Plan a fun holiday party with these Valentine taboo cards. They’re a great way to have fun, share a laugh and maybe even get a bit competitive this February.
There are so many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the people you love. Nothing is more fun than playing a holiday-themed game with your favorite people. Playing these Valentine’s taboo cards is a great way to have fun, share a laugh, and maybe even get a bit competitive this February.
The game can be played with friends or family members. If you’re planning a Galentine’s party or a fun game night, this forbidden words game is a light-hearted way to break the ice and make new friendships.
Valentine’s Day games are a great way to spend some time with your friends and family. Whether you’re playing alone, with a spouse, or in groups and teams, Valentine’s games can liven the celebration!
What are some fun Valentine Games?
Fun ways to liven a small gathering are with games. There are plenty of games you can play with kids, adults, in the classroom, youth group, and more. Celebrate the season of love with these Valentine’s Day game ideas.
- Valentine Party Games
- Valentine’s Minute to Win It Games
- Valentine Scavenger Hunt
- Valentine Bingo Cards with Conversation Hearts
… and for a very special Valentine’s Day Party Game, take a look at our 128 Valentine Taboo Cards.
Valentine Forbidden Words Games
These Valentine’s taboo cards can bring out the competitive side of you. This game is especially fun for friends who love to get creative with their language- whether it’s swearing or talking about things that are typically taboo it’s a ton of laughs.
Use these Valentine’s cards for inspiration, but you can also make up rules that work best for you and your guests- whether it’s limited words or using only one word at a time. The possibilities are endless when it comes to taboo!
What You Need to Play Taboo
- Taboo cards printable
- A timer or stopwatch to keep the game on track
- Pencil/pen to keep score
- Writing paper
- Optional: electronic buzzer
To prep the game, print out the Taboo cards pdf on cardstock for extra durability and to reuse the cards again. The file has 128 creative Valentine’s Day words cards that you’ll love. There are plenty of cards but in case you want to add your own, we included blank cards so you can add some clues of your own.
Who are the Taboo Cards For?
These February Taboo Cards are best used as an Adult Valentine’s Day Party idea. Some of the words may be too difficult for younger players or more PG-13. If you wish to adapt for a kids’ party, read through the cards before you get started if you’re playing with kids or teens.
Just remove the cards that you’d like to avoid and store them with the adult set of clues separately.
We also included blank cards so you can add your own forbidden words that might be age-appropriate for younger kids.
How to Play Valentine Taboo Cards
The taboo game rules are simple. To get started, players will break into small teams of 3-4 people each.
The first player begins the guessing game by drawing one card and then reading the “guess word” to themself. The word at the top of the card is the word/phrase they will be described so the other players on their team will guess it.
The words below are the “forbidden words” that the clue giver should avoid.
Clues are given one Valentine’s word at a time, with the team members guessing until they get the word. To make sure the game stays on task, a one-minute timer can be used.
If the teammates guess the word, the team gets the point.
The game works well for groups as small as 4 and doesn’t need an even number to play, making it easy to plan activities for any party, gathering, or event. Players will be on the edge of their seats trying to declare their team the winner!
Printable Valentine Taboo Cards
Get your copy of Valentine Taboo Cards here. Included with the set are 128 Forbidden Word Cards for Valentine’s Day.
- 112 Valentine Taboo Game Cards PDF
- Taboo Instructions Sheet
- Bonus: 16 Taboo Cards Template PDF Instant Download (make as many copies as needed)
No matter how you celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, I hope these Valentine Taboo cards inspire you to have fun with the people you love. Happy Playing!
Check out our Valentine’s Day ideas for more inspiration and to help you plan the perfect party!
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Last Updated on January 5, 2023 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living