'physical contact' party games

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

Flip-Flop Wheelbarrow Relay

(23 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

(75 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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Circle of Trust

(47 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Trusting the members of your group is the object of this noncompetitive game.

Number of participants: 5+
For: For youths over 12 years and adults.
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Kick the Can

(27 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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All Elbows

(29 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Chase down balloon-bearers and elbow them out of the game with a bang!

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: Clear the room of any fragile or breakable items.
Equipment: a balloon and a length of string for each player
 
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Chicken Fight

(34 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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Head to Toe

(18 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Close encounters take on new meaning with this fun pairs game as your icebreaker.

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: Cue music that can easily be started and stopped. Have everybody take their shoes off.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Multiplication Dance

(38 votes. Push a star to rate! )

No wallflowers will remain when the multiplication dance gets under way.

Number of participants: 5+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: a source of music that be started and stopped
 
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Water Keep Away

(13 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Protecting the ball without getting tagged is the way to win this wet and wild keep-away game.

Number of participants: 5-10Not specified
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: a beachball
 
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