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Title:
Family party games : 100 fun games for all occasions
ISBN:
9780600612711
Publication Information:
London : Hamlyn, 2005.
Physical Description:
176 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Young children -- Musical -- Racing -- Hunting -- Guessing -- Parties for all ages -- In the garden -- Travel -- Pencil & paper -- Quick to learn card games -- Dice & domino games -- Games for the older generation.
Summary:
100 great games, including old favourites and ingenious new ideas, to make family parties fun for all.

Whether it's an educational activity for young children or an energetic outdoor game while the barbecue's warming up, there's something here for every occasion.

Take the worry out of entertaining children and grandparents alike without having to spend lots of money. Games of all kinds for 2-30 people are clearly illustrated and explained with inventive suggestions and variations. Book jacket.
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There's nothing like a fun game to get a party started, and with this inspirational guide, you'll find 100 entertaining ones to make any family gathering more memorable. With games for every member of the family, from Great Grandma to the youngest cousin, they range from the classics (Charades) to the inventive and new. Kids will love Musical Statues and The Alphabet Game. Younger folks will enjoy simple-to-learn card games like Chase the Ace, as well as more physical ones such as The Dunking Challenge. Guessing games like 20 Questions are fun for partygoers of all ages, and there's even a drinking game for grownups. With entertainment for every occasion, this is a perfect companion to any gathering.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Games for young childrenp. 8
Hunt the thimble
Sardines
What's in the bag?
Pin the tail on the donkey
Buried treasure
Feeding the baby
Greetings, O Princess
Sweet sucking relay
Matchbox game
Musical gamesp. 18
Musical chairs
Musical statues
Pass the parcel
Banana relay
Racing gamesp. 24
Darting fish
Sheepdog trials
In and out the egg cups
Bang bang relay
Pass the orange
Straw and tissue race
Coming or going?
Emptying the sock
Tutti frutti footy
Ex-straw-dinary
Paper clip chain
Balloon race
Your eggs, Sir
Putting baby to bed
Hunting gamesp. 42
Hide and seek
I-spy
Department store
Bloodhounds
Find the other half
Hunt the shoe
Card for card
Gathering wool
Guessing gamesp. 50
Memory game
What is it?
Twenty questions
Spoof
Up Jenkins!
What's in the sock?
Ring on a string
Who am I?
Parties for all agesp. 62
The health of Colonel Bogey
The killer wink
Odd or even
The horror game
Chocolate race
Murder in the dark
Squeak, pigg, squeak
Royal court
Put a cork in it
Piling up matches
Fishing
Dunking challenge
Games in the gardenp. 80
What's the time, Mr Wolf?
Simon says
Corn flakes, anyone?
Broken bottle
Wicked witches
French cricket
Charlie Chaplin relay
Sinking ship
Tapping hands
Christmas pudding
Hanging out the washing
Three-legged race
Sack race
Egg and spoon race
Wheelbarrow race
Potato race
Blind tunnel race
Dressing-up relay
Spry
Stepping stones
Assault course
Travel gamesp. 104
Number plates
Next letter
The postman's dog
I'll take my Auntie Pam's dog
Food store
One omelette
I love my love
Colour collecting
Pencil and paper gamesp. 112
Quick on the draw
Acrostics
Categories
Word couplings
Across and down
One at a time
Guggenheim
Poetry please
What age and ate
Battleships
Quick-to-learn card gamesp. 126
Samuel Spade the gardener
Old maid
Fish
Beggar my neighbour
Pairs
Donkey
Sevens
Rockaway
Ranter go round
Twenty-nine
Cheat!
My ship sails
Rolling stone
Dice and domino gamesp. 142
Dingo
Fifty
Pig
Beetle
The clock face
Drop dead
Chicago
Golf
Yacht
Squares
Block game
Blind Hughie
Ends
Fives and threes
Bergen
Games for the older generationp. 166
I went to the shops
Buzz-fizz-raspberry
A letter plus
Cameras, cue, action
Ads, headlines, picture
Indexp. 174
Acknowledgementsp. 176