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.
Players take turns to share three statements about themselves and everyone else tries to guess which two statements are true and which is a lie. This no-prep ice-breaker game is ideal for adults and youths. You can also use this game to teach about false teachings or about honesty.
Use our mobile friendly Bible Pictionary Cards or download your free printable cards here. Bible Pictionary is a classic game where your goal is to get your teammates to correctly identify what you have drawn. A timeless favorite.
In this scavenger hunt, teams must use the Bible to solve 66 simple puzzles. (One from each book of the Bible.) The answers to these puzzles are the items they must hunt for. A great activity for family or ministry events. You can also use this game to teach about the Bible, the Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl or the Parable of the Lost Sheep.
Race to sink all your opponent’s ships before your own ships get sunk in this guessing game. Played between 2 players or 2 teams, you can use this game in lessons on spiritual warfare or the armor of God.