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A variance of Musical Chairs. Credit: Buena Vista
What you need: Chairs and the book, "The Night Before Christmas."How to play: In this variance of Musical Chairs, set up a circle of chairs, with as many chairs as there are ...Will you be the last one sitting?
Guess what your partner is drawing. Credit: Getty Images What you need: A list of 10 Christmas carols, paper and pens or pencils. How to play: Divide the group into two teams. Each team sends one person up to the ...Can you guess which carol is drawn?
Take a guess ... Credit: Getty Images
What you need: An oversized stocking, pens or pencils, paper and Christmas holiday objects, such as a pine cone, holly, mistletoe, Scotch tape, a bow, an ornament, etc.How to play: Put about ...What do you think is in the stocking?
Pin the hat on Santa. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: A blindfold, someone dressed as Santa Claus and as many Santa hats as you have players.How to play: Santa sits down on one side of the room. Each player is given a Santa ...Put the hat on Santa Claus and win!
Get your cotton balls through the wreath first. Credit: Corbis
What you need: A large Christmas wreath, rope for hanging the wreath, cotton batting and white tissue paper.How to play: Suspend the wreath from a doorway. Prepare the ...Throw your three snowballs through the wreath and win!
If you can wink, you can play this holiday game. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Players need the ability to wink and say "Ho, Ho, Ho!" How to play: Santa is hiding, and Rudolph is here to find him. Borrowing from the classic winking ...Can you spot who's winking?
Carry stacked gifts to win the relay. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: A duplicate set of wrapped boxes, items inside the boxes (optional) and stools or chairs. How to play: Divide into two teams: Team A and B. Now, split each team so half ...Can you stack your gifts first?
Wrap and unwrap gifts to win. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Two boxes of the same size, pre-cut wrapping paper (one piece for each player) and tape. How to play: Divide the kids into two teams. Let them know that this is a team game, ...Your team wins if you wrap and re-wrap your gifts first.
"Pass one dreidel round and round." Credit: AFP/Getty ImagesWhat you need: Several dreidels, about five or six. How to play: Get the children to sit in a circle. Give one dreidel to a child and sing the song below. The child who is holding ...This game is just for fun!
Fill up the water cups. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Four chairs, two bowls, two spoons and two glasses. How to play: This game pits two players against each other, but you can play as many rounds as you have people and pit the winners ...All you need is four chairs, two bowls, two spoons and two glasses.
Get your gelt to the bowl first. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Four bowls, chocolate gelt coins and toothpicks. How to play: Divide players into two teams. Each team will have a bowl filled with chocolate coins at one end of the room and ...Can you move all the gelt first?