The "Right and Left Rudolph" game is a Christmas activity where participants exchange gifts. Each participant brings a gift and sits in a circle. A leader then sings a version of the "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" in which the lyrics incorporate the words "left" and "right." At hearing the respective word, participants continuously pass gifts in that direction until they hear the next word, switching directions. At the end of the song, the participants keep the gift they are currently holding.Know More
There are many different versions of the lyrics online, each incorporating "left" and "right" differently. Print out the lyrics that you prefer.
Invite a group of participants to play, and ask each to bring a gift. If you would like, ask them to bring gifts of equal value to ensure that no person receives a better present than anyone else, which could be a problem if the participants are children.
Before you begin, explain the rules to the participants. Sing the printed lyrics to the tune of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," having the participants pass the gifts at the rhythm of the song. At the end of the song, have the participants open their gifts, ending the game.
One Christmas party activity for seniors is the "reindeer antler game." Divide the group into teams of two to four people. Give each group a pair of pantyhose and eight balloons. At the word "Go," each team must create a pair of reindeer antlers by blowing up all eight balloons and stuffing them into the pantyhose.Full Answer >
Traditional board games are a huge hit at 13th birthday, especially if they are paired with a more grown up activity later, such as makeovers or paint ball. Bring out Twister, Mouse Trap, Monopoly and Checkers, and give a prize to the winning team — whether it's first dibs at pizza or a small toy. For more rambunctious party guests, play Freeze Tag, Red Rover or Hide and Seek.Full Answer >
The Battle of the Sexes official website explains that the game is played in teams separated by gender. The teams take turns reading questions from gender-specific cards to the opposing team. If the answering team gets a question correct, it moves its trophy up one square and answers another question. The first team to get three trophies into the center wins the game.Full Answer >
To make a game wheel, gather your materials, drill a hole halfway through the board in one corner, glue a dowel into the hole, paint the board and turntable, add the nails, attach the turntable to the board and fasten a zip tie to the dowel. This process takes about three hours and requires a pre-made turntable, a board slightly larger than the turntable, paint, a small dowel, a zip tie, 1-inch nails, a hammer and heavy-duty glue.Full Answer >