Top 31 Sleepover Games For Girls That Are Fun And Delightful

Throw the most epic party ever with these exciting ideas that everyone will love.

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A sleepover means less sleep and more fun activities. And when girls are sleeping over, it is all about having fun, gorging on snacks, playing board games, trying out makeup products, and more. Several sleepover games for girls can keep them engaged and excited. But are you confused about which game to choose for their slumber party? Do not worry. We can help you select some games to play at sleepovers. Here, we have curated a list of the best 31 sleepover games for girls. Keep reading to check them out.

31 Best Sleepover Games For Girls

1. Sleepover Ball Game

This game is an icebreaker and will help the new girls in the group get familiar with each other. All you have to do is dig in your garage to find big plastic balls and write questions on them using a marker. To make it more interesting, ask the girls to jot down the questions they want their friends to answer. The girls can toss the question balls at each other, keep answering them, and have a laugh riot.

2. DIY Pizza

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Everyone loves pizzas, and what’s better than indulging in an activity that not only engages your girls but also feeds their little bellies. Keep the pizza dough handy for them to flatten it, sprinkle cheese, and spread marinara sauce over it. You can also have a ready assortment of olives, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes. Make sure they wear oven mitts while using the microwave for baking the pizzas.

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Alternatively, you can keep cookie batter ready and bake during the sleepover with your friends with different toppings or sprinklers.

3. Treasure Hunt

Make the sleepover party fun for the girls with a treasure hunt or even a scavenger hunt at home. Set up clues for each player, or you can ask the girls to come up with a set of clues and then swap. Rhyming clues for small girls will add an extra quotient of fun. Hide the clues inside envelopes and reserve a gift for the one who is quick to solve the riddles and claim the treasure.

4. Photo Props

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Teenage girls love to click selfies. You can get some party props such as hats, sunglasses, crowns, and funky accessories. The girls can create some fun props and print the images if they like. A photo booth for the slumber party will be greatly appreciated. If they are ambitious, they can use the props and create a short movie for entertainment.

5. Blindfold Makeovers

Traditional makeovers for girls are a thing of the past at slumber parties. Blindfold makeovers would be a delightful and entertaining idea. The girls can work in pairs and blindfold the person who is applying the makeup. The results of this makeover activity will make them burst into laughter.

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Makeovers are incomplete without fancy nail art! You can also try recreating fancy nail art designs on each others’ nails and laugh at the imperfect designs!

6. Gazing At The Stars

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If the girls want to stay up all night and savor nature’s beauty, why not make this an opportunity to learn something new. Place a telescope in your backyard, and the girls can spot planets, stars, and constellations and look up more facts about them later.

7. Watching Sunrise

Cross your fingers, hoping that the kids have had a wink of sleep beforehand. If they want to stretch their hours and you hear them giggling early morning, treat them to a beautiful sunrise.

8. Cupcake Frosting

No one can ever outgrow chocolate sauce, M&Ms, sprinkles, and frosting to decorate a cupcake. Have varieties of cupcake toppings and baked cupcakes ready for the girls to grow wild and unleash their creative side. This activity can lead to a sugar rush later. You can also substitute cupcakes with ice cream toppings.

9. Indoor Camping

Indoor camping can be an excellent sleepover game if you want to recreate the summer camp vibe. This activity will relieve any anxieties regarding mosquitoes and rough weather conditions. All you have to do is build blanket forts or indoor tents for the girls at home. Gather your card games, a torch for storytelling in the dark, and a water bottle for a game of truth or dare. If the kids are old enough, they can work their way through this by themselves. This game can be paired with some snacks and their favorite movies.

10. Making Fancy Popcorns

What’s better than to couple up a movie night with popcorns? The girls will love this idea. Try popcorns of different flavors, such as caramel, cheddar, bacon chocolate, creamery butter, and honey mustard, to make it more interesting.

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You can watch a scary movie, plan a spooky night (share spooky stories while munching popcorn), or enjoy a themed movie marathon.

11. Serve Hot Chocolate

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We all know that hot chocolate, especially during winters, is a cult favorite of kids. Take any hot chocolate and add mix-ins like pumpkin spice, mocha spice, orange, or peppermint.

12. Pancake Brunch

After a night full of exciting activities, it would be a great idea to satiate their taste buds with a pancake breakfast. The girls can chat about all the fun they had last night while gorging on delicious pancakes. Adding whipped cream and their favorite fruit topping can be a hit too.

