Christmas Party Games for Teens

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Believe it or not, there are Christmas party games that teens will play! They will even enjoy them! Here are a few ideas to make your teen Christmas party lots of fun:

(1)Charlie Brown Christmas Checkers and Tic Tac Toe game

Who doesn't love the Charlie Brown Christmas cartoon? Here we have checkers, in red and green, decorated with the faces of Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and many more of the Peanuts characters. There are even some pieces with Snoopy, wearing a Santa hat! You play this checkers game in the usual way, but, with a major difference. When you get to the other side of the board, and can "king" your checker, you get to put a cool little snow globe on top of the checker! Inside each snow globe is the pathetic little tree Charlie Brown picked out in the Christmas cartoon. You won't find a checkers game with cooler pieces anywhere! When you get sick of playing checkers, you can flip the board over and play a game or two of Tic Tac Toe. Use some of the red checkers, the green checkers, or, even the cool little snow globes, your choice.

(2)Two Truths and a Lie, Christmas style

Two Truths and a Lie is a simple game. Each player makes three statements, two of which are true, and one that is a lie. Other players must figure out which statement is the lie. Players have to try and keep a "poker" face while making their three statements, so they don't accidentally give away which one is a big fat lie. This game is fun because you get to be creative with your "lie" statements, and also because when you play you get to learn a little bit more about all of the other people who are playing.

To play Two Truths and a Lie "Christmas style", use some Christmas based questions for people to answer with two truths and one lie.
Here's a few fun examples:

What was your favorite Christmas present when you were in second grade?
Which Christmas Carol do you dislike the most?
What age were you when you stopped writing lists to Santa Claus?

(3)Speed present wrapping

How fast can you wrap a present? Get out a few rolls of wrapping paper, some tape, and a few hardcover books. One, two, three, Go! Time how long it takes for a player to use the Christmas wrapping paper to wrap a book. This can be really funny to watch, especially when people struggle with the paper, or get nervous because they are being timed. Small prizes can be given out for the person who could wrap the quickest, and for the person whose present looked the nicest when they finished. You can do this game as many times as you want, to give everyone at least one turn. Prizes should be Christmas themed, such as large candy canes, chocolate Santas, or, for the grand prize, a plate of freshly baked Christmas cookies.


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