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8 Easy Elementary School Party Games Kids and Room Moms will love


No more school party stress! Just use these 8 fun Elementary School Party Ideas. Great classroom games for kids on halloween, valentaines day, chrsitmas, End of the Year and Winter school parties. #schoolparties, #partyideas, #partygames, #halloweenparty,

Kid school parties at the Elementary school are so much fun to attend. You get to see your child in the classroom and how they interact with all the other kids. Plus, you get to put a face to all the names you hear at home. What I am not such a big fan of is coming up with games that all the kids will enjoy and are easy for me to create. So, I have created a list of easy kids party games that any room parent can put together quickly. These 8 Easy Elementary School party games can be used for parties at anytime of year with a little adjustment to your party theme. I hope this list helps you find a great game for your classroom.

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8 Elementary School Party Games

1. Freeze Dance – All you need is your phone with music and maybe a speaker. The kids have tons of energy at the school parties and are always ready to dance around.

2. Limbo – What you need –  a long stick and some music 

Super easy and fun game. Download some kid’s music on your phone to play. Have two people hold a long stick and the kids line up behind it. The kids then try to go under the stick without falling or touching it. Each time the kids come around lower the stick a little until there is one child left. They are the winner.

8 Easy Elementary School Party Games

3. Bozo Buckets – What you need – 4-5 buckets and items to throw 

This is another game easily customizable to the time of year your party is held. If you have a Halloween party get some plastic pumpkin buckets the kids trick or treat with and some fake eye ball ping pong balls. (I get these at the dollar store) For a Winter party use red or blue buckets and white fake snow balls. Line up 4 or 5 buckets and have the kids try to toss the balls into each bucket.  


8 Easy Elementary School Party Games

4. Hallway Obstacle Course –  What you need – 4 hula hoops, paper cut outs, 8 cones, 4 bean bags 

This game may need to be played in the hallway at school. First create cut outs with poster board for the kids to jump to. For Halloween parties cut out pumpkins, for winter parties do snow balls, valentine’s day parties do hearts. There will be two obstacle courses next to each other so the kids can make two lines one for each team. Both sides will be identical. First kids jump from cut out taped to the floor to cut out, next they weave between cones and last, they need to toss a bean bag into two hula hoops. After the bean bags are in they need to go back through the course and let the next kid in line go. Whichever team gets all their players through first wins. 

Minute to Win it Kids Party Games 

These are great because you can rotate through the groups of kids quickly so that all can play in a limited time. Here are the ones that have worked best for me: 

8 Easy Elementary School Party Games

5. Cup Stacking –  What you need –  42 red solo cups.  

First split cups into two groups (21 each) and have two children compete against each other. Kids have one minute to unstack the cups and create a pyramid then restack the cups back into each other. Use the timer on your phone for this and write down the time they finish. At the end look at the times to find a winner. Just add more cups if you want to have more than two kids compete. Tip: when stacking cups up don’t press them tightly together or they can be hard to get apart.


6. Spoons –  What you need – box of plastic spoons, 24 ping pong balls, 8 small paper bowls 

This game is for four kids at a time. Give each a spoon and two bowls. In one bowl add six ping pong balls. Kids have one minute to try to transfer the ping pong balls to the other bowl using only the spoon in their mouth. They may not use their hands.  

7. Straw Race – What you need – box of straws, and items to race, blue painters tape 

This game can be customized by the time of year the party happens. For Halloween get some spider rings cut off the ring part and you have a spider to race. For Winter parties use cotton balls for snow and Valentine’s Day candy hearts. At a long table in the classroom put down blue painter’s tape (it shows up well & doesn’t stick to table) at one end for the finish line. On the other side of table have two kids line up with a straw and they have one minute to race their spider to the finish line by blowing on the straw.  

8. Bingo – What you need – Bingo cards and chips to cover the cards 

Buy bingo cards or print them off of Pinterest. You will find tons of cards for each holiday.  

I hope that you have found a game that will be great for your next party. If you have a great idea and want to share it please add it to the comments for us all see. Did you try these games? Let us know how it went in the classroom.

Have a fun school party!! 

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8 Awesome School Party Ideas for Room Parents. Need a quick and easy game for End of the year party, Holloween, holiday party or just a fun day at school? These games are super easy and the kids will have a blast 8 Awesome School Party Ideas for Room Parents. Need a quick and easy game for End of the year party, Holloween, holiday party or just a fun day at school? These games are super easy and the kids will have a blast Looking for fun Elementary school party games and ideas for an upcoming classroom party? Let me show you 8 quick and easy party activities including a fun minute to win it game for kids. Use these games at your next Halloween party, end of the year party, Valentines day, winter party and more.  You will be the coolest room Mom or Dad!! #schoolparties, #classroomgames,  

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7 thoughts on “8 Easy Elementary School Party Games Kids and Room Moms will love

    1. That would be a really fun game to add to a school party! You could always add small dollar store items to the packages. I am thinking your wrap several boxes up with the last one having a present. Kids then pass the gifts around until music stops and then they unwrap one layer. Thanks for this great idea Mery!!

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