13. Fashion Show

How about using tin foil and toilet paper to create dresses? Let’s plan a fashion show! The girls can unleash their aesthetic side and create outfits as they walk down the aisle like a supermodel.

14. Sleepover Pillowcase Craft

This craft idea for a sleepover party will keep the girls engaged and happy. Give your girls white pillowcases, markers, and fabric paints. Let them spill their creativity and imagination on the pillowcases and come up with great artworks.

15. Ankle Balloon Stomp

In the ankle balloon stomp game, each player has a balloon tied to their ankle. They have to pop the balloon of the other players while protecting their balloon from getting stomped. Turn on the music and let the girls have some fun and entertainment.

16. Charades

Charades is an engaging and fun game to play at sleepovers as it involves a lot of guesswork and hilarious exchanges. A player simply gets a movie name that they must enact, given by a non-participant, so the rest of the people can identify it through the actions to win the rounds. So, it’s time to hop into your acting shoes for a blast!

17. Pillow Fight

A classic pillow fight is something we all love and have been playing since our childhood! This fun game calls for some gentle, fun-filled hits with the opponent giving it back! Ensure that the game goes on softly for a light feel.

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18. Emoji Bingo

Why stick to conventional bingo when you can add a twist of emojis to it? Get your hands on a few emoji bingo cards and begin the joy ride! The host has to announce emojis one by one and the players with the emojis on their cards have to mark it. The one who finishes a row first, shouts “Bingo”. The same goes for “four corners”, “full house” and other patterns.

19. Musical Chairs

It’s to add some musical touch to a sleepover with an exciting game of musical chairs. Arrange a few chairs in outside and inward placement (make sure the number of chairs is one less than the number of players). The host kicks in the musical feels and the players roam around swiftly. The moment the music stops, those who get back to their chairs, qualify for the next round. The series continues and the fun multiplies!

20. Pass & Talk Ball

This versatile activity can prove to be an entertaining game for everyone. Take a big ball with various questions/prompts written over it. The game starts with passing the ball to one another and background music. As the music stops, the one with the ball in hand has to answer the particular prompt that is facing them. The game continues and the conversations flourish!

21. Board Games

What could be better than spending your sleepover playing board games? Ludo, snakes and ladders, monopoly, scrabble, chess, and more! Pick any board game of your choice and enjoy a gala time!

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22. Try Not To Laugh Challenge

Unconditional laughter is a must when it comes to an all-girls sleepover! Why not convert this into a challenge? Get two participants to crack lame and funny jokes in a face-off and assign points for it. The one who stays calm, controls laughter, and gets fewer points wins the game.

23. Karaoke Night

Friends who sing together, slay together! To make your sleepover memories beautiful and fun, try setting up a karaoke session. Sing your heart out and let all your worries melt! These moments of frolic would surely be cherished forever.

24. Spin The Nail Polish

It’s time to opt for a never-heard-before game for an all-girls sleepover. Sit in a circle and spin a nail polish bottle. Wherever the spinner stops, the girl has to make some nail art with that particular nail paint. The game goes on until everyone has a unique nail art! This engaging game is a great way to strengthen the bond and also flaunt quirky nail art patterns.

25. Hide & Seek

This cute childhood activity can make an exciting game for an all-girls sleepover. Set up a space barrier and pick one to go first. At the count of 10, everyone else has to hide while the seeker finds the hidden ones.

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26. Would You Rather?

This one is well-known to everyone. Prepare a list of questions with two options. Spin the bottle to see who goes first. Shoot your questions to unravel fun and entertaining banter! A few possible questions could be- Would you rather be able to fly or stay invisible? Would you rather be able to go back to the past or head to the future? Would you rather stay awake for the whole day or sleep throughout? and more.

27. Mystery Taste Test

It’s time for some quick guesswork with the Mystery Taste Test! Keep a few food items handy such as mayonnaise, sodas, fruits, candies, and more. Blindfold the participants and ask them to guess the item just by tasting it once. The game can help explore new flavors, challenge the taste buds, and make for an overall good time.

28. DIY Pizza Mania

What could be more fun than all girls cooking together? And what could be better than everyone’s favorite pizza! Simply head to the kitchen, gather all the supplies, and distribute them evenly. Prepare the base, add the sauce, and top it with loads of veggies and cheese. Enjoy a hot, cheesy pizza with your pals!

