9 Hilarious Valentine’s Day Games for Kids – Minute To Win It Style

These Valentine’s Day Games for Kids to Play are perfect for kids, teens, and even adults.  Get the kids moving with these fast-paced Valentine’s Party Games that would make great Minute to Win It Games for your party.

9 Valentine's Day Party Games for Kids

Valentine’s Day Minute to Win It Games

These games are set up in Minute to Win It style, which is always hilarious to watch and play. You can change that to fit your party needs. If you like these games then you will love these Minute To Win It Valentine’s Day Games, these Easy Minute To Win It Games for Your Party with Kids, and Valentine Balloon Stomp Game and Word Scramble – so fun!

How to Play Minute to Win It Games

One Player at a Time Version for Small Groups

A player will go up against the clock. Tasks must be completed in under 1 minute. If they perform the task in under one minute – you can award a certain number of points.

Tasks too hard to complete – If another player goes after the participant, they can compete to see who does the most in under 1 minute. The player who does the best will get some points but not the full amount for completing the task.

Team Member vs. Team Member from another team – for Medium groups

Playing with Large Groups –

Points are awarded in order of completion. Players from each team will compete against each other, and points are awarded in order of completion times. The first team to complete the task earns 5 points, the second team to complete it earns 3, and the third team to complete the task earns 1 point.

Zero points are awarded if the task is not completed

Scoring Minute to Win It Games –

  • The first team to finish gets the most points – let’s say 3 points for their team.
  • The second team to finish gets 2 points for their team
  • The third team to finish gets 1 point for their team
  • Everyone else gets zero points

A scoreboard might resemble this one

scoring Minute to Win It games

Starting Minute to Win It Games

Once the game is set up and the instructions are explained, the timer should be set to 1 minute, and the host yells go. Players have one minute to complete the task. If they mess up, the timer does not stop. They have to start over and try again and still try to complete the task under the 1-minute timer.

Prizes for Minute to Win It Games – Ideas

  1. The pride of winning the game
  2. A candy bar
  3. A trophy
  4. A ribbon – homemade or ordered
  5. Money

Difficulty Levels for Minute-to-Win IT Games

Games are ranked 1-5 meaning easy, medium, hard, extreme, and nightmare

Here’s a quick video of these Valentine’s Day Minute To Win It Games…

Our first Valentine’s Day Party Game for Kids, Teens, and Adults to Play is…

Valentine’s Game 1

Blow me a Kiss!

This is a Valentine’s Day game that requires someone with persistence and good aim

Difficulty level – 2

Numbers of Players – (1 player per team)

Supplies Needed

  • Red balloons
  • 5 Hershey Kiss
  • Table surface

Set up…

  • place 5 Hershey’s Kisses about 1 foot away from the table’s edge
  • Space them about 6 inches apart

How to Blow Me a Kiss

  • Have players start out with a balloon that is already blown up
  • In under 1 minute (or time your players to see who does it the fastest), blow all Hershey’s Kisses off the table – in a straight line (no short cuts to the side)
blow me a kiss Minute to Win It Valentine's Day game

Valentine’s Game 2

candy sort minute to win it Valentine's Day games

Candy Sort

This is a fun Valentine’s Day game that involves sorting colors

Difficulty Level – 1

Number of players – 1 per team

Supplies Needed for Candy Sort Game

  • 40 pieces of candy per player
  • A cup or bowl to keep the candy in
  • Paper plate

Set up…

  • Place 40 candies in cups or bowls or cups – 1 ready for each player
  • Have empty plates ready for each player

Here’s how you’ll play Candy Sort

  • In under 1 minute, or time them to see who finishes first…
  • One at a time, sort the candy colors into color groups on your plate
valentines day games for groups to play

Valentine’s Game 3

Valentines Day party game finding love

Finding Love

This is my favorite Valentine’s Day game, which is a fast-paced and fun game. You’ll want to pick someone who is a quick thinker

Difficulty level – 1

Number of Players – 1 per team

Supplies Needed for Finding Love Game

  • 25 cups
  • 4 Stickers (hearts or the word Love)
  • Table surface

Set up...

