Two truths and a lie is a fun talking game, perfect for a get-to-know-you event. Players tell three facts about themselves, two true and one false, and the other players have to guess which one is the lie.
Charades is a great acting game for any age and just about any event. Players silently act out clues to get their teams to guess a word or phrase. Fun, adaptable, and easy. This post also includes some printable charades word lists for you and your friends or family to act out.
This version of chicken is a pool game where players sit on each other’s shoulders and try to knock other pairs over. A lot of fun (if somewhat rough and dangerous).
Bottle is a game played in a swimming pool: kind of like football, but in the water and with a clear two-liter bottle instead of a football. Best for teens and older, it’s physically active and a lot of fun.
Flour bomb capture the flag is a fun variation of capture the flag. Instead of tagging each other, players peg each other with flour bombs. And what are flour bombs? Don’t worry, they’re super easy to make. It just takes flour and some old panty hose. A good messy outdoor game for a big group of older kids or teens. But caution: it does get pretty messy.
Here’s a printable list of Halloween-related words you can use to play pictionary, charades, or another party game of your choice.