Search for the perfect game…

Line tag

line-tag

Line tag is an easy variation of tag you can play on a basketball or volleyball court (or preferably those basketball-and-volleyball-courts-in-one). Perfect for small kids and perfect for killing time. I have fond memories of playing it at my church building when I was a kid…

⇒ Continue reading Line tag

Tags: , , , , , 4 Comments

The cup game

cup

Watch a video and learn how to play the cup game, a clapping routine you learn and do as fast as you can. Best for big groups killing time in mess halls. :)

⇒ Continue reading The cup game

Tags: , , , , 14 Comments

Categories

categories

Categories is a fun and simple pool game, good for all ages. Players choose items in a category and try to swim across the pool without being tagged.

⇒ Continue reading Categories

Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Fortunately, unfortunately

unfortunately3

A simple talking game. Players take turns telling a story, one sentence at a time, but each sentence alternates starting with “fortunately” or “unfortunately.” Silly, fun, a great time killer.

⇒ Continue reading Fortunately, unfortunately

Tags: , , , , , , , 19 Comments

Celebrities

celebrities

Celebrities is a fun mix between catchphrase and charades. Players act out, describe, and guess names of famous people before the time runs out. A great game of speed, perfect for big parties.

⇒ Continue reading Celebrities

Tags: , , , 3 Comments

Two truths and a lie

two-truths-3

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.

⇒ Continue reading Two truths and a lie

Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Charades

astronaut-(charades)

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.

⇒ Continue reading Charades

Tags: , , , , 11 Comments

Bottle

bottle

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.

⇒ Continue reading Bottle

Tags: , , , No Comments

Flour bomb capture the flag

flour-bomb-CTF

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. :)

⇒ Continue reading Flour bomb capture the flag

Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

Missionary tag

missionary-tag

A fun variation of tag that gives players more of a chance to rest between runs. The game is played using pairs, which is why we always called it missionary tag (missionaries often preach in pairs).

⇒ Continue reading Missionary tag

Tags: , , , , No Comments

« Previous PageNext Page »