The holiday season is a time for fun and festivities, and what better way to keep the little ones entertained than with printable Christmas party games? Whether you’re hosting a family gathering or a classroom party, these games are sure to bring joy and laughter to all. In this ultimate collection, we have rounded up some of the best printable Christmas party games for kids that will keep them engaged and entertained throughout the celebrations.
Classic Games with a Festive Twist
Pin the Nose on Rudolph: A holiday spin on the classic game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Print out a large picture of Rudolph without his red nose, blindfold each child, and have them try to place Rudolph’s nose in the right spot.
Santa Says: Similar to Simon Says, but with a Santa Claus twist. Print out cards with different actions or commands related to Santa (e.g., “Santa says touch your nose,” “Santa says hop like a reindeer”). The last player standing without making any mistakes wins.
Christmas Bingo: Create your own bingo cards with holiday-themed images such as snowflakes, gingerbread men, and presents. Call out random images or use small flashcards as calling cards. The first player to get five in a row wins.
Creative Crafts and Activities
Decorate an Ornament: Print out blank ornament templates and provide crayons, markers, glitter glue, and other craft supplies. Let the children decorate their own ornaments which they can take home as keepsakes or hang on your Christmas tree.
Design Your Own Ugly Sweater: Give each child a printable sweater template along with markers, fabric scraps, buttons, and other embellishments. Encourage them to let their creativity shine by designing their very own ugly sweater masterpiece.
Elf Yourself Cutouts: Print out elf cutouts and provide scissors, glue sticks, and markers. Children can color, cut out, and assemble their own adorable little elves. This activity not only sparks their imagination but also makes for a cute photo opportunity.
Brain Teasers and Puzzles
Christmas Word Scramble: Print out a list of scrambled Christmas-related words such as “santa,” “reindeer,” or “presents.” Challenge the kids to unscramble the words within a given time limit. Offer small prizes for those who solve the most words correctly.
Santa’s Maze Adventure: Print out a maze with Santa trying to find his way through to deliver presents. Children can use crayons or markers to help guide Santa through the maze until he reaches the finish line.
Spot the Difference: Print out two identical pictures with slight differences (e.g., different colored hats on snowmen). Ask children to circle or point out the differences between the two pictures. This game promotes observation skills while keeping them entertained.
Christmas Movie Trivia: Create a printable trivia sheet with questions about popular Christmas movies such as “Home Alone” or “Elf.” Test their knowledge about classic holiday films and award prizes to those who answer correctly.
Holiday Song Lyrics Quiz: Print out lyrics from well-known Christmas songs but leave some words blank. Challenge the kids to fill in the missing words while listening to snippets of each song playing in the background.
Reindeer Facts Quiz: Provide printable sheets with interesting facts about reindeer, such as how they’re able to survive in extreme cold weather or how many antlers they grow in a year. See who can answer the most reindeer-related questions correctly.
Printable Christmas party games are an excellent way to keep kids engaged and entertained during holiday gatherings or celebrations. From classic games with a festive twist to creative crafts, brain teasers, and trivia, this ultimate collection offers a variety of activities that will bring joy and laughter to children of all ages. So, print out these games, gather the kids around, and let the holiday fun begin.
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