Birthday parties should be always be fun, and there is no better way to ensure that the kids at the party are having a great time than playing games. With so many kids wrapped up in their video games, it can be hard to know which games will suit them best. Luckily, there is a wide selection of classic party games that have been created just for children, with plenty of exciting options available. We’ve compiled a list of engaging kids birthday party games that both you and your child’s friends will love.
Piñatas are a popular game to play at kid’s birthday parties. Piñatas are usually decorated to look like an animal or character and can be filled with candy and small toys. The object of the game is to hit the piñata with a stick until it breaks open and the goodies fall out. Everyone gets a turn to swing at the piñata, and everyone wins when the piñata is finally broken open. Piñatas are a fun way to add excitement to a birthday party and make sure that everyone goes home with a prize.
Pin the tail on the donkey
Pin the Tail on the Donkey is a great game to engage all ages of kids at the party. The object of the game is to pin the tail as close to the donkey’s behind as possible. The player who pins the tail closest to the correct spot wins the game. Pin the Tail on the Donkey is a great way to get all of the kids at the party engaged and having fun.
Hide and seek
Hide and seek an all-time favorite at birthday parties. It helps to promote cooperation and communication among the kids, while also providing a good workout. The object of the game is for one team to find all the members of the other team, who are hiding. Once all the hidden members have been found, the teams switch roles. Hide and seek is a great way to get the kids moving and having fun.
Duck, Duck Goose
Duck Duck Goose is a classic children’s game. The object of the game is to circle the room, tapping each child on the head until you choose one who will then become the “goose.” The goose then chases you around the room until he or she catches you. Duck Duck Goose is a simple game that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.
Laser tag is a game that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults alike. It is a great way to get some exercise while also having a lot of fun. Laser tag is a team sport, so it is also a great way to bond with friends and family. And, because it is a relatively simple game to understand, it is also great for new players. So, whether you are young or old, laser tag is a great game for anyone to enjoy. If you are wanting to really up the fun and excitement, contact us to rent an inflatable laser tag area.
Whiffle ball, a summer time classic is a great game for kids and adults of all ages. Its simple rules and easy game play make it perfect for birthday parties, barbecues, and other gatherings. The game is played with a plastic bat and a ball with holes in it. The object of the game is to score runs by hitting the ball and then running around the bases. Whiffle ball is a great way to get everyone involved in the fun. And, best of all, it’s a great way to burn off some energy.
Ring toss/bozo buckets
The object of the game is to throw rings onto a series of posts or buckets, and the person with the most points at the end of the game wins. Ring toss can be played by people of all ages and abilities, making it a great choice for your next party. Bozo buckets is a variation of this game that uses buckets instead of posts and is ideal for younger children.
Scavenger hunts are always a popular activity at birthday parties. They are a great way to keep everyone busy and on the go. Make sure to include gifts so that every child is a winner. Scavenger hunts can be customized to any birthday party theme. For example, if the party is pirate themed, the scavenger hunt could be for buried treasure. If the party is superhero themed, the scavenger hunt could be for a lost superpower. Scavenger hunts are a great way to get everyone involved in the party and to make it more fun and interactive.
Egg and spoon race
Egg and spoon races are a hit during outdoor birthday celebrations. They are inexpensive and easy to organize, making them a great option for budget-conscious party planners. Egg and spoon races can be customized to suit any age group, and they provide plenty of opportunities for laughter and inter-team competition. To set up an egg and spoon race, simply divide your guests into teams of two or three and give each team one spoon and one egg. The object of the game is to complete the course without dropping the egg. Egg and spoon races are a great way to add some extra fun to any outdoor birthday party.
Freeze Dance is a fun game that gets all the post cake jitters out. to play, simply put on your favorite dance music and hit pause and play. Freeze Dance is a great way to get everyone out of their seats and moving. It’s also a great way to get everyone in the party mood.
Paper airplane races
Paper airplanes are a classic activity for kids of all ages. Not only are they fun to make, but they can also be used to teach basic principles of aerodynamics. Paper airplane races are a great way to add excitement to any birthday party. To get started, simply construct paper airplanes, and allow the kids to decorate them before takeoff. The race can be run in heats, with the winner of each heat advancing to the next round. The final round can be a free-for-all, with all the remaining planes competing at once. Paper airplane races are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.
An obstacle course is a great way to add excitement to any birthday party. Whether you set it up inside or outside, kids will love the challenge of navigating their way through the different obstacles. To keep things interesting, be sure to incorporate a few whacky turns and surprises throughout the course. This will keep the kids entertained from start to finish. And don’t forget to take plenty of pictures
Hula hoop contest
Hula Hoop contests are a fun way to liven up any birthday party. They are easy to set up and can be played by people of all ages. All you need is a Hula Hoop and some willing participants. To start the contest, have all the participants stand in a circle. Then, start the music and let each person take turns Hula Hooping in the middle of the circle. The goal is to see who can keep the Hula Hoop going for the longest time. Hula Hoop contests are great for parties because they are active, fun, and interactive.
Water balloon toss
Water balloon toss is a commonly played party game that is often seen at birthday parties for kids. The objective of the game is to throw and catch a water balloon without breaking it. To play, each player must have a filled water balloon. The players then line up opposite each other and take turns throwing the balloon to their partner. If the balloon is caught successfully, the team gets a point. The game continues until all balloons are broken or one team has accumulated the most points. Water balloon toss is a fun way to cool off on a hot summer day and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Nerf gun wars
Nerf gun wars, are a fun and exciting activity to play during birthday parties. The objective of the game is to eliminate all of the other players by hitting them with Nerf darts. Nerf guns come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and players can choose their weapon based on their individual style. Nerf gun wars can be played indoors or outdoors, making them a versatile party activity.
Now that you have a good idea of the types of games and activities to have at your next birthday party, consider getting the big day catered. Catering can be a great way to make the day extra special and fun. Not only does catering provide delicious food the kids to enjoy, but it’s also one less thing you will have to worry about especially after all the fun games you will be coordinating. For an unforgettable event, contact us today and have us take care of all your birthday catering needs.