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Childrens Party Games

It is my intention to have on this page all the 'Childrens Party Games' that are worth playing at a Kid's Party!!! Quite a tall order! This could take a number of months, indeed years - so if you have any party games you would like to share, please feel free to email me with your ideas.

To start us off I have nearly 200 tried & tested Birthday Party Games for you to choose from...Some Old - Some New. So whatever Party Theme you go with you are spoilt for choice with so many Childrens Birthday Party Games of all types, for all ages for you to choose from!!!

APPLE BOBBING: AGES 4 & UP  PROPS REQUIRED - LARGE BOWL OF WATER & SEVERAL APPLES. HOW TO PLAY: This Party Game is traditionally played at Halloween. The apples are dropped in the water and one at a time the children attempt to get the apple out of the water by using their…
BLIND MANS BLUFF: AGES 4 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - ONE SCARF OR BLINDFOLD. HOW TO PLAY: One player is blindfolded. The blindfolded player then has to feel his/her way around the room in search of another player. The other players avoid & hide from the person that is blindfolded. They can taunt…
CHINESE WHISPERS: AGES 4 & UP  HOW TO PLAY: Some Kids Birthday Party Games are great in helping to calm the childen down when they are beginning to get a little over excited! Sit the children down in a circle. The 'Birthday Child' whispers a sentence into the ear of the child…
COLA - FANTA: AGES 4 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - LONG PIECE OF STRING. HOW TO PLAY: This game is played just the same as 'ON THE BANK - ON THE RIVER'. The only difference is the changing of the words to 'COLA - FANTA' to make it a little more topical. The…
COPS & ROBBERS: AGES 4 & UP HOW TO PLAY: A kids birthday party game which requires two teams. One team are the 'cops' the other the 'robbers'. It would usually be structured so that the 'cops' outnumber the 'robbers'. The game starts when a 'robber' steals a previously chosen object. As…
CORNERS: AGES 4 & UP (Sometimes known as 'Islands'.) PROPS REQUIRED - MUSIC, COLOURED CARDBOARD.  PREPARATION REQUIRED - Four corners to be named, numbered or coloured. Depending on how you play this game you will need to either write the name of a town, popstar or football team on a piece of card…
DRESSING UP RELAY RACE: AGES 4 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - TWO PILES OF CLOTHES (SAME NUMBER IN EACH PILE.) HOW TO PLAY: The children are divided into two teams. Put the piles of clothes at the other side of the room. One at a time the children run to the pile put…
DUCK DUCK GOOSE: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: This birthday party game requires the children to sit in a circle. One child is chosen to be on. This child walks around the circle tapping all the other children on their head, one at a time saying the word 'Duck', until…
FEED THE LION: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - LARGE CARDBOARD BOX, CREPE PAPER, ORANGE COLOURED CARD, BALLS OF NEWSPAPER OR SOFT FOAM/SPONGE BALLS  PREPARATION REQUIRED - Cut a lions face out of the card ( make sure the mouth of the lion is large enough for the ball to go through)…
FOLLOW THE LEADER: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: This childrens party game can be played just for fun as a 'Get Silly' time or you can eliminate players if they are not following correctly. The rules are quite simple. The children get in a straight line behind the 'Leader'. The…
FROGGY FROGGY MAY WE CROSS YOUR SHINING RIVER? AGES 3 & UP  HOW TO PLAY: One child is elected to be the 'Froggy' and stands with their back turned. The rest of the children stand about 5 metres away in a line facing the back of 'Froggy'. Altogether the children chant 'Froggy,…
GO FETCH: AGES 4 & UP  HOW TO PLAY: Here is a Childrens Party Game that goes down just as well with adults. Great to play at wedding receptions & christenings. The contestants are given the task of going around the room & into the audience to collect items of clothing, jewellery,…
GUESSING CONTEST: AGES 3 & UP  PROPS REQUIRED - ONE GLASS JAR, COLOURFUL SWEETS, A PIECE OF PAPER & PEN. PREPARATION REQUIRED - Fill the jar with the sweets (make a note of how many sweets). HOW TO PLAY: A Party Game that is often played at Garden Fetes. The children have to guess…
HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH: AGES 2 & UP HOW TO PLAY: Here we have a Childrens Party Game that would normally be taught in a Childrens Nursery. The children stand in a circle, holding hands they skip around singing: HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSHTHE MULBERRY BUSH, THE…
HOT POTATO: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - A SMALL BALL OR POTATO HOW TO PLAY: The children sit in a circle. The ball or potato is passed around as the music plays. When the music stops whoever is holding the 'potato' is either eliminated from the game or given a forfeit.
I SPY: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: A nice quiet game to calm things down. One person chooses an object that they can see and says 'I Spy with my little eye something beginning with...' they then say the letter the object begins with. Each person has a guess, the…
IN THE FARMYARD: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: The children sit in a circle and are each given the name of an animal, if there are many children there can be more than one of the same animal. You then tell the story of animals in a farm and each…
ISLANDS: AGES 4 & UP (There is another childrens party game that is sometimes known as 'islands'. Just to confuse you it is listed under 'C' for 'Corners'.) PROPS REQUIRED - SEVERAL POSTCARDS (ONE FOR EACH CHILD) HOW TO PLAY: Each child is given a postcard which is to be their 'island'.…
MAN THE LIFEBOATS: AGES 4 & UP SHIVER ME TIMBERS!!! This childrens party game is just fine if your planning a 'Pirate Theme' Party. But not only that - it works just as well at any kind of Kid's Party.The Party Children are given a series of commands: CAPTAIN'S COMING.....The children respond…
MATCH THE BALLOON: AGES 4 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - SEVERAL BALLOONS OF DIFFERENT COLOURS AND AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF STICKERS OF SIMILAR COLOURS TO THE BALLOONS, MUSIC. HOW TO PLAY: The children stand in a circle and are each given one coloured sticker. The balloons are placed in the centre of…
MONKEY'S TAIL: AGES 3 & UP  HOW TO PLAY: This childrens party game is usually best played between two contestants but can be played with more. A piece of rope is tied around the waist of each player. It needs to be long enough to wrap around the players waist and dangle…
MR BEAR'S FOOTSTEPS: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: One child is chosen to be 'Mr Bear' and stands facing a wall. All of the other children go to the other side of the room and try & sneak up on 'Mr Bear'. When 'Mr Bear' hears some noise he turns…
MUSICAL BUMPS: AGES 3 & UP  PROPS REQUIRED - MUSIC, SPOT PRIZES.  HOW TO PLAY: Another popular childrens party game. The children dance to the music when the music stops they sit down on the floor. Last one to sit down is out. To make this game a little bit more fun you…
MUSICAL CHAIRS: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - CHAIRS (ONE LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN), MUSIC. PREPARATION REQUIRED. - LAY OUT THE CHAIRS SO THEY ARE BACK TO BACK. HOW TO PLAY: The children walk around the chairs to the music, all going in the same direction. When the music stops…
MUSICAL HATS: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - A HAT, MUSIC, SPOT PRIZES. HOW TO PLAY: The children sit in a circle, when the music plays they pass the hat around. They put the hat on their heads before passing it on to the next person. To make it a little more…
MUSICAL STATUES: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED - MUSIC, SPOT PRIZES HOW TO PLAY: This is probably one of the most famous of the traditional Childrens Party Games. The children dance to the music when the music stops the children stand still. Anyone that moves is out. To make the game a…
NAME GAME: AGES 3 & UP HOW TO PLAY: This is a great game to use as an ice breaker. The children sit in a circle. They clap their hands three times. Then one at a time they call out 'My name's ......' and they add their name. The game carries on…
ON THE BANK, IN THE RIVER: AGES 3 & UP PROPS REQUIRED: A LONG PIECE OF STRING. HOW TO PLAY: Lay the string out along the floor. The children line up standing beside the string. Explain that on one side of the line is the 'bank' the other side is the 'river'. They…

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