Top 15 Christmas Games And Activities For Teens

Christmas Party Games For Teens

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One of the greatest attractions of the Christmas season is the community spirit that it fosters in kids of all ages. Children indulge in gift giving, caroling, and visiting their near and dear ones with a frequency not usually seen at other times of the year.

For teenagers who are just beginning to build relationships outside the home, games and activities can be extremely useful. Creative Christmas games for teens are fun icebreakers. They give teens an opportunity to interact with other teens in a spirit of boisterous camaraderie. So, here are ten Christmas party games and activities for teens that will add to their celebration.

Fun Christmas Party Games For Teens:

Read on to find out some interesting games that will interest your teen this Christmas.

1. The Guessing Game:

Christmas Party Games For Teens - The Guessing Game

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You Will Need:

  • Stockings
  • Pen and paper
  • 10 to 20 Christmas related items

How To:

  1. Fill the two stocks with Christmas related items.
  1. Divide the teens into two teams.
  1. Pass the stockings to each team. Now the teammates have to feel the things from the outside of the stocking.
  1. The team members have to work together to deduce what items are in the stocking.
  1. After deciding, they have to write down the names of the items and hand it over to you.
  1. The team that guesses more items will be the winner.

[ Read: Christmas Gifts For Teens ]

2. Santa’s Beard Relay Race:

Christmas Party Games For Teens - Santa’s Beard Relay Race

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You Will Need:

  • Cotton balls
  • Wide mouthed jar
  • Vaseline

How To:

  1. Divide the teens into two teams and make them stand on one end.
  1. Place a jar filled with cotton balls on the other end of the room.
  1. Smear the faces of the players with Vaseline or any other petroleum jelly generously.
  1. As you say ‘go,’ the first player of the team has to stick his/her face into the jar and try to stick as many cotton balls as possible. Then the next player in line has to go forward.
  1. The team that accumulates the highest number of cotton balls will be the winner.

One of the amazing Christmas party games for teenagers.

3. Christmas Movie Trivia:

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You Will Need:

  • Paper
  • Pen

How To:

  1. Write a series of questions involving traditional Christmas movies.

For example:

  • Who played the title role of the Elf?
  • Owen Wilson
  • Robin Williams
  • Will Farrell
  1. Gather the teens in a room and ask the questions one at a time.
  1. The player that gives correct answers will be the winner.

4. Twelve Days Of Christmas Relay:

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You Will Need:

  • A collection of items that represent those named in “Twelve Days of Christmas”.
  • Buckets

How To:

  1. Fill the two buckets with the items.
  1. Divide the teens into two teams and give each team an empty bucket.
  1. Place the two buckets filled with items at the other end of the room.
  1. As you say ‘go,’ the team mates have to gather the items in the order of the lyrics. For example- the first player has to rush to grab the partridge and bring back to the team. The second player has to collect the turtle dove and so one.
  1. The team that collects all the twelve items first will be the winner.

[ Read: Christmas Crafts For Teens ]

5. Name The Holiday Tune:

Christmas Party Games For Teens - Name The Holiday Tune

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You Will Need:

  • Music player
  • Christmas related songs DVD

How To:

  1. Gather the teens in a room.
  1. Play a few notes of the song and tell the teens to guess the tune.
  1. Give points for each correct answer.
  1. To up the ante, ask the teens to name the musician or artist as well.

It is one of the interesting Christmas games for teenagers.

6. Carol Pictionary:

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You Will Need:

  • Pens
  • Cards
  • Board
  • Marker

How To:

  1. Write down some famous carols on the cards and put them face down.
  1. Divide the teams into equal numbers.
  1. Ask one team member to take out one card and draw the Carol on the board. Players cannot write the name or number. The teammates have to guess the Carol. One correct answer will earn one point.
  1. The team that wins the maximum points will be the winner.

7. Santa’s Hat:

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You Will Need:

Santa’s hat

How To:

  1. As the teenagers enter the party venue, give each of them a Santa hat. Tell each of them that they have to keep it on until they see yours off. Now let the game begin.
  1. Engage everyone in a conversation or some activity so that they forget about the game.
  1. Once they are distracted, remove the hat quietly and see who does the same.
  1. The kid who notices you first will be the winner. A fun Christmas games for teens.

