Sleepovers are an iconic and memorable experience for teenagers. However, planning can be difficult if you’re the parent hosting the sleepover for your teenager and their friends. You need to plan invites, scheduling, and entertainment. Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or just a fun night in, having a variety of games and activities planned is crucial for having a successful sleepover. We have put together 50 sleepover games and activities that you can use to make your next sleepover a big hit. From fun games to DIY projects, there’s something for everyone on this list. So grab some snacks, put on your pajamas, and let’s get started!
1. Have A Movie Marathon
Movie marathons are a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. With a little bit of planning, you can create a fun and memorable movie marathon experience for you and your friends. Start by choosing a theme for your movie marathon. You could choose a specific genre, like horror or comedy, or focus on a particular series, like Harry Potter or Star Wars.
Next, create a cozy atmosphere for your movie marathon. Set up blankets, pillows, and snacks in a designated viewing area. You could even create a DIY movie theater by hanging a sheet and using a projector to display the movies on the wall.
Make sure to have plenty of snacks on hand to k
eep everyone fueled throughout the movie marathon. Popcorn, candy, and soda are classic movie snacks, but you could also get creative and make your own snacks, like nachos or pizza.
2. Organize A Cooking Or Baking Challenge
Cooking or baking challenges are a fun way to bond with your friends and show off your culinary skills. You can split into teams or work individually to create a dish that will be judged by the group. To make it more interesting, you can set a theme or a specific ingredient that must be used in the dish.
Some ideas for cooking challenges include creating a gourmet pizza, making a three-course meal with a mystery ingredient, or replicating a famous dish from a restaurant. For baking challenges, you can try making the perfect cupcake, creating a unique flavor of macarons, or designing a show-stopping cake.
To make the challenge more exciting, you can set a time limit or have a prize for the winning team. You can also have a taste test where everyone gets to sample each dish and vote for their favorite.
3. Play Board Games Or Card Games
Playing board games or card games is a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. It’s a great way to spend time with your friends while having fun and staying entertained. There are so many different games to choose from, so you’re sure to find something that everyone will enjoy.
Some popular board games that are perfect for sleepovers include Monopoly, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, and Risk. These games are all easy to learn and provide hours of entertainment. If you’re looking for something more fast-paced, try playing a card game like Uno, Spades, or Poker.
To make the game even more fun, consider adding some friendly competition by keeping score or offering a prize to the winner. You can also make the game more interesting by creating your own rules or adding a twist to the game.
4. Sing Your Hearts Out With Karaoke
Karaoke is a great way to add some fun to your sleepover. You can sing your favorite songs and compete with your friends to see who has the best voice. There are many karaoke machines available in the market that you can rent or buy. Alternatively, you can also use a karaoke app on your phone or computer.
To make your karaoke party more exciting, you can create a playlist of your favorite songs. You can also add some karaoke classics like “I Will Survive” or “Bohemian Rhapsody” to the list. Make sure to have a good mix of songs that everyone can sing along to.
To make the experience more fun, you can also add some props like hats, sunglasses, and microphones. You can also set up a stage and have judges rate each performance. This will add a competitive element to the party and make it more exciting.
5. Have A Spa Night
If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing way to spend a sleepover with your friends, having a DIY spa night is a great idea. You can create a spa-like atmosphere right in your own home and enjoy some pampering with your friends.
To start, gather some basic spa supplies such as face masks, nail polish, and body lotion. You can also add some candles and soothing music to create a calming ambiance. Set up stations for each activity, such as a manicure station and a facial station.
Once you’re all set up, take turns pampering each other. Apply face masks, give each other massages, and paint each other’s nails. You can also try out new hairstyles or experiment with makeup looks.
6. Play Truth Or Dare
Truth or Dare is a classic sleepover game that is always a hit with teens. It’s a fun way to get to know each other better and to have a few laughs. To play, gather everyone in a circle and have someone start by asking another player, “Truth or dare?” The player then has to choose between answering a truth question or completing a dare.
Some fun truth questions for teens might include:
- What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you in school?
- Have you ever cheated on a test?
- Who is your secret crush?
Some fun dares for teens might include:
- Sing a song in front of everyone.
- Do a cartwheel or somersault.
- Eat a spoonful of hot sauce.
Remember to keep the questions and dares appropriate for the group and to respect everyone’s boundaries. Have fun and enjoy the game!
