Here are the best fun Diwali games for your friends, kids, and family to make your Diwali party extremely fun.
As Diwali is around the corner, many of us are already in a festive mood. To embrace this festival, if you are looking for some amazing ways to have fun, then you can’t miss out on these fun-filled Diwali games. These games are the perfect ways to connect with your friends and family members and to have the best Diwali time ever at our homes.
Here’s a list of Diwali Fun Games that you can’t miss out to include in your Diwali Party:
Diwali Fun Games For Party With Friends & Family
1. Cracker Tambola
Though we may not like to burst crackers outside our homes, we can play Cracker Tambola. Cut the paper in the shapes of Anar, Phuljhadi, Firki, Rocket, or bomb. Now each player has to write 5 numbers of their choice on each cracker. This can also be played as early 5s or full house.
2. Costume Party
You can also arrange a fancy-dress competition for the children in the house. They could dress as Ram, Sita, Hanuman, Krishna etc. and the adults could also make them recite some shloka, prayer or a few sentences about their character. In this way, they will also get knowledge of this festival.
3. Diwali Hunt – Let’s Find Laxmi and Ganesh
Draw or paste the images of Laxmi and Ganesh on a sheet of paper surrounded by the images of candles, diyas, rockets, sweets, etc. Get these photocopied according to the number of participants. Give a paper and a pen to each participant and ask them to find out the image of Laxmi and Ganesh in a minute. The person with the maximum number of images will be the winner.
4. Happy Diwali Fun Game: Writing Happy Diwali with Diyas
Take 20-25 diyas in a colored bowl. Write HAPPY DIWALI at the back i.e. one word on each diya and leave the rest of the diyas as it is. Keep all the diyas back in the bowl and add some flower petals to it, to make it a little tougher. The players have to find the diyas with HAPPY DIWALI written on them and arrange them in the same order. The player has to put the diya back in the bowl if it is blank. The player who completes the task first will be the winner.
5. Alphabet and Diyas
Take 26 diyas and write the letters of the alphabet at the base of each diya one by one. Mix them and keep them on the table, ask the player to arrange the diyas in alphabetical order i.e. from A-Z in a minute.
6. Rangoli Competition
Ask the players to make a Rangoli by using colors or flowers in two minutes. You can let them choose their own designs or can give your own design too.
– Make some chits by writing the names of different types of things that signify Diwali on them such as Rangoli, Ganesh, Kaju Katli, etc. make two sets of these chits. – Arrange the chairs with their backs touching each other. The number of chairs arranged should be 1 less than the number of participants. – Now keep one set of chits in a bowl and the other set of chits under each chair i.e. one chit under each chair. – Now start the music, the person who is left with no chair will come to you and take out a chit from the bowl. – Suppose the chit says Rangoli, the participants will look for the chits under their chairs. The person having the same chit will get eliminated.
– Ask the participants to keep a thermocol plate on their heads. – Provide them with a pencil and ask them to draw either of these: 2 candles or 2 diyas or a swastika or write HAPPY DIWALI. – Mark them according to the points:
5 points if the candles are not touching each other, 2 points if they are.
4 points if the diyas are not overlapping 2 points if they are.
3 points if the swastika is in the correct shape and 1 point if it is not.
10 points for writing HAPPY DIWALI correctly in a line, 5 points for not.
The player with the maximum points will be the winner.
9. Candles and Bangles
You need to have 4 candles, 10 bangles each of 4 different colors, and a matchbox. – Light up all the candles. – Ask each player to put the same color bangle in each of the 4 candles in 30 seconds. – Different color bangles can not be put in the same candle. – The player who put maximum bangles of the right color in the right candle will win.
10. Blow off the Candle
It is a 1-minute game, in which you need to blindfold the player and ask them to blow off the lighted candles. Take the player closer to the table where the candles are kept. Make them turn rounds three times so that they will miss the position. Give them 1-minute time. The player who blew the maximum number of candles will be the winner.
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11. Dry fruit bags
Take bowls mixed with different types of dry fruits according to the number of participants. Give each bowl filled with dry fruits to the player and ask them to separate each type of dry fruit. The player separating the dry fruits earliest will be the winner.
12. Light the Candles
This game is played in a pair and for that, you need to take 12 candles and candle stands for each pair, 2 matchboxes per pair and tables. – Place the 12 candles on a table at some gap and draw a starting and finishing line. – One partner will stand at the starting point and the other at the finishing point. – They will start lighting the candles and the couple that meets first will be the winner. – Also, if some candle blows off in the middle, that candle should be lighted back. – The pair that lights all the candles in lesser time will be the winner.
13. Candles and Dice:
In this game, a person needs to have the maximum number of candles at the end of the game. You need to have 4 candles for each player and a dice. This can be played as follows: – Ask every player to sit in a circle. – One player will roll the dice. – If the number comes, say 4 then the person sitting at the right of that person will have to give his/her 4 candles to the roller of the dice. The same is true for 1,2 and 3. – If 5 or 6 comes, the person will not have to give anything. – And the game continues. The person left with no candle will get eliminated at each step. – The person left with the maximum number of candles will be the winner.
14. Light and blow off the candle with a single matchstick:
For playing this game you need to have candles and a matchbox. Ask the players to light a matchstick and then start lighting a candle and blowing it off at the same time. Continue this till the time your matchstick does not end. The person with the maximum number of lighting and blowing will be the winner.
Hope these fun games for adults and kids will add more joy to your Diwali!
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