Games for Girls

Girl Birthday Party Game Ideas

Glamour Girl Relay

This game is for 4 or more players, and should be played in an open area. To set up the game, you need: 2 backpacks/large purses, 2 teddy bears, and different accessory items, like: 2 sets of clip-on earrings, 2 necklaces of plastic beads, and 2 small hats/scarves. Put one of each item into a backpack. Divide up into two teams. On the word “go”, the first player from each team puts on the backpack/picks up the purse, runs to end of the playing field, empties the backpack/purse, puts on all the accessory items, kisses the bear, removes the items, and re-packs the backpack/purse. She then runs back to her team and hands the backpack/purse to the next player who does the same. The first team to finish wins.

Restaurant Relay

This game is for 6 or more players, and should be played in an open area. To play, you need two trays and lots of plastic dishes/containers. Form two teams. The first person on each team has to put half of the plastic dishes/containers on her tray and then balance it while running to the end of the playing field and back. If a player drops anything, she has to stop and pick the containers up. When she gets back to the starting line, the next person in line goes. The first team to finish wins.

Poor Kitty

To play purr-fectly, you can’t laugh. This game is for 5 players or more. To play, let the birthday child begin as the “Kitty.” She has to go up to a player and act like a kitty, (meowing, purring, etc.). The player then has to pat the kitty on the head 3 times and say, “Poor Kitty,” WITHOUT LAUGHING! Yes, you must keep a straight face. If the player is successful at not laughing, the kitty must move on to a different person. But if not, the person who laughed becomes the kitty!

One-Handed, Blindfolded Cotton Ball Transfer

To set up the game, you need a bowl filled with cotton balls, a plate, a spoon, and a blindfold for each player. Players blindfold themselves and using a spoon, try to transfer the most cotton balls in 30 seconds from the bowl to the plate. Since this is one-handed, players can’t use their other hand to keep their cotton balls on their spoons. Whichever player transfers the most cotton balls wins.

Balloon Pop Relay

This game is for 6 or more players and should be played outside or in an open area. Give one balloon to each player and form two teams. Put two chairs at one end of the playing field, and have the two teams stand on the other end. The first players of each team have to hold the balloon and run with it to a chair. When they get to the chair, they have to sit on the balloon and try to pop it. When they pop the balloon, they run back to their team and the next person goes. The first team to pop all of their balloons wins!

Excuse Me, What Are You Doing?

This game is for 4 or more people, where you say one thing but do another. To play, you pretend to do an action like washing your hair or drinking tea. The person next to you then asks, “Excuse me, what are you doing?” You have to say something other than what you are really doing. So if you were pretending to brush your teeth, you could say, “I’m eating cookies.” Then that person has to pretend that she’s eating pizza and say something different when the next person asks her, “Excuse me, what are you doing?” If a player makes a mistake, she’s out. Try to keep it going around the circle and see how fast you can go!

Hankie Hop

This is a game for 4 or more players and should be played outside or in an open area. Form two even teams and give each team a handkerchief. To play, the first player of each team has to balance a handkerchief on her foot and hop to the finish line and back. Then the next person in line goes. If a player drops the hankie, she has to start over. The first team to finish wins.

Edible Jewelry

You will need at least two feet of string for each person, candy or sweet cereal with holes, and small bowls to put the goodies in. Before your party, fill the bowls with the candy or cereal, and place them at the party table. Give each child a piece of string, and let them create a necklace, bracelet, anklet, etc. They’ll have fun creating their own jewelry, and will have a yummy take-home party favor!

Things I Love

This game is for 3 or more players. Give each person a heart cut out of paper and have them write down their favorite color, movie, book, animal, and food. Then put all of the hearts into a hat and have people take turns reading them. Try to guess who you think the author of each heart is.