7. Solve Mysteries In A Murder Mystery Party
If you’re looking for a unique and exciting sleepover idea for teens, consider hosting a murder mystery party. This type of party involves solving a fictional murder case with your friends, playing different characters and gathering clues to uncover the truth.
To start, choose a murder mystery kit or write your own story. Then, assign each guest a character and provide them with a character description and costume ideas. You can also decorate your space to match the theme of the story.
During the party, everyone will have a chance to interact with each other and gather clues. You can also incorporate mini-games and challenges to keep things interesting. Once all the clues are gathered, everyone can make their accusations and try to solve the mystery.
8. Camp Outdoors In The Backyard
One of the classic sleepover ideas for teens is camping outdoors in the backyard. It’s a fun way to get a taste of the great outdoors without having to travel far. Here are some tips to make your backyard camping experience a success:
- Set up a tent: Whether you have a tent or borrow one from a friend, set it up in a flat area of your backyard. Make sure you have enough space for everyone to sleep comfortably.
- Build a campfire: Build a fire pit in a safe area of your backyard and start a campfire. Roast marshmallows, make s’mores, and tell ghost stories.
- Plan activities: Bring board games, cards, or a portable speaker for music. You can also plan a scavenger hunt or stargazing session.
- Pack snacks: Don’t forget to pack snacks and drinks for your camping trip. Trail mix, popcorn, and hot chocolate are great options.
- Stay warm: Make sure you have enough blankets and sleeping bags to stay warm throughout the night. You can also bring hand warmers or a portable heater.
9. Play Video Games
Playing video games is a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. With so many options available, you and your friends are sure to find a game that you all enjoy. Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Multiplayer Games: Choose a game that allows multiple players to join in, such as Mario Kart, Fortnite, or Minecraft. These games are perfect for a group and can be played for hours on end.
- Retro Games: Take a trip down memory lane and play some classic video games, like Super Mario Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog, or Pac-Man. You can even set up an emulator on your computer or use a retro console.
10. Direct A Movie Or Short Film
Directing a movie or short film can be a fun and creative way to spend a sleepover with your friends. With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever to create a high-quality film with just a smartphone and some basic editing software.
To get started, brainstorm some ideas for your movie or short film. You could create a parody of a popular movie or TV show, or come up with an original story. Once you have an idea, assign roles to each of your friends. You’ll need actors, a camera operator, and someone to direct.
Before you start filming, make sure you have all the necessary equipment, such as a tripod, lighting, and microphones. You may also want to create a storyboard or shot list to help you stay organized during filming.
Once you’ve finished filming, it’s time to edit your movie. You can use free editing software like iMovie or Windows Movie Maker to add special effects, music, and titles to your film.
11. Munch On Some Midnight Snacks
One of the best parts of any sleepover is the snacks, and what better time to indulge in some delicious treats than during a midnight snack challenge? This is a fun activity that will get everyone involved and excited.
Some ideas for ingredients include:
- Chocolate chips
- Gummy bears
- Peanut butter
Consider setting up a table with different stations for each ingredient, so everyone can easily access what they need. You can also provide some basic kitchen tools such as mixing bowls, spoons, and measuring cups.
12. Dance Your Energy Out In A Dance Party
Dancing is a great way to get your heart rate up and burn off some energy while having a blast with your friends.
To get started, create a playlist of your favorite dance tunes. You can choose anything from pop hits to classic rock to hip-hop – just make sure it’s music that will get you moving. Set up a dance floor in your living room or basement, and make sure there’s plenty of room for everyone to show off their best moves.
To make the party even more fun, consider setting up some fun lighting or decorations. You could hang up some disco balls or string lights, or even create a DIY photo booth with fun props and backdrops.
13. Test Your Knowledge With Trivia Or Quiz Games
If you’re looking for a fun and engaging activity for your next sleepover, consider testing your knowledge with trivia or quiz games! Not only are they entertaining, but they can also be educational and help you and your friends learn new things.
There are a variety of trivia and quiz games available, from classic board games like Trivial Pursuit to online quizzes on topics like pop culture, history, and science. You can even create your own trivia game by coming up with questions based on your interests and hobbies.
To make the game more exciting, consider adding a prize for the winner. This could be anything from a small gift card to a homemade trophy. You can also make the game more challenging by setting a time limit for each question or adding in bonus rounds.
14. Make Chocolate Fondue
Chocolate fondue is a classic sleepover treat that is easy to make and fun to eat. To make chocolate fondue, you will need a few simple ingredients and some skewers or dipping utensils.
