25 Fun Christmas Games and Activities for Kids From One to 92

Liven up your Christmas party or family get-together with these creative games.

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Keep the little ones entertained at your holiday dinner or Yuletide party with these cheerful Christmas activities and games for kids.

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christmas games activities kids gingerbread piñata
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Gingerbread Man Piñata

Fill this cutie with Christmas sweets like candy, chocolate, and peppermint treats. Once the kids break it open, everyone can nibble on bites and take leftovers home.

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Festive Tic-Tac-Toe Game

Throw this in their stocking, set it out on your table, or keep it in the car for your trek to Grandma's house for Christmas dinner. Kids can play with this portable game just about anywhere!

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Christmas Trivia for Kids

This free printable features an array of easy and challenging questions, so everyone in the family can get in on the merrymaking.

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The Christmas Present Game

In this Christmas guessing game, players hunt for the best gifts stowed among the boxes (note: some are filled with terrible gag gifts!) and everyone gets a chance to steal the best ones. Though it may seem like a secret Santa gift exchange, it's a bit different and sure to thrill your friends and family.

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Minute to Win It Candy Candy Hook 'Em Game

Everyone from youngsters to grandparents will have a blast playing this Christmas game. Whoever hooks the most candy canes, wins the prize (or bragging rights).

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Christmas Charades

Everyone have a blast playing this Christmas version of the classic game. Thanks to this blogger's free printable, you won't have to spend any time brainstorming ideas.

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poke a tree christmas game
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Poke-A-Tree Game

This simple game tucks the presents away inside a Christmas tree, not below it! Have kids take turns punching through the tissue paper to receive a prize.

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snowman drawing christmas game
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Snowman Drawing Game

Challenge youngsters to draw a snowman on top of their heads at your Christmas dinner or party. Warning: It's even harder than it looks!

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christmas bingo game
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Christmas Bingo

Print out these free Christmas Bingo cards and use Christmas candies as markers for a fun holiday spin on Bingo.

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diy christmas board game
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DIY Christmas Board Game

Feeling ambitious? Create your own holiday board game following blogger Motte's instructions. It might just become a new Christmas tradition!

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silver bells memory christmas game
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Silver Bells Memory Game

Put a Christmas spin on the classic memory game by using Hershey's Kisses or another festive candy.

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snowman tissue box bowling christmas game
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Snowman Tissue Box Bowling

No snow? No problem! Use old tissue boxes to build these snowmen, then have the kiddos knock 'em down.

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ornament bean bag toss christmas game
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Ornament Bean Bag Toss Game

Grab some poster board and draw your best Christmas tree, dividing it into different "point" segments—kids will be entertained for hours trying to get their bean bags into the top of the tree.

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tree ball sort Christmas games for kids
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Christmas Tree Ball Sort Game

Your toddlers will adore this Christmas sorting game made out of cardboard, poster board, a yardstick, zip ties, construction paper, ball pit balls, and a basket.

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diy snow paint Christmas games for kids
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DIY Snow Paint

Vibrant colors come to life with just food dye, water, and spray bottles. Watch your kids melt the hours away while making Christmas masterpieces in the snow.

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santa hat cups stacking christmas game
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Santa Hats Cup Stacking Game

Stack yourself silly with this Christmas game for all ages that uses white pom-poms and mini red plastic cups.

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Santa Photo Booth Accessories

Set up a photo booth area and stock it with fun and festive disguises that can be used for photos. And here's a time-saving idea: Use this opportunity to take your family photo for your Christmas card.

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don't ring the bell obstacle course Christmas games for kids
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Don't Ring The Bells Obstacle Course

Bring the challenge and the cheer to your Christmas party this December with this obstacle course.

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dear santa printable christmas activity
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Dear Santa Printables

Place these fill-in-the-blank Christmas letters, made with a template from , at each plate, along with some crayons. Kids will go to work trying to convince Santa how good they've been this year!

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snowman bowling christmas game for kids
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Snowman Bowling

To assemble the snowmen pins, you'll need toilet paper rolls, white construction paper, pipe cleaners, pom-poms, markers, scissors, and hot glue.

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jingle bell toss christmas game for kids
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Jingle Bell Toss

For less than $5, turn an adult game into kid-friendly Christmas fun. It'll make your little ones jingle with excitement all the way into the night.

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Tic-Tac-Toe Cookies

Finally, kids can play with their food at the table! Make this tasty Christmas game—including the cute H and O pieces—yourself using our simple sugar cookie recipe.

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candy cane hunt christmas game
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Candy Cane Hunt

This is the Christmas version of an Easter egg hunt: Hide wrapped candy canes throughout the house and then let the little ones loose!

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pin the nose on the rudolph christmas game
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Pin the Nose on Rudolph Game

The birthday party classic gets a Christmas makeover with Rudolph taking the donkey's place.

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reindeer christmas games
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Reindeer Games

Use foam and scrapbook paper to create the giant Christmas game board—the instructions for each "reindeer game" can be found on the back.

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