16 Sleepover Games Using Items You Already Have

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These sleepover games will make your next slumber party one that the girls will never forget. They'll have a blast and you'll love the fact that all these games use items you already have. That means more money for those ​late-night snacks.

You're sure to find some that work no matter what number of girls you have invited over. There are classic games like Truth and Dare, vintage games like M.A.S.H., and new ideas like blindfolded makeovers.

Even if your daughter doesn't want sleepover games, these are some great ideas to keep in your back pocket if the slumber party needs a little life breathed into it.

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    Truth or Dare

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    Truth or Dare is the classic sleepover game and this free printable from Mom of 6 really kicks it up a notch. There are 50 truth questions and 50 dares all targeted towards tweens. They are all fun and silly without being "too old" for young girls.

    Truth or Dare from Mom of 6

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    Spin the Nail Polish

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    Turn the average slumber party activity of painting toenails into something way more fun with the Spin the Nail Polish game by One Creative Mommy. Grab an old board game spinner and use the free printable here to turn it into the game. A girl takes a spin, and the pointer points to the nail polish that she gets to use. How fun is that?

    Parents magazine has a slightly different version called Musical Manicures that involves passing the bottles of nail polish until the music stops instead of using a spinner.

    Spin the Nail Polish Game from One Creative Mommy

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    Would You Rather?

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    Here's another classic game that's perfect for a slumber party—Would You Rather?

    There are three pages full of Would You Rather? questions and they are all geared towards tweens. They range from the silly to the serious and the girls are sure to get into some fun conversations with these prompts.

    You'll also find a free label that you can print out and adhere to a jar. Just cut out the questions and put them in so the girls can get laughing.

    Would You Rather? by Mom of 6

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    Blindfolded Makeovers

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    Forget about your traditional makeovers, try this game of Blindfolded Makeovers instead.

    The girl who is giving the makeover has to wear a blindfold while she applies makeup to another girl. The results of the messy makeup are hilarious! 

    Afterward, clean the girls up and have them give each other real makeovers.

    Blindfolded Makeovers by Brassy Apple

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    Do you remember the game of M.A.S.H when you were a girl? I sure do!

    This free, printable sleepover game from A Girl & a Glue Gun has girls give five choices of who they'd like to marry, who will be their best friends, how many kids they will have, what their job will be, what they'll drive, where they'll live, the pets they'll have, and the colors they'll have for their wedding.

    Create a spiral and shout "STOP" to determine when you cross off items, and the girls will have a fun future told.

    M.A.S.H. by A Girl & a Glue Gun

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    Musical Sleeping Bags

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    When it's time to get the sleeping bags out, that doesn't mean that it's time for the fun to end.

    Get the girls into their sleeping bags—minus one, and play a fun game of musical sleeping bags. Who will be the big winner?

    Musical Sleeping Bags by Ultimate Camp Resource

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    Sleepover Ball Game

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    Here's a unique sleepover game that would be a lot of fun and get the girls talking. It would be a great icebreaker or game for girls who don't know each other very well.

    Dig through your garage for one of those big plastic balls and use a marker to write questions on it. Have the girls toss it to each other while answering the questions.

    Sleepover Ball Game from Passionate Penny Pincher

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    Slumber Party Scavenger Hunt

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    A scavenger hunt is a great game for a sleepover and you can totally customize it for the age of the girls, whether it's indoor or outdoors, and what types of things would be fun to hunt for.

    You'll find a list of items to look for a traditional scavenger hunt, as well as a list for a photo hunt and a collection hunt.

    Slumber Party Scavenger Hunt from Easy Party Games

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    Tin Foil and Toilet Paper Fashion Show

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    Get out your extra toilet paper and tin foil because it's time for a... fashion show?

    This is a great late-night slumber party game where the girls get to create outfits fit for the runway, completely made out of toilet paper and foil.

    Tin Foil and Toilet Paper Fashion Show from Come Together Kids

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    Glow-in-the-Dark Games

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    Happily Ever Mom has come up with 15 classic kids games and made them all a blast to play in the dark using glow sticks and glow-in-the-dark paint.

    You'll find fun games here from the traditional hike and seek all the way to a glowing treasure hunt.

    Glow-in-the-Dark Games from Happily Ever Mom

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    Funniest Photos

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    Tweens and teens loving getting their photo taken and these free photo props from Oh Happy Day will make it way more fun. The free set of photo props includes crowns, hats, glasses, bowties, and more fun accessories. 

    There's also another set of photo booth props, that include more hats, sunglasses, and mustaches.

    Funniest Photos from Oh Happy Day

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    Emoji Bingo

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    Catch My Party has come up with a fun sleepover game and all you need is their free printable to make it happen.

    Print off their set of Emoji Bingo cards and you'll have a fun game that will keep the girls up and having fun.

    Emoji Bingo from Catch My Party

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    Sardines is a twist on Hide and Seek that will really get the girls giggling.

    One person hides while the others search for them. When the hidden girl is found the person who found them hides with them. You can bet that this will make for some pretty tight situations!

    Sardines from Group Games

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    Cucumber Face Race

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    The girls might love the idea of putting cucumbers on their eyes as a cheap spa treatment but a silly group of girls will love this Cucumber Face Race slumber party game.

    Put a slice of cucumber (you can use chocolate instead) on each girls forehead and see who can get the cucumber down to her mouth first. The catch? No hands allowed!

    Cucumber Face Race by Get Set Party

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    Sleepover Pillowcase Craft

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    Here's a fun craft that you can turn into a game when they're all done. 

    Give each girl a plain white pillowcase and let them decorate it with fabric paint or markers. Give out awards for the most creative, original, and so on.

    Sleepover Pillowcase Craft from Not Quite Supermom

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    This or That

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    This is or That is the perfect sleepover game for a busy mom to plan because all it takes is printing out a list of questions. The kids will love it too because it can be such a fun game with a group of giggling tweens.

    There are 101 funny This or That questions about entertainment, style, food, and more.

    This or That from Hobby Lark