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fun word games to play

A memory game where first player says, “I’m going on a bear hunt, and I'm bringing… [an item beginning with the letter A]”.  Everyone takes a turn, repeating everything that was said before then and adding an item.

Going On A Bear Hunt

Have kids take turns naming a word that starts with the respective letter as you work through each letter of the alphabet.

Alphabet Game

This simple guessing game begins as one person spies  something and keeps it a secret. The other players take turns asking questions and guessing the object .

I Spy

One player holds up the card or phone to their forehead without looking at it. The other players yell out clues for the first player to be able to guess the word.


Someone starts the game by humming a well-known song. The first person to guess the tune correctly wins and gets to be the next “hummer”.

Name That Tune

Everyone in the car tries to identify the make and model of the next car that is in the distance. Whoever correctly guesses the make and model wins.

Car Spotting

Someone picks a category or asks a question and the first person to shout out the answer wins. The winner chooses the next category.

Think Fast!

The first player starts by saying a compound word of their choice. The next player takes the last part of the word and builds a new one. Example:  Moon-light  Light-house

Word Trail

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