Put an equal number of different items into a bag, one bag per player.
On the word Go they have to put on the items in the bag,
The one to put all the items on first is the winner.
8. Pass the Balloon
Split the players in to 2 equal teams.
The player at the front holds a blown up balloon under their chin, no hands allowed.
They then have to pass the balloon to the next in their team so it's under their chin, and so on down the line to the end,
keeping the balloon under their chins as they pass it along.
The first to the end is the winner,
or last player to the front and repeat until the first player is at the start again.
9. Pin the Tail on the Donkey
Draw or paint a picture of the back of a donkey without the tail on a big piece of paper
or card draw on a big "x" where the tail should be.
Also paint a separate tail that will be pinned on or use "blue tac".
Each guest is blindfolded in turn and lead to the donkey, spin them round 3 times,
then they have to "pin the tail on the donkey".
The one who has put their tail closest to the "x" is the winner. Either make different tails for
each guest or mark the spot with their name.
10. Simon Says
Mum or helper says "Simon says" hop on one foot, clap your hands, run round in circles,
stand still, jump up and down etc, the list is endless.
You can play this game so many different ways eliminate anyone who is slow to react,
so you end up with just one winner.
Stay on one theme e.g. making the sounds of animals, doing the actions of animals
e.g. elephants, bunnies, crocodiles, birds etc.
Or keep everyone "in" and do not eliminate anyone.
11. Tug of War
Divide the players into 2 teams.
Make sure that you tie a ribbon on the middle of the rope.
Put 2 lines on the ground so the players stand behind the lines.
Pick up the rope and on the word GO.
The team that pulls the other team over their line is the winner.
12. What's the Time Mr Wolf?
The child who is Mr Wolf has to stand at one end of the room facing away from all the others.
The children creep up on the wolf shouting "what's the time Mr Wolf?"
Mr Wolf shouts back 2 o'clock, half past 4, etc. but when he shouts "dinner time" all the children run.
The one caught then becomes the wolf,and so on.
13. Treasure Hunt
Scatter real coins, plastic coins or candy coins in the lawn and let the kids hunt for them,
much like an Easter egg hunt.
You can hide each child's goodie bag and then give that child a piece of paper with a hint for finding it -
it could be a simple map drawing for a young child, a word or two, or a riddle for older children.
14. Who Am I?
When the children come through the door tape a farm animal or item/object to their backs.
Through the course of the party they may ask each other yes and no questions about what they are.
Explain that the first question they may want to ask is "Am I an animal or an object?"
At the end of the party each child takes a turn saying what they think they are.
Suggestions: cow, pig, sheep...pitchfork, saddle, horseshoe, hay, milk, barn, tractor, etc..
15. Kids Charades
Have one child come up to the front of the group and whisper the name of an animal,
or something to do with your theme, to them. They then act out what the animal does.
The rest of the kids try to guess the name of the animal.
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