Skribbl.io – Online Pictionary

Skribbl is an online Pictionary game where each player takes turn drawing and everyone else guesses the word, points are awarded for the fastest correct guesses.

Type: Live ActivityRunning Time: 30 mins per 12 player game ( 4 rounds )
Sections: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, NetworkDigital platforms: Video Conferencing 

Resource: Skribbl.io

Number of Participants: 12 per Skribbl room

Tips:

  • Use Zoom breakout rooms to run multiple games at once for more than 12 participants.
  • For younger users download the word list at the bottom of this resource and copy and paste them into the custom words field. Then check the use custom words exclusively checkbox.

Method:

  • 1 player create a room and share the link at the bottom of the lobby via video conferencing.
  • Everyone in the video call, navigates to the link and enters their name.
  • Each turn one player selects from three words and begins to draw as the timer runs down.
  • Every other player will see the number of letters and tries to guess the word, entering their guesses in the bottom right.
  • Most correct answers and fastest answers win!

A similar alternative is sketchful.io. Check out this demonstration by Tim O’Brine at 2nd Tonbridge:

Sketchful.io

Previously run by: Central Explorers, Adam Chilton