Happy Summer! It’s Heather from FamilyVolley.com, here again to share with you a fun game to play with your family and friends.
All you need for this game is a squirt bottle full of water.
Have everyone in your family sit in a circle on the floor.
One person will start in the middle of the circle with the squirt bottle. The person in the middle picks a category (for example, colors, ice cream flavors, Disney movies, Harry Potter characters, breakfast cereals, etc…), and then think of an item within that category. Without telling anyone what they have chosen, they need to go around the circle while each person takes a turn guessing what that item is.
So… if the category is colors, each person would say a different color. Trying not to say the color the person in the middle has secretly picked. When someone does guess the item in the category, they get sprayed in the face with the squirt bottle. And they become the next person in the middle. (In this game you are actually trying to not guess the exact item and become the next person in the middle.)
For example. I am in the middle, the category is colors, and I have secretly chosen the color red. I start with my husband who guesses blue (so he is safe), then our daughter guesses orange (she is safe). And then our other daughter says red (so I squirt her in the face with the squirt bottle-because she guessed the color I had chosen.) She is then in the middle with the squirt bottle. She chooses a category, and then an item in that category (keeping it to herself). And we start going around the circle again.
1. If someone repeats a guess that has already made, then they get squirted in the face, so always pay attention.
2. If you take more than 3 seconds to make your guess, you get squirted in the face. No stalling.
This game is perfect for all ages. Kids especially! We are giving them an excuse to squirt one another? What kid doesn’t like that. Our family loves to choose fun and silly categories, but we also use the game to work on our colors, numbers between 1-20, we use it to practice multiplication facts and even to work on vocabulary words for our kids school vocab tests.
Time to grab your squirt bottles and have some fun. With all the heat outside, cross your fingers the family game turns into a family water fight and start making memories together.
So, how many breakfast cereals can you name?
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