So we recently have experienced a lot of family time with visits and vacations–one of which was celebrating Colton’s baptism. My mom, aunt, and sister (the godmother) were all able to come out for the big event.
[If you are looking for a great game that encourages writing and laugher but don’t want my back story, click here.]
The girls loved that it was a “Sissy Weekend” since there were three sister pairs hanging out together (my other aunt who couldn’t come probably didn’t love it as much). They made signs welcoming everyone to Sissy Land and spent the whole ride to the airport chanting “Sissy day! Sissy day!” (It was a very long ride.)
With all the hype the girls really wanted to do special sissy activities. They organized some such as “Dressing like your sister” day (way more fun than we thought) and the “Hippity Hop Jousting” (hilarious but dangerous).
But my sister organized by far the best activity–The Sissy Game! Or what groups that include more than sisters would call How Well Do you Know Your Partner?
Remember, the old Newlywed Game show? Well, the Sissy Game is just like it. And of course, it isn’t limited to sisters, any pairing can work–brothers, parent/child, best friends, etc.
Separate each pair to make two teams–one member on Side A and one on Side B. Be sure they are not sitting near each other.
One person playing the role of “host” asks a question (they can also be a player). Side A writes their answer and Side B writes the answer for Side A. For example, “What is your favorite food?” Side A would write down their favorite food and Side B would write what they think the answer is for their partner.
Then everyone holds up their boards and you see if the answers match. If they correctly guessed their partner’s answer, their pair gets a point.
Alternate between the sides, so for the next question Side B would do their answers and Side A would guess their partner’s response.
Depending on their age, you can use words or pictures to answer the questions.
I uploaded the questions in two different formats. You can just use the list if you have only one person playing the role of host. If you want to spice things up, use the card format to cut up the questions and have people take turns pulling them out of a hat. And of course, you can make up your own questions.
This was such a great game to play with a wide range of ages. In a matter of minutes everyone was laughing and having a blast. My daughters especially loved it. They were so excited to keep playing. Mia especially LOVED writing down the answers. Zoe actually preferred drawing her responses. And no surprise, the identical twins won the game.
Since I mentioned Colton’s baptism, it’s really only fitting that I include at least one picture from it…