5 festive games to spark joy and laughter this Christmas and New Year

In these festive times, where family bonds strengthen, why not add an extra dose of fun to your Christmas and New Year celebrations? These occasions are perfect for laughter and creating cherished memories with your loved ones. Note these games and get ready to have a blast!

  1. Lie detector

This game offers a unique opportunity to bond with family members. Gather around the table, and each participant writes down three personal facts or events from their life, but only two are true.

As each member reveals their facts, others must guess which statement is false. The result? Surprising revelations and shared laughter that will add a special touch to your festivities.

  1. Charades

A timeless classic that never goes out of style. Write down different Christmas-related movies, characters, or situations on slips of paper. Each participant takes a slip and acts out its content through charades while others try to guess.

From uncontrollable laughter to moments of pure fun, this game promises to bring joy to your gathering.

  1. Christmas telegrams

Let creativity shine in this game. A participant randomly chooses a word and announces it aloud. Others must then create an acronym telegram related to that word.

Each sentence of the message starts with a letter from the chosen word. This game guarantees laughter and clever moments as everyone strives to form the most creative telegram.

  1. Cookie pocket

For a more relaxed but equally entertaining activity, consider the Cookie Pocket game. You can buy or bake cookies in advance, and each member will receive one upon arrival. The challenge is to discreetly place the cookie in someone else’s pocket without them noticing—a playful version of reverse pick-pocketing that induces laughter and complicity!

  1. Gift exchange prank

Add a touch of humour to wrap up the festivities. Each family member brings a wrapped gift that belongs to someone else. The challenge is to discover who each object belongs to. With guaranteed laughter, this game creates moments of connection and complicity among participants.

May we fill this festive season with laughter, joy, and shared moments. With these games, you’ll have fun and build lasting memories with family.

And may the magic of Christmas and New Year fill your home as you enjoy these fun and love-filled games with your loved ones!

This article was syndicated from Marie Claire Mexico
Translated and adapted by Praise Vandeh, Marie Claire Nigeria Content Writer

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