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Playing Charades

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All About Party Games Michael Casey

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Charades is a classic social game combining acting with lively discussions.

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๐ŸŽˆ A list of words/phrases

๐ŸŽˆ A timer or stopwatch

Materials Needed

๐ŸŽˆ A notepad and pen for keeping score

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๐ŸŽˆ Players are divided into 2 teams


๐ŸŽˆ The most enjoyable with at least 6 players

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๐ŸŽˆ Divide players into teams

๐ŸŽˆ Create a list of words/phrases


๐ŸŽˆ Choose the starting team

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๐ŸŽˆ Set a timer (usually 1-2 minutes)

๐ŸŽˆ The actor starts acting out words without making any sound


๐ŸŽˆIf the team guesses correctly, they get a point

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๐ŸŽˆ The game is usually played for a predetermined number of rounds

Ending the Game

๐ŸŽˆ The team with the most points wins

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๐ŸŽˆ Do you want to know what makes a good word/phrase?

๐ŸŽˆ Do you want to learn more?

That's the basic knowledge of the Charades game!

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