10 Popular Birthday Party Ideas For Teens

Birthday Party Ideas For Teens

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Are you planning to host a birthday party for your teen sometime soon? Do you want to plan some games and activities for the party that you can easily set up at home?

If you are looking for interesting & unique birthday party ideas for teens, read on to check them out.

Top Ten Teen Birthday Party Ideas:

Here are ten fun teenage birthday party ideas that are sure hit:

1. Guess Who Am I?

You Will Need:

  • A piece of paper for each player
  • A marker pen
  • Tape

How To:

  1. Write down a celebrity name on each piece of paper. Now tape one such paper on the back of each player.
  1. Each player can look at the names on the backs of the other players but have to keep quiet.
  1. The game is for each teen to guess the name on their back. To guess the celebrity name, they have to ask others about it, and the others can only answer with a yes or no.

[ Read: Fun Party Games For Teenagers ]

2. Hunt The M&M’s:

You Will Need:

  • Small Ziploc bags
  • M&M’s

How To:

  1. Place M&M’s in small Ziploc bags and place them in your garden, yard, porch, and other playing areas. Try and keep as many bags as you can to make it more fun.
  1. Divide the teens into teams.
  1. The players have to start looking for the bags full of M&M’s. Once they find the bag, they can take out only three candies of any color they want. Set a time within which each player has to collect as many M&M’s as they can and bring it back to the host of the game.
  1. Assign points for each M&M’s color, but you should not disclose them until all the players have come back with their loot. Once each player is back, count out the points and declare the winning team.

3. War Of Water:

You Will Need:

  • White t-shirts for each player
  • Some more spare clothes for the game
  • Food coloring
  • Water guns and water pipes

How To:

  1. Divide player into teams based on colors. Give them the food coloring as per their team, water and the water guns and pipes. All the players of the team have to add the color of their team to the water. Set a time within which they have to complete this task.
  1. Now ask each player to wear the plain white t-shirt and the spare clothes. The teams have to color the players of the other teams in their colors while avoiding getting colored themselves. The player who can avoid getting hit until the end wins along with his team.

4. Stuff Those M&M’s In The Mouth:

You Will Need:

  • M&M’s
  • An empty bowl

How To:

  1. Ask the teens to form a circle and sit.
  1. Place a bowl in the middle of the circle and fill it with the M&M’s.
  1. Each player has to get up and sit in the middle of the circle and pick out two M&M’s without looking. Once they have the candies, they have to open their eyes and see if the color matches. If it matches, they can eat it, and the next player goes in. If it does not match, they have to stuff it in their mouths and not eat it. They have to take turns and repeat the action until they reach a color match pair. Once they reach the matching colors, they can eat up the entire mouthful.
  1. Set a time for each player’s turn. If the player accidentally chews a candy or spits it out, it will be the turn of the next player.

5. Truth Or Dare Birthday Balloon Style:

You Will Need:

  • Balloons
  • Slips of paper
  • Pen
  • Music

How To:

  1. Write down fun and age-appropriate truth and dare activities on each slip of paper.
  1. Place one paper in each balloon before inflating it.
  1. Put on the music and ask each teen to throw a balloon in the air while dancing. If it touches the floor, the player has to pop it and complete the truth or dare activity mentioned in the slip inside it.
  1. Pause the music in between, and the player who touched the balloon last has to pop it and complete the act.
  1. You can keep adding new truth or dare balloons after each round.

[ Read: Group Activities For Teenagers ]

6. Dance And Freeze:

You Will Need:

  • Music

How To:

  1. One person has to control the music and pause it every few seconds.
  1. While the music is on, all players have to keep dancing. As soon as the music stops, everyone has to freeze in position. The player who ends up smiling or doing something else gets eliminated from the game.
  1. Keep repeating until you have a winner.

7. Guess The Leader:

You Will Need:

  • Music

How To:

  1. One teen has to be the ‘it’ and has to leave the room. All the teens inside the room have to select their leader. Once the leader is decided, ask the ‘it’ to come back into the room.
  1. The teen who is the leader has to do a motion quickly according to the music, and everyone has to follow. The leader has to keep changing the motion every few seconds and everyone has to imitate his actions. The ‘it’ has to try and spot the leader.

8. The 20 Questions TV Show:

You Will Need:

  • Slips of paper
  • Pen

How To:

  1. One teen has to think of a popular show, write it down on a chit of paper and not show it to anyone else.
  1. The other teens have to keep asking questions about the show and try to narrow down their guess with the answers provided. The answers can only be a yes or no, so teens have to be smart with their questions.
  1. The teens who are guessing have to think of the name of the show, after asking 20 questions. If they guess right, they win. Else the teen who thought up the name wins.

[ Read: Social Skills Activities For Teens ]

9. Pass The Hat:

You Will Need:

  • Any themed hat like a cowboy hat

How To:

  1. Ask all the teens to form a circle.
  1. A teen has to wear the hat and pass it on to the next teen’s head, without using his hands. If the hat falls, the teen who is passing it gets eliminated from the game. Keep asking the teens to pass the hat until there is a clear winner.

10. I Hear The Voices:

You Will Need:

  • Recorded Celebrity Voices
  • A paper and a pencil for each player

How To:

  1. Hand a paper and pen to each teen. Play the celebrity voices one after the other in a continuous stream.
  1. Ask the teens to write down the celebrity names in the order of the record. The teen who gets the maximum names correct is the winner.

Try out these ten fun birthday party ideas for teens to make the special day even more fun.

Let us know in the comments below which of these birthday party ideas for teenagers was the biggest hit among your teen and his friends.

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