TOP 15 NIGHT GAMES
For enjoying night games with family members or friends then the perfect venue is to arrange camping trips, sleepovers, and reunions. In the summer season, the atmosphere is too hot for the kids to play outdoor games. And in the night when the atmosphere is cool with fresh air to play outdoor fun games is the best enjoyment. In the night playing outdoor games gives fun than indoor games.
Outdoor games can be played with the small groups and large groups, it depends on the selection of the game what you choose to play in the night. While playing in the night we need to place few flashlights for playing few games in which we require lights. Below you can read further various outdoor games to play with family members or friends.
Games To Play Outside At Night (Outdoor Night Games)
In summer nights to play with electronic gadgets, it is better to join kids playing fun games and have fun with them. For every person, whether he/she is a kid or an adult, the games are available. There are various fun games which teens and adults can play and feel enjoyment.
1. Hide and Seek
The favorite game for the kids to play outside in the night with small or large groups. They enjoy this game when there is more darkness. TAPPING STICKS HIDE AND SEEK:- the best game for the kids, teenager, and adults. In this game, you need two sticks for the hiding person to hit both the sticks. For example, there are 8 people in the group then let four people hide while the remaining four will count 50.
The four hidden people have to tap both the sticks every 60 seconds so that the other four members can find them with the help of tapping sound of the sticks. The four people who are hidden then move from one place to another. The game continues till all four hidden members get caught by the seekers who were finding them.
1 (A) Tapping Sticks Hide and Seek
The best game for the kids, teenager, and adults. In this game, you need two sticks for the hiding person to hit both the sticks. For example, there are 8 people in the group then let four people hide while the remaining four will count 50. The four hidden people have to tap both the sticks every 60 seconds so that the other four members can find them with the help of tapping sound of the sticks. The four people who are hidden then move from one place to another. The game continues till all four hidden members get caught by the seekers who were finding them.
1 (B) Flashlight Hide and Seek
The other option to play hide and seek in the night. In this game, we have to send one pair of players to hide while the others count 50. The other pair of the kids will try to find the hidden pair and when they find them they also hide with them. The kids have lots of fun in the game when everyone hides at the same place and stay quiet. When everyone gets found the game starts again. Whomsoever found the hidden pair first will hide first in the next round.
1 (C) Firefly Hide and Seek
In this game, you have had use a small led flash light to find a hidden person. The person who hides is called a firefly and the person who has to find the hidden person will count 50. The hidden person will move from one place to another with the flashlight on and then turns off when he is at the other place every 60 seconds. The seeker(finder) will find the hidden person with the help of a flashlight and when the firefly is caught the seeker will get the turn to hide.
2. Ghost In The Graveyard
It is the reverse game of hiding and seeks. It is also the favorite game for the kids.here also we require pairs of players, so form the pairs and decide the area for the play. Some of the kids will hide according to their decided places and will spread the large areas. Pick one place and tell the players to act as ghosts. Let the ghost gets hidden while the other players will count “one o’ clock” all the way to“midnight” when someone finds a ghosts they will scream, ghost in the graveyard “and they will start running . all the ghost will run and come to the base attempting to tagged players before they get back to the base. If someone gets tagged then will become a ghost in the next round.
3. Flashlight Tag
In this game, one person will count till 10 and the others will run away. The goal for the runners to evade the light. If the player is called with the light beam then he/she is out. The person who is caught last with the help of the flashlight will win and plays next. Make sure that the friends are friendly and flashlights are unbreakable.
4. Nighttime Reflector Hunt
Here the kids enjoy much to find hidden items. In this game, some advanced planning is required to place things in the dark. You will need to purchase cheap reflectors from any hardware stores then stick the reflectors with the help of glue to index cards, punch holes to place strings. Hang them on the trees on small herbs. Let the kid find them and the kid who finds more flashlight will win the game
Fun Team Games To Play At Night (Team Game – Night Games)
When the members to play night games at camp or reunions, try one of the fun night game to have fun and enjoyment. Here you will need to make teams equally. Some night games are described below.
1. Attack and Defend
In summer season we like to play to play this game with family members or friends, this game gives more fun when there is a large group. decide one best place name it is a “castle” or a “fort”. Teams will decide between themselves who will attack and who will defend, the attacking team has to touch the castle if all the members of the attacking team touch the castle will get one point and after then it will become an attacker this game goes for 5 minutes, the team who gets more points will win.
