Games

The Valentine’s Day is a sure shot way for you to reveal your true feelings for a person whom you might have admired and loved for quite some time now. This is a perfect chance to express yourself in front of yourself. Given the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the answer most probably would be in positive and if not, then you don’t need to be disappointed. People tend to behave a little surprisingly than their normal behaviour and you might be let off the hook quite easily! There is also a special way to impress your Valentine and say thank you to all those people who hold an importance place in your heart. Throw a Valentine’s Day Party! This would give you an instant opportunity to express your feelings to your beloved and also at the same time grant you some quality time to spend with your loved ones. What would make this idea more great is if you plan out this Valentine Party in such a way that it becomes a fun element for just about everyone present there!

For filling the entertainment quotient, you can always add one Valentine Activity which is a favourite amongst everyone i.e. Valentine Games To Play In Party. It would be a perfect way to break the ice between your various group of friends and also provider a night long fun and frolic to all the guests involved. Here is a list of some of these Valentine’s Games that can light up your Valentine’s Day Party in a much bright way.

Here are some interesting and funfilled Valentine’s Day Games for kids and little children. These can be played with ease and will definitely help to make Valentine’s Day Party more joyful. Parents or Teachers organizing a Valentine’s Day celebration can help children to implement these Valentine’s Day Game ideas.  Here is a list of some popular Valentine party games loved by everyone, Its the cute and pefect way to have fun with friends and family:

Finding Hearts Game
It is an out and out children game wherein you hide paper cut out heats at various places in the party place and ask the children to collect as many hearts as possible within a specified period of time. The child who gets the most of these hearts is declared the winner and can awarded accordingly.

Guess The Hearts In The Jar
Herein you put a certain amount of heart candies in a jar and ask the people to guess the number of heart candies present in the jar. The person whose guess comes closest to the actual number of heart candies present in the jar wins the game. In prizes you can present them with cool Valentine Gift Baskets etc.

Besides these Valentine Games To Play In Party, there are other games like steal my heart, Valentine dance, know your mate, Valentine scrabble, love hunt, guess the name, play the cupid etc.

Paper Dance
Valentine can be made special and fun-filled by dancing with your partner on a piece of paper. Play the game of Paper Dance and make it a most interesting Valentine’s Day celebration.

How to Play:
1. The dancing couple has to dance on a paper and every 2 minutes the paper is folded half and the couple has to dance on that piece of paper only.
2. If one of the partners or both slip or dance outside the paper then the couple is out of the competition. The couple that dances till the end of the game on that small paper wins the game.
3. Isn’t it a romantic idea of dancing so close to your partner and at the same time win the competition? Well, it’s like you have your cake and eat it too.

Know Your Mate
“Know Your Mate” is a Valentine’s Day game for the couples. It will help you know how well you understand your partner.

How to Play:
1. The host needs to prepare some questions to be asked to the couples. For eg – questions like interests and hobbies, place where they met first or the most happiest moment.
2. First, call all the males in a room. Ask the questions and note down all the answers given by each of them
3. Next, call the females inside the room and let the males leave the room.
4. Ask the same questions and note down the answers.
5. Now, call all the males inside and match the answers of both the partners.
6.The couple with the highest number of matched answers wins and are called the ‘Perfect Match’.

Cupid’s Tree Scavenger Hunt
Things Needed:
Tree branch
Jar
Marbles or stones
Paper
Small gifts
String

How to play:
1. Set up a Valentine’s tree centerpiece on the dining room table. A small bare branch held upright in a jar of marbles or stones works well.
2. Write clues on small pieces of paper for items that the kids must find or make of paper and hang on the tree. Then tie the clues onto the branches of the tree.
3. When the kids come back with the last item, have small gifts waiting under the tree.

Tips for Clues:
To create clues, try the following, or use your own funny riddles:
1. I like to bark and chase a stick. Draw a picture of me and hang it up quick.
2. I’ve got five points and twinkle in the sky. Cut me out of tinfoil and put me up high.
3. Although my name rhymes with stupid, I’m as cute as can be. Cut my shape out of paper and hang me on the tree.

