'active' party games

This is a page showing you all our party games that have been tagged with 'active'. We hope that this is what you're looking for, otherwise, feel free to browse around!

Flip-Flop Wheelbarrow Relay

(25 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Hands become feet in this fun relay version of the traditional wheelbarrow race.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: High
Preparations: mark the start and finish lines with string or tape
Equipment: a pair of flip-flops for each team
 
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War Ball

(81 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Great for a large group or family reunion, this is dodge ball on steroids!

Number of participants: Not specified
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: soft rubber balls - the more the better
 
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What’s Your Line?

(29 votes. Push a star to rate! )

This pantomime game focuses on vocations, making it a great icebreaker for adults.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Fruit Basket

(44 votes. Push a star to rate! )

No real fruit is necessary to play this quick-paced game of observation and motion.

Number of participants: Not specified
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Don’t Spill the Beans

(37 votes. Push a star to rate! )

If you can hold on to a handful of beans while you somersault, you could win this relay.

Number of participants: 5+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: two large bags of dry beans, two large bowls
 
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Kick the Can

(28 votes. Push a star to rate! )

There is much more to Kick the Can than just kicking a can.

Number of participants: 3-10
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: an empty tin or aluminum can
 
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Chicken Fight

(37 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Swimming is not required to win this water game, but good balance certainly is.

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Car Wash

(17 votes. Push a star to rate! )

It is time for everyone to get wet when the car wash is open for business.

Number of participants: Not specified
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Spaghetti Hair-do Relay

(30 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Each teams races in a relay to create a new hair-do for one of their players.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: a package of uncooked spaghetti, camera (optional)
 
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Pirate’s Booty

(10 votes. Push a star to rate! )

This easy underwater activity will have all of your guest in the pool.

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: Scatter coins at thge bottom of the pool.
Equipment: lots of coins, all denominations
 
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