Seize the opportunity to put Christ in the center of your Christmas preparations with this beautifully illustrated Advent Calendar. On each of 25 days leading up to Christmas, read a short Bible passage and prepare your hearts to celebrate the birth of Jesus!
Here is our collection of delightfully fun Christmas games for kids and adults. In the mix are lively Christmas party games as well as more relaxed (read quieter) Christmas game ideas.
Whether you are planning a holiday party, Christmas family gathering, Sunday School lesson or church event, these Christmas games will add a healthy dose of festive cheer to the occasion.
And preparations will be a breeze with the beautiful free printables provided. Have a Christmas filled with fun, joy and laughter with these games!
If you’re planning a Christmas party for home, church or even for the office, you’ll love these Christmas party games for kids and adults. We have included a wide variety of games to appeal to diverse tastes and preferences, so you can surely find suitable games for your party here. The games listed here are super easy to prepare and perfect for your holiday gathering.
In this Christmas Trivia game, everyone is involved at the same time. As players take turns to answer questions, other players can also score points by correctly guessing whether the answer is right or wrong. The Christmas Trivia questions are divided into 5 categories: (1) From the Bible, (2) Christmas Carols, (3) Christmas Movies and Books, (4) Christmas Foods and (5) Random Facts. Download the free Christmas Trivia Questions and Christmas Trivia Board here.
These Christmas Minute to Win It Games are great for any Christmas party for both kids and adults. Using commonly available festive essentials, these low-prep indoor games are not only fun to play but also entertaining to watch!
This special collection of low-prep Minute To Win It games helps you share the true story of Christmas in a fun and memorable way. Each of the six games here is linked to a part of the Biblical Christmas story. This allows you to tell the story of Christmas as you introduce each game.
In this visual puzzle game, emojis are creatively strung together to represent a Christmas song. Players must think outside the box to guess the song title. Play this game during your Christmas party or use it to introduce the Christmas story about angels singing praises on the night Jesus was born! Free downloads for both printable and screen-based versions.
Planning a Christmas party at home or in church? A game of Christmas Bingo is perfect to liven up your celebration! Our Christmas Bingo Cards feature colorful festive illustrations of the nativity scene, baby Jesus, the wise men, Christmas trees, gingerbread houses and more! Download 12 unique Christmas Bingo Cards and 24 Christmas Bingo Calling Cards here.
Download your free printable Christmas Charades cards here. Christmas Charades is a great party game for all types of gatherings. You can also use this game to introduce a lesson on the true meaning of Christmas.
Download your free printable Christmas Pictionary cards here. Play this Christmas version of Pictionary at home, in church, or at any Christmas party! You can also use this game to introduce a lesson on the true meaning of Christmas.
Hold up a large blanket between two teams, with one player from each team standing on either side of the blanket. When the blanket goes down, players must quickly identify and shout their opponent’s name! This ice-breaker game can be used to introduce the Christmas story about the angel appearing to young Mary and the shepherds to tell them about the birth of Jesus.
In this game, players must shake 5 boxes and guess the number of bells each box contains. Play this game during your Christmas party or use it to introduce the Christmas story about angels appearing to the shepherds.
Scavenger Hunts are great fun for groups of all ages. In this collection of Christmas Scavenger Hunts, you will be looking for items unique to the holiday season. The ideas here include options for playing indoors as well as a Christmas Scavenger Hunt around the neighborhood. Christmas themed printables are provided to add a touch of celebratory cheer to the occasion.
Have fun trying to solve these 10 Christmas word search puzzles. This collection includes easier puzzles for younger children. Several of the Christmas word searches here are based on the biblical accounts of Jesus’ birth recorded for us in the Gospels while others feature hidden words related to holiday festivities. Solutions are provided.
Use paper and other materials to transform a teammate into a Christmas tree! This is a quick and easy game that you can play at any Christmas party! Simply provide the materials and leave the rest to the creativity of your guests.
Gift-wrapped presents are passed around as a story is read out loud. (2 printable stories are provided.) When the word “left” comes up in the story, the gifts are passed to the left. When the word “right” comes up in the story, the gifts are passed to the right. This variation of “Pass the Parcel” is a great Christmas game for giving out party gifts and a fun way to conduct a Christmas gift-exchange.
If you are preparing gifts for all your party guests, why not play this game before giving them out? Whoever carries the most gifts across the room gets the first pick! You can also play this game with a bunch of gift-wrapped empty boxes.
Don’t get caught with the ornament in your hands! Players sit in a circle and pass a Christmas ornament around behind their backs while someone standing in the center of the circle tries to guess where the ornament is.
Find creative ways to squeeze as many people as possible on a piece of newspaper that gets smaller with each round. Use this game to introduce the story of Jesus’ birth, to teach about getting along with difficult people or as a teambuilding game.
Christmas Sunday School Lessons
You may also be interested in these free Christmas Sunday School Lessons:
Why is Chrismas the season to be jolly? We celebrate Christmas because God gave us His Son, Jesus, so that we can be with Him forever! Use this lesson to teach kids the true story of Christmas. Through games, drawing their own comic strip, and a Nativity Craft, kids are equipped to re-tell the story to their family and friends!
Most of us are familiar with the Christmas carol, "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." On the night of the birth of our Savior, Jesus, angels announced the joyous news to some shepherds in a nearby field. And they, in turn, praised God and passed on the good news. Use this lesson to equip kids with the Gospel and get them excited about sharing it with their family and friends!
Upon seeing a new star, the Magi recognized that a new king, Jesus, had been born! They traveled a long distance from an eastern land to Jerusalem to worship Jesus and present Him with special gifts. Use this lesson to teach kids about Jesus! Through story-telling, games and a treasure chest craft, kids learn that Jesus is our Savior and King and worthy of our worship and our gifts!