Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game

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Put 5 seconds on the clock and see how fast you can name 3 things in this fun Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game. The entire family will have a blast playing this game together.

Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game Free Printable Thanksgiving Game

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to play a game with all your favorite people and this Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game is always a blast!  We have the original game called 5 Second Rule and I wanted a Thanksgiving edition so, of course, I had to create one.  The concept of this game is simple – Can you name 3 in 5 seconds or less?

Supplies Needed to Play

Here’s all you’ll need for this fun Thanksgiving game:

  • Printable Game Cards (download below)
  • White Cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Timer
  • Prizes (optional)
Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game

How to Play Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game

First, place the timer and all the cards on the table where everyone can reach them. Determine how many rounds will be played: for larger groups, play three or four rounds and for smaller groups, play four or five rounds.

The first player to name 3 is in the Hot Seat. The player to the left of the Hot Seat player draws a card and reads it aloud. As soon as the card is read, the player to the right of the Hot Seat player starts the timer. The player in the Hot Seat has 5 seconds to give 3 answers.

If the Hot Seat player names 3 in 5 seconds, they keep the card and score a point.

The player to the right is now in the Hot Seat and the player to the left draws a new card and reads it aloud and the player to the right of the Hot Seat player starts the timer. Continue going around the circle until you’ve completed the established number of rounds. The player with the most points is the winner!

If the player in the Hot Seat isn’t able to give 3 answers in 5 seconds, they get no points and the player to right now has 5 seconds to respond – However, the new player cannot use any answers that were previously given by the player in the Hot Seat.

Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game Free Printable

I’ve made it so easy for you to download this Thanksgiving 5 Seconds Game. Just add your name and email in the form below and this freebie will be delivered right to your inbox. Then, open your email and save the PDF file to your computer. It’s that easy! Once the PDF is saved to your computer, just print and cut.

The PDF file includes 5 pages with 9 cards on a page for a total of 45 game cards. I’ve also included blank cards so players can create their own Thanksgiving game cards to add to the pile.

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