Valentine’s Day Word Games
This is a word game where famous pairs come together.
How to play:
Divide the children into 2 teams and form two rows facing each other. The first player on one side begins by asking the first player on the other team to complete this famous couple:
“Romeo and …..” the opposing player says “Juliet”
Continue down the row of players and then the other team starts….”peanut butter and …..”
“jelly”
“Cookies and…….” – milk
“Ram and……” Sita
“Cinderella and …..” – Prince Charming
“Heer and …..” – Ranjah
And so on.

Variation:
This game can also be played using hearts that had been cut into two piece puzzles. Children can be asked to match the hearts.

Love Story
How to play:
Give each player a piece of paper and a pencil.
Explain to them that they are working as a team to write a Love Story section by section.
Each player writes a portion of the story as per your instructions.
After each instruction the papers are folded and passed to the next writer.
When the instructions are completed, each player/writer will have a story in their hands.
Take turns unfolding the papers and reading the stories.

Suggested writing instructions:
Girl Character’s name –>pass
Description of Girl –>pass
Boy character’s name –>pass
Description of him–>pass
How the boy and girl meet–>pass
First words boy said to girl–>pass
How she replied–>pass
What happened next–>pass
What did their friends say/do? –>pass

Other options for plot turns:
What did the neighbors say ?
What happened on their first Date?
Where did they get married ? Kids ? Pets ? Adventures ?
What did the newspaper print about them ?
Use famous people and places.

Valentine Charades
How to play:
Before the party write some appropriate phrases, book titles, song titles and famous love stories (movies).
Place the slips of paper into an empty heart box.
Divide the players into teams and have them play facing each other.
Each player will draw a slip of paper from the heart box and in turn act out their song, book, title etc. for their respective team.

Clues and Hints to remember:
NO talking!
Open hands represents book
Cranking motion represents movie
Waving hand before and open mouth represents Song
Tugging on your ear represents “sounds like”
Holding up one finger means 1st word etc.
Touching your nose indicates correct answer.

Throwing the Smile
In this game, players are forbidden to smile, but trust us–giggling and laughing will abound.
Things Needed:
A place where everyone can sit in a circle

How to play:
Players sit in a circle, making sure they can see everyone else. One player starts the game by smiling widely, while all the other players are somber.
This player then uses his hand to wipe the smile off his face and throw it to another player who has to catch the smile with his hand and put it on.
This new then wipe off the smile to throw to someone else–though he will probably choose to mug wildly at everyone for a few minutes before relinquishing his happy role.
Meanwhile, all other players must sit stone-faced. One smirk and they’re out.

Tips:
The youngest players are the least successful at winning this game (they simply can’t stop themselves from laughing), but they also tend to enjoy it the most.

Gigglebelly
Just the name of this game cracks kids up; playing it only intensifies their joy.

How to play:
Have one player lie down on his back.
The next player lies down with his head resting on the first player’s belly and the next player lies down with her head on the second player’s belly.
Arrange all the players until everyone is zigzagged around the lawn or floor, each with his or her head on someone else’s belly (if possible, make the line into a loop so that the last player can put her head on the first player’s belly).
Then, the first player shouts, loud and clear, “Ha!”
The second player responds with a vigorous, “Ha, ha!” then the third player chimes in, “Ha, ha, ha!”
Continue until all players have shouted out their “Ha’s” or (more likely) have dissolved into uncontrollable laughter, with heads bouncing on the bellies of giggling friends, uncles, cousins or grandmothers.

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Various recreational and fun-filled activities, and Valentine’s Day party games, make the Valentine’s Day parties wholesome, complete, and satisfying. Valentine’s Day party games should be highly recreational, lively, romantic, decent, intelligent, and essentially fun-filled. The ultimate objective of Valentine’s Day party games is to provide the couples enjoyment and chances to be light-hearted, candid, and more considerate to the feelings of others. Selection of Valentine’s Day party games are made depending on the space requirement, age and temperament of guests, instruments or equipments needed, availability of children, etc. The following are some of the most popular Valentine’s Day party games:

  • Cupid’s Challenge
  • Truth or Dare
  • Lovers Lifesaver Relay Game
  • Stacking Hearts
  • Propose Your Partner
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Matchmaker
  • Valentine Bean Bag Toss
  • Identify Your Partner
  • Cupids Surprise
  • Love Story
  • Valentine Suck & Blow Card Game
  • Love Bingo
  • Valentine Tiddlywinks
  • Love Pictionary
  • Buzz Bomb Balloons

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