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Celebrate Big and Play Hard

Celebrate Big and Play Hard

Celebrate Big and Play Hard

Best Birthday Party Games for Kids Ages 5-8

Planning your child’s birthday party can seem like a daunting task especially when your checklist seems to magically grow as the party gets closer.

Birthday Party Checklist:

  • Cake
  • Ice cream
  • Balloons
  • Party Favors
  • Plates, cups, napkins
  • Soda
  • Piñata

But then you realize, “What is everyone going to do?”  You need a game - something perfect to help the party really get going.  Of course there are lots of typical birthday party games like Musical Chairs, Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Telephone, and Duck Duck Goose but what you’re looking for is a game that will be memorable and bring lots of laughs and fun to your child’s special day.  So skip the stress of corralling kids around a game they’ve played many times before checkout our selection of games that are perfect for your next pool party, slumber party, or day at the park!

  • Kids on Stage Board Game
    • Ages 3-8
    • 2-6 Players
    • Kids love to get into the act, and this charades game is made especially to put your youngster in the spotlight! Every player gets to act out on every turn, making it perfect for birthday parties!
  • Taco Takeover
    • Ages 6+
    • 2-4 Players
    • Ready, set, TACO! Players race against each other to see who can correctly fill their taco orders first. But be careful! Taco Takeover is a chaotic, free for all for everyone - so let's not taco 'bout it any longer, let's play!
  • Sturdy Birdy
    • Ages 5+
    • 2-4 Players
    • Strength, balance, counting, and determination all come into play as you see how long you can hold a pose while balancing the seed bag on your body. You could face extra challenge along the way, so stay strong and Sturdy, Birdy!
  • The Floor is Lava!
    • Ages 5+
    • 2-4 Players
    • The Floor is Lava is the fun, physical, lava leaping game! Players must imagine the floor is molten hot lava, while spinning for their color and jumping along foam game pieces in order to reach safety. Remember, don't touch the floor!
    • Ages 7+
    • 4+ Players
    • You and your team have been contacted by the boss, challenging you to pull off the heist of the century: crack a safe filled with gold in 5 minutes or less and collect $50 million in cold hard cash! Work together as a team and follow the instructions carefully to open the safe and walk away ridiculously rich. 
  • Chrono Bomb!
    • Ages 7+
    • 1+ Players
    • Mission: Cross the laser field before it's too late. Chrono Bomb is a super-secret spy mission where kids create a "laser" field to crawl through. At the end of the maze is the bomb, counting down... tick, tick, tick! So, you have to hurry, carefully, and make it to the end to defuse the bomb and be the hero!

Cut the cake, open the gifts, and get the kids playing with one of the best board games that’ll blow the candles off of last year’s party.

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