8. Truth And Lies About Christmas Gifts:

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You Will Need:

  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Glass bowl

How To:

  1. It’s a Christmas version of the classic game “Two Truths and a Lie”.
  1. Number the participants. Tell the teens to sit in a circle and give them a paper and pen. When you call out a number, the kid has to stand up and write down the two gifts he believes are the worst gifts they ever received. They can even write on the made-up present in the list.
  1. The child now has to fold the paper and put in the glass bowl.
  1. When all the kids have submitted their paper to you, shuffle the bowl and read it out aloud.
  1. The other players have to debate which item is the made up one.

[ Read: Facts About Christmas ]

9. Who Is That Kid?

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You Will Need:

  • Baby photos of the players
  • String
  • Paper and pen
  • Clothespin

How To:

  1. Tell the player beforehand to get their baby photos taken at the Christmas time.
  1. Number each photo.
  1. Tie the photos to the string, using clothes pin and affix on the wall.
  1. Give each player a numbered paper and pen and tell them to guess which player matches the photo.
  1. The kid who has most correct guesses will be the winner.

10. Fast Unwrap:

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You Will Need:

  • Santa hat
  • One present wrapped in several layers of gift
  • A pair of mittens or gloves
  • Dice

How To:

  1. Place the wrapped present in the center of the room. Tell the teens to gather in a circle around the gift.
  1. Hand the dice to any one of the players and tell him to roll the dice.
  1. If the player gets a six, she has to put the gloves and hat, take the gift and start removing the first layer.
  1. If the player gets any other number except six, he has to pass it quickly to the person on the left.
  1. The last player who removes the last layer will be the winner.

Don’t forget to play this fun Christmas games for teens.

Five Christmas Activities For Teens:

There are many different ways in which your teen can make the most of Christmas. Here are top 5 Christmas activities your teen will love to participate in:

1. Christmas Glass Ornaments:

Christmas Glass Ornaments

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You Will Need:

  • Clear glass ball ornament
  • Glitter paints or glitter glue in different colors
  • Christmas ribbon
  • Paper towels
  • Empty egg carton

How To:

  • Open the top of the ornament and put a few drops of one color inside.
  • Hold down the top with a paper towel and shake the ball. Add some more colors and repeat the process.
  • Keep adding the colors and repeat until the entire glass ball is colorful from the inside.
  • Your teen can also add some more designs on the outside.
  • Place it upside down in the egg carton and allow it to dry overnight. It will also remove any excess paint from the glass ornament.
  • Once it is completely dry, close the top and add the ribbon to help hang the ornament. This christmas activities for teens is engaging and interesting.

2. Decorate The House Together:

Decorate The House Together

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You Will Need:

  • Christmas tree
  • Candles
  • Decorations
  • Family pictures

How To:

  • You can ask your teen to get creative by making some homemade accessories and ornaments.
  • If your teen is not interested in crafts, ask him to place family pictures around the house where you all can see them. Ask him to place candles around the house to add to the décor. Plan a candlelight evening.
  • Your teen may not be too keen to decorate the house with you. However, ask him to participate and tell him that you look forward to his ideas. Ask your teen to help decorate the tree and the front door. If you have more than one teen at home, arrange a room decorating contest and ask them to do up their rooms as per the Christmas theme.

[ Read: The Story Of Christmas ]

3. Christmas Shopping:

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Teens love shopping and doing so for Christmas can be a lot of fun.

Ask your teen to sit down and plan out a list of gifts for all family members and friends. Make sure you give your teen a budget.

Your teen can categorize the gifts in terms of age, gender, and even preference.

Once the list is ready, head out for shopping with your teen. Let your teen take the main lead while you help keep a check on the budget.

4. Volunteer At Local Places:

Volunteer At Local Places

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There are many local places that are always looking for volunteers, especially around Christmas time.

Find out a good teen volunteer group in your area.

Speak to your teen about it and ask him to check at school, at his local sports club, your church or other nearby places.

Some common places where your teen could help are at a nearby soup kitchen, Junior Red Cross, YMCA, food banks, orphanages, old age homes and more. The christmas activities for teenagers is socially engaging and full of fun.

5. Organize A Clothes Drive:

Organize A Clothes Drive

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Christmas time is cold, and many homeless people could welcome the warm clothes you donate.

Ask your teen to organize a clothes drive in your neighborhood. Your teen can create pamphlets and distribute them around the locality or at school (if allowed). This christmas activities for teenager is extremely enterprising.

Ask him to mention the date, time, and place where people can come to hand over the old clothes for charity.

Once your teen has collected enough clothes, accompany him to help him hand out the same.

No matter which game your teen decides to play, the point is to have fun. You just need to ensure that the teens strive for sportsmanship. After all, embracing the holiday spirit is the real meaning of the game.

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