Games for Youth Groups 1000 Games for Youth Groups

Presenting simple catchphrases

Time: approx. 30-60 min.
Recommended age: all ages
Size of group: it doesn't matter
Time for preparation: none
Material: nothing (or well prepared catchphrases)

Game description

Simple catchphrases are presented on a piece of paper to the chosen player, who must then present the catchphrase to the audience. Which group or person is the quickest to guess the catchphrase correctly?
Armpit sweat, monkey theatre, working on the computer, arm wrestling, doctor, getting out of bed, getting undressed, driving a car, repairing a car, baby, bear, drunken ballet dancer, beer barrel, blue-tit, lead foot (gas pedal), swimming breaststroke, castle tower, castle maiden, setting the table, the first kiss, detective, determined, film director, tamer, dizzy, painting a picture, sewing a dress, a cake is baking, a pistol duel, a tailor makes a tailor-made suit, writing a letter, catching a fish, reading a crime story, polar bear, an elephant bath, Elvis, Emil, Eskimo, cooking a meal, riding a bike, playing badminton, ink well, fairy, watching television, a television, bottle neck, fly catcher, flea circus,... the beat of a wing, torture chamber, photo model, hairdresser, happy, frog, playing football, a football, a football player, fungal infection (feet), fork-lift truck, bored, exchanging money, playing guitar, gloves, walking stick, hairdryer, a housewife discovers a mouse while cleaning, heart-breaker, witch, braces (trousers), Indian, going to the cinema, going to the museum, John Travolta, jogging, coffee cooking, camel seller, kangaroo , playing cards, cheesy feet, barmaid, chain smoker, playing the piano, toilet seat, pew, button, Commissioner X follows and catches a gangster, headache, jigsaw, cow bell, laughing sack, a duck landing on a frozen lake, a lion fight, teacher, tomb, putting a coat on, Masseur, Marilyn Monroe, sailor, Mouse, knife thrower, monk, morning aerobics, starting a motor bike, bin man, muscle flex, nail head, nose picker, fruit knife, Otto, Old Shatterhand and Winnetou, daddy’s favourite, tramp, horse, politician, cleaning lady, Rambo, blown tyre, zip, rider, racing driver, giant, knight’s feast, rowing, boozer, playing chess, train guard, windscreen wiper, ice skating, butterfly catcher, chimney sweep, sweaty feet, swimming, cobbler, drying off, getting dressed, having a shower, styling your hair, applying perfume, having a shave, applying make-up, sunbathing, getting washed, weighing yourself, snob, sock holders, sunflowers, Sphinx, mouse, spy, descendant, statue, darning socks, surfer, going dancing, dove, dancer, telephoning, food tester, animal worker washing an elephant, table tennis, sitting on the toilet, sad, father changing a baby’s nappy, traffic policeman, playing volleyball, car jack, hiking, wanderer, getting washed, wrestler, cleaning teeth, butterfly, in love for the first time, train bridge, tongue kiss, spectators at a football game (in front of the television), dwarf, ..., ...


The well-know suitcase packing game with the difference that the objects packed into the suitcase are not called out but performed as a pantomime. Everyone in the line has to repeat all of the pantomime objects.


how many catchphrases can be guessed in 5 minutes.

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Simple catchphrases are presented on a piece of paper to the chosen player, who must then present the catchphrase to the audience.

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