Eighteen of the most popular & new Minute to Win It Games. This Minute to Win it Games List PDF will keep you organized at your next gathering. Use for youth groups, family game night, classroom parties or even birthdays. Age appropriate for kids of all ages including youth, teens, tweens, and adults.
Toss out the traditional party games like musical chairs, Pictionary, sack race, and pin the tail on the donkey. Embrace these new Minute to Win it Games for Youth, Teen, Kids and Even Adults. These games can be celebrated at your next family gathering, birthday party, neighborhood gathering, classroom party. Enjoy indoors or even outdoors.
What is a Minute to Win It Challenge?
Most people know Minute to Win it as a show franchise. In the Minute to Win It show, contestants are given one minute to perform a challenge using objects are are commonly available in the home. What makes this show a great success, is these 60-second challenges can be adapted to your own home and group of friends.
Using a supply list of cookies, cotton balls, cups, plates, bowls, pennies and more, these funny Minute to Win It games will liven up a room. They create laugher and a fun atmosphere as teams complete to be called the winner and gain the Minute to Win It Trophy (is there one?)
How to Play Minute to Win it Games
Each game requires 60 seconds. The goal of Minute to Win it, is to complete your challenge in under one minute and/or first. Before you begin your games, decide how you will create your teams/groups.
Invidudal vs Clock: In tis man verse clock setting, each player plays for their own score and points. This means games can be played over and over, many times. Make sure that have enough supplies in this setting. You can have one individual play a new game until they do not win one in 60 seconds or less. Or you can just rotate players each time.
Groups: Minute to Win it for groups is your traditional head to head challenge. Pair players to battle each other. In this setting, two players are trying to complete the same task, each with their own individual supplies. First to finish, wins. This works best when you have a handful of players, everyone rotates getting turns. Everyone might not play the same type of game.
Teams: Split larger groups into teams of two or give. Players alternate turns. Players assign a team member each round (new game.) In this setting, your team wants to finish first to be awarded the most points.
There are times where individuals might have to pair up into small teams. In that case, each invidudal player is assigned points for that game. This could offer fluidity, where on one game persona A and B are paired together and in an entirely new game, invidudal B and C are paired together.
How to Score Minute to Win it Games
It’s very easy to score Minute to Win it games. Having a paper, pen, and pencil helps you keep track of players, games, and points scored each round. You can also download and print the Minute to Win it Score Card with everyone of our Minute to Win it Games.
There are a few ways to tally scores. If you have teams battling against each other, teams can earn different points based on their finishing positions. First team to finish can earn 3 points, second team to finish can earn 2 points and the last team to finish can earn one point.
Alternatively, if you are playing with individuals, every individual that finishes the 60-second challenge before time is up, gets one point.
What do I need for Minute to Win It Games?
Minute to win it games with no supplies are rare and mostly found online or virtual. However, the best thing about minute to win it games and supplies are what you need is pretty common. Most of them you could collect in your home or kitchen pantry rather quickly. Common minute to win it supplies include balls, cups, straws, plates, candy, buckets, balloons, and of course a stop watch!
The best thing about our traditional 18 minute to win it games PDF is it includes a minute to it it game supplies list, keeping you organized for when you host your next party, gathering or event.
18 Minute to Win It Games & Supplies
Enjoy the following popular Minute to Win It Games for groups including youth, tweens, & adults – they are perfect for kids of all ages.
Junk in the Trunk
Each player is given a rectangular empty tissue box with 8 Ping Pong Balls. The box is strapped around the player’s waist. A belt or tape works great. On the start of go, the participants try to shake the balls out of the Kleenex box using only movement. No hands. The first player with an empty box wins. You can play until there is one man standing if you want to award points based on first, second, third places, etc.
Face the Cookie
Also called cookie face. Each person is given a cookie. An OREO works great. Each player places the cookie on their forehead and has to get it into their mouth without using their hands and only movement. The winner that gets it done first. In one minute is through, the winner is the player with the cookie closest to their mouth. If the cookie is drop, you must start from the beginning forehead spot.
Supplies: OREO cookie.
Players have one minute to stack 10 plastic cups in a pyramid, take them down in a diagonal fashion, and then reverse stack them back to the in the diagonal position. If the pyramid tower falls at any point, the must start over. Whoever completes this first is the winner! Point awarded for how does it the fastest or without dropping a balloon.
Supplies: Plastic cups.
The goal of this game is to successfully keep three balloons in the air for one minute. Players can only use one of their hands to do it! If a balloon falls, that team looses the round. Point awarded for who does it longest or without dropping a balloon.
