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7 Classic birthday party games kids love

classic birthday party games kids love

The classic birthday¬†party games kids love keep being used because they really work! They’re very easy to set up, easy to play, and don’t require a lot of resources. You can also adapt these classic party games to your particular party theme. Continue reading »

Relay games


Relay games are a great way to entertain children at a birthday party. Either choose a couple of relays play with other party games, or create a whole party around a relay or sports theme. Continue reading »

Party games for big groups

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When it comes to birthday party games for big groups, some of the best games you can find are classroom games.

Made for big groups, classroom games can be jazzed up for a party, and your child (and their guests) will already know the rules!

You can easily adapt the basic versions to suit your party theme, and adding treats or prizes will make them a lot different to how they are played at school. Continue reading »

12 old fashioned outdoor party games

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Having your party games outdoors means less mess, and less stress, plus it gives your children a chance to really let off steam. These 12 old fashioned¬†outdoor party games are great if you have a big backyard, or try taking your kid’s birthday party to the park for some extra space. Make use of our Picnic Party Food article, and party up in the great outdoors. Continue reading »

Indoor party games


If it is raining or you simply do not have a backyard, then you need some party games you can play indoors without destroying the house. Indoor party games can be as quiet or as boisterous as you like, depending on how much space you have, and how much chaos you can handle. Here are some¬†fun indoor game ideas to get you started, or check out our other Party Game articles for even more ideas for NZ parents. Continue reading »

Balloon games


There are heaps of birthday party games you can play with a packet of balloons – both traditional party games, and balloon games with a little twist. The games are best suited for older children (who no longer get frightened by the sudden loud bangs), but younger children can also join in if they‚Äôre feeling brave. If you do have very young children at the party, make sure you pick up popped balloons quickly, as they are a genuine choking hazard. Continue reading »

8 Great Party Games for Teenagers – Tried and true

Party games ideas for teenagers

Finding suitable party games for teenagers¬†can be tricky business, but we have some great teenage birthday party¬†games that even your ‘coolest’¬†teenagers will enjoy. Continue reading »

7 Great party games for 8 to 12 year olds

Great party games for 8 to 12 year olds

Birthday party games are hilarious for 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 year olds, because they really get into the birthday party spirit; provided you choose the right games of course! With this in mind, it’s a good idea to let your child help plan their party games, as they will be the best judge of what will work, and what won’t.

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7 great birthday party games for 5, 6 and 7 year olds

Great party games for 5 6 and 7 year olds

Birthday party games are all about having fun, and these¬†birthday¬†party games for 5, 6 and 7 year olds¬†are perfect for¬†your next party. Continue reading »

Party games for preschoolers

party games for preschoolers

No¬†preschool birthday party¬†is complete without¬†party games, but finding suitable¬†games for preschoolers and toddlers¬†can be a little tricky. They are still developing the skills required to take turns without a fuss, and their attention spans are fairly limited so traditional party games don‚Äôt always work. Many toddler and preschool¬†kids¬†— 2, 3, and 4 year old — also struggle to accept ‚Äėwinners and losers‚Äô, so it‚Äôs important to find games where everybody comes out on top. We provide some excellent fun games. Continue reading »

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