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- A detailed New Year's bingo game with color images and words that's versatile for all ages from children to adults
- Use for a New Year's party, baby shower, wedding, classroom activity, educational game for ESL learners, office party or other game idea for a group gathering
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How to Play New Year's Bingo [5x5 & 4x4 Grid]
- Free 5 x 5 or 4 x 4 New Year's Bingo Printable with words and pictures in color
- Bingo markers or chips go simple with a pen or be more festive with gold stars or other themed item to mark off items on the bingo card; 2 versions of printable markers are also included in freebie file
- Calling card for host to use to call out items from game card
- Jar or container for host to hold chips to call out squares optional
- Print and cut out 5x7 bingo cards. Each sheet contains 2 cards.
- One of the PDF pages includes a calling card on the left, with a card on the right that can be used as a game card.For the calling card, cut out each individual square token to put in a jar/container that the host will pick out each turn.
- Prepare chips, markers, or objects for players to keep track of what’s been called on their bingo game board.Each player should have their own set of markers. Use the printable bingo chips included in the PDF file, or get creative with festive items such as gold stars or M&Ms.
Bingo Game in Play
- Pass out New Year's bingo printable and bingo markers to participants.
- Decide how Bingo will be determined. You may try 4 or 5 in a row (vertically, horizontally, or diagonally), 2 rows, a square border, or some other variation.Note that blackout bingo will not work if you are playing to win since game cards include the same images.
- One person will need to serve as the Bingo Caller who will pick out the tokens and make the calls. This person should make sure that other players cannot see what is inside the jar/container.
- When the game is ready to be started, the Bingo Caller can draw the first token. Read what it is, show the token and/or provide a description so people can find it on their card. Wait until everyone has marked the box on their card.
- The Bingo Caller should display the call tokens for people to reference easily and then draw a new token. Players should check the new image on their cards to mark off. Game continues as so for each round.
- The first person to get Bingo should indicate so by shouting, "Bingo!". Or, change the winning phrase to shout to match this January occasion, such as "Ball Drop!".
New Year's Bingo Game for Kids and Adults
Content and/or features: This New Year bingo board contains a 5x5 grid with a free space in the center, or a 4x4 grid without any free spaces.
There are 24 color items on each 5x5 card (not all images appear on the 4x4 cards):
- Top hat
- Firecracker rocket
- Girl holding balloons
- Boy holding "Happy New Year" sign
- Girl wearing party hat
- Girl in confetti
- Teal ribbon
- Ball drop
- Champagne glass
- Happy New Year banner
- Gold ribbon
- Cork bottle
- New Year's Eve
- Party hat
Color: This printable contains pictures in color. Short black text word descriptions are also provided for each picture.
Format and/or number of pages: Game boards are 5 x 7 inches. There are two cards per 8.5 x 11 inch sheet as a non-editable PDF. Cut lines are provided for your convenience.
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