Christmas Party Games

Help your Christmas party go off with a bang! Whether you are holding a party for children only, or looking for ideas for a mixed-age family gathering, you'll find appropriate game ideas here.

Blizzard

Blizzard

This is a noisy team Christmas party game for people who don't mind a bit of a mess!

Age: 5+

Numbers: The more the merrier!

You will need:

Christmas Card Toss

Christmas Card Toss

This game couldn't be simpler - but it is a great way to use last year's cards and kids (and adults) enjoy it. A good boredom buster for long winter afternoons!

Fill The Stocking

Fill The Stocking

This is a relay team game to play at a Christmas party. You will see that it is similar to an egg and spoon race!

Age: 4+

Numbers: any, but at least 4 per team

Jingle Bells Game

Jingle Bells

Jingle Bells is a fantastic game for winding down a Christmas party. It is also suitable for all ages: I’ve played it with a large group of children ranging from 2 ½ years to 15 years old and it was enjoyed by all.

My Dream Gift

My Dream Gift

This is a very simple game for which you only need a slip of paper and pencil for each player (or you can use our printable, below). It works well in the classroom and in middle-sized mixed gatherings, where everybody knows each other to some extent.

Pass The Bauble

This is an exciting team racing game with a Christmas twist, similar to the classic balloon relay party game.

Age: 5+

Numbers: Any (about 6-15 players per team)

Pin the Nose on the Snowman

Pin the Nose on the Snowman

Here is a festive version of the traditional children's game, Pin the Tail on the Donkey, perfect for winter or Christmas parties.

Rip A Christmas Tree

Rip A Christmas Tree

This is a Christmas game for all ages - and it doesn't require any rushing around so even the grandparents will enjoy it! It takes a little concentration so it is good to get children quietened down, too.

Snowman Game

Snowman Game

This silly Christmas Snowman Game, a drawing game, is fun for all ages, from little kids up to grandparents, but it only really works when the players don't know what to expect.

Snowman Scramble

Snowman Scramble

This is a rowdy Christmas party game for a bunch of kids (and adults) - great fun for mixed groups, too. You will need a few "woolly" supplies!

Toss The Snowball

Toss The Snowball

Toss The Snowball is an easy game to set up and can be played with all ages (as young as 2) and numbers. 

Age: 2+

Numbers: any

You will need:

Who's Santa?

A festive version of the party favourite ‘murder’, Who's Santa is a fun family or party game for Christmas.

Age: 4+

Numbers: 10+

More Christmas Party Game Ideas

Play a Christmas version of The Tray Game, using Christmas objects (candy cane, ornament, mince pie etc) on your tray.

Play the old favourite Pass The Parcel with a parcel wrapped in cheerful Christmas gift wrap.

Grab your favourite Christmas CD and play a Christmas version of Musical Statues, Musical Bumps or Musical Chairs.

Shake, Rattle and Guess is an exciting game for children which can double up as a "going away present" for the end of a party.

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