Are you ready to turn your child's sleepover into an epic adventure filled with laughter, excitement, and non-stop fun? Look no further, because we have compiled a list of the 28 best sleepover games that will make your kids jump for joy! From classic favorites to unique and creative ideas, these games are sure to keep the energy high and the giggles rolling throughout the night. So grab your sleeping bags, popcorn, and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime!
Pillowcase Fashion Show
Let your little fashionistas showcase their style and creativity with a Pillowcase Fashion Show! Provide them with plain pillowcases, fabric markers, glitter, and any other embellishments they can think of. They can design their own unique pillowcase dresses or outfits and then strut their stuff down the imaginary runway. It's a fabulous way to unleash their inner fashion designer!
A classic game that never fails to entertain! Arrange chairs in a circle, one less than the number of participants. Start playing some catchy tunes and let the kids walk around the chairs. When the music stops, everyone must quickly find a seat. The player left standing is out, and one chair is removed for the next round. The last one sitting wins the game!
DIY Spa Night
What could be more relaxing than a pampering spa night with friends? Set up a DIY spa station with face masks, nail polish, fluffy robes, and scented candles. Let the kids indulge in some self-care by giving each other facials, painting nails, and enjoying a blissful spa experience. It's the perfect way to unwind and bond!
Unleash the adventurer in your kids with an exciting scavenger hunt! Create a list of items or clues they need to find around the house or backyard. Divide them into teams, provide them with flashlights, and let the hunt begin! The team that finds all the items or solves all the clues first wins. It's a thrilling game that will keep them on their toes!
Balloon Pop Relay
Get ready for some fast-paced balloon-popping action! Divide the kids into teams and give each team a line of balloons. The first player from each team must race to the other end of the room, sit on a balloon to pop it, and race back to tag the next teammate. The team that pops all their balloons and finishes first wins. It's a hilarious game full of laughter and excitement!
Transform your living room into a cozy cinema and let the kids enjoy a movie marathon night! Choose a selection of age-appropriate movies, prepare some delicious popcorn, and dim the lights. Encourage the kids to bring their comfiest blankets and pillows. They can snuggle up, relax, and enjoy their favorite films together.
Put on some lively music and let the kids show off their best dance moves! When the music starts, everyone dances like crazy, but as soon as it stops, they must freeze in their positions. Any player caught moving after the music stops is out. The last one left dancing wins the game!
Turn dinner time into a fun and interactive activity by hosting a make-your-own pizza party! Provide individual pizza crusts, a variety of toppings, sauces, and cheeses. Let the kids unleash their culinary creativity by designing their own pizzas. Once they're done, pop them in the oven, and voila! Delicious and personalized pizzas for everyone to enjoy.
DIY Friendship Bracelets
Encourage creativity and friendship with a DIY bracelet-making session. Provide an assortment of colorful beads, strings, and charms. Show the kids different bracelet-making techniques and let them design unique bracelets for themselves and each other. It's a lovely way for them to express their individuality and create lasting mementos of their friendship.
Time to test the kids' listening skills and coordination with a classic game of Simon Says! One person takes on the role of Simon and gives commands starting with "Simon says." The players must follow the commands only when the phrase "Simon says" is used. If they follow a command without, "Simon says," they're out. The last player standing becomes the next Simon!
DIY Photo Booth
Create lasting memories with a DIY photo booth at the sleepover! Set up a designated area with fun props like hats, sunglasses, and feather boas. Provide a camera or use a smartphone with a timer. Let the kids strike their silliest poses and capture moments of joy and laughter. They can even print the photos as keepsakes!
Get ready for some hilarious acting and guessing with a game of charades! Write down different words or phrases on pieces of paper and put them in a bowl. Divide the kids into teams and let them take turns acting out the words without speaking while their teammates try to guess. The team with the most correct guesses wins the game!
Glow-in-the-Dark Capture the Flag
Turn off the lights and let the glow-in-the-dark adventure begin! Divide the kids into two teams and give each team glow sticks or bracelets in different colors. Set up boundaries and hide each team's flag in their territory. The objective is to sneak into the opposing team's territory, find their flag, and bring it back to their side without being tagged. It's an electrifying twist to the classic game!
Unleash the little superstars with a karaoke night! Set up a karaoke machine or use a smartphone with a karaoke app. Provide a wide selection of songs and let the kids take turns belting out their favorite tunes. Encourage dancing, singing duets, and even creating fun choreographies. It's a night of musical entertainment and laughter!
