A printable New Years dice game where players take turns rolling the dice, passing candy, and reminiscing on the year and looking forward to the new one.
A fun New Years Eve dice game where children can roll and earn candy! What a fun, and sweet, game to play together on New Years Eve. Play this after setting New Years resolutions, or before to start thinking of them.
New Years Eve Printable Dice Game
This game is so simple, everyone will love getting involved! Ditch the pinata and play this dice game where everyone gets candy.
Follow the rules each time you roll the dice and see which candy you end up with when the game is over. As you roll and pass the candy, share your memories of the year according to the prompts on the printable board game sheet.
The fun thing about this game, is that while we call it a New Years Dice Game, you can really play this any time you want!
How to play the New Years Eve Dice Game
Place a pile of candy in the middle of the table and find a single die (dice).
Print out the candy dice game printable here.
Each player begins with a few pieces of candy, we chose 5 but you can use whatever number you like to start with.
Starting with the youngest child, roll the dice and follow the prompt below.
The prompts are as follows:
1 = Pick one piece of candy from the middle, and name a funny thing that happened this past year.
2 = Pick two pieces of candy from the middle, and talk about something you’re looking forward to in the New Year.
3 = Pass one piece of your candy to the left and discuss an exciting thing that happened this past year.
4 = Pass one piece of candy to your right and name something you play to do differently in the new year.
5 = Put two pieces back and talk about something you’re thankful for that happened this past year.
6 = Put one piece back and name some way you plan to do something kind in the upcoming year.
What a fun way to get kids to reminisce and goal plan! Bonus, you earn candy.
Play for a designated number or turns, or until all of the candy is gone from the middle! Happy playing!
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