Apart from cute birthday dresses, surprising gifts and sumptuous cakes, the birthday party games are something all kids look for. The games add a new spark to the party and enhance kids’ delight to many folds. Though devising new games for your kid’s birthday is a bit difficult, but leave your unease to us as we are giving you some exhilarating birthday party ideas. Do Remember to buy gifts for the game winners!.
The Story Teller
Ask the kids to form a circle and tell their favorite story one by one.
The kid who narrates the complete story should be declared as winner.
Give consolation prizes to all the players after finishing the game. This is to keep them all happy and avoid anyone feeling bad about not winning.
Start playing kids favorite dance numbers
Tell kids to dance until the music stops
As soon as music stops, kids will need to stop dancing and sit on the floor
The one left standing in the end will be eliminated and repeat the game until you get one winner.
The Toy Guessing
Buy small toys and wrap them in numbered boxes
Give all the kids a paper and a pencil.
Pass on the boxes and tell kids to guess what’s inside the box by shaking it.
They will write down their guesses on the slip along with the number of box.
Those who made the right guess will win the game
The Fashion Show
Mention about this game on the birthday party invitation cards
The kids will need to walk near the cake cutting area one by one displaying their dresses while keeping a smile on their face
Winner will be decided by all kids writing name of the child whom they found most attractively dressed.
Consolation prize should be provided to avoid any ill feelings.
Choose one child and cover his/her eyes with a soft piece of cloth
Turn him around while other kids change their places in a row
Tell the chosen kid to go to every child and guess his name by touching his hair or face
The kid whose name is guessed first of all will be the next one to be blind-folded
Game will continue until everybody gets his/her turn
There will be no winner in this game and each child will get a small gift like pencil or candies for participating.
Word Formation Game
This game will require many small gifts if number of participants in a team are bigger.
Make 3 sets of little square cards beforehand and write capital alphabets on each card.
Start the game by distributing one set of 26 alphabets to each of the 3 teams.
Write a jumbled word like ‘ERGTI’ (instead of TIGER) and ask the teams to solve the jumble by arranging alphabetical cards as per right spelling.
Give hints about category of the word like ‘Category- ANIMAL’ is for TIGER.
The team which solves the jumble first will be winner.
The Skit Game
Assemble harmless props like utensils, colours, balloons and toys from your home beforehand
Make teams of 4 to 5 kids in each
Ask each team to take props of its choice and present a skit or advertisement or song or dance using those props.
The winner will be decided by party guests writing the best entertaining team on slips provided.
The Mummy Wrap
Make teams of 2-3 kids and provide them with toilet paper
An adult will be standing next to every team
The team who wraps an adult as a mummy first will win
This game is most suitable if your kid’s birthday falls near Halloween.
The Frog Race
Tell kids to take positions like a Frog i.e. Sitting crouched on the floor with touching their knees by taking arms under their thighs
Start a race up to a small distance and the one who reaches destination first will be the winner
The Treasure Hunt
This is an outdoor game if you are celebrating your kid’s birthday in a lawn or park or mall.
Hide hints for hidden treasures on different clue cards and put them on different places across the venue and tell kids to find clues on the route given to every team
The team finding all the hidden items first will be the winner