DJ GAMES FOR KIDS BETWEEN AGES OF 3-6
What’s the time Mr. Wolf?
One player is the Wolf. The Wolf has to stand at one end of the room facing away from the others. The children creep up on the wolf shouting “what’s the time Mr Wolf?”
Mr Wolf shouts back 2 o’clock, half past 4, 6 o’clock etc. but when he shouts “dinner time” all the children run. The one caught then becomes the Wolf, and the game goes on this way.
Played with music, all the children dance round while the music is going, when the music stops the children have to stand like statues, anyone who moves is out, start the music again and repeat this as many times as you want. The last one is the winner.
Pass the parcel
Passing the parcel round to music, when the music stops the child with the parcel takes off a layer of paper, the child who takes off the last layer gets to keep the prize. Make sure you have enough layers so everyone gets to take off a layer of paper: put sweets or small prizes in-between the layers so you don’t have any tears or sad faces.
Needed-: Wrapping Paper and Small Prizes
- Make two equal teams.
- Call one team Apples and the other team Lemons.
Play music, make sure the kids are dancing after a time switch off the music, shout out one team name, that team has to make the other team laugh, smile or move any part of their face etc, the players that are not “poker faces” each player that moves are counted as 1 point each the team with the lowest score at the end of the game are the winners. Repeat as many times as you want the game to last. Alternating the team names shouted out.
When DJ says “Simon says” Hop on the floor, clap your hands, run round in a circle, stand still, jump up and down, laugh out loudly, etc, the list can be endless. You can play this game so many different ways; eliminate anyone who is slow to react, so you end up with just one winner. Stay on one theme e.g. making the sounds of animals, doing the actions of animals e.g. elephants, monkeys, birds etc.
Each Player must cover a certain distance jumping with a tennis ball between their Knees. If the ball falls down, the player places it between their Knees again and continues to jump. The player who covers the most amount of distance in the shortest time is the winner.
Needed-: Tennis Ball
With one fewer chairs than people, music is played for a short amount of time; players move around the chairs when the music stops everyone tries to sit on a vacant chair. (Only one person per chair) The person who doesn’t find a chair is out. One chair is taken away and the game continues until only one person is left (The Winner).
It is up to the client to provide ‘Needed’ items for the DJ to be able to play the games.
DJ GAMES FOR KIDS BETWEEN AGES OF 7-13
Blow up a balloon and tie a string around each of the player’s ankles by stretching the rubber band over player’s feet, (Make sure the players are wearing shoes to protect their feet). Play some music and have everybody stomp and step to pop other player’s balloons. Whoever has the last balloon around their ankle is the winner!
Needed-: Balloons and String
Clothes Pin Relay
Divide into two teams. Determine a start and finish line about 3 meters apart, place a small mouth cup (something with an opening about 4 to 5 inches) at the finish line for each team. Each player must place a clothes pin between their knees and waddle to the finish line and drop the clothes pin in the cup without using their hands. Teams race against each other! After the music has finished the team who managed to get the most clothes pins in their cup are the winner.
Needed-: Clothes Pin and Cup
Each child grabs a partner. One wraps and one is the statue, when the music starts the wrapper wrap up their partner from head to toe. (It’s harder than you think) The first one to wrap up their partner completely with no clothing showing is the winner!! (One roll of toilet paper per person).
Needed-: Toilet Paper
Two players hold up a limbo stick (Usually a broom or a stick). All the rest of the players form a line and pass under it, players are not to touch the limbo stick and they cannot have any parts of their body touching the floor or the stick. At the start of the game make it easy ones everybody has gone throw, the stick gets lower each time. If a player touches the floor or the stick, their out. The last player to go throw is the winner.
Needed-: Broom Stick
Pass the Parcel
Passing the parcel round to music, when the music stops the child with the parcel takes off a layer of paper; the child who takes off the last layer gets to keep the prize. Make sure you have enough layers so everyone gets to take off a layer of paper: put sweets or small prizes in-between the layers so you don’t have any tears or sad faces.
Needed-: Wrapping Paper and small prizes
Players form a circle. Their given a potato or tennis ball, something light weight that is given to one of the players to start the game. It is passed from player to player while the music is playing the DJ should not be looking at the group just to be fair, when the music stops, the player how has the Hot Potato is out of the game, (When you stop the music make the kids say hot potato and point to the one that has the potato). Keep going like this till you have one winner, the last player wins?
Needed-: Potato or Tennis Ball
Orange Relay (The orange is to be held under the neck)
Make up two teams, the two teams are face each other, give the first player on each team an orange. When the music starts the players are to pass the orange to the person beside them but only with their chin their hands are to stay behind there back so they are unable to use their hands, when the music stops the teams that have passed it the most players are the winner.
Make up two teams and make up a start and finish line about 3 meters apart. Line up half the teams at the start line and the other half at the finish line so you’ve got 4 line in total, blow up two balloons and give it to the players at the start line, they are to waddle to their team player with the balloon between their knees and pass it to their knees without using their hands, they repeat this until all the players have had a turn, the first team to complete this is the winner.
Grab and Tag
You need a good size room to play this game, split teams into two, put each team on opposite’s sides of the room against the wall. First players is number 1 second is number 2 and so on, put a plastic plate with a balloon on it, in the middle of the room, the DJ will call number 4, the two teams from number 4 will run to the balloon and try to grab the balloon with out getting tagged. Each time a team wins a round their get 1 point, first one to ten points wins.
Needed-: Plastic Plate and Balloon
It is up to the client to provide needed items for the DJ to be able to play the games