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Guessing Games

Fill a jar with any type of item and have the guests guess how many are in the jar.

One of the oldest types of games around are guessing games. The great part about guessing games is that they are very versatile. They are ideal for any age group, including adults. If you are having a party, you can customize guessing games to match the theme of your occasion.

Children’s Birthday Parties

For a child’s birthday, customize a guessing game to match the theme. If you are having a princess birthday party, you can fill a clear jar with items that relate to princesses. The items could be small toys or candies. For a boy’s birthday, find small cars or any other type of object that matches the theme of the party.

Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

If you are hosting a bachelor party for the guys or a bachelorette party for the girls, you have an opportunity to be really creative. The options are numerous for these types of events. Be sure that they are appropriate for the type of party. For example, for a bachelor party you can fill a jar with women’s thongs and have everyone guess how many are in there. This is an easy game for this type of event and it is also fun.

Holiday Parties

For a holiday party, you can fill a jar with holiday candies or other small objects. Have the guests guess how many are in the jar.


These are all easy and great games for any type of party. Be sure to offer a prize for whoever guesses closet to the amount, and to make it even more fun you can make additional rules for guessing. For example, you could say the winner is whoever guesses the closest without going over.