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Nine year old boys-Party-HELP!

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ziggy4 Mon 11-Jul-05 22:04:04

Just incase the sun doesn't shine on Saturday can anyone suggest some indoor party games to keep lively nine year old boys amused??

RTKangaMummy Mon 11-Jul-05 22:07:11

Treasure hunt there is another thread about it somewhere

Do MUD ROC face masks or hands as we did

It really calms them down and they are kind of mesmerized

Milliways Mon 11-Jul-05 22:07:42

chubby bunnies?

jelly baby on flour mountain?

Sorry - they are the messy ones but great fun!

Whizzz Mon 11-Jul-05 22:14:52

I am available for insant Treasure Hunt rhymes !

How about the old favourites :
Pass the parcel
Pin the Tail on the Donkey
Hide cards with letters on - they have to find them all & re arrange to spell a word / proze / name ?

ziggy4 Tue 12-Jul-05 14:52:38

Whizzz, I am interested in these treasure hunt rhymes!!

Whizzz Tue 12-Jul-05 18:14:49

OK - Post the locations of where you are hiding the clues & off I'll go.
other Treasure Hunt thread

ziggy4 Tue 12-Jul-05 21:22:04

Ok thanks!
Log shed, apple tree, under a slide, plant pot, hanging basket, gate....er still thinking....and once I have clues what do I do????

Whizzz Tue 12-Jul-05 22:02:29

Will be back tomorrow to sort out rhymes

have one rhyme to start with that you give to the party person - this leads to the first clue - lets say in the shed

In the shed you hide the 2nd clue which leads to the apple tree for example

In the apple tree you hide the 3rd clue which leads to the next place etc etc

Write the clues on bits of paper/card - size of which depends on how hard/easy you want them to be found !

Keep going till you reach wherever you want to hide the main prize !

helsi Tue 12-Jul-05 22:06:35

rolla dice and whoever rolls a six goes to the middle of the room and has to put on hat scarf, gloves and cut up a mars bar with a knfe and fork (Mars bar has to have been in freezer to make the gae last longer). meanwhile the dice is still being thrown and when soemone else throws a six they have to do the same i.e. the current person in the middles has to take of the clothing and the new person get dressed then eat the bar etc etc. the winner is the person who eats he last bit of mars bar

HelleBelle Tue 12-Jul-05 22:41:19

For my ds 9th birthday we did 'The Chocolate Game' as described by Helsi but with big bar of Cadbury's dairy milk. They also played 'mummies'. Divide into teams of 3, give each team a roll of loo paper and roll of sellotape, set the timer for 5 minutes. 2 team members wrap the other in loo roll - like an Egyptian mummy, best team's mummy after 5 mins wins the prize, they loved it.

sorrel Tue 12-Jul-05 22:52:10

had Bingo at our thing last sat.as a back up and we played it outside as it was glorious. All dd's friend loved it as i they play it in school with times tables.

ziggy4 Wed 13-Jul-05 15:01:59

Thank you helsi, had forgotten about that game!!!

ziggy4 Wed 13-Jul-05 15:03:28

Thank you HelleBelle, Whizz and Sorell, these are all great suggestions!! I know if I have contingency plans the sun will shine and all my worries will have been in vain.

Whizzz Wed 13-Jul-05 20:56:21

Log shed
A little house full of wood
You'll find a clue if you are good

Apple tree
This tree has fruit that can be seen
They may be red or they may be green

Under a slide
Climb up some steps to reach the top
To find a clue here you stop

Plant pot
This holds plants so they will grow
A clue may be found here you know

Hanging basket
This holds lants up in the air
To find a clue, look with care

Gate
This can be open or can be shut
Another clue here I've put

How about those ??

ziggy4 Wed 13-Jul-05 21:13:07

Whizzz, they are brilliant! Can't believe I have had my son's party organised for me....THANK YOU!!

Whizzz Wed 13-Jul-05 21:14:53

my pleasure !

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