Perfect Party Games

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Random House, Jul 6, 2010 - Games & Activities - 224 pages

Perfect Party Games is essential reading for anyone who has a party to plan. Whether you need some ideas to keep everyone entertained at a family get-together or you're organising a big do for your child's whole primary school class, you're bound to find inspiration in this collection of over 200 fun-filled games. With easy-to-follow instructions for everything from 'Alphabet tales' to 'Yes or no', and an indispensable guessing games section offering film, book and TV programme titles, Perfect Party Games will help provide hours of fun for everyone.

The Perfect series is a range of practical guides that give clear and straightforward advice on everything from getting your first job to choosing your baby's name. Written by experienced authors offering tried-and-tested tips, each book contains all you need to get it right first time.


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The moon is round
MrMs Freeze
Murder in the dark
Murder with a wink
Musical bumps
Musical chairs
Musical clothes
Musical hotchpotch

Balloonpopping relay
Balloon race
Banana relay
Bang bang relay
Black magic
Blind mans buff
Blind mans stick
Bounce once more
Bounce the Buddha
Bouncing balls
Bridge the word
Bring me
British bulldog
Build a word
Button button
Cat and mouse
Cat and mouse parachute
Catch and count
Catching the kangaroo
Catch the mouse
Change places
Chinese whispers
Coming or going
Court is sitting
Cracked egg
Cut cards
Darting fish
Dead lions
Do as I do
Dodge ball
Double tag
Dressingup relay
Ducking for apples
Easter egg hunt
Egg and spoon race
Feed the baby
Filling the gap
Find it
Find the card
Find the colour
Find the sock
Fist guess
Follow my leader
French cricket
Ghost in the graveyard
Giants treasure
Grandmothers footsteps
Great chocolate race
Green glass door
Guess how many
Hat changing
The health of Colonel Bogey
Heart hunt
Hide and seek
Hot and cold
Hot potato
How many flies?
Hunt the slipper
Hunt the thimble
In the air
In the bag
In the manner of the word
I pass these scissors
I remember
I spy
I went shopping
I wrote a letter to my love
Jenkins up
Jump sticks
Kims game
Knocky knocky
Letter plates
Lie detectors
Look out for the bear
The magic stick
Make merry
Memory game
Mix and match
Modern consequences
Musical islands
What you need
Musical statues
My sister doesnt like peas
No no and yes
Nut race
Offground touch
One for ten
One letter more
On my holiday Ill take
Orange race
Oranges and lemons
Over under relay
Paper chase
Passing the wand
Pass the balloon
Pass the orange
Pass the parcel 1
Pass the parcel 2
Pass the peas please
Pass the Polo
Pass the spoon
Pass the 2p all the way
Peanut race
Pens paper action
Pick a picture
Pick a popstar
Pin the tail on the donkey
Place to place
Poor Pussy
Priest of the parish
Progressive pictures
Pub cricket
Puss in the corner
Queenie Queenie whos got the ball?
Quick on the draw
Race me round
Read your rhyme
Ring on a string
Rose guess
Scissors paper stone
Seatdrop wars
Sight unseen
Simon says
Sleepy zoo
Smarties race
Sock snatch
Spin the plate or bottle
Spoon pictures
Spoony fun
Squeak piggy squeak
Stepping stones
Stop the bus
Stuck in the mud
Sweet surprise
Swinging the apple
Tail end
Team charades
Tell me the word
Three lives
Tossing the cushion
Treasure hunt
Trick the troll
True or false
Under the table
The vicars cat
Whats in the bag?
Whats the time Mr Wolf?
What time is it?
Wheelbarrow race
Who am I? 1
Who am I? 2
Who is it?
Whos Pig?
Wicked witches
Yes or no
Zip and bong
Quick reference 1
Quick reference 2
Quick reference 3
Quick reference 4

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About the author (2010)

Stephen Curtis was an English lecturer for ten years and since 1988 has worked as a freelance lexicographer, translator and writer. He has contributed to The Encarta World English Dictionary and the New Penguin English Dictionary.

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