Download a collection of 9 free printable Christmas games for adults! The holiday party games are a fun holiday activity for family get-togethers, Christmas parties, the office and for older kids at school. The printable game bundle includes bingo, scattergories, a festive word scramble, word search, a fun movie trivia game, a holiday alphabet, and more!
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Free printable Christmas games for adults and kids
Holiday get togethers aren’t just about delicious food and good music. Guests and family members also want to be entertained. So, I created this collection of 9 free printable Christmas games for adults that you can enjoy with your family, friends and colleagues.
These holiday party games are suitable for small and large groups and will make Christmas get-togethers more fun and enjoyable. You can play my printable Christmas games at holiday parties with your friends, at family gatherings, at your bible study group or with your colleagues at the next office Christmas party.
This collection of holiday-themed games is a little text-heavy, which is why I titled the post printable Christmas games for adults. Of course, you can play these printable holiday games with kids, too. Printable Christmas games can be played on long car drives, between meals, or to counter holiday boredom. Especially older children (ages 7+) will enjoy these games.
This post was first published in 2019 with 6 games. This year, I’ve updated it and 3 additional games as a way to say thank you for the kind messages we have received over the years. My heart is full knowing that these printables bring you and your loved ones joy!
Printable Christmas games with answers
Whether you need office party games for large groups, printable dinner party games, ladies night Christmas party ideas, or Christmas games for the whole family – this bundle of printable game PDFs is great for families and a fun work Christmas party idea.
You can download each of these funny Christmas party games individually or the whole bundle at the end of the post.Printable Christmas games with answers are included where applicable.
1) Christmas Bingo
Christmas bingo is a fun printable Christmas game for adults and kids, too. The game can be played with bingo daubers or counting chips, but to make it more fun and festive use peppermint starlights or Hershey kissers as markers.
Here are the easy steps to play holiday bingo:
- Cut out the calling cards and put them in a container.
- Hand each player one of the 4 different bingo boards and markers.
- Choose someone to be the caller.
How to play Christmas bingo
- The caller pulls random cards from the container and announces what it says.
- Each player marks the words called.
- The first player, who covers five squares in a row–up and down, sideways or diagonally, is the winner.
Free Printable Christmas Bingo
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2) Holiday Alphabet
This holiday alphabet game is easy to play and fun for all ages. I play this game usually with my niece and let her suggest words. The rules are super simple:
- Name one Christmas related item, food or activity that starts with each letter of the alphabet.
- The first person to finish their A to Z wins the game.
Free Printable Christmas Alphabet Game
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3) Christmas Scattergories
This free printable Christmas scattergories game is my family’s favourite – probably because I’m slow and always finish last lol. Anyway, printable holiday scattergories are fun to play at parties and with older kids. The rules for how to play Christmas scattergories are pretty straightforward:
- Set a 1- to 2-minute timer.
- To play the game, write down a word for each category that begins with the letter on top.
- Once the timer runs out, tally up the scores.
- Points are given for each unique answer.
- Then play the next round.
- The person with the most points wins.
- Oh, and feel free to pick letters other than SANTA, too.
Free Printable Christmas Scattergories
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4) Holiday Movie Match Game
The holiday movie match game is always a hit at the Christmas party in my office. You can play this Christmas game individually or in teams. Movie buffs and trivia enthusiasts will love it!
The instructions for how to play this printable holiday game are really simple:
- Simply note the letter (e.g. “A.” for Keira Knightley) next to the movie the actor played in (e.g. #1 “Christmas Vacation”).
- Set a timer to 5 minutes.
- The first person or team who matches the most actors and movies correctly wins.
Free Printable Holiday Movie Trivia Game
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5) Word Scramble
Looks like Santa’s elves mixed up the Christmas words! Let’s unscramble them. You can play the Christmas world scramble game alone or with a group. If you feel up to a challenge, set a timer and race to find out who solves the word scramble first.
Free Printable Christmas Word Scramble
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6) Yuletide Word Search
This Christmas word search is a fun way to pass the time, play with kids or keep your guests entertained. I hid 26 holiday words in the word search game, but you may find even more. And be sure to look for holiday terms going up-to-down, left-to-right, and diagonally. We’ve also included the answer key!
Free Printable Christmas Word Search
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7) Christmas Around The World
Christmas is celebrated in many different countries and cultures around the world. It’s no surprise that Merry Christmas exists in every language you can think of!
This Christmas Around The World game will have players try to match translations of Merry Christmas to the language it belongs to.
You can let everyone do it on their own time or set a timer and have everyone play together. The player with the most correct answers wins!
Free Printable Christmas Around The World
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8) Guess The Christmas Carol
I hope you know your Christmas carols – because they are key to winning this game! The object is to match the clues to popular holiday songs.
This game is a bit challenging, and you might find yourself scratching your head trying to figure some of these out. Luckily, there’s a handy answer key to help you out!
Free Printable Guess The Christmas Carol Game
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9) Two Truths And A Lie
How well do you know your guests? I bet you’ll learn something new about your family or friends by playing this Two Truths And A Lie game with them.
To play, each participant writes down three statements about themselves, from their favorite Christmas memories to the worst holiday gifts they’ve ever received.
Two of these statements must be true, and one must be a lie. The other players have to try and guess which statement is untrue.
Free Printable Two Truths & A Lie Game
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Printable holiday games tips
Printable Christmas games are easy to set up and a very cost-effective way to entertain as you don’t have to purchase expensive materials and supplies to play. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for a party or gathering:
- You can print on any type of paper, regular printer paper works just as well as cardstock.
- Make sure to have enough copies for each of your guests or students. If prepping for an office holiday party, print a few extra copies.
- Also, print out the answer keys where included.
- Make sure to have plenty of pencils and/or markers handy.
I hope you’ll enjoy these printable Christmas games for the whole family! If you play, drop a comment and tell me how you used these holiday party game printables.
Free Christmas Games Download Bundle
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