Pass The Parcel

An old classic that always goes down well at a kids party.

Wrap up a gift in wrapping paper, then hide several more sweets and smaller gifts in further layers of wrapping paper. Ensure you have enough layers for the number of children playing.

To play the game, get everyone sitting in a tight circle, then start your music. The kids must pass the parcel around from person to person, until you stop the music. Whoever has the parcel when the music stops can unwrap a layer and claim the prize in that layer (if there is one). Keep going until somebody wins the main prize.

Make sure you stop the music at the right time to ensure everyone gets a turn to unwrap a layer.

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good game! ive been playing it forever, but i never win!



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smiley

im gna play dis hpe it goes well!!



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fun game!
You could even put truth or dare questions in the layers-eg. do the chicken dance and if they do it, they can unwrap another layer!



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Only... I might seem a little mean but I don't actually do enough layers for every child as with 20+ kids the game gets old quick! Instead, I give them all a small prize (a sticker or something) at the very end of the game. Seemed to work at little one's 4th birthday anyway.



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brill game but old



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noidea

I like it with forfeits in



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not my style



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it's nice my moma said it comes from arond the world



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I like the layered gifts idea as kids can get jack of it too quickly!



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this is such a fun game depending on how you do



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You can also add forfeits to each layer - if it's a birthday party try and make it so everyone does a forfeit involving the birthday boy/girl (eg "Tickle birthday girl", "do the conga" , "fill your mouth with marshmallows and sing "happy birthday""



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What a great idea!! I wrapped up i tune cards, a cool beaded necklace and even a $10 dollar bill. The kids loved it!!



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another idea is for the final layer to contain a shared prize - maybe a bag of sweets



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I like the idea of everyone getting a little something hidden in the layers. I used to feel bad when only 1 child got the prize, but now everyone gets a prize!



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