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150 Fun Pictionary Words

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Pictionary is a fun, classic party game for all ages! Whether you’re looking for an icebreaker game for a classroom or family reunion, or even just a good game for family game night, Pictionary is an excellent choice.

Have fun with family and friends, while developing your drawing skills and putting them to the ultimate test. If you’ve never played before, you’re missing out, and there are a few things you need to know to get started!

How to Play Pictionary

You could always go to the store and buy the official Pictionary, but if you don't have time to get to the store, or just don't want to spend the money, try making your own game with just a few things you already have lying around the house!

Number of players: 4+

What you need:

  • Timer
  • Paper
  • Pencils
  • Index cards
  • Dice

Setup:

  • Choose five or six categories (ex: people, places, things, animals, actions, etc.).
  • Write words of varying difficulties on each card.
  • Place cards into piles of the correct category, then shuffle the piles.
  • Assign each category a number to correspond with the dice.
  • Set out your materials, and you’re ready to start!

How to play:

  • Divide into teams of two or more, and roll a die to see who goes first. Appoint a “judge” to hand out cards and set the timer.
  • The team that starts rolls the die and receives a card from the category that corresponds with the number; the timer is set for 60 seconds, and the judge says “start.”
  • The artist has 60 seconds to draw, and the rest of the team must guess what the artist is drawing in the allotted timeframe.
  • The artist may not talk, make noises, or gesture, and absolutely no letters or numbers are allowed in the pictures.
  • If guessed correctly, the team gets a point and gets to go again. If they are wrong, it’s the next team’s turn to repeat the above.
  • Set a limit to determine the winner, such as “the first team to get 25 points wins!”

Now, in order to make your own game, you’re going to need a bunch of Pictionary words. With that being said, there are three levels of difficulty in Pictionary. Words can be easy, medium, or hard. Be sure to make an even mix of the three!

Here’s a categorized list of Pictionary words that you may use:

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Easy Pictionary Words

Angel

Eyeball

Pizza

Angry

Fireworks

Pumpkin

Baby

Flower

Rainbow

Beard

Flying saucer

Recycle

Bible

Giraffe

Sand castle

Bikini

Glasses

Snowflake

Book

High heel

Stairs

Bucket

Ice cream cone

Starfish

Bumble bee

Igloo

Strawberry

Butterfly

Lady bug

Sun

Camera

Lamp

Tire

Cat

Lion

Toast

Church

Mailbox

Toothbrush

Crayon

Night

Toothpaste

Dolphin

Nose

Truck

Egg

Olympics

Volleyball

Eiffel Tower

Peanut

 

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Medium Pictionary Words

Abraham Lincoln

Kiss

Pigtails

Brain

Kitten

Playground

Bubble bath

Kiwi

Pumpkin pie

Buckle

Lipstick

Raindrop

Bus

Lobster

Robot

Car accident

Lollipop

Sand castle

Castle

Magnet

Slipper

Chain saw

Megaphone

Snowball

Circus tent

Mermaid

Sprinkler

Computer

Minivan

Statue of Liberty

Crib

Mount Rushmore

Tadpole

Dragon

Music

Teepee

Dumbbell

North pole

Telescope

Eel

Nurse

Train

Ferris wheel

Owl

Tricycle

Flag

Pacifier

Tutu

Junk mail

Piano

 

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Hard Pictionary Words

Attic

Glue

Pocket watch

Back seat

Highchair

Rock band

Birthday

Hockey

Sasquatch

Black hole

Hotel

Scrambled eggs

Blizzard

Jump rope

Seat belt

Burrito

Koala

Skip

Captain

Leprechaun

Solar eclipse

Chandelier

Light

Space

Crib

Mask

Stethoscope

Cruise ship

Mechanic

Stork

Dance

Mom

Sunburn

Deodorant

Mr Potato Head

Thread

Facebook

Pantyhose

Tourist

Flat

Paper plate

United States

Frame

Photo

WiFi

Full moon

Pilgram

Zombie

Game

Pirate

 

Gameplay Variations

Obviously, when you're making your own Pictionary game, you can play however you want! Here are some common variations to try next game night:

  • Alternate the team that draws next regardless of whether or not the previous drawing was guessed correctly.
  • Opposing teams can have a chance at guessing, simultaneously or after the time runs out in order to earn points.
  • Teams go head to head each round. Artists both draw the same word, and the team who guesses first earns the points.
  • Assign different point values for easy, medium, and hard words.
  • Forgo the dice and just draw cards.

This is such a fun game to play, and with the unlimited possibilities for words to draw, you have unlimited options for gameplay! Grab some chips and dip, some friends or family, and be prepared to have a blast! If you’re not a great artist, that’s okay; there’s always Charades.

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Comments

Arasu on August 20, 2020:

this page is awesome

Mehal Bagaria on July 14, 2020:

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Timothy.Vivian on May 25, 2020:

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delainey on May 22, 2020:

your index cards worked great. Me and my family loved it!

Mjjones on May 17, 2020:

Lots of los

matthew ungvarsky on January 30, 2020:

i love all

I dunno on November 07, 2019:

This is the most coolest website for Pictionary ever

Mystiqued on February 01, 2019:

Pilgram is a new age word meaning a nerd or goofy person

only on September 14, 2018:

why do you need to say pilgrim

John on December 21, 2017:

How do you spell pilgrim?

LUl on May 23, 2017:

You misspelled Pilgrim but ok