Water charades is a fun, pool party game for older kids, teenagers and adults. If you have a long breath, are comfortable under the water, love to have fun in the water and can swim well, then, this one is for you.
Four and more players. Suitable for large groups.
To demonstrate a word or phrase under water and for others to guess what it is. For the person who performs the demonstration or act, to test the groups endurance under water.
Easy Charades Cards
Adult Referee / Supervision
One person "the actor", is inside the water on the one end of the pool. The rest of the group is inside the water on the other end of the pool.
Another person (the referee and lifesaver!) stands on the outside of the pool and shows a charade card to the actor. The actor will now demonstrate the word or phrase under water to the group.
On the word GO from the referee; two things happen simultaneously:
The guessing begins once the actor surface.
Adapt these rules to suite your crowd.
Just click on any link and the printable version will open in a new window. These charades cards contain easy words which may be challenging to act out in the water!
There are more easy charades cards at
Kid's Charades, that are also suitable for
Did you know?
The largest swimming pool in the world is at San Alfonso del Mar in Chile. A staggering 1,000 meter long pool that covers 19 acres! I could not think of a better place to play water charades (smile)! There are loads of new fun water games and toys available, just right for this pool! Perhaps they will allow us to start a pool-play business there!
A huge variety of printable games can be used as back-up if the weather plays up. Suitable for older kids, teens and adults.
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