DIY Holiday Games

Check out this awesome article from Good Housekeeping that describe simple Holiday games you can make and play from home this Holiday Season! Click HERE to see all 35 game suggestions.


TOP 4 GAMES:

GAME #1: FEED THE SNOWMAN


Material: Poster Board

Coloring Materials (Markers / Paints & Paint Brushes)

Scissors

Glue

Yarn Pom Poms or Ping Pongs (For Snowballs)


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If you've got leftover three-sided poster board from your kid's last science fair, recycle extra boards with this cute tossing game. Kids will love decorating Frosty in their own signature style, and you can either craft fluffy pom-poms or use beanbags or small soft balls for tossing.


GAME #2: ORNAMENT BEAN BAG TOSS


Material: Large Sheet of Paper or Poster Board

Coloring Materials (Markers / Paints & Paint Brushes)

Large Yarn Pom Poms or Bean Bags


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Amy from Positively Splendid created these cute ornament-shaped bean bags from scratch! Color us impressed. If you're not an avid crafter, pick up beanbags from your favorite sports supply store to toss onto an adorable tree-shaped board. This game works especially well for gatherings where guests don't know each other well, since teaming up gets even shy people chatting.


GAME #3: SNOWMAN BOWLING


Material: Shoe Boxes

Tree Sticks

Scissors

Glue

Color Paper

Yarn for Yarn Pom Poms


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Get For a few weeks before the big day, save a stack of uniform-sized containers like tissue boxes or shipping packaging. Then, paint them white and attach a paper hat and nose, painted-on eyes and a mouth, pom pom buttons and some sticks for arms. Grab a ball and you're ready to bowl! Not only is it an adorable and easy activity, it also helps recycle some boxes.


GAME #4: REINDEER TOSS GAME

Material: Large / Medium Sized Cardboard Box

Tree Sticks

Scissors

Glue

Color Paper

Colored Pipe Cleaners


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Did somebody say reindeer games? Send the kids out back to find the perfect V-shaped sticks to use as the antlers, then enlist their help in making pipe-cleaner rings and painting a goofy Rudolph face onto a leftover shipping box for a base.



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