What it is: A simple and kind of silly talking game
Best for: A small group, and kids older than about 5
What you need: Just your brains!
How to play:
Leg of spider,
Tail of rat,
Turn your dog
Into a hat!
In this game, players take turns making up silly spells. The spells follow this format:
Turn your _____
Into [something silly that rhymes with ingredient 2]
The ingredients often, but not always, take the form:
[Body part] of [animal or plant]
So, some examples of spells…
Thorn of rose,
Foot of frog,
Turn your grandmother
Into a dog!
Tail of unicorn,
Eye of newt,
Turn your homework
Into a boot.
Grease of bacon,
Horn of goat,
Turn your bed
Into a boat!
There are two ways you can take turns. One player can make up a whole spell and then play passes to the next player. Or, what I personally think is more fun, four players make up a spell together. Player 1 says the first line, player 2 says the second line, and so on. Player 4 should be someone old enough to rhyme.
It can be a great game for kids to teach rhyming skills and encourage creativity.
So how about it? What spells can you guys come up with? Post in a comment below!
Disclaimer if magic runs in your family: The Game Gal is not responsible for any friends, family members, and/or pets being turned into items including but not limited to monsters, animals, and/or household objects.