6 Epic Christmas Party Games For Anyone Tired Of Secret Santa

Your friends deserve more fun than a boring Secret Santa gift exchange...

1. Jingle In The Trunk

Things needed:
1. Empty tissue box
2. 12 jingle bells
3. Wrapping paper (Optional)
4. Rafia string, old belt, glue

How to play:
1. Take an empty Kleenex box and fill it with 12 jingle bells. (To make it more festive, wrap the box with Christmas paper first).
2. To play Jingle in the Trunk, the box must be strapped to the player's lower back (use an old belt, or glue string on either side of the box to tie it securely around the player's waist).
3. The object of the game is to shake, jump, and move around in order to get all of the bells out of the box within the one minute time limit.

Suited for: People of all ages.

2. The Reindeer Pantyhose Balloon Game

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Things you need:
1. At least 2 pantyhose. Make sure it's big and loose.
2. Lots of balloons.

How to play:
1. Separate your guests into two groups. One pantyhose per team.
2. Put a bunch of balloons in the middle.
3. At your count, a member on each team will grab a balloon, go back, blow and tie it up.
4. The member will then stuff it in the pantyhose.
5. The next member will be tagged and will repeat steps 3 and 4.
6. Once the pantyhose are filled, the last member will put it on top of his/her head just like reindeer antlers.
7. Sing a Christmas carol/any pop song you want.
8. Don't forget to take a photo!

Suited for: From ages 10 and above.

3. The Chocolate Relay Race

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Things You Need:
1. A bag or two of individually wrapped chocolates (the chocolate should fit into a palm).
2. A bowl to place the chocolates in.
3. Two pairs of oven mitts.

How to play:
1. Separate your guests into two groups.
2. Fill in equal amounts of chocolates in proportionate to the group. The oven mitts are just placed in front of the bowl.
3. In this relay race, each team member will go one by one to the bowl.
4. They will put on gloves and try to open the wrapper of the chocolate. Once they do, eat it and pass it on to the next person.
5. First team to finish wins.

Suited for: People of all ages.

4. Do You Hear What I Hear?

Things needed:
1. Seven boxes (can gift wrap them to make it more Christmassy).
2. 140 tiny bells, can be proportioned to be less as well.

How to play:
1. Separate your guests into teams.
2. The 7 boxes should contain the following number of bells: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35.
3. Place the closed boxes on a table.
4. Contestant must arrange the boxes in order by the number of bells they contain, from smallest to largest.
5. Contestants can pick up and shake the boxes, but they must not look inside.

Suited fore: People of all ages.

5. Face The Gingerbread Man

Things needed:
1. Gingerbread Men, or lots of cookies/Oreos

How to play:
1. Sit down and lean your head back
2. Place the cookie on your forehead and move it to your mouth using only the muscles in your face.
3. Don't touch the cookie with your hands! The best part about this game is that, if you're successful, the prize is already built in.

Suited for: People of all ages.

6. The Chubby Bunny Marshmallow Game

Things you need:
1. A lot of marshmallows!
2. Tissue paper to clean up.

How to play:
1. Put a marshmallow into your mouth and say "Chubby bunny" (some people say "fluffy bunny".
2. Do this for as many rounds possible, counting how many marshmallows as you go along.
3. You're out of the game when a marshmallow drops out from your mouth or when you're unable to say the phrase in a comprehensible manner.
4. You're the winner if you're the last person remaining with the most marshmallows in your mouth!

Suited for: Adults.

May the best win! Tip: party sensibly this Christmas too :)

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