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Graduation Party Game: Guess the Grade

Party, Styling, Text and Photos by Sara Schmutz of Confetti Sunshine

Every good party should have a game, and high school graduation celebrations are no different. “Guess the Grade” is an easy game with balloons that highlights the graduate with photos through the years. It is also a great conversation starter that doubles as decor.

To play the game, hand a guessing card to each party guest and instruct them to match the photo with the grade the graduate was in at that time. At the end of the night, announce which picture goes with which grade. The person with the most correct answers wins.

Here’s how to create the “Guess the Grade” game for your graduation party.

Guess the Grade Graduation Party Balloons


  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Latex balloons in your color scheme
  • Photos of the grad from each grade
  • String
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Hanging card printable
  • Guessing card printable
Print hanging card PDF Print guessing card PDF


  1. Inflate a variety of different colored latex balloons with your Balloon Time Helium Tank.
  2. Tie string to the end of the balloons and tape a picture onto the string of each balloon.
  3. Number either the balloons or the pictures.
  4. Tape the “Guess the Grade” card onto a balloon just like the pictures.
  5. Print enough guessing cards for each guest.
Guess the Grade Graduation Party Balloons


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Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton.

Written by: Sara Schmutz

Sara has been in love with parties and planning parties for as long as she can remember. And, she must be destined for more, since she has been blessed with three party loving daughters. There can never be too many tea parties at their house. And, her love for parties and unique ideas have not been overlooked. Sara has been a regular party contributor on One Charming Party, Pizzazzerie, Handmade Charlotte, Confetti Pop, Oh It's Perfect, And Then We Saved, & Red Barn Blog. She has also been featured on Pottery Barn, Disney's Baby Blog, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Babble, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, and more. Sara has also recently had a number of guest appearances on Utah's KUTV Fresh Living Show, where she shared some of her favorite party ideas. Sara loves planning parties and celebrating the special moments with her family and friends.

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