Song Charades

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Charades are a great idea for a family fun night! Here are some song charades for a music-themed evening!

Song Charades
There are many free printable song charades here to choose from! There are some for popular children’s songs, some for current hits and some for guessing the musician.

All of these song charades are kid-friendly so they are perfect for a family fun evening, a child’s music themed birthday party or just a fun way of spending a rainy day indoors.

Setting up a charades game is easy. Simply print one (or all) of these free printable charades games from the links below, cut along the dotted lines, and drop all of the charades into a pail.

People Doing Song Charades as group

Split your group into 2 teams. Team A chooses 1 person to be the actor for this round. The actor puts his hand in the bucket and (without looking), selects one charade. The actor then silently reads the charade. A timer starts and the actor has a specified amount of time to get his team to guess the charade. There is no talking or pointing in charades…you can only use your great acting skills.

If Team A doesn’t guess before the timer rings, Team B gets one chance to guess the correct answer. Whichever team gets the right answer wins one point. If neither team gets the right answer, no point is awarded.

It’s now Team B’s turn to choose an actor and pick a charade out of the pail.

People Doing Song Charades

Children’s Song Charades:

Test your acting & guessing skills with this fun & free printable children’s songs charades game.  How many of these songs do you remember singing as a child?

  • I’m a little teapot
  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
  • Wheels on the Bus
  • Old MacDonald Had a Farm
  • Peter Cottontail
  • Hokey Pokey
  • Ants Go Marching
  • Ba Ba Black Sheep
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Baby Beluga
  • Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • Five Little Monkeys
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It
  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
  • London Bridge

Click here to print Song Charades

Popular Song Charades:

For these popular song charades, you can award bonus points for also naming the singer or group.

Can you hum any of these tunes? It’s okay if you can’t – you just need to be able to act them out!

  • Baby by Justin Bieber
  • Love You Like a Love Song by Selena Gomez
  • Teardrops on My Guitar by Taylor Swift
  • Waiting Outside The Lines by Greyson Chance
  • YMCA by The Village People
  • Chasing the Sun by The Wanted
  • Stronger by Kelly Clarkson
  • Whip My Hair by Willow Smith
  • Firework by Katy Perry
  • Unbroken by Demi Lovato

Click here to print Song Charades

Musician Charades:

Knowing a little bit about these artists & their life in the news may help you in this game!

  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Katy Perry
  • Michael Jackson
  • Taylor Swift
  • Pink
  • Train
  • The Wanted
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Brittany Spears

Click here to print Musician Charades

Do you have a favorite musical group?

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3 thoughts on “Song Charades”

  1. My family is doing a get together on Christmas and I decide that we should play Charades and this was very helpful thank you


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