A magical party idea for fans of Alice’s Adventures!
The classic novels by Lewis Carroll capture the imaginations of lots of children of primary school age. Alice herself was six going on seven in the Alice in Wonderland stories, so this party theme will probably appeal to little bookworms from around 4-8 years old.
- Mad Hatter hats
- Cheshire cat smiles
- Painting cut-out shapes – teapots, flowers, cupcakes, girls
Alice in Wonderland party game ideas
Mad Hatter’s hat toss
What would an Alice in Wonderland party be without a Mad Hatter party game? The rules are simple – line all the players up at the starting line and give each one a hat. On the count of three, everyone throws their hat as far as they can and whoever flings it the furthest wins a prize.
Queen of Hearts says
This Alice in Wonderland party game is a spin on Simon Says. Nominate one person to be the Queen of Hearts and give the rest of the group instructions like ‘The Queen of Hearts says hop on one leg’ and ‘The Queen of Hearts says sit down’.
Whenever the instructions don’t begin with ‘The Queen of Hearts says’, then don’t do anything. For instance, if the instructions are ‘sit down’, and you sit down, you’ll be out! You should carry on playing until there’s only one player left.
Pin the tail on the White Rabbit
Next up is “Pin the tail on the White Rabbit” – a spin on “Pin the tail on the donkey”! All you need for this Alice in Wonderland party game is a large picture of the White Rabbit and some cotton wool with a loop of sellotape stuck to each one. One by one, players take it in turns to be blindfolded and stick their tail wherever they think it should go. Whoever gets it closest to the White Rabbit’s tail wins!
‘You’re late!’ scavenger hunt
How about an Alice in Wonderland scavenger hunt? Hide lots of Alice in Wonderland related items like clocks, teacups, hats and bunny rabbits, split the players into two teams and give them 60 seconds to find as many as they can. Whichever team finds the most items wins!
Teacup toss (throw ping pong balls into teacups)
This would be a brilliant Mad Hatter’s tea party game – set up a table covered in tea cups and give each player three chances to land a ping pong ball in a cup. If you get one in, you stay in the game and if you miss, you’re out. Play until there’s only one person left in the game!
Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee three-legged race
How about a Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee three-legged race? First, put your players in pairs and tie two of their legs together with a scarf. On the count of three, each pair must race to the finish line and whoever gets there first wins!
Build a pyramid of cards
Our final Alice in Wonderland party game is themed around the Queen of Hearts. Split your players into teams and give each team a pack of cards. Whoever can build a pyramid of cards first wins!