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How to Play: Siamese Gift Wrap

Wrap it up! Credit: mattbuck4950, Flickr
What you need: Wrapping paper, tape, scissors, bows and presents or empty boxes.
How to play: Pair up players, and let them know that they will be competing against each other, two pairs at a...
The pair with the best-wrapped present wins.

How to Play: Euchre

Get three "tricks" and win the game! Credit: Getty Images What you need: You need four players and a deck of 24 standard playing cards consisting of the aces, kings, queens, jacks, 10, and 9 of each of the four suits. A standard 52-car...Get three "tricks" and win the game!

How to Play: Password

Don't tell the password! Credit: Getty Images
What you need: At least four players and a pack of Password cards.
How to play: Divide into teams of two – one player will be "A" and the other player will be "B." Divide the cards...
What you need: At least four players and a pack of Password cards.

How to Play: Ranter-Go-Round

Poker chips serve as "lives" in this game.
What you need: A standard deck of playing cards and tokens (poker chips, candy, pennies). Any number of players can play this game.
How to play: The object is not to have the lowest card at...
Be the last remaining player with a life or lives.

How to Play: Blind Man's Bluff

No peeking! Credit: Getty Images
What you need: A blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).
How to play: Designate one person as "it." Put a blindfold on "it," spin the person around, and send him or her out into the...
All you need is a blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).

How to Play: Cakewalk

Cakewalks are popular at fundraisers. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: A path of up to 20 numbered squares, music to play during the game and prizes (typically a cake, but other treats or items can also serve as the prize).
How t...
This game of chance has a sweet prize!

How to Play: Forcing the City Gates

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this Red Rover-like game. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: All you need is enough children to form two teams of at least four people each.
How to play: In this Chinese New Year variation of Red Rov...
This is the Chinese New Year variation of Red Rover.

How to Play: Knocking the Stick

Knock the stick over the line to win. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: Two sticks and chalk for drawing lines.
How to play: Draw two lines with chalk on the ground 8 feet apart. On one of the lines, place one of the sticks. The o...
Throwing sticks? What is there not to like about that?

How to Play: Hearts

Do you heart hearts? Credit: Getty Images What you need: Four players and a standard deck of playing cards. How to play: All the cards are dealt to each player, so players have 13 cards. During the first round of pl...Don't get stuck with the hearts or the ace of spades.

How to Play: Kings in the Corner

Put your kings in the corners. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: Two to four players and a standard deck of playing cards.
How to play: Each player is dealt seven cards from the top of the deck. A game play...
You need a standard deck of cards for this game.

How to Play: Old Maid

Don't get stuck with the Old Maid! Credit: Getty Images What you need: Two to eight players and a pack of Old Maid cards or a standard pack of playing cards. When using a regular deck, a card is either removed or added, resulting in on...The object of this game is not to be the old maid!

How to Play: The ABC Game

Spot the letter "A," win a point. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: This is a game to play while riding in a car on a road trip, but you do need pen/pencil and paper to keep score.
How to play: As you see letters on...
Claim a letter before anyone else!

How to Play: Charades

Two words: Charades rule! Credit: Getty Images
What you need: At least six players, slips of paper, pens or pencils and a hat or box.
How to play: Players are divided into teams of three or more. Each player receives several slips ...
This game is for great actors!

How to Play: Ghost

Lose the game, and become a "ghost." Credit: Getty Images
What you need: All you need for this game is at least two players.
How to play: This is a word game in which players take turns adding letters to a growing word frag...
Don't complete a word... if you do, then you lose!

How to Play: My Father Owns a Grocery Store

What items are in your "grocery store?" Credit: Getty Images
What you need: This is a game to play while riding in a car on a road trip.
How to play: One person begins the game by saying, "My father owns a grocery store, and in it h...
Get through the alphabet of items at your father's grocery store.

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