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Free Valentines Day Party Games

Valentines Day games need to be short little party fillers since your guests will Valentines Party Gamesbe busy visiting, eating and drinking. For the kids (and adults) we have free printable word find and printable word scramble. Also, here are some quick but fun Valentines Day game ideas:

Heart Hop Relay

de the kids into two groups (if not even, have one child go twice). Give each team a small stuffed valentine heart. Have one child from each team place the heart between their legs and hop to the end of the room and back. They give the heart to next child in line, and this repeats until children have had their turn. The first team done is the winner.

Valentine Present Wrap

This is a version of the mummy wrap game for Halloween. For valentine’s day you instruct the children that they are wrapping a valentine gift. When they are done wrapping their “gifts” give them a big red bow to finish the package. You can put the children in pairs or small groups.

Heart Candy Guess

Fill a clear container with valentine candy (small hearts, M&Ms) and count when filling the container. Pass around the container when the children are eating and have them write down their guess on how many are in the container. The one that is the closest takes the candy home.

Valentine Relay

Cut one heart for each child (an extra one if an odd number of kids). Write a different instructions on each heart for the relay race such as crawl, hop, walk backwards; write the same thing to do on 2 (one for each team). Divide the children in 2 groups (if not even, have one child go twice). Put the hearts at the end of the room in 2 piles. On go, the first player on each team runs up to the pile and takes a heart. The players come back to the group doing what it says on the hearts. When the first players get back the next players run to the hearts.

Valentines themed party games can create an exciting atmosphere. Try some of these Valentines Day party games below or create your own by altering traditional party games to fit your theme. Like Musical Chairs using romantic music! Valentines Day games need to be short little fillers since your guests will be busy visiting, eating and drinking. So here are some quick but fun Valentines Day game ideas:

Pin the lips on Ms. Valentine

Create a Ms. Valentine on a large, heavy poster board or cardboard. You can use moving eyes, false eyelashes and pipe cleaners for hair (everything but the lips). Just draw the lips so you can identify who is closest. Put each guests name on a pair of red lips cut out of construction paper and place two-sided tape on the back. Blind-fold each guest one at a time and spin them three times. Have them place the lips on the Ms. Valentine. The closest one wins!

Valentines Day Bingo

You can make your own bingo cards with valentine items instead of numbers to call. Use a February theme to increase the number of items (groundhogs, President Lincoln, Washington, candy, hearts, doves, valentines, cupid, diamonds, rings, bells, for some examples). Instead of Bingo on the card use HEART or CANDY or another five letter word that has five different letters.

Fishing for Love

Create a simple fishing game where each player has a fishing pole that they fish for hearts. Each heart is make by taking two small cut-out hearts (the same size) and taping a large paperclip to one heart, and taping the two hearts together. (The paperclip will stick to the magnet on the fishing pole.) Make the fishing pole by taking a short stick (or valentine pencil, not sharpened), tie a string around the end of the stick and tie a magnet to the end of the string. You can buy magnets with holes in the center at most school supply stores. Have different size hearts to catch. Each heart gets exchanged for different “goodie” such as a chocolate kiss or small valentine trinket.

Dancing Noah’s Ark

Divide the guests in guys and gals into two parallel lines facing each other across the room. Have a list of animals each on a piece of paper in a box. (Two sets of these are needed.) Each guy takes a paper which assigns him an animal. The gals do the same. After being given a moment of thought, everyone in the room acts like the assigned animal and walks (crawls, flaps, waddles, etc) across the room in search of their mate. No human language is allowed. When people think they have discovered their mate, they go to the referee. The pandemonium proceeds until everyone has been mated. Once everyone finds their mate, a song is played and everyone dances with that partner. This is done a few times throughout the party.


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