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Selection of fun Princess party games for kids. These games are perfect for all little girls and Princess lovers.
The games are fun and simple and can be incorporated into any type of Princess party that you hold, whether it be a Disney Princess or not.
Choose from some classical games or new ideas to keep the kids highly entertained and having fun.
The best parties are those that include games.
In fact, games help to keep the kids engaged and ultimately have more fun.
All these Princess party games can be tailored to the size of the particular party that you are holding and can be adapted depending on the age range of the children attending.
You may feel like it’s a bit of work to organise the games before the party and then coordinate them on the day, but trust me, you will be pleased that you did.
It is quite common for kids to attend a party and not know all the other kids there. For shy children this can be quite overwhelming and awkward.
Having planned games allows all the children to engage with each other without actually having to know each other. All they need to do is join in the game.
At the end of the day, kids that are entertained will have more fun. If the kids are having fun, the birthday child will enjoy their party more. Everyone ends up happy, and you get to enjoy seeing the best party ever unfold.
Whether the party will be indoors or outdoors there are a selection of games here that will be perfect.
So you are ready to plan your Princess party but would like to incorporate some specific Princess party games?
You have come to the right place! Read on to coordinate the most fun your child has ever had at their party.
Classical Party Games With A Princess Spin On Them
1. Musical Thrones
This is a classic game of musical chairs, except you are simply using the word “throne”. Easy right?
Ensure that you have enough chairs for each of the children to start the game with.
Lay the chairs in a row with every other chair facing the opposite way.
Play the music and ask the children to walk around the line of chairs. Remove one of the chairs whilst the music is playing.
When the music stops the children must sit down. The child without a chair is out.
Keep playing until only one child is left sitting.
2. Princess Statues
The game of musical statues is always a popular one, so simply change the game to Princess statues.
Play the music and when the music stops the children either have to stand completely still or strike a Princess pose.
This game can either be played with a winner at the end or allowing all the children to have continuous play. Your choice may depend on the age ranges of the children.
3. The King Says
Yes you got it. This is the same game as Simon Says.
The king is giving out instructions and all the Princess’ are following the directions.
For example, the King says ” Jump up and down”. Or the King says “put your hands over your eyes”.
Make sure the children understand that if you just say “Jump up and down” without saying “the King says” first, then they are out.
This game can either be played with a final winner, or just continuous play with all the children stay in.
For an added bit of fun the King could be wearing a crown.
4. Pass The Parcel
Pass the parcel is a very popular game for kids and can easily be suited to a Princess theme.
Simply find a gift that is related to a Princess. It could be some Princess attire, or a doll or a Princess game. Then wrap is pretty colors to match your theme.
This is the perfect game regardless of your theme.
Pinata’s are always a lot of fun and can be a game that is played with just a couple or a whole group of children.
If possible try and find a pinata that matches the Princess theme. Whether that be a pinata with pictures of a Princess on it, or a crown or shoe.
Whilst pinata is often played with kids being blindfolded, you absolutely don’t have to do this. At my kids parties, the kids have never used a blindfold and they have still have a heap of fun with it.
Just be aware that if a blindfold is used, extra supervision will be required as the children will be swinging a stick around and they wont be able to see!
If concerned about the safety of hitting a pinata, it is advisable to purchase a pull string pinata which is more child friendly.
Alternatively if you can’t find something you like, you might chose to make your own pinata and simply decorate it with a color to match your Princess theme.
6. Kiss The Frog
This game is a classic spin on “pin the tail on the donkey.
Instead of a picture of a donkey, the picture is of a frog.
Give each child a sticker of a lip. Blindfold the children (one at a time), spin them around and then have them place the lip on the frog.
Alternative Princess Party Games
7. Princess Treasure Hunt
Gather several items that relate to a Princess. Examples include:
- Princess Shoe
- Princess book
Hide all the Princess items around the home or garden and hand each of the kids a chart with all the items listed on there.
The kids have to hunt down the items and cross them off when they have found them all.
8. Hide and Seek Princess
The children can take it in turns to be the Princess and find a hiding spot. Then all the other children have to try and find her.
Play this just as you would a normal hide and seek game.
9. Save the Princess
If you are holding the party outdoors and its in warm weather, this would be a great game to play.
Before the party, grab several Princess small toys. This could be Princess figurines or miniature castles, shoes, tiara’s etc.
Add them to a bowl and pour water all over them. You will be turning this bowl into an ice block!
On the day of the party, the children are given some tools and they have to work together to free all the items.
10. Princess Race
This is a team game and involves some running.
Divide the children into teams and then separate the teams so that they have room to run.
At the other end of your garden (or room), place a variety of Princess items on the floor. These items need to be placed directly opposite the team so they run in a straight line.
Items could include:
All the items needs to be placed in a pile.
The children have to run, one at a time to the pile and put on all of the items. Then they run back to their team, Hi five their team mate then run back to the original spot. Undress and run back to their team.
The next child then runs and does the same thing.
The first team to have all the children run up, get dressed and run back again wins.
11. Cinderella’s Lost Slipper
This game is similar to a treasure hunt except the children are only looking for one item and that’s Cinderella’s shoe!
Hide the shoe and have all the children try and find it. Once found, it can be re-hidden in another location.
Princess Party Activities
12. Face Painting
Face painting is something that kids love.
You may know someone that is willing to help out with the face painting or you could hire someone to undertake it.
This is a great introductory activity to undertake with the kids as they slowly arrive at the party.
13. Princess Word Search
Source: Two Kids And A Coupon
Use this free printable Princess word search either as a party activity or to give the kids as they attend the party. It’s a great ice -breaker activity.
Alternatively it could also be printed and placed in the kids party bags to take home.
14. Make Princess Wands
If your daughter likes to craft then you might like to include some craft activities at the party.
A great activity would be to let the kids make their own Princess wands. If this was undertaken near the beginning of the party, they would be able to enjoy their wand throughout the entire party.
15. Make Princess Crowns or Tiaras
If the kids are making their own wands, then they might also like to make a crown or a tiara too.
This allows plenty of gluing, sticking, glitter and beads.
16. Princess Pamper Station
The girls may enjoy a bit of pampering at the party. If this is the case, set up an area where you could give the kids a glitter tattoo or paint their nails.
This would be something to make them feel extra special.
17. Photo Booth
If the children are a little older, photo booth’s are always very popular.
Set up a nice party backdrop, and have Princess party props available to hand to let the kids dress up and have some fun.
How Many Games Is Enough At A Kids Party?
The amount of games that you plan at a party will ultimately depend on two things.
- How long the party will be
- The age of the children attending.
As a general rule of thumb you will want to coordinate between 3-5 games for a party that lasts 1 1/2 hours and 4-6 games for a 2 hour party.
When you coordinate the games make two lists.
Have one list of games that you will definitely play and one list for games that can easily be played if you need more to fill in the time.
The games on the second list can be super easy ones that don’t need any planning such as:
- Simon Says
- Musical Statues
These are the type of games that you can quickly coordinate if you need to. Having this list will save you from any stress as you know you will have exactly the amount of games that you need.
As a back up, it is always great to have a bag of balloons handy. If you really get stuck, simply blow them up and hand one each to the kids. The aim of the game is to simply pat the balloons and keep them in the air as long as possible.
There are so many wonderful party games to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one’s to pick. Chat through each of these Princess party games with your daughter and see which games bring a smile to her face. You will soon know which ones are going to be a hit.
Ensure you have several games already planned and the kids are going to absolutely love them. It will end up being the best Princess party ever!
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