Here’s how to make chocolate fondue:
- Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in the microwave.
- Add a splash of heavy cream to the melted chocolate and stir until smooth.
- Transfer the chocolate mixture to a fondue pot or a small slow cooker to keep it warm.
- Arrange a variety of dippable treats, such as sliced fruit, marshmallows, pretzels, and cookies, on a platter.
- Provide skewers or dipping utensils for each guest to use.
To make your chocolate fondue extra special, you can add some flavorings or toppings. Here are some ideas:
- Add a splash of vanilla extract or liqueur to the chocolate mixture.
- Crush some candy or nuts and sprinkle them on top of the dipped treats.
- Use different types of chocolate, such as dark, milk, or white chocolate, for a variety of flavors.
15. Have A Pillow Fight
Pillow fight is a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. It’s a fun way to let off some steam and bond with your friends. Here are some tips for having a successful pillow fight:
- Choose a safe area with plenty of space to move around.
- Set some ground rules to avoid any injuries. For example, no hitting in the face or using heavy pillows.
- Make sure everyone has a pillow to use. You can even decorate them beforehand to make them more unique.
- Start the pillow fight and let the fun begin! You can play music and have different rounds to keep things interesting.
- When it’s time to end the pillow fight, make sure everyone helps clean up the feathers and fluff that may have come out of the pillows.
16. Search For Items In A Scavenger Hunt
A scavenger hunt is a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. It’s a fun way to get everyone involved and working together. One idea for a scavenger hunt is to search for specific items around the house or neighborhood. Here’s how to set it up:
- Make a list of items to search for. Be creative and make them challenging but not impossible to find.
- Divide the group into teams. Each team should have at least two people. You can have as many teams as you want, but try to keep them even in size.
- Give each team a copy of the list and a bag to collect the items in.
- Set a time limit for the hunt. Depending on how many items are on the list, 30-45 minutes should be enough time.
- When the time is up, have each team return to the starting point with their bags of items.
- Go through the items on the list and award points to each team for each item they found. The team with the most points wins.
17. Show Off Talents In A Talent Show
Talent shows are a great way to showcase your skills and have fun at the same time. Here are some tips for organizing a successful talent show:
- Set the stage: Choose a location where everyone can see and hear the performers. Make sure there is enough space for everyone to perform comfortably.
- Invite participants: Encourage your friends to participate by showcasing their talents. You can also invite other teens to join in the fun.
- Plan the program: Decide on the order of performances and make sure everyone has enough time to showcase their talent.
- Provide equipment: Make sure you have all the necessary equipment for each performance. This may include a microphone, speakers, and musical instruments.
- Be supportive: Remember to cheer on your friends and be a supportive audience. This is a great opportunity to show off your talents and have fun with your friends.
18. Make Tie-Dye Masterpieces
For materials, you’ll need some plain white t-shirts, fabric dye, rubber bands, and gloves. You can find tie-dye kits at most craft stores or online. Follow the instructions on the dye package to mix the dye and get it ready for use.
Next, gather your friends and start brainstorming some cool designs. You can use rubber bands to create patterns like spirals, stripes, or bullseyes. Once you’ve decided on your design, it’s time to start dyeing!
Put on your gloves and start applying the dye to your shirt. You can use a variety of colors to create a rainbow effect or stick to one or two colors for a more cohesive look. Once you’ve finished dyeing, wrap your shirt in plastic wrap or a plastic bag and let it sit for several hours to allow the dye to set.
After the dye has set, rinse your shirt in cold water until the water runs clear. Then, wash it in the washing machine on a cold cycle and dry it in the dryer or hang it up to air dry.
19. Craft Your Own Jewelry Pieces
Jewelry-making is a fun and creative activity that can be enjoyed by teens of all ages. It’s also a great way to make unique pieces that reflect your personal style. Here are some ideas for making your own jewelry at your next sleepover:
- Beaded bracelets: Choose your favorite colors and beads and create your own unique bracelets. You can use elastic cord or wire to string the beads together.
- Wire-wrapped pendants: Use wire to wrap stones, crystals, or other small objects to create unique pendants. You can also add beads or charms to the wire for extra flair.
- Charm necklaces: Choose a theme, such as animals or travel, and collect small charms to create a personalized necklace. You can use a chain or cord to string the charms together.
