Fun Christmas Party Game

A Christmas party game idea that is relatively new, but "oh so hot!" is playing games based on the hit t.v. show "Minute to Win It."

On this show, contestants have to accomplish a crazy task within 60 seconds to win.

Full lists of some of their games are found at

Here are some of the favorites...

Including a few original ideas...

These games can be played by multiple people at the same time or as teams.

For all games you'll need a 60 second timer.

Marshmallow Stack



The Game:

Stack as many marshmallows as possible within one minute.

Christmas Ball


One Ornament and one empty gift box per person, target area

The Game:

Move a tree ornament across the floor and into a target area by fanning it with an empty gift box within one minute.

Christmas Cliffhanger


Table, 10 Christmas Cards

The Game:

Set up 10 Christmas Cards so they are standing on a table. Try to blow them across the table and get one to hang over the edge of the table before a minute is up.

Our Favorite Challenge Christmas Party Game

Jingle Bells


11 Glasses of water and pencil per player


In 60 seconds, arrange 11 glasses of water so they play Jingle Bells when tapped.

Christmas Balance Game


10 ornaments, a yardstick and a wrapping paper tube per player


Hang 10 Christmas tree ornaments on a yardstick that sits on top of an upright wrapping paper tube

Whipped Cream Tree


Whipped Cream can and paper plate per player


Have players build a Christmas Tree shape out of whipped cream in one minute. Tallest wins.

Tree Kiss Game


Christmas Tree, 3 ornaments per player

In this Christmas party game, players transfer 3 Christmas ornaments from one side of the tree to another using only their lips within one minute.

Whipped Cream Tree


Marshmallows and paper plate per player


Have players build a Christmas Tree shape out of marshmallows in one minute. Tallest wins.

Tree Decorating Race


Christmas Tree, ornaments, one chopstick per player


Have players use a chopstick to pick up and place as many ornaments as they can on a tree in one minute.

Wreath Toss


Wreath per player, mini-marshmallows


Set the wreaths down flat and have players try to throw as many marshmallows as possible into the middle of the wreath in one minute.

Ornament Race


Ornament per player


Players race on hands and knees while pushing ornaments with their noses to the finish line.

Christmas Card Puzzle


Christmas card that has been cut into 16 even pieces per player


Assemble the Christmas card that has been cut into 16 even pieces within in minute.

Christmas Ornament Game


Bift wrapping tube, string and ornaments for each player


Contestants use empty gift-wrapping tubes to suck up ornaments and transfer them to each other and place them on hanging string.

Christmas Card and Balloon Game


1 Balloon per player, 10 Christmas cards per player, table


Players must continually blow up a balloon and expel the air from it to knock standing Christmas cards off of a table.

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