Christmas Party Games SANTA'S REINDEERS GAME Create flashcards with reindeer names: 1.) Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen Rudolph Players stand side by side on a line called the NORTH POLE. The children can select the name of a reindeer for themselves. One person is Santa. 2.) Santa stands in the middle of the play area facing the reindeer. Santa calls the name of a reindeer (example -"Dasher"). 3.) All reindeer by that name gallop to the other end of the play area. Santa tries to tag them. 4.) All players tagged stay in the middle to help Santa. (If there is a large amount of children Santa can have one of two of his/her elves assist. Build a snowman Toilet paper Black Paper Scissors selotape Blue/red/orange/ Paper Split into 3 groups. Groups have 3minutes to turn one of their team mates into a snowman. Pass the parcel Christmas actions 1) 2) 3) 3 Presents Wrapping paper Actions Music Wrap presents and in each wrap put on a actions that the whole group has to follow Sit in a circle Pass the 1st present around when the music stops the person has to read out the action. Everyone copies the action or just one person – you decide Snowball Race Hula Hoop Balls 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Place hula hoops into 4 corners of the room Place 1 hula hoop in the middle of the room In the main hula hoop place all the balls Split group into 4 Aim to get as many balls in your hoop in a short period of time Christmas Musical Statues 1. 2. 3. Selection Christmas music Play music and dance around the room and when music stops you freeze Whoever moves sits to the side. Make it more physical change the actions Christmas dinner run Split room in to 3 areas with coloured cones – you can ask group for 3 foods they eat at Christmas. eg 1 Turkey 2 Sprouts 3 sausages When you call out the food the players have to run to the cone which goes with the food. Speed it up or slow it down depending on the group.