20. Have an Indoor Picnic
An indoor picnic is a fun and cozy way to enjoy a meal with your friends during a sleepover. It’s a perfect idea for when the weather outside is not ideal for a traditional picnic. Here are some tips to help you plan the perfect indoor picnic:
- Set up a picnic blanket or tablecloth on the floor in a spacious area of your home.
- Use pillows and cushions to create a comfortable seating arrangement.
- Prepare picnic-style foods such as sandwiches, fruit skewers, veggie sticks, cheese and crackers, and cookies.
- Serve drinks in mason jars or plastic cups with straws for a fun touch.
- Use battery-operated string lights or candles to create a cozy atmosphere.
21. Host A Pajama Fashion Contest
To start, set up a runway in your living room or another open space. Have each guest take turns walking down the runway in their favorite pair of pajamas. Encourage them to get creative and show off their unique style.
To make it more exciting, you could also have different categories for the contest, such as “Most Creative,” “Most Comfy,” or “Best Matching Set.” You can even award prizes for the winners.
22. Take Goofy Polaroid Pictures
One fun activity to do during a sleepover is to take goofy Polaroid pictures with your friends. This can be a great way to create lasting memories and capture the fun moments of your sleepover.
To get started, you’ll need a Polaroid camera and plenty of film. You can find these cameras at most electronics stores or online. Make sure to have plenty of film on hand so you can take as many pictures as you want.
Next, set up a fun backdrop for your pictures. You can use a plain white sheet or get creative with decorations like balloons, streamers, or even a DIY photo booth. Encourage your friends to wear silly hats or costumes to add to the fun.
Once you’re ready, start taking pictures! Experiment with different poses and facial expressions to create the perfect shot. You can even use props like sunglasses or fake mustaches to add some extra silliness to your photos. After you’ve taken your pictures, display them around the room or create a fun scrapbook to remember your sleepover.
23. Play Would You Rather
Would You Rather is a classic game that can be played with any number of people. It’s a great way to get to know your friends better and have a few laughs. To play, simply ask a question that starts with “Would you rather” and give two options. The other person must choose one of the options and explain why they made that choice. Here are some fun Would You Rather questions to get you started:
- Would you rather have a pet dragon or a pet unicorn?
- Would you rather be able to fly or be invisible?
- Would you rather be able to talk to animals or speak every human language fluently?
- Would you rather live in a treehouse or a castle?
- Would you rather have the power of super strength or the ability to teleport?
Feel free to come up with your own questions too! Just remember to keep it appropriate and respectful.
24. Create An Indoor Mini-Golf Course
Mini-golf is a super fun game that you can set up at home. To get started, gather a few basic materials such as cardboard boxes, paper cups, and plastic balls. You can also use household items like books, pillows, and blankets to create obstacles and challenges.
Set up the course in a large room or hallway, and use tape to mark out the different holes. You can also create a scorecard and keep track of each player’s score as they make their way through the course.
25. Play Charades
Charades is a classic game that never gets old. It’s perfect for sleepovers because it can be played with a large group and doesn’t require any equipment. To play, you split the group into teams and have one person from each team act out a word or phrase without speaking while their teammates try to guess what it is.
To make the game more challenging, you can use categories such as movies, TV shows, or books. You can also set a time limit for each round to keep the game moving.
26. Make Friendship Bracelets
Making friendship bracelets is a classic sleepover activity that never goes out of style. Not only is it a fun way to pass the time, but it also allows you to create something special that you and your friends can wear and cherish for a long time.
To get started, you’ll need some embroidery floss in a variety of colors. You can find these at any craft store or online. Once you have your materials, you can start making your bracelets. If nobody knows how to make friendship bracelets you can simply look up a tutorial on YouTube and follow along!
27. Create Your Own YouTube Videos
Creating YouTube videos is a great way to bond with friends and showcase your creativity. Brainstorm ideas for your video, such as a cooking show, a makeup tutorial, or a funny skit. Make sure to plan out your video and create a script beforehand.
Next, gather your equipment. You’ll need a camera, tripod, lighting, and any props or costumes you may need. You can also use your phone camera if you don’t have a dedicated camera.
Once you have everything set up, start filming! Don’t be afraid to do multiple takes and have fun with it. After filming, edit your video and add any music or special effects you want.
Finally, upload your video to YouTube and share it with your friends. Who knows, your video may even go viral!
