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Outdoor Party Games - Dress Up Relay Race

This wild and wacky dress up relay race is a super-fun outdoor party game


Outdoor Party Games - Dress Up Relay Race

Relay races are fun and exciting outdoor party games for kids.

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Kids love getting competitive and relay races such as this one are a great outdoor party game idea. This fun game can be easily tailored to a party by having kids dress up in clothes and accessories that fit the theme, such as pirate, sports, or princess outfits.

What you’ll need:

  • A big jacket or sweater
  • One hat
  • A pair of sunglasses
  • A pair of large shoes
  • A wig (optional)
  • A small stool with a toy musical instrument on it
  • Stopwatch or timer
  • Playground traffic cones, flags, other obstacle course markers
  • How to play:

    Set up an item of clothing at each course marker. Divide kids into two teams and Have each child run around and put on each item of clothing in one leg of the race and then sit on the stool and play five notes on the musical instrument. Then have the child run back and through the obstacle course putting the items back in the order in which they were before they were picked up.

    Variation: You can also get clothes that fit a theme such as a sports party (baseball hats or football helmets, baseball jerseys, knee pads, and so on), pirate party (pirate hats, vests, big boots, etc.) or princess party (tiaras, big hoop skirts, necklaces, and so on) or Hawaiian luau party (hula skirts, leis, flower headbands, and more).

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