Ping Pong Bounce
In this game, players have to bounce ping pong balls into six cups. First to get a ball in each cup, wins. Or the person who gets the most in a set period of time, wins.
In this game, players are given five apples each. The first one to stack all 5 apples in one vertical stack is the winner! To make the game fair, put ten apples in the center of the table and let opponents pick apples one by one until each player has five.
Suck It Up
In this game, each player has a package of Smarties, two plates and a straw. The player must transfer the Smarties from one plate to the next using only the straw. The first who transfers all candies, is the winner. Or the player that transfers the most in the one minute, is the winner.
Players will be given a spray bottle filled with water, and the aim is to guide a floating balloon toward a trash can by using
only the spray. If the balloon hits the ground, the player has to start to start over. First to get the balloon in the trash can is the winner.
Movin’ on Up Cup Game
Each player starts with a stack of 30 plastic cups, with 29 red cups and one blue one at the top. Players must move the cups one at a time from the top of the stack to the bottom, continuing until the blue cup returns to the top of the stack. First one to reveal their blue cup wins! Use a timer, one player at a time, to find the fastest player or double the number of cups to have a side by side challenge.
Supplies: Plastic cups: 29 red, one blue.
In this game challenge, each player must roll a potato, onion, or egg across the floor from a starting line to a finish line only their nose. First one across the finish line, wins.
Supplies: Potato, onion or egg.
Penny for Your Thoughts
Contestants must stack 25 pennies in under a minute using only one hand. Player who stacks the most or gets 25 first is the winner. Use a timer, one player at a time, to find the fastest player or double the number of pennies to have a side by side challenge.
In this minute to win it challenge, who can get the most cereal from one bowl to the other using only chopsticks?
Stack It Up
In this fun minute game, see how many cookies you can stack in one minute. The player with the most cookies stacked at the end of time, is the winner.
State of Affairs
Have contestants write down as many state capitals in 60 seconds as they can. Player with the most wins.
Supplies: Pencil, paper.
In this silly minute to win it game, using nothing but a spoon in your mouth, transfer as many ping pong balls as you can from one bowl to another. No hands! Player with the most balls at the end of time, wins.
Get messy! Each contestant is given a bowl filled with whipped cream and six gummy worms hidden inside. Using only their mouths, players have one minute to retrieve as many worms as they can. When retrieved , they grab the worm and place it on plate beside them. The player with the most worms retrieved and placed on the plate, wins.
Add a bit of Vaseline to the tip of each contestants nose. Using only their nose, players transfer many cotton balls as they can from one bowl/plate to the other. Player with the most at the end of time, wins.
Pile of Kisses
Contestants will compete to see who can unwrap the most Hershey Kisses in one minute. They can use their hands. You can make it a harder challenge, by players using their mouth only.
Supplies: Hershey Kisses
Minute to Win It List PDF
Stay organized at your next gathering. Your can print out these 18 Minute to Win It Rules with games directions and supply list. These are minute to win it games with household items you can find in your pantry or home.
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Also take a look at these holiday minute to win it games for every season! Enjoy summer, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and more seasonal themed Minute to Win it games.
You can see the entire list of these games in the Frugal Coupon Living shop, just look under the seasonal Minute to Win it Games Ideas Tab!
These games are incredibly fun and silly perfect for a holiday party. They can be used by kids, teens, youth groups, or even adults. You can even mix ages for a family reunion or family game night. Take a look at some of the reviews of these Minute to Win it Etsy Digital downloads.
Kinsey C. 5 out of 5 stars “This was the highlight of our family party for New Years. Everyone ages 4 – 70 had the best time with these games.”
Jacqueline D. 5 out of 5 stars “Great ideas for games to play at Christmas parties!”
Chrissy P. “Worked great for daughters birthday party! Easy to put together and fun games!”
In these holiday minute to win it games, you will have different supplies and different games. Some may overlap but supplies will change. For example Christmas Minute to Win it Games include ornaments and candy canes while Halloween Minute to Win it Games include pumpkins and mini marshmallows. More common Minute to Win it needs include a hula-hoop, watermelon, paper plates, balls, water guns, dice and more.
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Games for Kids
We believe every party should create a good time and every time I plan a party, I ask myself what are some fun party games?
We have done the work for you and put all your favorite fun party games into one place. Keep the kids buy and entertained with these 50+ Kids Party Games. This bundle includes our 18 Minute to Win It Games PDF printable.
Use these party games for kids in for the classroom, field days, youth groups, parties, and more. Teens, Youth, Adults – perfect for kids of all ages.
We have more party games, take a look at our full list of Party Games for Kids. Each set comes with game direction and supply list.
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Last Updated on September 11, 2022 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living