25 Game Ideas You Need to Try This Year for a Joyful Christmas
25 Game Ideas You Need to Try This Year for a Joyful Christmas 25 Game Ideas You Need to Try This Year for a Joyful Christmas

25 Game Ideas You Need to Try This Year for a Joyful Christmas

19 Dec 2016
| Last update: 03 Jan 2017

Even if you’re not a kid anymore, you simply cannot feel the joy of the winter season without playing some Christmas games. They can make anyone feel happy and you will also get to spend more time with your loved ones. That’s what the Christmas spirit is all about.

Make Your Christmas More Joyful With Christmas Games

You’ll never believe how many games I found! Some of them are so exciting that I can’t wait to play them. I never thought there could be so many Christmas games that you can play inside. And if you love board games, I found a great idea that you can try.

My favorite one is the seventh one because I think it will be perfect if you have toddlers or kids over. I think I’ll make this for my nephew.

Did you find any Christmas games you want to try this year? Let me know.

 

1

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

made by NOT CONSUMED

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Play this game

 

2

Snowman Slam

made by GROWING A JEWELED ROSE

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Play this game

 

3

Ornament Bean Bag Toss Game

made by POSITIVELY SPLENDID

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Play this game

 

4

DIY Snowman Bowling Game

made by CRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUS

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Play this game

 

5

Silver Bells Memory Game

made by I CAN TEACH MY CHILD

Play this game

 

6

Simple Christmas Party Games for Kids for All Ages

made by HOUSING A FOREST

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Play this game

 

7

Christmas Tree Ball Sort for Toddlers

made by I CAN TEACH MY CHILD

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Play this game

 

8

DIY Tic Tac Toe

made by MOLLYMOO

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Play this game

 

9

Balance an Ornament

made by THE MASON FAMILY BLOG

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Play this game

 

10

DIY Christmas Board Game

made by MOTTE

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Play this game

 

11

Holiday Party Games – Jingle Bell Toss

made by PLAYGROUND PARKBENCH

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Play this game

 

12

Candy Cane Hunt

made by DIRT AND BOOGERS

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Play this game

 

13

Pin The Nose on The Reindeer

made by LIVING ON THE CREATIVE SIDE OF LIFE

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Play this game

 

14

Reindeer Anters

made by PARTY GAMES PLUS

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Play this game

 

15

Saran Wrap Ball Game!

made by MUST HAVE MOM

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Play this game

 

16

Let's Make a Deal!

made by BRASSY APPLE

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Play this game

 

17

3 Fun And Unique Gift Exchange Ideas

made by PLAY PARTY PLAN

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Play this game

 

18

Blind-Folded Christmas Tree Decorating.

made by ONE GOOD THING

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Play this game

 

19

Christmas Bingo

made by CRAZY LITTLE PROJECTS

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Play this game

 

20

Candy Cane Fishing

made by Kindergartners on the Go!

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Play this game

 

21

Christmas Bowling Cans

made by KEEPING IT SIMPLE

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Play this game

 

22

Santa Hats Cup Stacking Game

made by LALYMOM

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Play this game

 

23

Snow Shovel Race

made by HOUSING A FOREST

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Play this game

 

24

Don’t Ring the Bells

made by CHILDHOOD 101

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Play this game

 

25

Launching Snowmen

made by BUGGY AND BUDDY

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Play this game

25 Game Ideas You Need to Try This Year for a Joyful Christmas

Cristina Leau

Cristina Leau

Squirrly Mascot Designer at Squirrly UK
Hey guys! I'm the girl behind all of the cute Squirrels you’ll see on our site, social media channels, and other content. A crazy cat lady, a bit geeky and an addict to all the beauty in this world.
Cristina Leau

56 Comments

  • kirsty-rose

    December 19, 2016 at 8:28 AM

    I am definitely keeping this for next year so that I can do some of thee with the children in my class! Thank youo for sharing πŸ™‚

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 10:07 AM

      Awesome! Thanks for the comment! πŸ™‚

  • Meghan

    December 19, 2016 at 9:40 AM

    What fun games to play with the kids!!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 10:06 AM

      Indeed! We hope you’ll try some of them out. πŸ™‚

  • Brigette

    December 19, 2016 at 12:28 PM

    Ohhh Emmm Geee! These ideas are awesome! We have a lot of little in our family and are always trying to keep them busy and these ideas are just perfect for Christmas this year! Thank you so much!!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 2:19 PM

      πŸ˜€ We’re glad you like these ideas, Brigette!

  • Jacqui

    December 19, 2016 at 2:45 PM

    Lots of great ideas. I would love to try several of these. Especially do you want to build a snowman.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 4:18 PM

      I will definitely try a couple of these. I’m excited!

  • Sarah

    December 19, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    I haven’t seen a lot of these! They look very fun & kid friendly!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 4:19 PM

      Yep, they are. Hope you get to try them, Sarah.

  • Amber

    December 19, 2016 at 4:16 PM

    These do look like fun games. We might need to play some of these.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 19, 2016 at 4:19 PM

      No doubt about that!