2. Stop The Smuggler
Here we need to have a unique piece of rock for having fun in this game. The rock to should be small and of less weight to carry in one hand. Decide an area for the play and make two teams – the smugglers and coast guard. One of the smugglers has to hold a rock and will move from one field to another playing field without being tagged off the other team.
If the member of the opponent team has tagged the smuggler has to open both the hands and sit until the round is over. The smugglers can pass the jewel with each and every member of their team but they must carry the rock only in one hand. When the smuggler with the rock gets found the round ends and the game starts again by exchanging places with the opponent team. The team which gets find the smuggler fast will win.
3. Pyramid Sticks
In this game divide your players into two teams. Each team will find three sticks all which have the equal length for their pyramid. The goal of the other team is to knock down the pyramid of the opponent team. Each team will get point when they pull down the pyramid of the other team, the team with the highest point wins.
4. Fugitives and Copes
This can be played by a kid, teenager or the adults. It requires a large area to play with fun. Locate 2 points A and B. There will be two teams name fugitives and cops, the fugitives will go from point A to point B without being caught by the cops. The fugitives will be allocated few minutes to move from point A.
The cops will use a flashlight and will search fugitives, the member who moves from point A to point B without being caught by the cops. The game includes more fun when there is a large area to play and more places to hide. For making interesting you can set a time limit.
Games To Play Indoors In The Dark
While playing outdoor games at night in dark places it becomes scary and many unusual things happen in the dark. So we have the best collection of indoor games to play in summer with family or friends. The game will work for any age of the person and it can also be modified for kids and adults.
1. Grandma’s Footsteps
One person becomes a grandmother and sits on the chair and will turn back. The kids will try to steal the things which kept near grandmother. If the grandmother hears footsteps then she will turn around and shines a flashlight at footsteps of the kid. If the kid is caught he/she will move back to the start line. The kid who steals item from grand item frontcourt being caught and comes back to the start line with the stolen item is the winner.
2. Shadow Puppets
It is an interesting game for the kids. The kids will dress out themselves when they get dressed they provide flash lights or lamps to make the shadow of animals or any shape. To motivate them with the fun, you need to encourage them to arrange a puppet show.
3. A Thief In The Dark
Choose few items of your choice and place them in different places. The players need to study about areas, it is time-based game depending on the members and their ages. After then the players will leave the room, then the players will see if they can tell what item is stolen. The player with the most stolen things wins.
This game includes few variations, all the players are having fun in this game. This game uses a flashlight to choose one player. Let the other players get arranged in the circle. One player in the middle will point the flashlight at a random person in the circle, whomsoever is targeted has to perform the various task assigned by the players. All the players in the circle are targeted once.
5. Murder In The Dark
This game requires complete darkness with no lights in the room. Make 2 slips of paper for every player in the game one with the detective and one with a murderer, and make slips will be the victim. Pass out the slips of the paper, after passing the detector will leave the room the lights of the room gets turned off and everyone moves here and there in the room the murderer will find anyone in the darkness and tap twice to kill that person. The tapped will scream and gets dead the murderer will continue this action till the lights are on. The detective will come back to the room turns on the light at that point everyone will freeze at respective places. the detective will try to find he a murderer, if the guess of the detector to find murder is right then the detector will get point the member with the more point will win.
6. The Wink Of Death
Here let the players stand in the circle. pull the cards from a deck for each player the card will include Joker also. Then pass out the cards in the circle, the person who receives joke will become murderer he/she will kill players by winking them secretly. When the player gets winked the murderer will count till 5 and he/she will be dead. The player who guesses incorrectly they are out the player who guesses right is the winner and will become next murderer.
7. Statue Tour
In these game we require few people, two people will be the tourist and one will be the guide and leave the room. The lights of the room will be turned off the other players accept the tourist and the guide will get frozen until they count to 30 the guide and the tourist will enter the room with a flash light. The goal of them is to make frozen people laugh. The person who moves or laughs gets out from the game. You can choose our various fun games described above to play at night with friends or family members. The games described above will give you hours of fun.
The area of playing outdoor or the game in the dark must be safe. While playing outdoor games you need to set boundaries at some distance. The kids must stay away from the roads.
So, grab these weekend with your kids and family with these top 15 night games which can be played outdoor, indoor, and with the team. Get more exciting games with kids and adults. For that stay tuned with us. If you want ideas about tea party games for kids and tea party games for adults, then here are the best tea party games ideas. Have a look!