This game is simple, attach a wreath to a bucket , get marshmallows and of course your 1 minute timer , and see how many marshmallows you can get into your bucket in the allotted time! Take 36 cups like these and stack them in a pyramid using only 1 hand in a minute. Get a paper towel tube, yardstick , and ornaments and see how many ornaments you can put on the yardstick without it tipping over. Attach a red pom-pom to a 12 inch string, put Vaseline on the end of your nose, put the end of the string in your mouth and try to flip the pom-pom so it sticks to the Vaseline on your nose.
Of course, this is all in a minute! Get a candy cane and 8 metal nuts and try to stack them on top of each other within a minute. Hang a string between 2 objects so it is taut probably about 4 feet in length , get lots of ornaments , find a partner, and see how many ornaments you can hang on the string in a minute — but WITHOUT using your hands!
Put a cookie on your forehead with your head leaning back and try to wiggle it down to your mouth within a minute. In a minute you would take the the box and fan the ornament until it stays within the targeted square. Here you need a partner and a wreath. With your partner you must transfer the wreath to a designated area, without using your hands. Do your guests have the skills? For this game you will need styrofoam balls like these , ping pong balls , buckets to hold the balls , and a partner.
In 1 minute the duo needs to knock off the balls balls from their pedestals using ping pong balls. Get 9 metal nuts , 3 straws , and 3 ping pong balls.
Create 3 lollipops by balancing the straw, lowering the 3 nuts over the straw and balancing the ping pong ball on top. Do that 3 times in a minute and you win! This game requires a 3 foot string and 3 candy canes. Use 10 holiday cards and a flat table. The object of the game is to blow the cards to the edge of the table without them falling off.
See how many you can get hung within a minute. Get a bowl full of ornaments , a 3 foot string hung taut between 2 objects and a cardboard tube. The player must suck an ornament to the end of the tube and hang it on the string.
This is another game that requires a partner. Tie 30 feet of ribbon into a loop, get some ornaments , and a small Christmas tree like this one. Place each player inside the loop, pulling up the ribbon to their waist to form a conveyor belt. One player will take one ornament at a time and convey it to their partner by them twisting at the same time.
The partner will then take the ornament and hang it on the tree. Fill 13 glasses of water at different heights so when you tap them with a spoon, they play Jingle Bells. Mix up the glasses and have a player try to arrange the glasses in the right order so when tapped they play Jingle Bells. For this game you will need 2 chopsticks , 2 large candy canes , and 6 smaller candy canes. At the end of the chopstick attach the large candy cane with a string. Have 2 players play against each other by holding the chopstick in their mouth and try to pick up 3 candy canes, using the large candy cane as a fish hook.
The first player to accomplish that task, wins! This game requires 2 empty Kleenex boxes , 2 belts or strapping to attach the boxes to and 16 jingle bells. Attach the boxes to the belt or strapping then fill each box with 8 bells.
Have 2 players play against each other by shaking their hips to get the bells out of the box. The first players to remove all their bells wins. Choose from this list of 15 fun holiday games for kids to make your party extra-special for the children.