It's time for some friendly competition and creative wrapping skills! Divide the kids into pairs and give each pair a roll of toilet paper. One player becomes the "mummy," and the other has to wrap them up as fast as possible using toilet paper. The first team to finish wrapping their mummy wins. Don't forget to capture some hilarious pictures of the mummy creations!
Board Game Bonanza
Bring out the board games and let the kids immerse themselves in a night of friendly competition! Choose a variety of age-appropriate board games and let them have a blast. From classic games like Monopoly and Scrabble to more modern options, there's something for everyone. Get ready for some strategic thinking, laughter, and a little friendly rivalry!
Truth or Dare
Prepare for some secrets revealed and funny challenges with a game of Truth or Dare! Each player takes turns choosing between answering a revealing question honestly or completing a daring task. Encourage the kids to come up with fun and silly dares that will have everyone laughing. Just make sure the dares are safe and appropriate for their age.
Tug of War
Test the kids' strength and teamwork with a thrilling game of Tug of War! Divide them into two teams and mark a line on the ground. Each team holds onto opposite ends of a rope and tries to pull the other team across the line. The team that successfully pulls the other team over wins the game. It's an exhilarating challenge that promotes teamwork and friendly competition.
DIY Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Indulge in a sweet treat with a DIY ice cream sundae bar! Provide a variety of ice cream flavors, toppings like chocolate sauce, sprinkles, whipped cream, and cherries. Let the kids create their own mouthwatering masterpieces and enjoy the scrumptious results. It's a delectable activity that satisfies both the taste buds and the imagination. (This activity is not recommended right before bedtime.)
Ignite their imagination and create a cozy atmosphere with a storytelling circle. Have each child take turns adding a line or paragraph to a collective story. Encourage creativity, humor, and unexpected twists. You'll be amazed at the incredible stories that unfold, and the kids will bond over their collaborative storytelling adventure.
Two Truths and a Lie
In the game of "Two Truths and a Lie," players take turns sharing three statements about themselves. Two of these statements are true, while one is false. For instance, a player might say, "I have a dog named Cookie, I walked her the other day in the park, and she got out of her leash and ran away." The other players must determine which two statements are true and which one is a lie. Correct guesses earn points, and the player with the highest score at the end wins the game.
Elevate the game of tag during your sleepover with Flashlight Tag! Each child gets a flashlight to run around the yard in the dark, using the light to "tag" and "freeze" their friends. The bouncing light beams create an exciting and memorable experience as they try to find and tag each other. Get ready for an evening of thrilling fun!
Get ready for the Post-it Game, a delightful activity for pairs! In this game, one person covers their partner in colorful post-it notes. The challenge is to shake off the post-its without using your hands. The first person to remove all the post-its wins! You won't want to record all the sheer joy and excitement this game brings.
Who Am I?
This is a hilarious game inspired by Hedbanz and Celebrity Heads. All you need are elastic bands that fit around the players' heads and some small index cards. Each child can write down their favorite celebrities, film characters, singers, or actors on separate cards. Shuffle the cards and place them face down in the center of the table. Let the fun begin!
Do Not Laugh challenge!
Prepare for a laughter-filled showdown. The objective is simple: try not to laugh while facing hilarious jokes, funny videos, or silly antics. The one who can hold back their laughter the longest emerges as the victorious champion. Get ready to test your funny bone and see who can resist the urge to burst into laughter!
To play Sardines, one person becomes the "it" and hides while the rest of the players count. The unique twist in this classic game is that instead of searching individually, everyone joins in on the hiding. As each player discovers the hidden person, they quietly squeeze into the hiding spot, resembling sardines packed tightly in a can. The game continues until the last seeker finds the group of hidden players, creating a suspenseful and giggle-inducing adventure.
Suck It Up!
This is an exciting game perfect for sleepovers! Players are equipped with a straw and a bowl of small objects (like candy or mini marshmallows) placed in the center of the table. The challenge is to use the straw to suck up as many objects as possible and transfer them to a designated container within a time limit. It's a hilarious and competitive game that guarantees loads of fun and laughter at your sleepover!
Right, Left, Eat!
This is a fun and delicious pajama party game for kids. Players roll the dice, follow the corresponding instructions based on the number rolled, and pass candies around. The game continues until only one candy is left, and the player who holds it becomes the ultimate winner of this sweet-filled adventure.
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