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Balloon Stomp

This works best outdoors. Start by giving everyone a balloon and a length of string about a yard long. Blow up the balloon and tie one end of the string to the balloon and tie the other end around your ankle. The balloon should not be close to your...

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  • 43 votes
  • 29721 views

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Very entertaining ☺

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I love balloon stomp!!! :D:D<3<3

Knight's Tale

Pick: - 2 princess's - 3-4 knights - 1 shield - the rest are wanderers The princesses hide themselves and don't tell anybody where they're hiding. There's no hiding or looking together. The wanderers and knights wander around trying to find a ...

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  • 40 votes
  • 14752 views

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I'm SO going to play this at my Sleepover Party...

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Sounds great. my party's soon, and me and my fr...

Snatch

This is a great game for energising a team, a workshop, or party. You'll need a strip of paper for every player - get a newspaper or flip chart, and tear off pieces about a foot long and 2 or 3 inches wide. Appoint a timekeeper. Ask your players to...

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  • 20 votes
  • 28776 views

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Wont it give you paper cuts? I dont want any in...

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Loved this idea, but wont it give so players pa...

Steal The Jewel

The more people the better for this game. Find a "Jewel" which can be anything small and not sharp. A plastic bottle cap or tennis ball is ideal. Give the jewel to any one player. They get a five second start, then all the other players must char...

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  • 12 votes
  • 8910 views

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Nero team version: 2 teams, one has the Jewel. the o...

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This game works really well with hyper kids

British Bulldog

You need to play this outside, with a good length playing area that has two distinct ends. The ends must be marked out with a line, or a wall, or just two objects on the ground. One person is the bulldog and stands in the middle of the play area. Al...

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  • 16 votes
  • 16775 views

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Sooooo sharks and minnows?

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123 I love this game so much! it is really fun and ...

Mad Ball

This should be played in a grassy area outside. Find as many balls as you can - the more the better. Any ball will do. Map out a rough "pitch" using anything you want for 4 corner flags. At the half way line, place the balls in a line across the pit...

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  • -1 votes
  • 10060 views

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Charlotte to cold to go out. :(

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needs more detail idont get it

Silly String Tag

This game is so simple and easy, yet kids love it because it adds just a little something different. You play tag (or even Freeze tag) just like you normally would, except that whoever is "it" is armed with a can of silly string (the spray string y...

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  • 30 votes
  • 12241 views

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looks fun:)

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I love this game!!!:)

Tricky Ball

You need a tennis ball or soft ball for this game, so it can be caught in one hand. Get your players to stand in a rough circle a few feet apart. They now start passing the ball from player to player. If a player drops or misses the ball they mus...

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  • 3 votes
  • 5637 views

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I play this but with down ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My younger sister is totally gonna lurve her su...

French Cricket

You need a tennis raquet or cricket bat and a soft ball for this game. One player stands with his legs together, and holds the bat in front of him, protecting his legs. Another player take the ball and bowls it to the player, trying to hit his leg...

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  • 0 votes
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I LOVE FRENCH CRICKET! great game to get the ki...

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i love this game, it brings back such good memo...

Obstacle Relay

The more imaginative the better. You basically need to construct an obstacle course around your house or garden. Example obstacles are: - an apple bobbing bucket (see Bobbing For Apples) - an item of clothing to put on - a skipping rope to skip 5 ...

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  • 21 votes
  • 14823 views

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Yeah ditto not great for us with small gardens

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I think I'll have my take won do team do this f...

Piggy Back Race

Split your party into two or more teams with an even number in each team. When you start the race, the first pair in each team must "piggy back" up the room (or garden), and back. Going one way the first person jumps on the other's back to be carrie...

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  • 8 votes
  • 6704 views

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sounds so fun

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sounds fun but some people are weaker or heavie...

Ambush

A great outdoor game for the summer. One person is declared as Lookout. Decide on a Fort, somewhere with a good view of the outdoor space where the Lookout must stand guard. The higher up the better. Now put a flag in the ground at the Fort. This ca...

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  • 10 votes
  • 12810 views

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Perfect for my upcoming party! I have a tree ho...

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this sounds fun! you would need alot of hiding ...

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Empire Game When do the wildcards come into play and what d...

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Pig Out Cool

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Angels and Detectives I would say at least 5 but the more you have it...

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Obstacle Relay Yeah ditto not great for us with small gardens

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21 Jinx Yes

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Heads or Tails Knockout rock paper scissors?

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21 Jinx Good idea I might try that


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Empire Game When do the wildcards come into play and what d...

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Pig Out Cool

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Angels and Detectives I would say at least 5 but the more you have it...

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Obstacle Relay Yeah ditto not great for us with small gardens

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21 Jinx Yes

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Heads or Tails Knockout rock paper scissors?

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21 Jinx 🙂 thanks for the great review! It has inspired ...

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Camera Game Yep... THIS IS THE BEST

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The Best Christmas Trivia Quiz Ever the answers are given on page 2!

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21 Jinx Good idea I might try that