Get your teens in the holiday spirit with these fun Christmas party games! From crafting homemade decorations to playing festive games, these ideas will help keep them busy and get them excited for the season.
Christmas time is here again! And there’s no better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a festive party with your friends. As a parent, you want to ensure that your teen has a great time with their friends, but also keep them entertained safely. That’s why we’ve gathered some fun Christmas party ideas that your teens will enjoy. From classic games to inventive ones, we’ve got you covered.
Christmas Party Games for Teens
Christmas Carol Charades
This game is a classic and perfect for teens who love to act. Create cards with Christmas carols written on them and have each player choose a card and act out the song without speaking. The others have to guess the song. This game can be played in teams or individually. It’s a great way to get everyone singing and laughing.
Ornament Decorating Contest
This is a fun and creative activity that can be done individually or in teams. Provide plain ornaments and decorating supplies like glitter, paint, and glue. Give everyone a set amount of time to decorate their ornaments, and then have everyone vote on their favorite. The winner gets a prize or bragging rights.
Bingo can be a fun game for teens. Create bingo cards with Christmas-themed pictures or words. Play until someone gets a bingo. Prizes can be given out for the winners.
Gingerbread House Building
This is a fun activity that teens can do together. Provide gingerbread house kits and have them work in teams. Have fun with it and make it into a competition to see which team has the best house. The winners can win prizes or simply have bragging rights.
Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Teens will have a great time trying to find creative holiday items like candy canes, tinsel, and Christmas cards. This activity will keep them entertained for hours as they search for clues hidden by Santa or their family. Not only will teens have fun competing with each other, but this hunt can also teach them important skills like problem solving, creativity, and teamwork.
Name that Holiday Tune
Get your holiday music on and get ready to test your knowledge with a game of “Name That Holiday Tune”! It’s a fun way to spend time as friends and family try to guess all the popular Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa songs.
This is an engaging game for all ages – from tunes that parents will recognize from their own childhoods to the more contemporary sounds that teens are sure to know. Play it in teams or by yourself – either way it’ll be a blast of seasonal cheer!
White Elephant Christmas Gift Exchange
A white elephant gift exchange is the perfect holiday activity for teens. It’s a great way to have some fun while also promoting gifting etiquette and setting a festive tone. Teens get to pick out their own unusual gifts, then make it more interesting by adding a bit of friendly competition as they trade items between one another.
This game will encourage teens to think creatively and come up with unique gift ideas that everyone can enjoy. With its combination of friendly banter and surprise elements, this white elephant game is sure to bring lots of cheer and laughs to your next holiday gathering!
Ugly Sweater Decorating Contest
Get your holiday season off to a festive start with an ugly sweater decorating contest! Put on your ugliest sweater and have some fun with it by adding decorations of all kinds to make your creation even more outrageous. Whether you use fabric paint, colorful ribbons, or pom-poms for accents, there are endless possibilities for creative decoration. At the end of the night, pick out a winner for the ugliest and most creative design. This activity is sure to bring lots of laughs and cheer to any holiday gathering!
Gift wrapping relay race
Make your holiday gift-giving more fun with a gift wrap relay race for teens! Divide your group into teams and have them take turns wrapping gifts using festive paper, ribbons, and bows. The challenge is to see who can finish the wrapping the fastest without sacrificing on quality.
Encourage friendly competition and let the team with the best-looking wrap win a prize. To top it off, you can turn up some cheerful holiday music to get everyone in a festive mood. This game is sure to bring lots of laughter and creative energy to your next gift-giving event!
Making sure that your teens have a great time during the holiday season doesn’t have to be stressful. These Christmas party game ideas are sure to keep them entertained and create memories that will last for years to come. Remember, the key is to have fun and enjoy the festivities together. Happy Holidays!