Youth Ideas: Valentine’s Day Candy Charades by sappken


Play a game of charades using candy conversation hearts as the messages.

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     Youth Ideas:
    Valentine’s Day
    Candy Charades

       Play a game of
    charades using candy
   conversation hearts as
       the messages.

   Game Materials
   Valentine’s Day candy
   conversation hearts
   BOY, KISS ME, MY GAL, etc.)

  Game Objective
  Play a game of charades using
  candy conversation hearts as the

   Game Preparation
   1.   For this game to be effective,
        there must be quite a
        number of different
        conversation hearts to
        choose from.
   2.   Put all the candy in a bowl.

  Game Play
  1.   One person from a group picks
       out one of the candies from
       the bowl and, using the
       regular rules for Charades,
       tries to pantomime the
  2.   The person who correctly
       guesses the saying gets to eat
       that piece of candy.
  3.   It’s fun to watch the
       participants try to do phrases
       like LOVER BOY, KISS ME, and
       all the other crazy sayings
       found on the candy.

   Game Variation
   Use Valentine Cards
   instead of Valentine candy.

  Game Variation
  Use different emotions for the
  items to be pantomimed. The
  person who guesses the emotion
  gets a point. Emotions that can be
  used are: anger, fear, happy,
  nervous, bored, bitter,
  overwhelmed, depressed, at
  peace, embarrassed, loved,
  proud, detached, shocked, hate,
  and finally, love

   Game Variation
   •   In larger groups you might
       give each person one of the
       above emotions.
   •   There should be at least two
       people that have each
   •   The objective will be to
       display the emotion until you
       find the other members of
       your group.
   •   When you think you have
       your partners/group have a

    •   Continue until all groups are
    •   Then have each group strike
        a pose of their emotion
        ending finally with that of
    •   What does love look like?
    •   What actions show love?
    •   How did you find your
    •   How do we find love?

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