Christmas Party Game: Telephone Charades


Christmas Telephone Charades

Have students stand in two separate lines, forming two teams. The first team should stand with everyone facing forward in one direction, so that each team member can not see the person behind them. The leader will tap the person at the back of the line on the shoulder, and show or tell them the key word or phrase that they must act out. Player one then taps player two on the shoulder signaling them to turn around. Player one acts out the word or phrase without speaking. Player two then signals player three to turn around, and player two proceeds to act out the word or phrase. This continues until the last player has seen the word or phrase acted out, and no one may talk at any point. The last player must guess the original word or phrase.

Note: Team two may watch and be entertained as team one plays this out, but NO talking!

After team one has completed one round, team two follows the same steps, only using a different word or phrase. Now, team one may watch as team two attempts to successfully pass the word or phrase to the last player.

Play may continue multiple rounds.

Suggested Christmas themed word/phrases:

  • Santa Claus
  • Reindeer
  • Coal in Stockings
  • Ornaments
  • Christmas lights
  • Ice Skating
  • Angels
  • Baby Jesus

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