30 Christmas Games Saint Nick Would Be Proud Of

Top Games Dec 21, 2023

’Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread the festive cheer than with a sleigh-load of Christmas games ideas on Baamboozle? We’ve wrapped up the merriest collection of yuletide challenges that even old Saint Nick himself would give a hearty "Ho, Ho, Ho!" Let the jingling bells guide you through these 30 fun Christmas games for kids that are guaranteed to bring joy, laughter, and a dash of holiday magic to your classrooms.

1. “I Spy” for Christmas

By Susan Tourdot

Get ready for a holly, jolly game of I Spy with a festive twist! Decode Christmas clues hidden in GIFs and spread the holiday spirit.

Helps with: Boosting observational skills, having fun with visual clues, and diving into the holiday magic.

Best for: Grades 2 to 5

Baam-Link: Play now!

2. Christmas Fun

By HelenM

Transform your classroom into a magical winter wonderland with this delightful quiz tailored for young learners! 

Helps with: Testing Christmas knowledge, keeping spirits high, and spreading holiday joy.

Best for: Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Baam-Link: Play now!

3. Christmas Missing Numbers


Students can say or spell their way through missing Christmas numbers! It's a numerical adventure that adds a sprinkle of holiday magic to counting.

Helps with: Number recognition, spelling practice, and making counting merrier.

Best for: Grades 1 to 4

Baam-Link: Play now!

4. Christmas Scavenger Hunt

By Mrs. B

Encourage your students to embark on a festive hunt around their homes for exciting Christmas treasures.  

Helps with: Descriptive skills, observation, and celebrating the holiday spirit.

Best for: Grades 3 to 6

Baam-Link: Play now!

5. Christmas Songs

By Brinkerhoff

Uncover the titles of Christmas songs by deciphering a single line of lyrics! It's not just about singing; it's a festive challenge crafted to enhance your students' speaking  skills.

Helps with: Musical knowledge, memory, and humming all the way to the holidays.

Best for: Grades 4 to 7

Baam-Link: Play now!

6. Christmas Words

By Paul

Enrich your festive vocabulary with this ESL-friendly game. Dive into a language feast with a Christmas twist!

Helps with: Expanding vocabulary, language learning, and bringing words to life.

Best for: Grades 4 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

7. Christmas Time

By Sigita

Test your students' Christmas knowledge with spirited questions. It’s more than answering; it’s a quiz that captures the essence of the most wonderful time of the year!

Helps with: Trivia, holiday facts, and embracing the festive season.

Best for: Grades 5 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

8. Christmas Speaking

By Kasia Gie

Encourage festive conversations among older teens and adults. Dive into sharing holiday tales and experiences!

Helps with: Engaging conversations, expression, and fostering a festive atmosphere.

Best for: Grades 9 to 12

Baam-Link: Play now!

9. Describe Christmas Scenes

By Susan Tourdot

Sharpen articulation, sentence formation, and grammar by describing holiday scenes—it’s storytelling with a dash of Christmas magic.

Helps with: Articulation, sentence structure, and igniting creative storytelling.

Best for: Grades 2 to 5

Baam-Link: Play now!

10. Christmas Spelling Bee

By Miya

Guide students as they spell their way through the holiday season with this Christmas-themed spelling bee, turning letters into festive wonders.

Helps with: Spelling skills, word recognition, and making spelling merrier.

Best for: Grades 3 to 6

Baam-Link: Play now!

11. Festive Vocab Fun

By Sam

Elevate your students’ vocabulary with a festive touch through this game!

Helps with: Expanding holiday vocabulary, language enrichment, and festive wordplay.

Best for: Grades 4 to 7

Baam-Link: Play now!

12. Emoji Christmas Game

By Dr. Ting

Guess the Christmas Song with the help of emojis and clues. Decode Christmas tunes with a twist!

Helps with: Visual interpretation, emoji mastery, and decoding festive melodies.

Best for: Grades 5 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

13. It’s Almost Christmas!

By brchambers555

Join the festivities with enjoyable questions, creating a joyful countdown to the much-awaited time of the year!

Helps with: Trivia, anticipation, and embracing the holiday spirit.

Best for: Grades 3 to 6

Baam-Link: Play now!

14. How Many Can You See?

By Sam

Ask and answer Christmas-themed "How many?" questions. Dive into a numerical adventure with a touch of Christmas magic.

Helps with: Counting skills, observation, and adding a festive flair to numbers.

Best for: Grades 2 to 5

Baam-Link: Play now!

15. Junior Christmas Word Scramble

By Ronan

Learners can unscramble mixed-up Christmas words, turning it into a delightful adventure of decoding festive terms with holiday delight.

Helps with: Word recognition, spelling, and making words merrier.

Best for: Grades 1 to 5

Baam-Link: Play now!

16. The Christmas Movie Quiz

By speechiebee77

This festive quiz goes beyond mere guessing; it's a cinematic voyage into the enchanting world of Christmas storytelling.

