Tea Party Mad Libs

Create your own Mad Tea Party by filling in the blanks to complete the story. This is a game
for two or more people to play together. One person holds the worksheet and asks the other
participants for specific types of words to fill in the blanks. Once all of the blanks are filled,
the person recording the answers reads the entire story aloud.
Last week, I was downtown __________________ with __________________. We had been wandering

up and down the __________________ all afternoon and our __________________ were tired. So, we decided
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name of a person

to take a break and relax in __________________.
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place

When we arrived at __________________, we encountered a/an __________________ line, all the way

out the __________________. We were __________________, but we decided to stand in line because we could
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adjective

__________________ the __________________ brewing in the __________________.
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adjective

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verb

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After waiting for 10 minutes in a __________________ line, we noticed a __________________ rush past us,

muttering __________________. We were curious, so we followed this stranger out the door and around the
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corner into the alley, where we discovered a __________________ sitting on an oversized __________________,
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and __________________ a __________________.
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We were __________________ at first so we didn’t notice the group of __________________ sitting around

a __________________ table, sipping tea. “__________________,” yelled the __________________ sitting at the
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head of the table. “You must sit down and join us for tea, at once!”
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noun

exclamation

The guests around the table looked a little __________________, but we thought, “why not?” We were hungry

and tired and the __________________ looked __________________. We sat down and poured ourselves a cup
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of __________________ and ate the __________________, oblivious to what was happening around us.
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beverage

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noun

All of a sudden, we felt like we were __________________, and soon we were only two inches tall. Scared,

we dropped our __________________ and jumped off the chairs and started running. We ran and ran for
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what seemed like miles.

As we were running, I turned my head and ran smack into a __________________, then tripped over

a __________________ and landed on my __________________. As I was rubbing my head, trying to figure
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out where I was, a white rabbit scurried over to me and said “__________________. Let’s go!”
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famous quote

Like the Queen of Hearts, you can host a real tea party with your
friends and serve tarts. Look for a tart recipe in a cookbook or online.
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