Riddles in the Dark (Hobbit Party Game)

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Riddles in the Dark

Supplies:

  • Paper Mache Box (from any craft store or online here)
  • Grey & Metallic Gold craft paint 
  • Clear acrylic sealer (I used spray paint)
  • Riddles! I made a free PDF printable with the riddles from The Hobbit here

Directions:

  • I painted my book grey and just added a simple "Riddles in the Dark" with metallic gold paint. Cover the book with a clear coat after the paint has dried.
  • Print out or write out your riddles. I have a free PDF you can download here  which includes the riddles from The Hobbit here, or you can write your own. :)
  • Cut the riddles into strips or notecards, fold them up, and place inside the book box!

How to Play:

  • The person with the birthday closest to September 22nd goes first!
  • The first player takes a riddle from the box and reads it aloud. 
  • The first person to answer correctly gets to keep the riddle and gets the box.
  • Repeat until all of the riddles are gone.
  • Whoever has answered the most riddles at the end wins!
  • Optional: if someone answers a riddle incorrectly, they are eaten by Gollum.
  • Also Optional: The winner gets a Gold Ring!

Our Hobbit Party (2017)

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I realize this post is nearly a whole year overdue, but I wanted to share as many photos as I could from our 2017 Hobbit Party! It was so fun looking back on all of these and thinking about my plans for this year...! You can read more about Hobbit parties and click through more of our Hobbit Party posts here

Food pictured:

Activities:

The Photo Gallery

You can click through the photos to see them in a larger size. I hope you get some fun ideas for hosting your own Hobbit Party this year! 

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