There are a lot of fun activities and games that your family can do for Christmas. Such as traveling (plane tickets will probably have discounts), setting up your Christmas tree, baking Christmas-themed pastries, having a Christmas movie marathon, and most of all, Christmas games.
We all know that the Christmas season is the most joyous and festive season of the year. And this also means that your children are looking forward to the gifts and games that your family will provide. Christmas is a season to celebrate with your family. And this article will give you ideas about the best Christmas games for kids.
If you’re a parent who also wants to have ideas on the best things to give to your children, you can make a wishlist about their desires, or you can write letters from Santa.
1. Snowman Slam
Your children will definitely look forward to the snowfall since the Christmas season also means the snow season. But to have fun while waiting, you and your kids can play this game as an alternative to slamming real snowmen!
This game is absolutely easy to play. All you have to do is decorate white paper or plastic cups with the eyes, nose, and mouth of a snowman and prepare a foam ball or even a wrapped paper ball. The objectives are simple: all you have to do in this game is aim the balls at the stacked snowman cups to destroy them!
2. Christmas Gifts Hunt
This game can be super entertaining for the little ones, especially if they love to hide and scavenge lost things. All you have to do is prepare gifts or paper with clues and objectives and roam around the home, deciding where to hide them. This game can also be thrilling and exciting as the kids will surely bring out their competitiveness in seeking things.
3. Christmas Dance Stop
Playing this game during your Christmas family gatherings can be so much fun. Basically, all you need is to gather the kids and play a Christmas song. The moment you stop the song, the kids would have to stop dancing too. They would resume dancing when the music resumed playing. Whoever’s the last kid that’ll stop dancing will be out. This is not just for children; adults can also participate!
4. Christmas Charades
The Charades game is actually a well-known one, and most families play it to bond. In Christmas charades, you just need to prepare any category in line with the Christmas theme and act it out for the kids to guess the word correctly! Playing this game with your family will surely allow you to be entertained.
5. Christmas Character Trivia
This game can help children boost their competitiveness and knowledge of Christmas characters. You can get inspiration for Christmas cartoons and other Christmas-themed movies and make the kids guess the answer. You can do this by printing pictures or citing a quiz. This game will also show who’s the kid who watches Christmas shows the most.
6. Christmas Smell Game
Aside from making Christmas gatherings fun, this game can also be helpful for the children to become more knowledgeable about various scents from ingredients! In this game, you will simply put different Christmas scents, such as chocolates or ingredients, and make them guess what it is by wrapping a blindfold around them. There will be no peeking!
Although putting up so much effort to celebrate Christmas may be messy and tiring, nothing can compare to the joy that you’ve shared with your family and close friends. Now that you’ve read this article, you now have an idea of what games you can conduct at Christmas gatherings!
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