12 Funny & Easy Christmas Party Games

by Melissa

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EASY & FUN CHRISTMAS PARTY GAMES 

Whether you’re looking for some fun Christmas party games for a family party, friends party, office holiday party, or just at home Christmas games with your kids, you’ll love these game ideas. 

And yes, this includes Christmas games besides white elephant! 

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RUDOLPH CHRISTMAS GAME FOR PARTIES 

Oh no! Rudolph has lost his red nose! Help him get it back on by taking turns using your nose to get his nose in the right place! 

This hilarious minute to win it Christmas game will have everyone laughing hysterically! 

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

  • Red pom poms 
  • Vaseline
  • Clip art picture of a reindeer 

HOW TO PLAY:

  • Hang up the reindeer sign at eye level. 
  • On a table somewhat nearby, set out a pile of pom poms and a small plate of Vaseline.
  • A player has 1-minute to come up to the table, dip their nose in Vaseline, stick a pom pom to their nose, redip it in Vaseline and then transfer it to Rudolph.  If done right, the pom pom will stick to the paper! 
  • See how many they can get in the time limit. 
  • Repeat with all players or do this as a team event where just one player from each team participates. 

EMOJI NAME THAT CHRISTMAS SONG GAME

Emojis are everywhere these days…including on your next Christmas party game! This Name That Christmas tune has a unique spin on it. Each title is written in emojis, so you must figure out what each title is! 

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WHAT YOU NEED:

HOW TO PLAY: 

  • Give each player a game sheet and pen or pencil. 
  • Designate a time limit. 10 minutes is usually good. 
  • Each player tries to name the Christmas song using the Emojis in place of words. 
  • The player with the most correct wins! 

JINGLE BELL BOWLING CHRISTMAS GAME

There is no need to go to a bowling alley when you can bowl right at home…on the kitchen table! 

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

  • 3 jingle bells
  • small plastic ornaments (from the Dollar Store)
  • table

HOW TO PLAY: 

  1. Set 6 plastic ornaments at the end of the table. These will drop, so don’t use glass ones that will  break. 
  2. Each player gets 3 small bells to roll down the table. The goal is to knock the most ornaments off the table! 
  3. Repeat with each player until everyone has had a chance to play this Christmas game for parties. 

CHRISTMAS MOVIE TRIVIA GAME 

This movie trivia game is one of the best Christmas games for groups. See how well everyone knows the classic Christmas movies! 

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

HOW TO PLAY THIS CHRISTMAS GAME: 

  • Divide into teams. Designate one player to ask the questions. 
  • Take turns having one player from each team answer a question. 
  • The team with the most answers right wins. 

WHITE ELEPHANT CHRISTMAS GIFT AUCTION 

This gift exchange game is the most fun game that we play nearly every year because everyone loves it! Everyone gets Christmas Cash to bid on a gift. The only tricky part? They don’t know what gift it is! 

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Christmas Cash printables
  • 1 good and 1 silly gift from each player
  • Auctioneer 
  • 1 finale prize (can be amazing or awful!)

HOW TO PLAY WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT AUCTION GAME

  • Each player contributes two wrapped gifts: one that is awesome and one white elephant gift. Be sure to designate a spending limit so that all Christmas gifts are equal in value. 
  • If possible, rearrange the gifts into various gift bags so that no one know what gifts are theirs. 
  • Give everyone $100-$150 Christmas cash. 
  • The auctioneer chooses a gift and starts the bidding. 
  • Players can bid for the wrapped gift. The highest bid wins. Once the gift has been paid for, the player opens the gift. Be prepared for laughter, tears or excitement to follow!
  • The host of the game can wrap up extra cash for others to bid on throughout the game. 
  • The finale prize goes to the player with the most money left over at the end of the game. 

CHRISTMAS GAMES BINGO 

Bingo is always a favorite Children’s Christmas games, so why not play this at your party? Or if you need a Christmas game for classrooms. 

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

HOW TO PLAY: 

  • Give each player a Christmas Bingo game card. 
  • Designate an additional player as the Bingo caller. 
  • The caller selects one of the images from a bowl or bag and shows it to everyone.
  • If players have that picture on their Bingo card, they get to mark it with a small candy. 
  • The first player to get 5 in a row win and gets to choose a prize. 
  • Keep playing for another Bingo winner or clear cards and start over. 

ROLL THE DICE GAME FOR GIFT EXCHANGE 

If you’re looking for a Christmas game to exchange gifts, this roll the dice gift game is a super fun and easy party game for Christmas. 

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

HOW TO PLAY: 

 


CHRISTMAS SCAVENGER HUNT GAME

Looking for something different than a Christmas game at home? Bundle up and head out on a Christmas scavenger hunt

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WHAT YOU NEED: 

HOW TO PLAY:

  • Divide into teams. 
  • Drive around town (designate boundaries) and get a picture of each item on this Christmas scavenger hunt list. 
  • The first team back wins! 
  • Or set a time limit and whoever has the most items found and photographed wins! 

CHRISTMAS TRIVIA GAME

Planning Christmas games at work can be tricky sometimes, but this Christmas trivia game is a great option! 

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WHAT YOU NEED:

HOW TO PLAY: 

  • Give each player a Christmas quiz sheet. 
  • Set a time limit like 10 minutes.
  • The player with the most answers correct wins. 

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