Different teens describe the concept of "cool" in various ways, and About.com's "Teen Party Games" suggests dozens of activities designed to get anyone and everyone involved, including a quiz on pop culture, balloon wars, "Freeze Frame" and a fashion show featuring clothing that is made out of newspaper and duct tape. Teens often think they want to "just hang out," but that becomes boring after a while.Continue Reading
Varying the types of games offered at a gathering of any kind can encourage outgoing and shy teens alike to participate. Socialization games to choose from include ice breakers like "Truth, Truth, Lie" and "I Remember When ..." Attract action-oriented teens with relays using candy in bowls, peanuts on spoons, crazy hats or thrift store clothing. Throw in a few card and board games for geeky guys and gals.
Creative party activities can also be found at Fun-Stuff-To-Do. This site suggests uniquely cool ways to make a party unforgettable, like "Anytime Snowballs" and "Mystery Balloon Pinatas." For technical teens addicted to video game play, CoolGames presents hundreds of interactive adventures and challenges for a gamut of skill levels. Visit their "Coolest Games Ever" section for out-of-the-ordinary teen party amusements like the "Realistic Kissing Simulator."Learn more about Group Games