A group of girls enjoying making their own pizza.
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29. The Flour Game

This one is another unique addition to the sleepover games list. Make piles of flour and hide a few items within it. Blindfold the player and ask them to dig through and find and identify as many hidden items as possible, without seeing. This messy game is sure to create memorable moments and lots of laughter among all.

30. A Fun Uno Game

Uno always tops the list when it comes to selecting any card game for a sleepover as it’s endlessly customizable. Distribute the cards evenly among the participants and assign a rule to each of the card colors. Whenever the color appears on the pile, the particular rule must be followed. Anyone who breaks it must pick extra cards as a penalty. The ultimate goal remains getting rid of all the cards first. Have fun playing Uno!

31. This Or That?

Up for an entertaining question game that sets the mood for the sleepover? “This or That” is one such game that brings everybody together for a fun-filled discussion. Prepare a list of amazing this or that questions and indulge in a fun banter. Some could be as follows:

What would you pick:

  • Beach or Hills?
  • Black or White?
  • Morning or night?
  • Coffee or Tea?

A blogger recalls her personal experience of playing some fun games at a sleepover and making the most of the night! She shares the planning process of selecting the games and other parts of the fun sleepover. The list included games such as Rattlesnake Tag, Over and Under Basketball Relay, Nail Polish Game, and more along with some details on snacks and matching pajamas. The next day followed a scavenger hunt for which she adds, “The scavenger hunt for us was REALLY HARD! But we found most of the clues anyways, so yeah (i).”

Infographic: The Sleepover Checklist

In many cultures, being invited to a sleepover is a rite of passage. It means you have been successful in forming social circles that wish to spend time with you after school hours. A sleepover involves a lot of bonding activities as well as private conversations. By the end of it, one could be convinced that they have made friends for life.

Although sleepovers could be fun and exciting, they also entail responsibilities – especially for the hosts. A checklist of things to do can always come in handy. Check out the infographic below for a few tips when you host your next sleepover.

the sleepover checklist (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Sleepovers can be an exciting opportunity to relax and enjoy with your girlfriends. However, adding a few interesting sleepover activities to the mix can make the night more fun! For instance, you can organize treasure hunts, a pajama party or blindfolded makeovers for your girls’ night in. Likewise, a DIY pizza activity can kill two birds with a stone by letting your friends experiment with the dish and sort out the dinner simultaneously. Finally, you can arrange for star-gazing and sunrise watching for a more laid-back group. Just remember to have a lot of fun!

Frequently Asked Questions

What should a teenage girl bring to a sleepover?

A teenage girl may bring a backpack, pajamas, toiletries, mini flashlight, phone and charger, medicines (if any), and a change of clothes to a sleepover.

What time do girl sleepovers start?

7 or 8 P.M. is the ideal time to start a sleepover. It will allow you to carry out all the fun sleepover games and activities before falling asleep on time.

Are there any online or digital games that can be played during a girl’s sleepover?

Yes, you check out sites such as drawize.com for drawing and guessing games, virtual karaoke platforms, or indulge in an online treasure hunt together.

Key Takeaways

  • A perfect slumber party is the right mix of comfortable pajamas, tasty snacks, and a juicy gossip session.
  • Take this fun experience to a whole new level by playing some exciting sleepover games that will keep the girls entertained and engaged.
  • You can organize a treasure hunt or host a fashion show to strengthen your bond and create fond memories to look back on.
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Gather your besties for a night of fun and laughter. Watch this video for the best sleepover games for teen girls that will have you up having fun past your bedtime.

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Roma Williams
Roma Williams is a marriage, mental health, and family therapist and the Founder and Clinical Director at Unload It Therapy. She has 5 years of experience, and through her strategy-based and compassionate approaches, she helps her clients excel as individuals, life partners, and professionals and develop healthy mindset shifts by enabling them to deal with burnout, emotions, crisis/trauma, and navigate complex relationships.

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Sneha Tete
Sneha TeteBeauty & Lifestyle Writer
Sneha has a master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Hyderabad, a professional Relationship Coach diploma, and over four years of experience in writing. She writes about relationships and lifestyle.Sneha began her career as an instructional designer, shifted to freelance technical and research writing, and self-published a novella on the theme of adolescent mental health.

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Subhrojyoti Mukherjee
Subhrojyoti MukherjeeAssociate Editor
Subhrojyoti is an associate editor at StyleCraze with four years of experience. He has a master’s degree in English from Presidency University, Kolkata, and has also done a post-graduate certificate course in Editing and Publishing from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

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