Kristy Callan enjoys coming up with fun ideas for the holidays ranging from charades lists to party games.
A Merry Twist on a Classic Family Game
Charades is a classic game that almost everyone knows. It's the perfect activity for parties or family gatherings because any number of people can play and there are no materials required! Themed rounds of charades are a blast, and Christmas makes for a wonderful theme.
If you're hosting a holiday party this December or planning to spend Christmas day with friends or family, consider incorporating a game of charades into your celebration. This list of Christmas-themed charades words will give your game a fun and festive twist.
This list of charades words and phrases is divided into the following categories:
- Carols and songs
- Decorations and objects
- Difficult words for advanced players
Christmas Carols and Songs
|Silent Night||Away in a Manger||Deck the Halls|
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
"Run Rudolph Run"
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"
"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"
"Jingle Bell Rock"
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
"Here Comes Santa Claus"
"We Three Kings of Orient Are"
"Joy to the World"
"The Twelve Days of Christmas"
"Mary, Did You Know?"
"All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth"
"The Little Drummer Boy"
"Let It Snow"
"Happy Christmas (War Is Over)"
"Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer"
"Good King Wenceslas"
"Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
"God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen"
"I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In)"
"Frosty the Snowman"
Christmas Decorations and Objects
Boughs of Holly
The North Pole
Star of Bethlehem
Christmas Lights/Fairy Lights
Letter to Santa
Frankincense and Myrrh
Cookies and Milk
Classic Christmas Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The Virgin Mary
Frosty the Snowman
Three Wise Men
The Ghost of Christmas Past
|Miracle on 34th Street||Snowmen||Fred Claus|
"The Polar Express"
"The Santa Clause"
"Home Alone 2"
"Christmas With the Kranks"
"The Muppet Christmas Carol"
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
"It's a Wonderful Life"
"A Christmas Carol"
"Jingle All the Way"
"The Nightmare Before Christmas"
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Difficult Words for Advanced Players
Ho, Ho, Ho!
The Spirit of Christmas
Lucy on December 21, 2019:
Not very good but I still had fun with family xxx
Caitlin on December 24, 2018:
Trying to play charades and I got great ideas from your website!
Anonymous on November 03, 2018:
great But it's CHRISTmas
-Anonymous on December 14, 2016:
I am glad that you have Jesus up there. LOL Because that is what CHRISTmas is all about.
Kristy Callan (author) from Australia on December 08, 2013:
Haha oops! Thanks for that Lynn, he's up there now.
Lynn on December 07, 2013:
You forgot to put Jesus on your list of people and characters. Oops!