  • place stickers on ONLY 4 cups
  • place cups – sticker ones and ones without the stickers right side up on the table surface
  • *Mix them up so players have no idea where the stickers are

How to Play Finding Love

  • Players have to (one at a time) turn over the cups to try and reveal the 4 with stickers on them
  • The players to find the stickers fastest wins
Valentines day games for kids

Valentine’s Game 4

Cupid’s Arrow Game

This Valentine’s Day game requires someone with good aim and coordination

Difficulty Level – 3

Supplies Needed for Cupid’s Arrow

  • 6 plastic cups
  • rubberbands – the nice thick/strong type
  • A table surface

Set up…

  • Stack cups in a pyramid
  • Have rubberbands nearby

How to Play Cupid’s Arrow

  • Players should shoot the rubber bands to knock down all of the cups off of the surface
cupids arrow minute to win it valentines day game

Valentine’s Game 5

Valentine Unicorn

This Valentine’s Game will require someone who can sit very still and another person with good balancing skills.

Difficulty level – 2

Number of Players – 2 players per team

Supplies Needed

  • About 1 dozen Valentine’s Day Cookies

Set up…

  • Just have the cookies ready to go

How to Play Valentine Unicorn

  • one player will stack 1 dozen cookies on another player’s forehead – in under 1 minute
  • The fastest team wins
Valentine Unicorn minute to win game

Valentine’s Game 6

Wrapped with Love

This Valentine’s Day Game is a fun and hilarious game that will require someone who can be still and another person who is fast on their feet

Difficulty level – 2

Number of players – 2 players

Supplies Needed for Wrapped with Love

  • 50-foot bundle of streamer – Valentine’s Day colors
  • Heart Headband

Set up…

  • no setup – just have it all ready to go

How to Play Wrapped With Love

  • One player should – starting at the ankles – wrap the other with the streamer
  • Finish the ensemble with the headband
wrapped with love Valentine's Day game Minute to win it

Valetine’s Game 7

Bucket Head

This is a fast-paced Valentine’s Day game that requires good hand-eye coordination for both players

Difficulty level – 3

Number of Players – 2 players per team

Here’s what you’ll need to play this game…

  • A Valentine’s Day container or bucket
  • Five ping pong balls
  • table surface

Setting up…

  • Not a whole lot, just have a cup filled with ping pong balls for one player and a bucket for the other

How to Play Bucket Head

  • One player should bounce the ping pong balls onto the table surface so they launch back up into the air – toward their teammate.
  • The other player should catch the balls in the bucket on their head. They can bend and stretch out to catch the ball.
bucket head Valentine's Day Minute to Win It Game

Valentine’s Game 8

This Blows

This Valentine’s Day game is a fun game that requires someone full of hot air, good aim, and patience

Difficulty level – 2

Supplies Needed for This Blows

  • Five plastic cups
  • *we have found that the solo-type cups are the easiest to blow off of the table
  • One balloon
  • table surface

Set up…

  • place cups upside down about 1 foot away from the edge of the table
  • place them about 6 inches apart

How to Play This Blows

  • players should use the balloon to blow the cups off of the table – going in a straight line
this blows Valentine's Day Minute to Win It Games

Valentine’s Game 9

Match Maker

1 player per team

Supplies Needed for Match Maker

  • 18 cups + 1 for each color of candy
  • 18 pieces of  candy
  • 2 surfaces across the room from each other

Set up…

  • cover up 18 pieces of candy with your 18 cups
  • place the empty cups (one per candy color) on the other side of the room

How to Play Match Maker

  • players should flip cups over – one at a time – to reveal candy
  • grab the candy and run!
  • place the candy in an empty cup – sorting them by the color of candy
9 Valentine's Day Minute To Win It Games


Are these games good for all age levels (kids to adults)

  • Absolutely. If you have a fun sense of humor and are competitive then Minute to Win It Games are for you.

Can you play all of these games indoors?

  • Yes. These Minute To Win It Games are meant to be played indoors.

Do I need much space for these Minute To Win It Party Games?

  • No. You do not need much space for Minute To Win It Games. You will need a level surface – table height, and a small amount of floor space for a few games.

Does it cost a lot of money for the supplies to these Minute To Win It Games?

  • It does not cost very much at all to play Minute to Win It Games. You can find most of the supplies for these games at your local Dollar Tree.

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That’s it! Have fun and Happy Valentine’s Day!

~ Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do

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