Outdoor Party Game - Balloon Stomp

A fun and active outdoor game for kids to play at a party or any celebration

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Kids will have a stompin' good time with this favorite outdoor party game. Rosemarie Gearhart/Getty Images

If you're looking for a great game kids can play outside, few things are as fun and easy to set up as a good ol' fashioned balloon stomp. This fun and active outdoor party game will get kids stomping and laughing as they try to pop each other's balloons. The team with the most intact balloons is the winner!

What you'll need:

  • At least 40 balloons for a party of 10 to 15 kids (the balloons should be 2 or 3 different colors so that each team has a certain color)
  • Ribbon or yarn, cut into 1 ½ inch-long pieces (make enough so that you have 2 ribbons for each child)
  • Air pump (to blow up all those balloons!)
  • Portable music player
  • Ample space for kids to run around

How to play:

Divide the kids into 2 or 3 teams. Tie a piece of ribbon or yarn around each balloon. Then tie the ribbon or yarn to each foot of each player. Every player should have two balloons of his team’s color.

When the music plays, the kids walk around. When the music stops, the players try to burst the balloons of the opposing team while trying to protect their own balloons.

Any player who loses both balloons is out. The team that has the most balloons intact wins.

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