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Who can resist a time-honored classic game of Charades?

To play Charades, one person is the actor and the others are guessers. The actor has to act out a word or phrase without speaking. You can let each actor think of their own words, or have a list of ideas ready — there are lots of online charades generators, like this one especially for kid-friendly ideas.

When they’re ready, the actor holds up their fingers to show how many words are in the correct answer. Then they act out the word or phrase they’ve chosen. The first person to guess correctly gets to act next!

To make your round of Charades more fun, you can agree on a category first, like “book titles,” “movies” or “animals.”  Or you can get really creative and play Charades about family memories, with each person acting out a memorable moment!