Tim van de Vall

Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Are you looking for a fun and free birthday party activity for kids? Then download this printable Pin the Tail on the Donkey Game! All you need to make this birthday game is a printer, some sticky tack or push pins, and a blindfold. There rest has been provided, including a hand drawn donkey poster, in color or black and white, and a set of donkey tails.

Printable Pin the Tail on the Donkey Game

Simply click the images below to open the high resolution versions of the images in your browser. From there, right-click and press “Save Image As…” to save it to your computer.

Pin the Tail on the Donkey Printable

Print this adorable burro for your child’s next birthday party.

Pin the tail on the donkey poster

A black and white version of the poster for kids to color.

How to Play Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Step 1. Print the “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” poster above. Cut out the donkey tails and trim the bottom of the poster so it looks neat.

Step 2. Mount the poster on a wall using sticky tack or push pins.

Step 3. Add some sticky tack or a push pin to the back of each donkey tail.

Step 4. Gather the birthday guests in a line, and blind fold the first player.

Step 5. Hand the player a donkey tail. Spin the player around a few times so her or she gets dizzy. Then let them try to accurately pin the tail on the rear end of the donkey.

Step 6. Allow each child to have a turn. After 3 kids have gone, remove the donkey tails that are the furthest away from the target, and hand them to the next players. When all the kids have had a turn, determine who’s the winner.

About the Pin the Tail on the Donkey Printable Game

The “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” poster was illustrated by Tim van de Vall. The purpose of the drawing is to provide a high quality birthday game activity for kids. It may be used for personal and educational purposes only. Commercial use is prohibited.  The Pin the Tail on the Donkey Poster is copyright (c) 2014 Dutch Renaissance Press.

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