Helps with: Memory, pop culture, and embracing the holiday film spirit.

Best for: Grades 6 to 9

Baam-Link: Play now!

17. What Do You See at Christmas?

By Madzia

Can your kids describe these seasonal scenes to your satisfaction? Only YOU can be the judge!

Baam-link: Play Game

18. Would You Rather Christmas?

By MrsRSpeech

Engage in festive Would You Rather questions, sparking conversations that transcend simple answers.

Helps with: Conversational skills, opinion sharing, and bringing a festive flair to discussions.

Best for: Grades 4 to 7

Baam-Link: Play now!

19. Simon Says Christmas

By Winnie

Join in on Simon's holiday commands, infusing a touch of Christmas into this classic game.

Helps with: Listening skills, following instructions, and bringing Christmas cheer to classic games.

Best for: Grades 2 to 5

Baam-Link: Play now!

20. Holiday Jeopardy

By Adventures in Learning

Explore Christmas-themed questions with this lively Jeopardy game, offering more than just answers—it's a spirited quiz to infuse the holiday season with excitement.

Helps with: Trivia, quick thinking, and infusing a holiday spirit into learning.

Best for: Grades 5 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

21. Christmas Taboo

By sinead tr

Decipher the festive words in this Christmas Taboo game, engaging in a race against time and a battle of forbidden words.

Helps with: Vocabulary, quick thinking, and spicing up the holiday spirit.

Best for: Grades 6 to 9

Baam-Link: Play now!

22. Xmas Traditions in the US & UK

By Ms Maria

Explore diverse Christmas traditions in the USA and the UK to foster connections and create a cultural exchange wrapped in festive joy.

Helps with: Cultural awareness, conversation, and exploring holiday traditions.

Best for: Grades 7 to 10

Baam-Link: Play now!

23. Video Game: Christmas Tunes

By Baamboozle

Get ready to tune in to these festive melodies; remove those earmuffs! Can completing the lyrics or guessing the title after only a few seconds be a delightful challenge? 

Helps with: Musical knowledge, quick thinking, and creating a festive vibe.

Best for: Grades 6 to 9

Baam-Link: Play now!

24. Christmas and Past Simple

By albatizon18

Refine past simple skills with sentences about Christmas, turning grammar practice into a linguistic journey through holiday memories.

Helps with: Past simple tense, sentence construction, and revisiting Christmas experiences.

Best for: Grades 8 to 11

Baam-Link: Play now!

25. Guess the Christmas Gabs!!

By Dawn

Decode groups of words related to Christmas, turning the activity into more than mere guessing – it's a journey of deciphering festive jargon and phrases.

Helps with: Decoding, language interpretation, and festive phraseology.

Best for: Grades 6 to 9

Baam-Link: Play now!

26. Complete the Christmas Song

By willpetley

From Mariah Carey to WHAM, there are so many songs for the Season. Can your students complete all of these iconic Christmas song titles?

Helps with: Song familiarity, completing phrases, and creating a musical holiday atmosphere.

Best for: Grades 7 to 12

Baam-Link: Play now!

27. Tongue Twisters for Christmas

By English is Fun!

Can your students take on the fun challenge of pronouncing these Christmas tongue twisters with finesse?

Helps with: Pronunciation, tongue twisters, and adding a playful touch to language.

Best for: Grades 5 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

28. Never Have I Ever... Christmas Edition

By ZlataKurakina

Embark on a festive edition of Never Have I Ever for Christmas, experiencing more than just playing—it's a revealing and holiday-themed twist on a classic game.

Helps with: Conversation, sharing experiences, and bringing a touch of holiday confession.

Best for: Grades 9 to 12

Baam-Link: Play now!

🎅 🎄 But Christmas isn’t the only festival being celebrated this Winter…

29. Happy Kwanzaa!

By skjamie25

Dive into a whirlwind of fun and learning with this vibrant Kwanzaa quiz, where every question lights up a candle of knowledge about this rich cultural celebration!

Helps with: Kwanzaa awareness, appreciation of African-American heritage, and fostering multicultural understanding.

Best for: Grades 6 to 8

Baam-Link: Play now!

30. Hanukkah Trivia

By mkmondello

Embark on an exciting Hanukkah journey with this trivia game specially crafted for the young minds of Kindergarten and 1st-grade students. Explore Hanukkah traditions in a festive and engaging way, turning learning into a joyful holiday experience.

Helps with: Hanukkah awareness, cultural understanding, and introducing diverse celebrations.

Best for: Kindergarten to Grade 1

Baam-Link: Play now!

As we wrap up our Baamboozle journey, remember: Christmas is the perfect season to start playing in your classroom! With the holiday spirit and eager students, it’s a great time to introduce Baamboozle’s festive games. So, let the magic of Christmas light up your lessons with engaging, interactive learning from Baamboozle. Dive into our holiday games and watch your classroom come alive with joy and cheer! 🎄🌟

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