Consonant Challenge

Consonant Challenge is a quick and easy word game which only takes a few minutes to play.

Age: Adults and older children

No. of players: 2 or more

Equipment: None

Time: 2 minutes+

Aim: The aim is to be the fastest player to say the alphabet without vowels.

Family Games Ebooks Tenth Birthday Bundle


Stay up to date with all that's new at Family Games Treasurehouse.
Subscribe to the RSS feed on the Navigation Bar over to the left
or bookmark this site (top of the right column) and visit often.

1. Players take turns to say the alphabet, in order, but omitting the vowels. Each player is timed with a stopwatch or by using the second hand on a clock.

2. One person will need to act as judge to ensure they say all the consonants while skipping all the vowels. That is: B C D F G H J K L M N P Q R S T V W X Y Z.

3. A player who misses a consonant or includes a vowel (A E I O U) gains a five second penalty which is added to their time for each mistake. The player with the lowest score wins the game.

Variation: Instead of reciting the alphabet without vowels, players must recite the alphabet backwards. That is: Z Y X W V U T S R Q P O N M L K J I H G F E D C B A. All other rules are the same.


Family Games Ebooks


Click on the links below for more Family Word Games such as ...

Do you have a favourite Word game that you want to share with all our readers? You can share YOUR Word game and/or check out other readers' favourite Word games. It's easy! Just click on this share YOUR Word game link and follow the instructions.





Subscribe to our FREE newsletter and you can download a copy of our ebook "The Family Guide to Dice Games" as a free gift. More details ...

Email:
First Name:
Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure. I promise to use it only to send you Family Game Newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Thank you for visiting our website!