Looking for fun safari or jungle themed party games for your next wild and crazy party? Enjoy these 12 fun animal party games that you can print. Party animal birthday themed activities and printable games for toddlers, preschoolers & younger kids.
Ready to get wild with some jungle party games? Celebrate like an animal with these fun ideas that are easy to plan and pull together for a party that will cause a roar. With these adventurous jungle theme party games, your guests may cause a stampede to be a part of your tribe!
Safari jungle party games are perfect for kids of all ages and can be easily tailored to whatever level of energy and excitement you want for your party. They are the best games for toddlers and younger kids but can also be tailored toward tweens and teens with just a few animal adaptions.
What is the difference between Jungle and Safari?
The difference between a jungle and a safari is primarily the environment. A jungle would be a lush green space often humid and with water. A safari would be a landscape that is often dry similar to a desert. Often a jungle is attached to tropical regions like South America and a Safari would frequently be used for dry environments like Africa.
Due to different locations and opposite climates, jungle, and safari animals are not the same. Just to name a few, safari animals include a lion, an elephant, a cheetah, a zebra, a rhino, a giraffe, an ostrich and a leopard. Alternatively, jungle animals might include monkeys, snakes, exotic birds, tigers, jaguars, and crocodiles. Animals that might overlap both environments are crocs, cheetahs, and elephants.
When planning an animal party it’s very easy to overlap safari theme party games with jungle theme party games. Luckily both include wild animals (pun in tented – meaning both your guests and the animals).
Safari Party Games
If you’re looking for some classic party games with a wild twist, try a few rounds of musical chairs set to jungle-themed music or have an animal treasure hunt where the prizes are hidden around the yard or park. Both are easy party games and honestly toddlers would love it but teens would also love both! I could just see them fighting over that last chair.
For a more active party, set up a jungle obstacle course with if you have the space or play some fun animal charades. No matter what games you choose, make sure to have plenty of prizes on hand for the winners! It can be a small prize like a piece of candy or animal-themed party favor.
Jungle Theme Party Games
If you want to go all out with a jungle theme party, then you’ll need some games that fit the bill. A few ideas include a Jungle Scavenger Hunt, where guests have to find items on a list around the party area, or a game of Jungle Jeopardy, where teams compete to answer questions about jungle animals. Just make sure you answer in question form!
For a really fun and unique party, try setting up a photo booth with jungle-themed props and backdrops. Your guests will have a blast taking photos and you’ll have some great memories to look back on! In this theme, have everyone come in costume and vote on the best animal costume. This could be great for older kids.
Kids Jungle Party Games
When creating an animal party we often think about the cake, list of guests, decorations, venue and more. One item that comes last is the party entertainment. Let’s put the play back in the party planning with some of the best group games for kids at a party.
What games should we play at a birthday?
When you download our Jungle Party Games Set you will have a full list of animal party games perfect for a birthday party and party guests. These party animal birthday-themed games take the stress out of planning an amazing & entertaining party. With 12 games to choose from, there’s no shortage of adventure to be had.
A few of our favorite animal birthday party games include:
Jungle Scavenger Hunt: This can be done both indoors and outdoors, depending on your party space. Hide jungle animals around the party area for guests to find. You can use stuffed animals, plastic toy animals, or even printouts of jungle animals. Give each guest a list of animals to find and see who can find them all first!
Peel a Banana Challenge: Ready to play an a-peeling game? This funny game has players racing against the clock to see how many bananas they can peel. The only trick? You can’t use your hands! The object of the game is the game is to get the most!
Save the Baby Obstacle Course: Players will navigate through the “jungle”, avoiding obstacles and trying to reunite the baby animal to their animal mom as fast as they can. But beware! If you drop the baby, you’ll have to go back to the start. Tag the next person and continue the fun!
Enjoy jungle themed birthday party games like Monkey See Monkey Do, Banana Peel Challenge, Animal Eating Contest and Catch a Tiger Tail are perfect for kids of all ages and will have them laughing and playing all party long!
Get the party started with animal party games that are a roaring good time! Luckily it’s possible to have an amazingly great time at a party with out blowing the budget. Skip hiring the balloon maker. Cancel the DJ and take a look at these low-cost animal party games. Download this safari and jungle animal party games printable set.
Animal Party Games Printable
Ready to host a party and have a full list of animals games at your finger tips? This printable jungle birthday party set includes 9 pages with game instructions, supply list, and a really cute safari animal scavenger hunt check list. This adorable jungle scavenger hunt includes images making it easy for preschoolers and younger kids alike.
Full animal themed birthday party games list includes:
- Monkey on a Vine Donut Game
- Naughty Monkey
- Catch the Tiger Tail
- Animal Eating Contest
- Banana Peel Challenge
- Lily Pad Relay Race
- Jungle Scavenger Animal Hunt
- Human Elephant Relay Race
- Save the Baby Animal Obstacle Course
- Clear the Snakes
- Monkey See Monkey Do
- Elephant Peanut Push
No matter what games you choose, your guests are sure to have a wild time at your jungle party! Do you have any other suggestions for jungle party games? Share them with us in the comments below!
More Animal Themed Birthday Party Ideas
There are other ways to become a party animal! First, get safari party ideas for décor, cakes, crafts and more in these Safari and Jungle Party Ideas.
Also take a look at coolest themed party activity and party ideas that include animals.
- Paw Patrol Party Ideas
- Baby Shark Party Ideas
- Littlest Pet Shop Party Ideas
- Cat Party Ideas
- Dinosaur Party Ideas
- Blues Clues Party Ideas
Many, if not all, of these animal-themed party ideas come with animal party games. Take a look at our collection of kids party games and find the best games that fit your child’s birthday party theme.
Of course, we love freebies too. Add these adorable Animal Finger Puppets to the celebration. Your party animals will love crafting these adorable jungle animals.
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