What’s a graduation party without fun graduation party games to keep your guests entertained?! Party games are a great way to bring everyone together and create an atmosphere filled with laughter and joy for a day no one will ever forget!
In this post, you will find outdoor graduation party games, indoor graduation games, and everything in between!
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Best Graduation Party Games 2021
1. Graduation Bingo
You can’t go wrong with having Bingo at your graduation party. This Bingo game is graduation themed making it perfect for the occasion. Be sure to pair this game with some fun prizes for the winners!
2. Party Charades
If you are looking for a game that’ll bring everyone together, this is the game to get! Everyone will have a blast laughing throughout the entire game!
3. What Do You Meme
This game is one of the most fun card games, EVER! I’m not kidding. Depending on who will be attending your graduation party, you can opt for the family-friendly version of this game, or go with the standard version if your guests will be mostly adults!
4. Free Printable Graduation Party Games
I created 3 FREE graduation party game printables for you to download, print, and use at your graduation party this year! Here’s what you’ll get:
- Find Someone Who: Print a copy of this game and hand them out to your party guests. Everyone has to walk around and “Find Someone Who” for each statement. The person who finds someone for every line first wins the game!
- Graduation Word Scramble: This game can be played all together as a group in a competition style, or you can hand them out for people to play on their own amongst themselves.
- How Well Do You Know The Graduate: Now this one is my favorite out of the 3 printables! Challenge your guests to see how well they know the graduate. Whoever is able to get all of the most answers correct can win a prize!
Grab your free graduation party printable games below!
5. Key to Success
This game can get a little messy, but is so much fun! For this game, you’ll need aluminum pie pans, whipped cream, and keys.
For sanitary reasons, make sure you have at least one aluminum pan for each player. The goal of the game is to see which team can find all of the keys in the whipped cream the fastest.
Step 1: Fill each aluminum pan with whipped cream and one key. To make it more challenging for the players, alternate where you place the key each time (ex. Key in the center then whipped cream on top, whipped cream then key then more whipped cream to cover it, and you can even move the placement of the key towards the left and right).
Step 2: Divide the group into two teams of an even number.
Step 3: Each player on each team will take their turn. Once they find the key, remove that pan and place a new pan. The process will repeat itself and the first team to find all of the keys the fastest wins the game.
6. Face the Cookie
This classic party game is always a crowd favorite. For this game, all you will need are some cookies and your face! Typically people use Oreos because of their size and the amount you get in one pack, but any type of cookie will work.
Step 1: Divide the group into to teams
Step 2: Each team will send one person up at a time to play
Step 3: Place one cookie on the forehead of each player
Step 4: Set the timer for 1 minute and the first player to get the cookie from their forehead into their mouth without touching with their hands, wins a point for their team. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins
7. Stack Attack
For this simple graduation party game idea, all you will need is cups! I prefer to use solo cups for this game because they tend to be a bit sturdier, but any type of disposal cup will work.
Grab about 36 cups and stack them in a tower-like fashion. You can start with 8 cups on the bottom row, then 7, then 6, and so on a so forth until you are left with 1 cup on top.
The object of the game is for each player on each team to unstack and restack the tower without knocking it over in under a minute. The player that unstacks and restacks the tower the fastest gets a point for their team.
8. Defy Gravity
The object of this game is to defy gravity with the use of balloons. Each player will have two balloons that they will have to keep from touching the ground for one minute. The player that is able to keep their balloons from touching the ground wins a point.
It would be super fun to do this game in levels where you increase the number of balloons after each round (ex. Round 1: 2 balloons, Round 2: 3 balloons, Round 3: 4 balloons, etc).
9. Guess the Age
Print two sets of (the same) pictures of the graduate from each age of their life. Divide the group into two separate teams.
Each team will try to arrange the pictures into the correct age order and identify what age they think the graduate is in the picture.
The team that comes the closet to the correct timeline wins the game!
10. Giant Pictionary
What’s better than Pictionary than giant Pictionary am I right? For this game, all you’ll need is a large whiteboard/flip chart easel. You can make up your own word bank that players can draw from, or use words from the original Pictionary game. It’s up to you!
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