Wink Murder

murder winks game for kids

Wink Murder game

Wink Murder is a quiet little game that will make children laugh, ideal for occupying them for a birthday. It can be played indoors or outdoors.

This game will ask children to be discreet, to observe and to think… It is an ideal game to set up with a large group of children.

In addition, no specific material is necessary for the organization of this game.

Game sheet

  • number of players: from 10 children
  • age: from 6 years old
  • material: none
  • Played indoors or outdoors
  • Duration: 20 minutes

Wink Murder game rules

The principle is very simple. Have the children form a circle, take 2 paces back and sit cross-legged. The adult will then designate “a detective”. The child should then stand aside so as not to hear and see what is happening …

During this time, you choose a child from among those seated in the round who will act as “the murderer”. The latter will have to “kill” these victims by discreetly winking at them so as not to be spotted by the detective…
The detective returns and the game begins. The children must look at the killer to see if he does not wink at them, but discreetly so as not to be spotted… When the killer winks at a child, the child concerned pretends to collapse and lies down on the ground… And the game continues so on. The detective must find who the killer is before all the children are dead.

Once the murderer is discovered, he becomes the detective and a new child is appointed to make the murderer…

The educational advantages of the game

  • observation
  • reflection and discretion
  • play in community
  • learning and listening to the rules of the game

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