Word & Name Games

Word building, name games and thinking games

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This game moves around a circle. The first person starts off with: "I went to a shop and I bought...." (I guess you could change the kind of shop) They then have to add an item beginning with A - it has to relate to the shop they are buying from....

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  • 7 votes
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Instead of drinking maybe the person is out ins...

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instead of the drink, the person could b out, t...

Word Builder

Explain the rules, and start this game by saying a letter. Play moves to the right with the next person THINKING of a word starting with that letter, and SAYING the second letter to build the word they have in mind. The next person thinks up a word ...

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  • -1 votes
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great game used this at my 21st birthday party ...

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kathrina fantastic

Boys And Girls Names

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This games is to be played with 3 or more people. Everyone sits in a big circle. Pick one person to start. Then you start with girls' or boys' names, start with the letter A. So the first person must say a girls' name that starts with the letter A....

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  • 8 votes
  • 11569 views

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Found this can be modified for all ages - nice one

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I've played this game many times except we've a...

Memory Game

"I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine", "I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine, and an umbrella", "I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine, an umbrella, and a balloon." Etc. Anyone starts...

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  • 6 votes
  • 16818 views

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Jess For a festive version, use 'Im father christmas...

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i played this at school once! its actually rea...

Give Me Names

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Get everyone banging on the table with both hands, clapping and clicking their fingers to the following rhythm: BANG (the table), CLAP (your hands), CLICK (left fingers), CLICK (right fingers) and so on BANG, CLAP, CLICK, CLICK! BANG, CL...

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  • 11 votes
  • 20437 views

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Kirsty AWESOMOE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Frustration

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This can get very annoying. Start the game off with the following phrase "I went to the party and took a bottle of wine, but I didn't take a pink panther" or something as ridiculous. Play follows around the table to your left and each player must make ...

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  • 23 votes
  • 21294 views

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I played a similar game with my sister where yo...

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Lol this can is so fun:) I played this at girl...

Choo Choo

Everyone selects an underground or overland station name. This game is based on a chant: The leader starts with a high pitched: "Choo Choo". Play moves round to the left with the next player chanting: "The train is leaving", And the next...

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  • 1 vote
  • 8241 views

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Great Ok

Character Shout

This game is for 2+ people. It's called "Character shout". It is a TV game. Sit in a circle. You choose a cartoon, movie, TV soap opera, etc. The objective is to try to name as many characters from that show as you can, with no repeating, going fro...

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  • 26 votes
  • 19304 views

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Yes it is! Ur right!

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I know this game it's called charades..... It's...

Movie Game

This game is intended for movie buffs, and is very simple. It can be played with as little as 2 people, but I recommend 3 or more. Here is how it works: Someone begins by saying out loud the name of an actor/actress, then going clockwise, the next ...

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  • -3 votes
  • 15693 views

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Sarah We couldn't get passed the first question.

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It sounds good,but very complicated...

French Consequences

This works best if you have studied French and forgotten it! Each person needs a long piece of paper. At the top write a short sentence in English. Pass the paper round the circle. The next person translates the sentence into French and folds the pa...

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  • 81 votes
  • 10590 views

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Sounds fun but it's not If you don't know any f...

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whats the point of this game i dont get it?!

Rude Scrabble

Draw squares on a large sheet of paper, like a scrabble board. First player throws the dice and writes a rude word of that many letters in the squares (1 and 2 are 'wild' and can represent any number) Next player throws and their rude word has to ...

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  • 4 votes
  • 5501 views

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rayra hahahaha this is fun.

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JustinBiebersShawty i played this at my 13th and it wasfun but my m...

Sumptuous Susan

This game helps people to remember everyone’s name. Sit people in a circle, starting from one person ask them to introduce themselves to the person sitting on their right, stating their name, pre-fixed by an adjective that starts with the same letter

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  • -6 votes
  • 15460 views

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Sounds good but wouldn't you already know the n...

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this is how you get to know each other WOW oooo...

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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

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21 Jinx Yeah I would recommend 3,4 or 5 people in it so...

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Black Magic that game is so tricky and so,so,so,so,so,so,so...

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Black Magic when i played this game the teacher picked only...


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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

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21 Jinx Yeah I would recommend 3,4 or 5 people in it so...

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Black Magic that game is so tricky and so,so,so,so,so,so,so...

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Black Magic when i played this game the teacher picked only...