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In need of some Christmas games to take your holiday celebrations to the next level? We’ve got you covered! Here are some easy Christmas party games, ice breakers, minute-to-win-it games and printable board games that party-goers of all ages are going to love. They’re super easy to put together, so there’s no need to run out to buy any special materials.
The Most Fun Christmas Games Ever
After the meal is done and the gifts are opened, guests still need to be entertained, and these games are a great way to do that. Encourage some friendly competition, try your luck at a new game, and get everyone from your toddler niece to your great uncle in on the fun.
You’ll love seeing the laughter on everyone’s faces as you play these fun and festive games.
Christmas song aficionados will love the Christmas Carol Game. You get the song title and a lyrical clue, and the first person who sings the next line of the song wins the point. - From Moms & Munchkins
The saran wrap game is a big hit at family gatherings. Although the rules vary from one family to another, the gist of the game is rolling the dice and passing around a huge saran wrap ball filled with prizes. If you land on doubles, you can keep on unwrapping until someone else rolls doubles. Fun! - From Play Party Plan
Hilarity ensues with the Rudolph race off. The object of the game is to move as many red pom poms as you can into another dish in one minute. The trick is... you can only use your nose! This game gets lots of giggles. - From Play Dates to Parties
Can you stack a Christmas tree made of plastic cups and unstack it in under a minute? If so, you could win this fun and easy game. - From Happiness is Homemade
The snow shovel game is similar to the Rudolph race off game mentioned above, but this time you're moving white pom poms using a spoon in your mouth to "shovel' the snow into another bowl. - From The Chaos and the Clutter
We have to admit chuckling a few times while trying to figure out the answers to this fun Christmas carol opposites game. There are a few tough ones in there! - From The Crafting Chicks
Bring out a dry-erase board for a few rounds of Christmas songs Pictionary. Don't worry if you're no good at drawing — that just makes it even funnier. - From Creations by Kara
Show off your acting chops with Christmas charades. The cards are based on holiday activities, Christmas song titles, and holiday movies. - From A Girl and a Glue Gun
Trivia buffs won't want to stop playing this Christmas trivia game. It includes popular holiday trivia about traditions, songs, and more! - From Craftaholics Anonymous
A Christmas Story drinking game is a grown-up party game, but you can adapt it to be family-friendly for all ages by changing the beverage to a non-alcoholic version. You could also choose an action to do instead, like "jump up from your seat" or "ring the jingle bells" whenever you hear one of the trigger phrases. - From Hey, Let's Make Stuff
Is the weather too warm for snow where you live? No problem! Have an indoor snow fight instead. This is fun anytime, but it's especially fun at Christmas parties with lots of littles who may have been hoping for snow for the holidays. If you want to turn it into more of a game, set up some buckets or gift bags to toss the snowballs into. - From Me and My Inklings
Christmas Bingo is a fun tradition that all ages can enjoy. Even the little ones can get in on the fun because the game board is made entirely of images. - From Artsy Fartsy Mama
Let the kids get in some target practice with the snowman slingshot game. Everyone gets a certain number of turns, and each snowman you knock down earns a point. The person with the most points at the end of their turn wins! - From Daisies & Pie
If you have preschoolers, they'll love the Bump! game printable. Players take turns spinning the wheel and covering up the image the needle lands on. If another player lands there, he or she can bump someone else off. The first player to get all images covered wins. - From Life Over C's
Use wood slices to create a beautiful Christmas tic tac toe game that you and your family can use for years to come. This is a great activity to sit out at the kids' table during holiday get-togethers, too. - From Crayons and Cravings
A Christmas matching game is another fun option for the kids' table. You could even make sets for all of the kids attending your holiday dinner as favors. - From Simple Everyday Mom
Have you ever heard of the Don't Eat Pete! games? Every kid loves them! Who can blame them, really — who wouldn't love a game based around eating candy? - From Making the World Cuter
That wraps up our list; you've got loads of fun ideas to choose from no matter what kind of holiday party you're hosting. We hope a few of these Christmas games become traditions at your gatherings this year and for years to come.