In an age of mobile apps and video games, sometimes it's nice to bring back some old-fashioned party games for your event. Whether you're looking for ways to entertain at birthday parties or spice up family game night, here are our top 5 old-fashioned family games for your event. After all, there's a reason they're still around today.
This is the perfect party game for an easy laugh. Choose a single player to go around and get the other players to smile. If they do, those player's swap and the game continues. Tell jokes and perform skits, make your friends and family laugh! This game is perfect for players of all ages, and is sure to become a family favourite.
Wanting a simple and easy party game to entertain children with? Grab a ball of wool and try to blow it off the table! If it falls off to the right of a player, that player is out. The game continues until there's one player left. It's super easy and endless fun, and perfect for birthday parties.
This one is a very musical chairs-esque party game, in which players sit in a circle. When asked 'Do you love you neighbour?', the player being asked can either say 'no' or 'yes, except for ____'. The players who fall under the ___ category must now swap seats before the player asking can sit down. Super fun and bound to hype up any kind of party!
An absolute classic. Players must form a circle and hold hands with the people opposite, and not holding the same person with both hands. The goal of this party game is to untangle this human knot without letting go. This one is a personal favourite, it's like playing Twister!
This family game is very similar to Marco Polo, a popular classic. However, in this version, the 'blind man' must catch another player and guess who the are. If correct, they swap. If not, the game continues. Bring this one out at birthday parties and reunions.