Christmas Games - Are you worried that Christmas day is not going to be as "special" as you would like it to be. Is it the Christmas dinner you are worrying over, if so, stop there. There is no difference between cooking Christmas dinner than that of cooking a meal on any other day of the week. "Special is about making changes." Okay so you have to cook an extra vegetable and ornate the table, so what`s the big deal. Lie a sprig of holly with red berries alongside the Christmas pudding and a Christmas cracker at the head of the dinner plate, and that`s it. Pressure comes from worry of which most of us do unnecessarily, but don`t know we are doing it. What you need to do is sit back relax and think of the simple options' that can make Christmas day preparations easy |
If it is not dinner that concerns you, but that of how to entertain your guests, then once again why is this also seen as a problem. Do your friends and family like to laugh? If not they are just some of the min-ute few that could have done without your invite? Nevertheless we have more jolly folk than not, so let those who purposely dwell on misery, dwell.
If you have a miserable person in your presence and their reason for this mood not be from losing a loved one but because they didn`t like the pudding, then you must not drain your energy trying to please. What makes people laugh; yes you got it in one, something funny. What is funny, well it is something that people find amusing, and when amused they laugh, and this is what we tend on doing. Play funny Christmas games that amuse.
Below is a list of the most traditional and vastly popular Christmas games for adults and kids. No game is boring if it provides fun for all and brings laughter into the environment
The Partner Game: You will need sheets of blue and pink paper cut into ziz-zag halves. Hand each man a half sheet of blue paper and every woman a half sheet of pink paper. During the party, each person will go off to find the other matching half of paper.
Santa's Outfit: This game includes six players or more. Have white/red paper in stock to use, white cotton and masking tape. Have the player's team up - even the number out. Each team chooses one of its members to be Santa. The teams will then work with the props provided and will commence dressing their Santa. Allot a time for this game (10 minutes.) Best dressed Santa wins.
Santa Scramble: Your guests need to team up into two equal teams. Create two starting lines with masking tape, and place two wrapped packages about 15 yards away if space permitting.. Line the teams up with the Santa Clause Suit at the starting line. To start, the first player on each team quickly dresses up, runs the course, and then returns the wardrobe to the next player and so on. The first team to complete the course wins. Props needed for play. Santa hat, oversized T-shirt, padding for the belly, boots, and a sack full of small gift favors which can be given to all players at the end for joining in the fun.
Christmas Charades: Include a Christmas theme to play; however you can use another if you feel ideal to get laughs. In this game, a player attempts to act out a word while others keep guessing the meaning of the word. The person who guesses the correct answer is the winner. Several rounds are played to increase the game play. Words such as Santa Claus, reindeer, snowman are most appropriate but nevertheless easy to guess. Have the words taken from outside so they include other Christmassy pieces like snow, pinecones, mistletoe and sledge.
Crack a Joke this Christmas. In a hat have jokes written on small slips of paper. One of these gags will have already been selected by you to be the winning joke. Each person will be asked to pick out of the hat. Your guests will have been told that one of the jokes in the hat is a winning one. One by one they have to read out their joke. Laughter will ring out, while suspense of each participant increases in hope they having the winning joke. Below some jokes for your crack a joke this Christmas game.
What do elves learn in school? The elf-abet. What Christmas Carol is a favorite of parents? Silent Night
Why does Santa have 3 gardens? So he can hoe hoe hoe.
What do snowmen eat for breakfast? Frosted Flakes
How do sheep in Mexico say Merry Christmas? Fleece Navidad!
More Christmas games, jokes and gags can be found online. Most websites you visit may have special offers on, however being the season of goodwill, more times than not, joke material and down loadable games are free.
What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire? Frostbite.
What kind of bird can write? A pen-guin.
What does a cat on the beach have in common with Christmas? Sandy Claws!
What kind of candle burns longer, a red candle or a green candle? Neither, candles always burn shorter!
Why was Santa's little helper depressed? He had low elf esteem.
What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic
Remember that your guests are already fired up and jollied, and ready to go, so therefore no real effort to be made, meaning, going that extra mile for a laugh. If folk cannot smile without having been told a joke this Christmas time, then they may have a genuine reason as to why not. If you are one of these people then don't suffer in silence. Christmas is all about "giving and caring," and "living and sharing." It`s all part of the Christmas package.
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