PARTY GAMES FOR KIDS AGED 5-8

For your 5-8 year olds. We’ve got some old favourites like Bobbing for Apples and Pin the Tail on Eeyore, plus some of the best new ones. Try out our faves: Jelly Baby mountain, Bloodhound, or Bubble Butt.

Sardines

A great game for kids. Better than hide and seek because by the end of the game everyone’s hiding together instead of sitting alone for the entire game. A must have game at your next party.

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Blair Witch Hide and Seek

Wait until it’s dark and turn out the lights. One person hides with a mobile phone. In the pitch black, everyone goes looking for this one person.

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Fruitless

GET SET You divide the group into two or more teams of about 6 people each. It is more fun if you have guy, girl, guy, girl. Give one apple or orange to the leader of each team. PARTY! On the word “go” the leader must stick the orange under his chin an …

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Close Contact Music Game

GET SET Everyone pairs up with space to dance a bit. Each couple has a sheet of newspaper: the bigger the better. PARTY! Play your favourite songs, and stop the music randomly. When the music stops you must stand together on the paper. Each time the mu …

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Spin the Bottle – Nail Polish

GET SET Arrange your nail polishes in a circle. Get a bottle. PARTY! You choose someone to go first and they spin. Whatever color the bottle lands on they have to paint a finger with it. Do this until everyone has painted all 10 fingers. Or you can do …

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Blind Artists

GET SET Divide your people into groups of equal numbers. Around 4-6 per group is good. Elect a member to be blindfolded. Before the party you need to think of a few scenes. Maybe “at the beach”, or “at the zoo”. PARTY! Now ask each group to guide their …

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Murder In The Dark

Someone counts to three and turns off the lights. The game begins. The murderer finds people and taps them on the shoulder.

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Limbo Dancing

Two adults hold the stick at a set height (quite high to start with). Have some upbeat music playing and ask your guests or kids to form a line and start limbo dancing under the stick. They cannot touch the stick , and only their feet can touch the ground. If anyone touches the stick or falls over they are out.

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Pass the Pumpkin

This is a lovely twist on a classic game: great for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Good for kids from aged 8, teens, adults and families. It can be played indoors or out with any group of 8 or more.

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