15 Campfire Games for Adults And Kids.
I don’t know if you have any experience of campfire during the seasons of summer and fall. One thing I know is that sitting around the warm fire with family and friends, everyone sharing their stories is one of the best experience I ever had.
# Campfire Games For Adults
2. Truth or Dare: this is a game of challenge where the players are made to choose whether to tell a truth or complete a dare of which if he fails gets penalized depending on the rules invented. (source)
3. Telephone: this is game that can be played on campfire by adults, it involves the whispering of Information to the player next to you, and in turn, you whisper to the next person until the last person announces the information which is compared to the original information to know how distorted it has gotten. (source)
4. Five Daily Facts: this game involves the players taking turns to announce five events that took place in their lives that day. The game continues until facts are exhausted.
5. Name the Tune: in this game, a player plays or sings his song keeping others guessing in line with what they have heard. (source)
6. Make Me Laugh: this is an interesting game where the players approach each other with tactics and intention of making the other person laugh first. The first person to laugh it off, until the most serious person emerges.
7. Twenty Questions: this is a game that starts with one player carrying a secret object in mind where others will keep on asking questions in turns that requires a “yes”, “no” or “maybe” answer from the player until they get the object right, making the player that is right the next to keep the secret. Where nobody is able to guess right after twenty questions, the player continues with another object for the next round. This requires strict truthfulness, hence the fun is ruined. (source)
8. Two Truths and a Lie: in this game a player states three facts about him, where two are truth and one false leaving the other players guessing the false fact.
9. The Winking Assassin: this involves a neutral moderator who appoints an assassin who uses winking to eliminate other players leaving on him and the last survivor. The players must be looking at each other’s face trying to detect the assassin who winks in secret.
10. Mafia: this game requires a deck of cards and a neutral moderator who splits the other players into two teams, the mafia or honest. This game can be played between 6-16 players.
# Campfire Games For Kids
12. Tell me a Story: this is a storytelling game involving every player making a sentence linked to last player’s sentence to keep the game alive.
13. If/then: the players are made to write down “if” statements in a piece of paper and drop in a bowl as they shuffle, picking up the papers and replying with a “then” answer, which is the read out loud for fun.
14. Candy bar game: involves the use of candies a 4 dices. The technique is quite easy and simple to follow.
15. Tell me a Secret: the starter whispers a secret to the person sitting next to him and this secret goes around and comes back to the starter who sees how much the secret has evolved.
With these fun games in mind, your next campfire experience should be mind-blowing.