Happy Christmas! This is one festival that is celebrated across the globe in the most pompous way. All of us love and adore this celebration, don’t we? But kids – they just wait for the arrival of this occasion eagerly! There are numerous reasons for their eagerness and enthusiasm. While Santa, his gifts, celebrations, Christmas carols, yummy foods, and parties, do make them excited, it the countless games that would keep them entertained and engaged, they look forward to.
Check out right here for some interesting ideas to keep your little ones engaged this Christmas season!
Exciting Christmas Games Ideas For Children
- Stack The Santa Hats
Tiny paper cups painted in red and white would give you Santa’s hats. This tutorial would give you the complete idea.
- Draw The Snowman
So simple, yet so interesting! Even adults could give it a try! Source
- Christmas Snowman Tissue Box Bowling
This Christmas special game gives you an opportunity to use your tissue box also. Check out here for more instructions.
- Pass The Parcel Christmas Version
The rules are similar to passing the parcel, but you use ice cube in the place! For smaller kids, you could use a big ball made from cotton. Or you could even gift wrap a small gift for the kids and use this as the parcel. The last person wins, of course! Here is a tutorial that could give you some ideas for designing a parcel.
- Indoor Snowball Toss Game
The tutorial from we-made-that.com is pretty good. It gives you the complete instructions.
- Christmas Memory Game
This one from crazylittleprojects looks really good. And, it can be printed also which simplifies your task!
- Draw The Snowman Blindfolded
There are numerous versions of this one wherein you can hang a reindeer’s picture and ask the kids to draw its tail or one of its horn. But this one is really cute. Just look at the way the girls have drawn the Snowman. The rules of the games are here.
- Christmas Scavenger Hunt
- Pin the Nose on the Rudolph
A blindfolded game which is more interesting! Source
- Christmas Relay Games For Kids
- Christmas Bells Memory Game
All you need is some Hershey’s Kisses handy! Here goes the tutorial.
- Decorate the mini Christmas trees
Check this out! Source
- The Gratitude Game
Teach your children to express their gratitude for each and every moment of the life with this beautiful Christmas game. The rules go here…
- Build A Snowman
Let your kids try something new this holiday season with this fabulous Christmas game idea from notconsumed.com. It’s so quirky, yet so cool….
- Snow Shooters
You can put it together in minutes. A fun-filled game, your kids are sure to thank you for gifting them this game. Source
- Ornament Number Matching Game
Cute and great for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Source
- Stomp The Balloons
Super cute and gorgeous game that is enjoyed by kids and adults alike! Source
- Paint The Snow
Mix the colors and paint the snow. The tutorial for snow paint goes here. Make sure you have enough supplies to meet the requirement.
- Christmas Santa Claus Puzzle Game For Kids
Putting together puzzles could keep your children glued and engaged for a longer time. There are numerous jigsaw printables available these days. Image source
- What’s Your Elf Name?
Even though it is not literally a game, it is a fun-filled Christmas activity that kids and adults love alike! Source
- Christmas Bingo
Wake up your inner child and treat it to some really cool fun with this Christmas Bingo! Source
- Snow Tic Tac
A simple game that keeps you little ones engrossed as you catch up with your friends and near ones this holiday season! Source
- Holiday Scattergory Game
Check out this Christmas Game from creating motherhood.com!
- December Dice Exchange
- The Christmas Eve Reindeer Game – Unscramble The Reindeer
An interesting one! Source
- Christmas Word Scramble
Source Quite similar to the Reindeer scramble, but is slightly trickier!
- Christmas Quiz
This is a printable version and is a great way to check how far the kids know about Christmas and its traditions! Source
- Christmas Gift Exchange Game – Let’s make a deal
- Send A Letter To Santa
It’s okay even if it’s Christmas eve. Santa would still yield into your wishes because there are couple of hours more left… Source
- Color the Christmas Tree
Toddlers would love doing this. Give them the freedom to use their imagination and creativity fully so that you would get the best Christmas trees in this world. There are numerous printables onlines; this one from whatnowamerica.org is a good one.
- Snowball On A Spoon Game
It is quite similar to playing the lemon on spoon, but just that the children should be using the “snowballs” in the place of lemons. Source
- Candy Cane Relay Race
This is just fabulous and so fun filled that even adults would be in the race to try the game once. Just make sure that the cane does not break during the handovers. Here is a chic and tiny tutorial that would help you design your own candy cane relay race.
- Stack the Cups
This one could be a little tricky as there is a specific time involved. You can use any number of cups you want. Set a timer and then go ahead! The one minute version is the most popular one. Check out here to know more.
- Make a Christmas Star
Keep it simple. The kids just need to make a simple star and then decorate the same. Provide them with cardboards or popsicle sticks or matchsticks to make the stars and enough colors and décor items. This DIY star tutorial from modernparentsmessykids.com is a good idea.
- Playdough Christmas Games
Play dough is versatile. It can easily be shaped and crafted. Kids love playing with this clay. So they could make anything related to Christmas using the dough. Simple, but interesting enough to keep the toddlers glued! Source
- Human Christmas Tree
Ask your children to transform an adult into a Christmas tree… Source
- Color Matching Game
Easy, simple, and interesting! Source
- Rock Dominoes
A cute version of the classical game, it is a great way to keep your toddlers engaged. Source
- Thumbprint Mugs Games
Let’s see who decorates their milk mug first with these wonderful colors and of course the thumb! Source
- Stocking Stuffer Games
Give them a plate filled with candy and a sock. Let’s see who fills the sock first! Check this tutorial for more ideas!
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