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New Year's Eve party game for children 5-13yrs - help!

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FlowersandFunk Wed 28-Dec-16 18:44:35

Any ideas? The board games we like (ours are the older children) won't appeal to the little ones.
I don't really want them on the Wii etc the whole time. Any good party games which will appear to all age groups? My mind has gone blank!

Thanks.

Crumbs1 Wed 28-Dec-16 18:46:27

Racing oranges by pushing with your nose
Musical statues/bumps
Sleeping lions
Treasure hunt

YesThisIsMe Wed 28-Dec-16 18:47:08

The chocolate game

BackAwayFatty Wed 28-Dec-16 18:47:16

Oooh I'm following!

Cakescakescakes Wed 28-Dec-16 18:47:36

Hide and seek
Sardine

Cakescakescakes Wed 28-Dec-16 18:47:52

Sardines obviously. Wouldn't be much fun on your own smile

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Wed 28-Dec-16 18:48:26

It's a huge age range but what about Pictionary in teams? (You draw what is written on the card and the other team guesses.) Perhaps have a family film planned they can all watch? Elf or Shrek or similar.

Bingo, complete with prizes, has kept our dc and cousins of a similar age occupied.

lampshady Wed 28-Dec-16 18:51:00

That sticker game on your head? Running around outside for some nebulous reason until they are all exhausted? Sleeping lions for six hours or so?

My one is very happy to play a watered down version of monopoly. Nerf gun wars with Very Strict Boundaries about where and when someone is allowed to shoot?

Snap? <clutching at straws>

tattychicken Wed 28-Dec-16 18:51:21

Cereal box game

mamabluestar Wed 28-Dec-16 18:51:35

Head bands - you can make your own with post it notes. Charades - put a load of disney movies/classic children's books into a hat and people take turns - these have gone down well with our family over Christmas ages from 5 to 62 which includes 4 teenagers

FlowersandFunk Thu 29-Dec-16 04:33:16

Thanks all! It's a difficult age range, will definitely try some of these.

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