We have a lovely little New Year Family game for you all today, to hopefully help make New Year a little more fun for you. This is a printable game of New Year Charades, and you can all have a go at it.
What is charades?
This is a traditional, time-honoured family game, played the world over in times of seasonal celebrations; but Christmas and New Year in particular of course.
The word charade actually means:
“An absurd pretence intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance”Google definition
Given this, it is no surprise that the aim of the game Charades is to act out particular words an phrases (so pretending), to try and get the others involved in the game to guess what it is that you are trying to act out! Usually, the ideas are specific words, or they can be TV programs, films, books, or famous people, depending on what rules you decide to have for the game.
In our New Year game of charades, we have given you a few different cards to choose from including a number of words for you to try and act to the teams involved.
New year game: Balloons and champagne
The first set of charades are all focused on some of the rather lovlier parts of celebrating:
- Times Square,
- Fireworks, and
We do hope that you manage to get some safe celebrations in this year. But if you don’t – let’s celebrate in the charades game instead?
Midnight and magic
One of the most magical parts of new year is the magic associated with the approach of midnight, some of the next sheet of charades reflect this. Don’t forget those party hats!
- Party hat,
- Black tie,
- Host, and
Time for New Year
The final sheet of ideas for the New Year charades game include s few new ideas cover time, and celebrations. Do you like wearing a spot of sequin sparkle each year?
- Sequins and finally,
What a fabulous New Year game this should be for you all; we hope you have loads of fun, whatever it is that you are going to be doing this year. Wherever you are, stay safe and well too 🥰 🍾
To download this, just click the image below – it’s circular so it’s easier to find.
Enjoy! If you want more goodies for New Year, do check out the other articles on the site; we’ve lots of ideas for New Year activities, as well as help for organised mums out there! Why not take a look at these?
New Year Printables
Take advantage of some of our most popular new year free printables and resources! We wish you a happy new year!
Or maybe visit these too? There are a lot of other sites that provide resources like KiddyCharts, so why not have a look there as well?
New Year Ideas from the Internet
Some more activities to do on New Year with the kids from across the web.
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Some excellent New Years activities ideas from Happiness is Homemade.
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Science Sparks has some wonderful New Years activities around STEM.
Here is another lovely, but simple firework painting activity to try out for New Year too.
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