28. Build A Blanket Fort
One of the most classic sleepover activities is building a blanket fort. It’s a great way to create a cozy and private space to hang out with your friends. Here are some tips to make your blanket fort building experience a success:
- Choose a good location: Pick a spot with enough space to build your fort, such as a large living room or basement. Make sure it’s a flat surface and free of any hazards.
- Gather materials: Grab some blankets, sheets, pillows, and chairs to use as the foundation of your fort. You can also use string or clothespins to help secure the blankets in place.
- Get creative: Use your imagination to design your fort. You can create tunnels, multiple rooms, or even add some twinkle lights for a magical touch.
- Make it comfortable: Add some cozy blankets, pillows, and snacks to make your fort a comfortable place to hang out in.
29. Create A DIY Scrapbook Or Journal
Creating a DIY scrapbook or journal is a fun and creative activity that is perfect for a sleepover with your friends. It is a great way to capture and preserve memories of your time together. Here are some tips on how to create a scrapbook or journal:
- Gather your materials – You will need a blank journal or scrapbook, colorful pens, stickers, washi tape, and any other decorations you want to use.
- Choose a theme – Decide on a theme for your scrapbook or journal, such as “Summer Memories” or “Best Friends Forever.”
- Get creative – Use your imagination and get creative with your designs. You can include photos, drawings, and quotes that are meaningful to you.
30. Play Never Have I Ever
Never Have I Ever is a classic game that’s perfect for sleepovers. It’s a fun way to get to know your friends better and learn some interesting things about them. Here’s how to play:
- Gather your friends in a circle and decide who will go first.
- The first person says “Never have I ever” followed by something they have never done. For example, “Never have I ever gone skydiving.”
- Anyone in the circle who has done that thing has to take a sip of their drink or put down a finger if they’re playing without drinks.
- The next person in the circle then says “Never have I ever” and the game continues.
31. Host A DIY Costume Party
Hosting a DIY costume party is a fun and creative way to spend a sleepover with your friends. You can ask your friends to bring their own costumes or provide some basic materials for them to create their own costumes.
To get started, create a theme for the party, such as superheroes, movie characters, or even animals. This will help your friends come up with ideas for their costumes. You can also set up a photo booth with props and decorations to capture the memories.
To make the party more exciting, you can organize a costume contest with different categories, such as the most creative or the funniest costume.
32. Play Flashlight Tag Or Hide-And-Seek In The Dark
Flashlight tag is an incredibly fun and thrilling game to play at a sleepover. To play, you’ll need at least three people and a few flashlights. One person is “it” and must use the flashlight to tag the other players. The game can be played indoors or outdoors and can be made more challenging by setting boundaries or hiding spots.
Hide-and-seek in the dark is another great option. One person is “it” and counts while the other players hide. Once the counting is done, the person who is “it” must use a flashlight to find the other players. This game can be played with or without boundaries, and can be made more challenging by adding more players or hiding spots.
33. Set Up A DIY Indoor Obstacle Course
If you’re looking for a fun and challenging activity for your teen’s sleepover, consider setting up a DIY indoor obstacle course. This is a great way to get everyone moving and having fun while also promoting teamwork and friendly competition.
To set up your obstacle course, start by choosing a space in your home that can be easily transformed into an obstacle course. This could be a basement, living room, or even a hallway. Next, gather materials such as pillows, blankets, chairs, and other household items that can be used to create obstacles.
Design your course with a mix of physical challenges such as crawling under chairs or jumping over pillows, as well as mental challenges such as solving puzzles or answering trivia questions. Be sure to provide a clear set of rules and safety guidelines to ensure everyone stays safe and has fun.
34. Go Stargazing In The Backyard
Looking for a fun and free activity to do at your next sleepover? Why not go stargazing in the backyard? All you need is a clear night sky, some blankets, and maybe a telescope or binoculars if you have them.
First, find a spot in your backyard that has a clear view of the sky and minimal light pollution. Lay out some blankets and pillows to make yourself comfortable. If you have a telescope or binoculars, set them up and adjust the focus.
Use a star chart or an app like SkyView to identify the stars and constellations you see. Make a game out of it and see who can find the most constellations or identify the most stars.
35. Play The Floor Is Lava
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend your sleepover with friends? Why not try playing The Floor Is Lava? This classic sleepover game is perfect for teens who want to have some laughs and get active.
