I’ve always been a shy person. I have become a lot more confident as I’ve grown older but I would still classify myself as shy. Opening up and interacting with kids at a party may be difficult for some youngsters. Here are some fun ideas for interactive party games that will help every child to enjoy the party experience.
Name Tags: Although this isn’t one of the interactive party games, each child could be given a name tag when they arrive to the party. Trying to remember everyone’s name at a party can be difficult so this will help the kids (and adults) remember.
Introductions: Once all of the little party guests arrive to the party, do a quick introduction of everyone. Each child can be asked to say their name and one fun fact about themselves (like a favorite movie or the best place they’ve ever travelled). This is also a great way for kids to find out what they have in common with each other which can help start conversations.
Randomly Select Partners: Rather than have kids choose their own partners for party games, take it upon yourself to randomly assign partners. If you’ll be playing a few different games where partners are required, switch the partners between games so different kids are working together. It’s a great way to introduce new friends plus make sure that no one feels left out.
Group Project: You can start the party with a group project like a craft where all the kids have to work together to complete it. A fun example for an alien-themed party is for the kids to work together at building a UFO out of a large cardboard box.
What are your best tips for interactive party games for kids?
When you arrive to a party, do you ever have problems introducing yourself and starting conversations?
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