A Time Capsule Baby Shower Party

Game: How Old Were You Then?

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Playing time: 20-30 minutes

Players: All present

What you'll need

  • dates of major historical events such as an earthquake, a major movie star's wedding date, a political upheaval
  • paper and pencils for all

Before the party

  • Research historical events. If possible, photocopy the headlines with the date blocked out. Have at least 25 different headlines from different eras.

At the party

  • Distribute paper and pencils.
  • Hold up each headline for all to see. Have players write down in what year the event took place and how old they were at the time.
  • Player with the most correct dates wins.


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