To play, all you need is a room with furniture and a floor. The goal is to avoid touching the floor at all costs, pretending that it’s made of lava. You can jump from couch to chair to coffee table, using your creativity to find new ways to stay off the ground.
To make the game even more challenging, you can set a timer and see who can stay off the floor the longest. Or, you can add obstacles like pillows or stuffed animals to make it more difficult to navigate the room.
36. Create Your Own Mini Escape Room Puzzles
If you want to add a little excitement to your sleepover, consider creating your own mini escape room puzzles. This activity is perfect for teens who love solving puzzles and working together to solve a mystery.
To get started, you’ll need to come up with a theme for your escape room. It could be anything from a haunted house to a spy mission. Once you have a theme, you’ll need to create a series of clues and puzzles that will lead your friends to the final solution.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Use invisible ink to write clues on paper that can only be revealed with a black light.
- Create a puzzle using a combination lock that requires your friends to solve a riddle to get the correct numbers.
- Hide clues in unexpected places, like inside a book or behind a picture frame.
- Use a cipher to encode a message that your friends will need to decode to get the next clue.
37. Have A LEGO-Building Contest
If you’re looking for a fun and creative way to spend your sleepover, consider having a LEGO-building contest. This activity is perfect for teens who enjoy building and creating with their hands and studies show legos develop problem solving skills.
To start the contest, you can divide your group into teams or have each person build their own creation. Set a time limit, and provide each person or team with the same amount of LEGO bricks. You can also set a theme for the contest, such as building a city, a spaceship, or a robot.
Once the time is up, have everyone present their creations and vote on the winner. You can use a point system or have everyone vote for their favorite creation.
38. Try Out Different Hairstyles And Makeup Looks
Experimenting with different hairstyles and makeup looks is a great way to bond with your friends and try out new styles that you may not have had the chance to experiment with before.
To get started, gather all of your hair and makeup supplies and set up a designated area where everyone can work on their looks. You can even create a “beauty bar” with a mirror and different products for everyone to use.
When it comes to hairstyles, there are endless possibilities. You can try braids, buns, curls, straight styles, and more. Look up tutorials on YouTube or Pinterest for inspiration and step-by-step instructions.
39. Participate In A Home Science Project
Does your teenager like science? Consider participating in a DIY home science project! Not only is it a great way to learn about science, but it’s also a fun way to bond with your friends.
One easy project is making your own lava lamp. All you need is a clear plastic bottle, oil, water, food coloring, and Alka-Seltzer tablets. Fill the bottle with oil and water, add a few drops of food coloring, and then drop in the Alka-Seltzer tablets. Watch as the mixture bubbles and creates a mesmerizing effect.
Another fun project is making slime. There are many different recipes available online, but one simple recipe involves mixing glue, water, and Borax. Add food coloring to make it more interesting. You can also add glitter or small toys to the slime for added fun.
40. Build And Launch Paper Airplanes
Building and launching paper airplanes is a classic sleepover activity that never gets old. It’s easy to do, doesn’t require a lot of materials, and is a lot of fun. Here are some tips for making the most of this activity:
First, make sure you have plenty of paper on hand. You’ll also need some scissors and tape. Once you’ve built your planes, it’s time to launch them. Find a large, open space with plenty of room to run. Hold your plane by the nose and throw it forward with a flick of your wrist. Experiment with different throwing techniques to see which one sends your plane the farthest.
41. Mix Mocktails
If you want to add some fun to your sleepover, try mixing up some mocktails. These non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for teens and can be made with a variety of ingredients. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Shirley Temple: Mix together ginger ale, grenadine, and a splash of orange juice. Garnish with a cherry and a slice of orange.
- Virgin Piña Colada: Blend together pineapple juice, coconut milk, and ice. Serve in a fancy glass with a paper umbrella.
- Sparkling Cranberry Punch: Combine cranberry juice, ginger ale, and a splash of lime juice. Add frozen cranberries for a festive touch.
42. Organize A Photography Scavenger Hunt
If you’re looking for a fun and creative activity to do at your next sleepover, consider organizing a photography scavenger hunt! This activity is perfect for teens who love taking photos and exploring their surroundings.
To get started, create a list of items or themes for the scavenger hunt. You can include things like “something green,” “a funny sign,” or “a reflection.” Make sure to include a mix of easy and challenging items to keep the game interesting.
Next, divide into teams and give each team a camera or smartphone to use for the scavenger hunt. Set a time limit for the hunt and send the teams off to explore the neighborhood or nearby park.
