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5 Feb 2019

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Kahoot! for family and friends: make birthdays and other social gathering awesome!

Birthdays, game nights, family dinners, weddings – Kahoot! is the secret ingredient that will spice up all parties, social events or family gatherings. ? Read how Kahoot! Plus for family and friends can help you step up your game even more!

With learning at its heart, Kahoot! originally started its journey in classrooms, but the fun has quickly spread to other social contexts and parties. Today, Kahoot! is used in offices, at conferences, and different sporting and cultural events, as well as in living rooms, at birthday parties, weddings, family quiz nights, and many more occasions.

Kahoot animation with three people sat on the sofa and one host

Speaking of parties – in Norway, where Kahoot! comes from, a whole new trend has emerged for hosting quizzes at birthdays, bachelor or bachelorette parties, weddings, family dinners and other social gatherings. ? And here’s why:

7 reasons to play Kahoot! with family and friends at parties

  1. Search from millions of existing games on any topic! You can play these kahoots as is, or duplicate and edit them to add a personal touch.
  2. You can create your own kahoot for any occasion – it only takes minutes.
  3. All participants need to join the game is a mobile phone ? with an internet connection.
  4. Kahoot! is played by learners of all ages around the world. If you’re a parent, you can easily take Kahoot!’ing from your kids’ classroom to your living room.
  5. Competition gets everyone plugged in – and beware, it might get loud in your living room!
  6. To spice up competition in a bigger group, you can play in team mode.
  7. Last, but not least – the quirky Kahoot! music is a special part of the game experience.

Become a true quiz master, and get your family and friends competing in a fun game! For example, how about competing in a game of Kahoot! with your loved ones? Try these themed quizzes on the most romantic day of the year! ?

Valentine's Day flowers kahoot. Image credits: CC0

Roses are red: flower quiz

Roses are red, and violets are blue, in this kahoot I challenge you! In time for Valentine’s day, test your flower knowledge in this quiz.

Kick Kahoot!’ing up a notch with Kahoot! Plus for family and friends

If you want to step up your game as the quizmaster of the family – check out Kahoot! Plus for family and friends, a new plan with a bunch of awesome extras we’ve just launched. It’s an optional upgrade that will unlock the following superpowers for you:

  • Kick off Kahoot!’ing in a snap with our premium editable templates which will help you create an awesome kahoot in minutes;
  • Choose from millions of images for your kahoots in our premium image library – from holiday-themed pictures to photos of celebrities ?
  • Team up on creating kahoots together with your family and friends (part of Kahoot! Plus social pack)
  • Keep things organized with folders, which are especially handy if you create many kahoots.

More ideas for Kahoot!’ing with family and friends

If you haven’t explored this Kahoot! genre yet, here are some ideas to spark your creativity:

  • Throwing a birthday party? ? Put together some questions about yourself (“selfie kahoot”) to see who of your friends knows you best!
  • It works the other way around too: you can surprise the birthday kid with a quiz about them that everyone else at the party can join!
  • Playing Kahoot! at a wedding will help break the ice and get the guests to mingle (tip: try team mode!)
  • Bachelor/bachelorette parties: what happens in a kahoot, stays in a kahoot! 😉 Shared memories, internal jokes, long-forgotten photos – add all this to the mix!
  • Make a movie night even more fun by playing a trivia around the movie(s) you’re watching. ?
  • Take a quiz break after a family dinner and play a kahoot before you move on to dessert
  • Add some trivia to the party mix at holiday-themed events, for example, a Halloween party or Thanksgiving dinner.

Playing Kahoot! in a group is tons of fun, but creating kahoots together is awesome, too! By getting our Kahoot! Plus social pack, you unlock a team space where you can create and share games with other Kahoot! users. For any of the ideas described above, you can put your heads together with friends or family members, and double up on the creativity when making a new kahoot!

So, who’s the quiz champion among your family and friends?! Get started with Kahoot! for family and friends!