Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Summary: A classic kid's party game where the players compete for accuracy while a little disoriented

Ages: From 4 to 10

Recommended Number of Players:
Between 3 and 15

Equipment:
Poster of a donkey without a tail
Donkey tails cut from paper, one per player
double-sided tape
blindfold

Set Up:
Hang the poster on the wall at the average height of the players
Put a small piece of doube-sided tape on the back side of each tail

How to Play:
Hand the first player a donkey tail. Blindfold the player while standing approximately 6 to 8 feet away from the poster. Spin the player around three complete turns and then point them toward the donkey poster. Let the player make their way toward the poster and then stick the tail to the first place on the wall where they touch. No feeling around for other tails as more players participate.

Winner:
The player who sticks the tail closest to the real place where a tail belongs on a donkey, wins the game.

Variation:
For instance, at a Halloween party you could play "Pin the Spider in the Web." Other titles could be: Pin the Tutu on the Ballerina, Pin the Parrot on the Pirate.

A fun version for the slightly older girls party could include a poster of a cute actor that many of the girls would know. Cut out "lips" and have them see who can pin the lips closest to the actors mouth. The player who wins gets to take the poster home as the prize!


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