If there is one family that loves boardgames it’s us. The one downside it that we’re all incredibly competitive. We even have those among us who cheat! But we have the greatest of fun together and truly enjoy ourselves.
When we were little we played shuffleboard during Christmas break. A nice activity with family and friends present. The gaiety and laughter from young and old playing in 1 team against each other. Fun memories.Carmen
Playing boardgames with friends or family has become more populair during Covid time. So more boardgames appear for us to enjoy together. We made a list of 10 games with a Christmassy character.
The well-known property game in a Christmas version! From Lump of Cole Lane to Country Estate Mistle Toe, Holly park to O Christmas tree Road. Pay your Scrooge taxes of sweep a chimney. This Christmas edition brings the necessary merriment and is definitely fun for the holidays. Check your local garden centre or order it here.
2. Elf Journey From The North Pole
Help Buddy de Elf find his dead by laying a loopy route from the North Pole to New York City. Play path cards to the board and move Buddy along its crazy curves. Lead him toward your secret goal landmarks along the way to score points. The player with the most points when Buddy the Elf finds his dad wins! The game is in English but is easy to play for young and old. You can order it here.
3. Santa Clues
Charades with a Christmas vibe! Fun to play during dinner of for a nice evening. With 200 themes you can fill the evening with joy. You can find the game here.
4. Novelty Christmas – Who am I? Elf edition
A nice twist to the classic “Who Am I?” Fun for parties or a night with friends/family. Put the Elf-head glasses on your face and choose an Elf-hat. Let the game begin. 50 themes for the festivities. Guarenteed fun! Order it here.
5. Dr. Seuss Grinch Grow Your Heart Card game
A 30-minute family card game for 3-6 players. It’s Christmas in Who-ville! What trimmings will you choose? Oh no—the Grinch is taking the presents, the feast, and even the tree! But when the Whos celebrate anyway, the Grinch’s heart grows three sizes. Take turns playing as the Whos or the Grinch. Draw cards and choose which Christmas goodies to keep. The Grinch steals cards away to improve his score, but each turn his heart grows! Collect sets and then score your cards to try to get the most points! Easy to play and fun for all ages. Order the game here.
6. Disney Cookie Swap card game
The fast-paced cookie flipping and finding game is fun for all Disney and Pixar fans. Players share and swap cookies from the sheet. When you have 4 of the same cards — DING! Done! A fun and easy game for in between events. Playtime 20 min. Order it here.
7. Stitch Merry Mischief card game
With Yardéna as a Stitch fan this can not be left out. Stitch is ready to celebrate Christmas but he can’t contain his excitement! With each uncontrollable outburst, Stitch unwraps more and more presents. Choose which presents to try to sneak past Stitch. Then roll to find out which gifts he unwraps. Save the most presents to win! Who can save the holiday from Stitch’s mischief? Order the game here.
8. Jingle All The Way: It’s Turbo Time!
Based off the iconic ’90s movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Face off as frantic shoppers in the hunt for the most exclusive toy of the holiday season—Turbo Man! Will you search for toys on the shelf or wait for another player to find the prize before snatching it from their cart? Fill your cart with the best toys to win! Buy the game here.
9. Christmas Bingo
A golden oldie. Christmas bingo! Nice for the whole family and some good old-fashioned fun. The Christmas edition gives it that little bit of Christmas magic. A different variety for gifting presents or drawing names. You can find several Christmas bingo cards for downloading and printing online. Prefer a physical version then check out this one from nextdirect. Get it here.
10. Memory Jar “Deck The Halls”
Gather all your Christmas memories together. Share them with each other. Exchange anecdotes. With 20 Christmas tree cards to write on you can reminisce the evening away. What makes Christmas the most wonderful time of the year? What you do you wish for the upcoming one? Enough to chat the evening away. Order it here.
Playing games together is about fellowship and fun. Making beautiful memories together and enjoying the moment. Are you competitive with games? What is the most fun game to do during the holidays? Which game are you going to try?
Laat het ons weten!
See you soon!
The Christmas Girls 🎄