4. Marriage Mad Libs
How to play: As guest take their seats, encourage one person at each table to lead the group in the table’s assigned mad lib. The group supplies random nouns, adjectives and verbs for a mystery story. Invite the leader to read out the table-built story as the grand finale.
5. Life-Sized Jenga
Stop a 4-foot Jenga set from tumbling down! Perfect for adults and children, be the last player to keep the blocks standing to win.
How to play: Cut 54, equally sized pieces from a two by four foot beam to create your own life-sized Jenga set. Paint each block in your wedding color theme before the wedding time. As each team plays, one block is precariously removed from the stack and added to the top of the tower. Pair young guests with adults if the tower is on the tall or heavy side.
6. Children’s Interactive Placemat
Keep kids of all ages occupied with a DIY interactive placemat. Include puzzles, art, and word games for endless fun!
How to play: When dinner is being served, the reception room can get a bit hectic. Keep the kids happy and seated with a puzzled-filled placemat right at their own dinner spot. Include extra-fun additions like stickers, stick-on foam and stamps. Be sure to check with your venue before bringing in arts supplies.
7. Spin The Wheel
Get the whole room involved with a wedding wheel with instructions like “the bride and groom kiss” or “give a speech!”
How to play: Buy or construct your own wedding prize wheel to get guests involved in the spontaneous energy of the day. On each part of the wheel, write a different instruction or prize.