Inside: Charades isn’t just for kids, grab these Adult Charades Cards to print at home or buy for an epic party night.
Charades are a classic party game. So classic in fact, that they were invented in the 16th century. That’s right!
French people in the 1500s got down with their party games. I see why charades have continued to be popular over the centuries. They are timeless, simple, and just so much fun! It is the party game to end all party games and will outlive us all. If you are planning a party and are in search of some games to add to the schedule, then this is the article for you.
Let’s find the fun…
Do you ever find that the worse part of charades is writing down all of the words to put in the bowl? Your hand gets cramped up and you start to run out of ideas.
Then as you are playing you automatically know what the people are miming because YOU wrote it out. Then let me introduce you to printable Charades cards. It’s basically the solution to every problem above. You’ve already got so much on your to-do when throwing a party, so save yourself some time and use pre-made cards. Not sure where to even find such a thing?
Well, I find that silly, since you saw the title of this article and all.
I’ve compiled a list of the best printable adult charade cards to help you have the best possible experience.
I made sure to include cards for every occasion, from holidays to bachelorette parties. These ones are for the adults, so children be wary.
There are some family-friendly options on here, but for the most part, they are rated 18+.
How To Play Charades
If you aren’t sure how to play charades, that is totally okay. Let’s go over some of the most important parts.
- After printing out the papers, you’re going to want to cut out each work and place them all into a bowl. Give it a good mix!
- Pick the person who will go first. Once decided, the person will get up and draw a paper from the bowl. Everyone else is sitting on the couch.
- The player is supposed to act out the word on the paper WITHOUT SAYING A WORD. Total miming.
- They have a timer set for 1 minute.
- If no one guesses then they can put the paper back into the bowl and sit down.
- The first person to guess it correctly gets the point, aka the paper.
- Keep your papers until the end so you can see your score.
- Keep going until the bowl is empty, and then tally up the points.
See It’s pretty simple!
Now that you have a good understanding of the rules and how to play, spend some time looking at the list of possible charades cards below. Pick the paper that you can your group are most likely to know, it makes it more fun when people are actually able to guess it!
The most important part is to have the best time you can. After all, quality time with the people you love is one of the best things you can do for your heart and soul.
For those of you trying to save a few dollars, this is the list for you! There are actually so many awesome PDF templates online that are completely free.
All you have to do is download it and then print them out. Voila!
Just cut them out and you are all set for a fun night of charades. Take a look at my favorite ones…
1. Blank Fill It In Yourself Cards
2. Random Funny Cards
3. Celebrity Cards
4. Movie Ideas
5. Song Titles
6. Variety of Animals
7. Printable Word List
8. Funny Adult Charades
9. Hard Charades Ideas
10. Charades for Family
This next list has a good mix of different themes and styles for any occasion you might have. Throwing a New Year’s Party, check number 16. Going camping? Take a look at 23. There is truly something for everyone.
11. Ladies Night
12. Bachelorette Multi-Pack
13. Dirty Bachelorette Charade Cards
14. Adults Only Cards
15. Purple Cute Cards
16. New Years Theme
17. Reverse Charades
18. Wedding Theme
19. 48 Dirty Charade Words
20. Expansion Pack
21. Bachelorette Cards with Plant Design
22. Valentines Day Charades
23. Camping Charades
24. Simple Cute Colored Bachelorette Card
25. St. Patricks Day Charades
26. Simple Charades Words
27. Football Charades
28. Summertime Charades
29. Winter Charades
30. Cinco De Mayo Charades
31. Raunchy Charades
32. Bachelorette Cards with Cute Border
33. Halloween Cards
34. Simple Bachelorette Cards with Monstera Leaves
35. 100 Baby Shower Cards
36. Mother’s Day Cards
37. Black & White Cards
More Printable Charades Cards
If none of the cards above tickled your fancy, then there is bound to be something in this next list that you will absolutely love. I made sure to include different holidays and seasonal themes as well.
One of the coolest-looking sets I’ve found so far has to be number 38. Harry Potter bachelorette cards. What! How cool is that?
If you are into Harry Potter or looking for another specific theme – take a look below.
38. Bachelorette Harry Potter Themed Cards
39. Wedding Movie Cards
40. Charades Card Generator
41. Cards with Varying Levels
42. Dirty Charades
43. Easy Charades for Adults
44. Adventure Cards
45. Christmas Charades
46. Fall Charades
47. Valentines Cards
48. Charade Word Cards
49. Adorably Decorated Winter Collection
50. Baby Shower Charades
51. Holiday Charades
52. A Hundred Charades Cards
53. Printable Bridal Shower
More Game Ideas You’ll Love
- 17 BEST DONUT GAMES FOR A SWEET PARTY – If you thought charades were cool, wait until you hear about Donut games. Yep, you read that correctly. These sweets are so widely beloved that they now have games created for them. Nothing makes a game better than adding desserts to the mix. There are not only games that use donuts, but there are also some donut THEMED games. I love it! If you are as intrigued as I was, then you’re going to want to check out this article. We’ve laid out 17 of the best donut games for you to have the sweetest party possible.
- 13 FUN WII PARTY GAMES – The Wii is such an awesome game console. Age doesn’t matter when it comes to playing, every person nearby will be eagerly awaiting their turn. It’s rare to have something that can bring people together in such a fun and exciting way. Next time you are throwing a party, bring out the Wii and see just how many people light up. Take a look at these 13 Fun Wii Party Games to get a good idea of the best ones to play with lots of people. Check it out!
- 15 FUN POP IT GAMES – Fidget toys are all the rage these days, and I see why. They’re fun, simple, and very satisfying. In fact, did you know that fidget toys are a great way to help people with ADHD focus? If you are interested in a pop it game for yourself then take a look at this list of the best ones out there. You are bound to find one that you’ll love!