Christmas games for families is my all time favorite way to to spend time during the holidays. Well…outside of shopping for toddler stocking stuffers.
Christmas family games are an especially great way to bond with family you don’t see very often. It breaks the ice and offers you something to do when you aren’t sure how to start up a conversation.
Most of the games take about 30 minutes and they all dual as holiday games for kids if the parents want to sit out and enjoy a chat as adults.
Family Christmas games get kids and adults involved in an activity together; so whether you’re enjoying a family gathering, hosting a kids’ holiday party or simply wanting to beat boredom this holiday season, the whole family–both child and adult–will love these 30 awesome Christmas games for families!
Christmas Games for Families
If you decide you’d rather not try one of these DIY games, check out this post: Forget Candyland! This Is the Best List of Board Games for All Ages.
1. Snowman Toss family game from A Girl and a Glue Gun. The kids go crazy over this one!
2. Christmas Tree Addition Match from Busy Toddler
3. Roll a Snowman Dice Game from Somewhat Simple. Roll the dice and build a snowman. Fun and unique game to play from other Christmas games we’ve found.
4. Ornament Beanbag Toss from Positively Splendid. Rules are easy and it occupied our kids during Christmas break when they were in the house.
5. Silver Bells Memory Game from I Can Teach My Child. This is the Christmas version of the game memory. So easy!
6. Win It in a Minute Christmas Edition from the Dating Divas. This is a fast-paced and hilarious game.
7. Christmas Bingo from The Denver Housewife
8. Christmas Bowling from Stir the Wonder. Rules are easy and the kids enjoyed playing.
9. We’ve Been Elf-ed Game from Modern Mom Life
10. Christmas “Who Am I” Game from Childhood 101
11. Going on a Candy Cane Hunt from Dirt and Boogers
12. Christmas Trivia from Lil’ Luna
13. Christmas Learning Games from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
14. Jingle Bell Toss from Playground Parkbench
15. Christmas Charades with Free Printable from A Mom with a Lesson Plan
16. Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt from Kids Activities Blog
17. Christmas Tree Ball Sort from I Can Teach My Child
18. Build a Snowman “Olaf” Printable from Purple Pumpkin Blog
19. Christmas Snow Shovel from Kid Friendly Things to Do
20. Christmas Game: What’s in the Bag? from Gift of Curiosity
21. Christmas Matching Game from Views from a Step Stool. Playing this game is so simple, but the kids always have a fun time with it.
22. Christmas Scavenger Hunt from Hands as We Grow
23. Christmas I Spy Game from And Next Comes L
24. Free Printable Christmas Board Game from View from a Step Stool
25. Christmas Nativity Games from Housing a Forest
26. Christmas Rhythm Game with Free Printable from Let’s Play Music
27. Christmas Party Games from Teach Preschool
28. Printable Christmas Game from Kids Activities Blog
29. Holiday Party Game Ideas for Kids and Adults from Kids Creative Chaos
30. Color the Christmas Ornaments Coloring Game from Buggy and Buddy
31. Poke a Tree Game from Oriental Trading. This is fun for a family game night.
32. Pin the Heart on the Grinch from Homemade Heather
33. Twelve Days of Christmas Printable Game from Teach Beside Me
34. Christmas Charades from Teach Beside Me
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this is an amazing post and a must read for christmas games for families!
These are some really interesting Christmas family games and you have explained them so well. It will be fun to play these games with our kids. Thanks for sharing!
Wonderful game ideas for Christmas, I will definitely give the Christmas Bingo a try!