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Top 10 Family Games You Can Play With Your Kid

Family Games You Can Play With Your Kid

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Are you planning some fun family this weekend? Are you looking for ways to have fun during your kid’s upcoming vacation? Do you want to find out about some games that the family can play?

If you would like to try out some new yet simple games with your family, check out our recommendations for fun family games below.

Top 10 Family Games For Kids:

Here is our selection of ten family games that your kid will absolutely love:

1. White Elephant Gift Exchange:

White Elephant Gift Exchange

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You Will Need:

  • A pile of wrapped gifts – at least one for each player.

How To:

  1. Get all participants to sit down in one circle. Each player chooses and picks out a gift from the pile.
  1. Each player can select a fresh gift from the pile, or even steal from another player, as long as the gift is still unwrapped.
  1. A player whose gift has been stolen can choose a fresh gift on his turn, or steal someone else’s gift.

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2. Sticker Stalker:

Sticker Stalker

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You Will Need:

  • A same sheet of stickers for each player.

How To:

  1. All the players have to take one sheet of sticker each. It is important that the number of stickers on each sheet is the same, even though the pattern and other things may be different.
  1. For the game, the players have to stick a sticker on other players, and try to empty their sticker sheet as fast as possible. The players have to try and remain unnoticed as much as possible.
  1. If someone notices another player trying to stick a sticker on them or someone else, they can instead put that sticker on the person who is caught.
  1. The player who finishes off the sticker sheet the first and has the least amount of stickers stuck on him will be the winner.

3. Camera Flash Potato:

Camera Flash Potato

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You Will Need:

  • A camera that has a flash and can be set on a timer.

How To:

  1. Set the camera on a timer. In the meanwhile, ask all the members of the family to sit down in a circle.
  1. Start passing the camera from one person to the other. Each player has to hold the camera as if taking a selfie. The person has to point the camera at themselves for a brief moment, and then pass it on to the person who is sitting on the left.
  1. The camera has to be passed around till it gives off a flash and clicks a pic as the timer is up. Let everyone have a good look at the picture and then start again.

4. The Smile Shoot:

The Smile Shoot

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You Will Need:

  • A camera that has the feature of setting a smile and click option.

How To:

  1. Set the camera’s setting to such that it will only click pictures once it detects a smile.
  1. It is a great way to create a fun family party album.

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5. Cracker:

You Will Need:

  • Any prop that can be given to all players – example paper hats.

How To:

  1. Ask all the players to wear the prop.
  1. Announce at the start the action that you will do which others have to copy. For example, if and when you remove your party hat, others have to do so too.
  1. The person who follows the action in the last will be the loser.

6. Scene It?

Scene It

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You Will Need:

  • Good memory.

How To:

  1. Play the game using common family movies, games or books that you know each player is aware of.
  1. Pick a scene and start describing it. The person who guesses the first wins the round.

7. Who Am I?

Who Am I

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You Will Need:

  • Sticky notes and a marker.

How To:

  1. Write down a name for each player and stick it on their back.
  1. Each player can ask 20 yes or no questions that will help to solve the riddle of who they are.

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8. I Love You:

I Love You

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You Need:

  • Your family.

How To:

  1. Go to any player in your family and say something funny that begins with ‘I love you.’ For example, ‘honey I love you, please give me a hug.’
  1. Every player has to respond immediately to whatever request they are asked. If someone refuses, the person who asked gets out of the game.

9. Likes And Dislikes:

You Will Need:

  • Index cards and pen for each member.

How To:

  1. Ask each member to write down their likes and dislikes on the card, without disclosing their name.
  1. Players have to guess who wrote which index card. The player who guesses the most is the winner.

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10. React And Act:

You Will Need:

  • A piece of paper for each player and a pen.

How To:

  1. Write down some fun situations on the papers and keep them in a bowl. Ask each player to pick up a scene and react and act.
  1. Other players have to guess what the situation is.
  1. The person who gets the right guess the fastest is the winner.

Play these family games for kids will surely create some special family moments. If you have a special family game, do share it here.

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