Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend time with your family. However, there is only limited information that you can share and eventually, you may experience a lull in the conversation. The best way to have some fun during the holiday season is by indulging on some family activities to keep the interest alive and help everyone bond and unwind. We have a few popular games that you can play in crowds or small groups and are suitable for every person of different ages, check them out:
1- Thanksgiving Bingo
Bingo has been a classic party game for years. It is even more fun when you are a group of cynical adults who have a humorous bone and have been observing your family for ages. There are many funny bingo cards available online, and you can have them printed on stock cards and cross the items out as time passes during the celebrations. Go crazy, include the little hijinks that characterize your family, such as someone forgetting something in the oven, the pet stealing food from your plate, a drunk uncle, or seniors recollecting the “good times.”
2- Turkey Tag
Are you a huge fan of Flag Tag? Then you are going to LOVE the Thanksgiving-themed Turkey Tag game that promises hours of fun for kids and adults alike. All you need is an enthusiastic bunch and a few clothespins. Clip 3-5 clothespins on your clothes and run around in an attempt to remove the clothespin from someone else’s clothes while saving your own pins. The last one with remaining clothespin wins!
3- Deck o’ Cards
Card games are the best way to spend some time together as the turkey cooks. If you have kids around, UNO could be a great game to get started. For a bunch of adults looking to have some grownup fun, you can take one something more alluring such as Cards Against Humanity and its variations. For the tech-friendly ones, you can also download apps that have a range of card games where everyone can log in and play together.
4- The Good Ol’ Drinking Game
Drinking Games are suitable for all occasions and every holiday. You can create your own drinking list or can get one off the internet. A drinking game doesn’t necessarily have to include an alcoholic beverage. If you are a family that loves working on their fitness, you can replace the drinking with exercises such as pushups or jumping jacks! Drinking game is good if you are watching the Thanksgiving Parade with your family, even if it is the televised telecast. Make a list and get checking!
5- Turkey Heads
Are you a family composed of connoisseurs of art? Do you think you have it in you to be the next Picasso? Try testing your skills blindfolded, and this game will have you in splits! Get a sketchbook, some pens, and a blindfold. With these materials, you are all ready and set for this game. Following the Thanksgiving theme, the task would be to draw a turkey without getting a peek at the page. If you think drawing with a blindfold on is bad enough, we also have a twist. What would be the best way to amp up the difficulty? By resting the sketchbook on top of your head! The best turkey drawing wins!
These games will make everyone feel included and keep everyone engaged for hours. They are as much fun as they sound. It will also allow you and your family to de-stress during the holiday season while you usher in the Christmas celebrations.