  • Mihaela Echols

    December 19, 2016 at 8:13 PM

    I really like the tree one with the balls! Yeah for indoor activities!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:26 AM

      Yep, indoor activities are the best in the winter time.

  • Angela Tolsma

    December 19, 2016 at 8:22 PM

    I totally have do you want to build a snowman now stuck in my head hahaha! I had no idea there were so many Christmas games out there, what a great list

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:27 AM

      Glad you like them, Angela! πŸ˜€

  • AMANDA

    December 19, 2016 at 10:31 PM

    These all look so fun! Thanks for sharing!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:30 AM

      Thanks, Amanda!

    • Rangle

      December 28, 2016 at 12:56 PM

      There are no words to describe how boidacous this is.

  • Chloe

    December 19, 2016 at 11:27 PM

    This is perfect for me because I am about to have one million kids over my place for Christmas and I was wondering what on earth I was going to do with them all!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:32 AM

      Haha! Just on time. I’m sure they’ll have a great time.

    • Charlotte

      December 28, 2016 at 6:14 PM

      Stands back from the keyboard in ameznmaet! Thanks!

  • Isaly Holland

    December 20, 2016 at 12:13 AM

    These are the cutest games for kids!

    xoxo
    Isaly Holland
    http://www.memoriesbyisaly.com

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:35 AM

      Glad you like them!

  • michelle

    December 20, 2016 at 2:07 AM

    Awww these are adorable!!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:36 AM

      Thanks, Michelle!

  • Heidi

    December 20, 2016 at 3:33 AM

    These games look like so much fun! That snowman tic-tac-toe is adorable!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:36 AM

      They truly are, Heidi! Hope you’ll get to play some of them.

  • Wren

    December 20, 2016 at 3:40 AM

    These are amazing ideas for the holidays! I think they will bring everyone together in a festive way. Thank you so much for sharing all these options for fun games with my family over the holidays !

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:38 AM

      So true. Happy you like them!

  • My Teen Guide

    December 20, 2016 at 6:49 AM

    What a fun games ideas! I’m pretty sure that my boys would love this!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:40 AM

      Pretty sure they’ll do :).

  • Jackie Taylor

    December 20, 2016 at 8:04 AM

    All of these games are so perfect for kids during the holidays! Thank you for sharing πŸ™‚

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:40 AM

      Not a problem!

  • Elizabeth

    December 20, 2016 at 8:10 AM

    These are some great game ideas! Loving the DIY board game the most. Making that would be as much fun as playing it!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:41 AM

      If you play some of them, let me know.

  • KatrinaJeanCarter

    December 20, 2016 at 8:35 AM

    These are all really great ideas that I know my nieces and nephews will love. Thank you for sharing πŸ™‚ I am pinning it for Xmas day fun!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 9:42 AM

      Thanks, Katrina! πŸ˜€

    • Cyelii

      December 28, 2016 at 8:37 PM

      We love West Coast Park too! Tho my kids always get diersacttd by the sand and love to spend time digging. Those are some beautiful shots and Dana's such an obliging model πŸ™‚

    • Squirrly

      January 3, 2017 at 10:23 AM

      So glad you liked the post!

  • Ana

    December 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM

    My favourite has to be the DIY Tic Tac Toe I love all the cute little characters.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 20, 2016 at 1:25 PM

      Everyone seems to love that one!

  • hey sharonoox

    December 20, 2016 at 10:20 PM

    These looks like so much fun games idea! My favorites have to be the Memory Game and Tic Tac Toe. They’re so cute, I can’t wait to let my family members to play this game. Thanks so much for compiling this list.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:23 PM

      Glad you like it!

  • Debra Schroeder

    December 20, 2016 at 10:37 PM

    Oh, how fun, our family loves playing games. This is a great list of family friendly games. Might have to give that snowman toss game a try.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:25 PM

      These games are appropriate for family members of any age, that’s why we chose them. Glad you like them!

  • TColeman

    December 20, 2016 at 11:45 PM

    These are all such cute and fun games. In gonna have to incorporate some of these in.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:25 PM

      You’re gonna have tons of fun!

  • Jill Conyers

    December 20, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    We love family game nights especially during the holidays when we have houseguests. We tend to stick with board games.

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:27 PM

      Board games are so much fun!

  • Elizabeth O.

    December 21, 2016 at 5:08 AM

    These are all so fun! There’s nothing like games to make Christmas more exciting especially for the kids! Lovely ideas!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:29 PM

      Kids will definitely have an amazing time!

  • Sondra Barker

    December 21, 2016 at 5:20 AM

    All of these games would be so fun at a holiday party! The Ornament Bean Bag Toss game would be very popular with my family!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:29 PM

      I hope you get to try that one out!

  • Carol Cassara

    December 21, 2016 at 5:05 PM

    Aren’t these games so much fun! Makes me miss having little kids running around the house during Christmas!

    Reply

    • Squirrly

      December 22, 2016 at 12:37 PM

      Playing games does not have an age limit thankfully :D.

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