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Guess Your Character

  • Spoken Word
  • Books


What is it?

The idea behind this hack is to share your favourite characters and knowledge of books. You and your friends can have good fun creating and doing this hack which is ideal for quiet times when volunteering.

What sort of space will you need?

Each of you should write 3 characters each (which you all know a little about) onto a post-it-note. then take it in turns to randomly pick a post-it-note and without looking, put it on your forehead. The others then have to give you clues to get you to guess what the character is. Each person has 3 guesses per turn, and the others can't say the character's name or book they are from.

When could it take place?

Any time when you have a spare moment as it doesn't require much setting up or much space.


You will need post-it-notes, pens and you should sit around a table so you can all see each other. Before playing, make sure that you all know something about each character on the post-it-notes.

Helpful stuff

Recommended reads

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J. K. Rowling


Throne of Glass

by Sarah J. Maas


Gallagher Girls: I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You: Book 1

by Ally Carter


Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

by Rick Riordan,