Pin the Tail on the Donkey (Cute Free Printable!)

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Looking for a pin the tail on the donkey game? We’ve got a cute free printable one we made just for you.

pin the tail on the donkey

Looking for a classic party game that will keep the kids entertained? Look no further than “Pin the Tail on the Donkey”!

This tried and true pin the tail game is a favorite among kids of all ages, and it’s sure to be a hit at your child’s birthday party.

Plus, we’ve got a free printable game board that you can use to make set-up a breeze.

The best part is the game is super easy. All you have to do is to pin the tail on the donkey!

This is one of our free printable games, and we have other variations like a pin the tail on the bunny game and a super cute pin the horn on the unicorn game.

If you like this activity, be sure to check out our other fun kid’s printables like our feed the shark game and our life cycle of a butterfly playdoh mat.

How to Play Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Playing the classic party game is super easy.

The object of the game is to pin the tail on the donkey without being able to see where you’re putting it. The player who gets the closest to the target wins!

To set up, simply print out the game board and hang it on a wall or door. Then, cut out the tails and blindfold each player in turn.

Give each child a paper tail with their name on it. Have the children stand at a distance from the wall.

Now, it’s time to play! The player who is blindfolded will take a turn walking toward the game board.

One at a time, each child takes turns blindfolding themselves and trying to stick their tail as close to the donkey’s rear end as possible.

Once they’re within reach, they’ll attempt to pin their tail as close to the target as possible.

If they succeed, they’ll win a prize! If not, they can try again or pass their turn to the next player.

Our Printable Pin the Tail on the Donkey Game

Our printable pin the tail game features a page of a cute donkey with no tail.

We provided two different versions, one with the words “Pin the tail on the Donkey” and a blank one that doesn’t include the words.

Printable pin the tail on the donkey
pin the tail on the donkey

We also provide a printable page of tails for the donkey.

printable tails for pin the tail

How to Use the Printable

Once you download the printable you can either print it out on regular paper or on some cardstock. I suggest cardstock if you can find some, or you can laminate the donkey and tail pieces.

Once you have all the tails cut out, you can attach velcro pieces to make the game replayable. Or use double-sided tape to stick the tail to the donkey.

You could use thumbtacks, but I don’t really like this idea as they can fall and kids can step on them.

Grab the Free Pin the Tail on the Donkey Game

To grab the free printable game, put your email in the box below. We’ll send the printable straight to your inbox.

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This is for personal or classroom use only, please. Not for commercial use. Thank you!

This classic party game is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages! It’s easy to set up and play, and it’s sure to bring lots of laughter and fun.

So what are you waiting for? Print out your game board today and get ready for some fun!

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