A Christmas party isn't complete without a game or two to get everyone in the holiday spirit! And what better way to do that than with a classic game of Pictionary? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
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How to Play Christmas Pictionary
This is a classic drawing game that is perfect for large or small groups. The goal of the game is to guess the word or phrase that the other player is drawing.
To set up the game, you will need:
First you will need to divide your group into teams of two and choose one person from each team to be the artist for the first round.
The artist's job is to draw a clue related to the word or phrase while the other teammate tries to guess what it is. They have only 60 seconds to complete their drawing while their team mates try to guess what they are drawing. So they need to draw quickly!
If their team can't guess correctly within the time, then the other team gets a chance to steal the point. At the end of the game, tally up your scores and the team with the most number of points will win the round.
Christmas Pictionary Words and Phrases
Here are a few Christmas-themed words and phrases that would be great for your next game of Pictionary.
Easy Christmas Words for Pictionary
These common Christmas words are easy to draw and are a great start to your game to get everyone warmed up.
- Santa Claus
- Mrs Claus
- The Grinch
- Christmas Tree
- Candy Cane
- Gingerbread House
- Sleigh Bells
- Christmas Wreath
- Ice Skating
- North Pole
- Gingerbread Man
- Hot Chocolate
- Polar Bear
Harder Christmas Words for Pictionary
For a more challenging game, here are some harder words that may require a bit more creativity in the drawing.
- Christmas Carols
- Nativity Scene
- Christmas Lights
- Frosty the Snowman
- Jack Frost
- Jingle Bells
- Ho Ho Ho
- Advent Calendar
- Naughty list
- Cookies and Milk
- Wrapping paper
- Secret Santa
- Father Christmas
- Christmas Card
- Santa's Sleigh
- Ugly sweater
- Three wise men
- Christmas Cracker
- Snowball Fight
Pictionary List of Christmas Songs
If you really want to step up your game and throw in some challenging pictionary ideas, try these Christmas Songs
- Rocking around the Christmas Tree
- Jingle Bell Rock
- Frosty the Snowman
- Let it Snow!
- White Christmas
- Winter Wonderland
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- Deck the Halls
- All I Want for Christmas is You
- Santa Claus is Coming to Town
- It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas
- Silent Night
- Joy to the World
- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- The First Noel
- O Holy Night
- The Herald Angels Sing
Christmas Movies for Pictionary Game
- Polar Express
- The Santa Clause
- Home Alone
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- A Christmas Story
- Christmas Miracle on 34th Street
- The Night Before Christmas
- Love Actually
Virtual Christmas Pictionary
While the holidays are usually a time for families to be together, a virtual Christmas Pictionary game can still bring the same cozy feeling. After playing this game in the virtual gathering, you will feel like you’re all wrapped up with your family in the comfort of your living room.
Even if it’s different from usual celebrations, there’s still nothing like breaking into teams and competing in a fun game over Zoom or another platform. Everyone from little kids to older relatives can join in and show off their skills in this holiday favorite! With some creative categories and plenty of laughs, your virtual Pictionary game is sure to make lasting memories.
And there you have it! With these Christmas-themed words, phrases and ideas, you can set up a fun game of Pictionary for your next holiday gathering. So grab your friends and family, draw some silly pictures, and enjoy the festive holiday season! Happy Holidays!
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