'guessing' party games

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Jelly Bean Jar

(53 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Simple and fun, children of all ages enjoy guessing the number of jelly beans in a jar!

Number of participants: 1+
For: For kids and youths under 16
Intensity level: Low
Preparations: Count the jelly beans (or other candy).
Equipment: Jar, Jelly Beans
 
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What’s Your Line?

(26 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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Baby Face

(5 votes. Push a star to rate! )

The person to guess the most correct pictures wins a prize at the end of the evening.

Number of participants: 5+
For: Adults.
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: Once the party starts and your guests begin to arrive, collect the photos and add them to the corect poster board.  Make sure to give the baby pictures a number and the recent pictures a letter to avoid confusion.  Hand out paper and pens to your guests and let them try and figure out who is who.
Equipment: paper, glue stick, pens or pencils, baby pictures and recent pictures of each guest, 2 poster boards
 
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Name That Tune

(15 votes. Push a star to rate! )

A fun, musical guessing game that children enjoy playing!

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids under 12 years
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: none
Equipment: 2 Wooden Spoons
 
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Who Knows Noses?

(8 votes. Push a star to rate! )

It is men against women in this test of the powers of observation.

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: Low
Preparations: Cut a vertical slit in the cloth about five feet from the bottom edge. The slit should be long enough for a nose to poke through, without revealing the face it is attached to.
Equipment: an 8x8-foot opaque cloth, two chairs, paper and pencils (optional)
 
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Touch and Feel Box

(30 votes. Push a star to rate! )

This guessing game is a hit for children as they have to “feel” what the object inside the box is!

Number of participants: 1+
For: For kids and adults of all ages.
Intensity level: Low
Preparations: Find a medium-sized cardboard box. Choose an item to go inside, and then tape the box closed. Cut a hole in the top of the box large enough for a child's arm to fit inside.
Equipment: Cardboard Box, Choosen Item
 
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Names of Fame

(3 votes. Push a star to rate! )

How long will it take to guess the famous name you are thinking of?

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Low
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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School Is So

(25 votes. Push a star to rate! )

True feelings about school (and other subjects) get revealed in this easy group game.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: pencils or pens, index cards, a large bowl
 
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Red and Black

(12 votes. Push a star to rate! )

You may not need to be psychic to win this game of guessing colors, but it sure would help!

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: Low
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: deck of playing cards
 
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Who am I? party game

(5 votes. Push a star to rate! )

A winner can be chosen or just let the fun keep going through the night. It helps meet new people too.

Number of participants: 5+
For: Adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: Depending on who your guests are, you can choose your theme.  Some choices are music, art, bands, songs and others.  Write down the answer on a 3/5 index card and tape them to each of your guests backs.  They are allowed to ask yes or no questions of who they could be.  They just can't ask the same person over and over but need to ask each in a row first.
Equipment: Theme, people or titles, index cards, pen
 
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