Here's a helpful idea: Keep your theme in mind when selecting decorations and supplies. Choose games and activities that will appeal to your guests' age and personality type. Here's a idea: Pick a date for your celebration early so you have enough time to send out invitations.
Free Christmas Party Games
Christmas games need to be short little fillers since your guests will be busy watching the game, eating and
drinking. Whether the games is for adults or kids, pretty much the same rules apply. Some of the games are just adult party games other fit both kids and adults. So here are some quick but fun Christmas game ideas:
Rudolph is waiting for Santa so that all the children’s presents can be delivered. He needs
to find Santa, who is hiding.
Have all the children sit in a circle. One child is selected to be
Rudolph and leaves the room while Santa is selected. One person from the
circle is elected to be the “Santa”, and then “Rudolph” is
called back to stand in the circle.
Once Rudolph returns Santa can
start winking at people in the circle. Anyone who sees that they have
been winked at lets out a loud, “HO! HO! HO! –Merry Christmas. Once
Rudolph identifies Santa, you start again.
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This is a fun and exciting way to
exchange gifts. Each person brings a wrapped unmarked gift. (We usually
have a $$ limit-ex. $25.00) Or you can bring white elephants gifts for
added fun. Everyone sits in a circle and the gifts are placed in a pile
in the middle of the circle. Write numbers from 1-??, depending on the
number of gifts, on small pieces of paper. Do not number the gifts. Fold
papers and place them in a hat or some other container.
Each person randomly picks a paper (number) from the hat. Start with the
person holding number 1. He/she picks a gift and opens it. Number two
can either pick a gift from the pile or take the gift from number one.
Number one then chooses a wrapped gift from the pile and opens it.
Number three can either take a gift from numbers 1 or 2 or pick one from
the pile to open. . There is no limit on the number of gifts one person
can open if others continue to take the gift they have opened. Each gift
can only change hands three times through out the game. The person with
the gift on the third exchange keeps it. Each person ends up with only
one gift. You may end up with the same gift you brought.
You may also play this game without
opening the gifts till the end when everyone has a gift in hand and all the exchanging is over. It's not
only funny to see people vie for a gift when they don't even know what
is actually in the package but also when the gift is opened..
Santa Hat Game
For festive gatherings with Santa hats. You need
everyone to be wearing a hat, so either use the ever popular Santa hats,
or otherwise give everyone a normal party hat. The game is based
on observation. the objective is NOT to be the last person left with a
hat on. At the start announce the simple objective, the only rule
is that no one can take their hat off until you have.
Let another game or conversation take place, and as time goes by, people
will take their attention off you, and even forget the game is
happening. Eventually remove your hat and watch as people cotton on.
Gradually the hats will come off, amidst sniggers and smirks. Some
unsuspecting person (who’s probably busy boring everyone with a
will be last to notice, and much to every ones’ mirth, this person is
the loser. Serve up an appropriate forfeit, get the hats back on and give the loser
the chance to start the next game.