Looking for a great way to spend some family time this holiday season? Check out this list of Christmas games for families.
My family loves games! It’s one of our favorite ways to spend time together as a family. Card games, board games, word games, you name it!
We love getting together and matching wits. And rumor has it we’re a wee bit competitive… Ok, a lot competitive lol! It makes for some great family memories.
This year I thought it would be fun to add some Christmas games to our holiday traditions. We will be spending a bit more time home together as a family, so I figured it would be a good time to expand our game collection.
This list of Christmas games includes some great games you can play together as a family or some that you can set the kids up with while you get some last-minute holiday tasks done. They also make great Christmas gifts or stocking stuffers for family and friends.
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17 Fun Christmas Games for Families
The first game on the list of Christmas games for families is Christmas Bingo. This would be a great game to do as a family or even to bring to Christmas parties.
The pictures and simple rules make this a great game for younger kids as well as older family members. You could even make it fun and assign different little prizes for the winner of each round.
This is a great Christmas family game for the younger kiddos. It’s a cooperative game, so everyone works together and there is no winner or loser.
In this game, everyone works together to find the right order for all the kids as they march with Frosty to the North Pole. The game is designed for 2-4 players ages 4 and up.
This Christmas game will have your family matching wits as you try to see who knows the most Christmas trivia. There are questions about Christmas movie trivia, TV trivia, song trivia, world trivia, Christmas carol trivia, Christmas traditions around the world, and much more.
This Christmas game for families looks like a total blast. Split the players into teams of two. One partner puts on the inflatable reindeer antlers while the other partner tries to throw rings onto the horns.
You can assign different points to different size rings or just go for which team can get the most rings on. This game is simple but fun and leaves lots of room for customized house rules.
This Christmas game for families is one to definitely get everyone up and moving. It has hundreds of holiday-themed objects to find. As well as an indoor and outdoor deck so you can choose whether to stay inside or explore the whole neighborhood.
If your family enjoys charades, this game will be a great one to play during Christmas time. The game size is small and compact so it will easily travel well to parties and events.
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This is a great family Christmas game for the younger kiddos. During the game, they will sing holiday songs and do other fun tasks as they work to deliver presents.
This is a great Christmas game for families that even the youngest kids can join in. Take turns tossing inflatable rings onto the Nutcrackers and see who can get the most.
This is a great Christmas game for families that you can use indoors or outdoors. Here in Louisiana, the weather is often warm enough to spend some time outdoors during Christmas, so this would be a fun game to help everyone get a little more active.
The banner is made of cloth, so it’s reusable and washable. The game comes with 4 different bean bags. This is a great game for younger kids to help keep them occupied during the holiday season while stuck at home.
This board game is based on the movie “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” In the game, the players are tasked with finding all of the lost Misfit Toys and returning them to the North Pole so they can be delivered by Santa. The game is made for 2-4 players, ages 8 and up.
This looks like a pretty fun game, especially to someone who grew up watching this movie every Christmas. This would be a good game to play with the kids, especially after watching the movie together.
This pack includes six different holiday-themed classic card games. The set includes Old Maid, Crazy 8’s, Go Fish, Slap Jack, Memory Match, and Snowball Fight.
Next on the list of Christmas games for families is the classic game of Clue with a holiday theme. In this version, the presents go missing in Santa’s Village and the players have to solve the mystery of who, what, and where. Ages 8 and up.
Clue was one of my favorite games growing up, so I think this game would be a great addition to the holiday season.
This is a fun Christmas-themed card game. It’s easy to learn and plays in about 20 minutes.
Gain points by collecting sets of treasures and avoid getting caught by Pluto! Whoever has the most points by the end of the game win!
Recommended for ages 6 and up.
This is a book full of Christmas movie trivia for all the Christmas movie fans out there. The book contains hundreds of multiple-choice, true or false, and matching questions.
Test your knowledge of the most popular Christmas song lyrics and Christmas carol facts. To play the game, you quiz each other on Christmas carols as you progress around the game board.
There are over 300 questions for the game and you have the option to play individually or in teams. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
If your family is into singing and music, this is sure to be a favorite.
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So there you have my list of Christmas games for families. I have already added a few of these to my holiday shopping list that I know my family will love.
What kind of games do you like to play during Christmas time? Let us know in the comments below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow me on Pinterest for more parenting ideas and advice.
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