43. Host A Cupcake Decorating Contest
Hosting a cupcake decorating contest is a fun and delicious sleepover activity for teens. All you need are some plain cupcakes, frosting, and a variety of toppings like sprinkles, candy, and fruit.
To make the contest more exciting, you can set up a theme or challenge. For example, you can ask the participants to create cupcakes that represent their favorite movie or TV show. You can also have a blind taste test to see whose cupcakes are the most delicious.
To keep things organized, you can use a scorecard or a table to keep track of the contestants’ creations. You can also award prizes for the best-looking cupcakes, the most creative cupcakes, and the most delicious cupcakes.
44. Have A Friendly Limbo Competition
Limbo is a super fun game to play at sleepovers because there are many laughs to be had as people fail and fall to the ground.
To play limbo all you will need is a broom stick and some volunteers to hold it up. Next, turn up the music and have everyone take turns trying to limbo under the stick without touching it or falling over. As the rounds progress, lower the stick to make it more challenging. The last person standing wins!
45. Make Paintings On Canvas
Do you have an artistic teenager? Why not try making paintings on canvas? This is a fun and relaxing activity that allows you to express your creativity and create something beautiful that you can keep or give as a gift.
To get started, you’ll need some blank canvases, paint brushes, acrylic paints, and some inspiration. You can find inspiration in many places, such as nature, your favorite colors, or even a picture or photo that you love.
When you’re finished, let your painting dry completely before displaying it or giving it as a gift. You can also experiment with different sizes and shapes of canvases to create a unique and personalized collection of paintings.
46. Learn Origami Together
Origami is a fun and creative activity that you and your friends can enjoy together at your sleepover. It’s a great way to bond and learn something new. With just a few pieces of paper and some patience, you can create beautiful and intricate designs.
To get started, you’ll need some origami paper. You can find this at most craft stores or online. It’s important to use the right kind of paper for origami, as regular printer paper can be too thick and difficult to fold.
Once you have your paper, you can start with some simple designs, such as a paper crane or a frog. There are many tutorials available online, or you can purchase a book with step-by-step instructions.
As you become more experienced, you can try more challenging designs, such as a dragon or a flower. Don’t be discouraged if your first attempts don’t turn out perfectly – origami takes practice and patience.
47. Engage In A Bubble Blowing Or Bubble Art Contest
Looking for a creative and fun activity for your teen’s sleepover? Why not try a bubble blowing or bubble art contest? This activity is perfect for teens who love to get a little messy and unleash their creativity.
To start, gather all the necessary supplies such as bubble solution, bubble wands, and food coloring. You can also provide different materials for bubble art such as paper, paint, and straws.
Next, divide the teens into teams or have them compete individually. Set a timer and have them blow the biggest bubble or create the most unique bubble art. You can even have a panel of judges to determine the winner.
48. Make Lip Sync Music Videos
Making lip sync music videos is a fun and creative activity that will keep your teen and their friends entertained for hours. To start, choose a popular song that everyone knows and loves. Next, have each person select a section of the song and create a fun and unique performance to go along with it.
Encourage creativity by providing props, costumes, and accessories that fit the theme of the song. You can also use your smartphone or camera to record the performances and edit them together into a music video.
To make the lip sync music video even more exciting, consider adding special effects, transitions, and text overlays using free video editing software. This will give the final product a professional and polished look.
49. Try Out Soap Making
If you’re looking for a fun and creative activity for your next sleepover, why not try making your own soap? Soap making is a great way to express your creativity and make something that is both useful and beautiful. Plus, it’s a lot of fun!
To get started, you’ll need a few basic supplies, including soap base, fragrance oils, and molds. You can find these supplies at your local craft store or online. Once you have your supplies, you can start experimenting with different scents and colors to create your own unique soap creations.
One of the great things about soap making is that there are endless possibilities for customization. You can add herbs, flowers, or other natural ingredients to your soap to give it a unique look and scent. You can also experiment with different shapes and sizes of molds to create soaps that are perfect for your individual needs.
No sleepover is complete without some sleep. While the point of a sleepover is to stay up and have fun, teenagers will have to fall asleep at some point.
Once you’re done with your activities and everyone is getting tired, it is time to turn off the lights and allow your guests to sleep and dream. Perhaps you can put on a movie with low volume and get everyone settled into sleeping bags or blankets. That way not everyone has to got to sleep at the exact same moment.