, they’ll discover the Tower of Babel account isn’t just ancient history, but incredibly important to how we live today.


Globetrotting Games

The recreation location! At this spot, kids attempt fun physical challenges of international proportions, with games from all over the world!


Runway Cafe

The snack spot! Kids will enjoy global goodies at this yummy spot while completing food-related challenges.


World-Class Science and Crafts

Electrifying science experiments to perform, creative crafts to invent, high energy songs to sing, and fun memory verse games to play!

After finishing the day’s rotations, everyone heads back to the Check Point Assembly for the closing that includes more singing, a Creature Feature, contest results, and the greatly anticipated daily drama which is the highlight of the kids’ day.

So grab your gear and get ready for the race of a lifetime as we embark on The Incredible Race. On your mark, get set, go!


Songs from the Incredible Race

The Incredible Race

Gonna Lift You Up

Build Your Life

All Across the World

Incredible Grace


Jesus Saves

One Blood

The Alpha and Omega —Revelation 1:8

By Him —Colossians 1:16-17

Yesterday, Today, and Forever —Hebrews 13:8

For God So Loved —John 3:16

In My Father's House —John 14:2

Jesus Christ is Lord —Philippians 2:10-11

Time Lab

God of Wonders

Promise Keeper

Behold the Lamb

Always the Same

He is King

All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name

Revelation 1:8

Colossians 1:16-17

Hebrews 13:8

John 3:16

John 14:2

Philippians 2:10-11


Racers attempt fun physical challenges of international proportions!

Water Balloon Volleyball

Featured Game:

Water Balloon Volleyball

Teach your students that we can remember that people all over the world are alike in many ways, including games we play. But we're also alike that we are all sinners who need a Savior.

More Games at The Incredible Race VBS:

Hoop Hoopla

Hoop Hoopla

Babel Babble

Babel Babble

Shades or Colors?

Shades or Colors?

Fútbol Survivor

Fútbol Survivor

World-Class Science and Crafts

World-class Science and Crafts features a wide array of activities to choose from: electrifying science experiments to explore, and creative crafts to invent!

Table Top Fútbol

Featured Craft:

Table Top Fútbol

In South America, soccer is called fútbol. It's a favorite sport there, as it is all over the world. It's interesting how people across the globe enjoy some of the same activties, but also enjoy many different ctivities, too. These differences in cultures began after people built a tower and then God scattered them over the earth. These events are recorded in Genesis 11. When we start with the Bible, we are able to understand how different languages and cultures came about.

More Crafts at The Incredible Race VBS:

Mini Globe

Mini Globe

Mud Hut Missions Bank

Mud Hut Missions Bank

Kindness Cards

Kindness Cards

Mini Globe

Kindness Cards

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