Charades is a classic game that has existed longer than time itself. The rules of the game consist of the following:
All players are split into two teams.
The point of the game is to act out a word, phrase, title, etc. so that your teammates guess it.
The person acting out the chosen term cannot speak.
The term used is chosen by a member of the team that is not actively acting/guessing.
There is a time limit to guess the term.
The team that guesses the most correctly wins.
Some of the most common ways of acting out words include:
indicating the type of word (acting out reading a book, filming a movie, singing a song, etc.).
holding up a certain number of fingers to indicate how many words it is.
tapping a certain number of fingers on the arm to indicate how many syllables a word has.
tapping the nose to indicate the someone is close.
tapping the ear to indicate that the word "sounds like..."