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Fun with the Family
Name the Christmas Tune
Play this game with the whole family!
Instructions: Guess the Christmas Song being described by the clues.
Some can act, and some can't. That's okay!
Instructions: Act out each of the words or phrases in this Christmas themed game of charades.
Christmas Finish My Phrase
How well do you know your family?
Instructions: Select a person to be the answer key. Now, all you have to do is read their mind and guess what word they will use to fill-in-the-blank.
Grab a Gift
Grab a Gift is a game for 2-4 players.
Instructions: Players take turns rolling dice to find the total or difference of the numbers rolled. Place a marker over the number on the board. The game ends when a present is surrounded with markers on all sides.
Christmas Movie Characters
Fun for the whole family.
Instructions: Sort the Christmas character's names into the movies they belong to.
Match the Snow Facts
Challenge your family to answer these snowy facts.
Instructions: Match the snow phrase to its meaning.
Betty Crocker's 24 Days of Cookies
Countdown to Christmas with these 24 cookie recipes. A new cookie is released each day!
Check out the Cookie Countdown!
Can't wait to start baking? Check out these Christmas goodie recipes from Betty Crocker.
- Chocolate-Toffee Thumbprint Cookies
- These chocolate cookies have a festive burst of Christmas sprinkles on top, but they're even more than meets the eye!
- Classic Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
- Christmas just isn't Christmas without these - they're the most wonderful cookie of the year!
- Holiday Blossom Cookies
- Candy-topped cookies are always a winner. And with cookie mix, making them couldn't be easier!
- Easy Peppermint Marshmallows
- Enjoy these colorful marshmallow candies flavored with peppermint.
- Best No-Roll Sugar Cookies
- Who said the best sugar cookies only come from a bakery? Make the same delicious, soft, and chewy sugar cookie at home.
- Easy Russian Tea Cakes
- This classic melt-in-your-mouth cookie is a must-have on every Christmas cookie platter.
- Chocolate Truffles
- Indulgent, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles don't just come from a box - they're even better when they come from your own kitchen!
- Easy Christmas Snickerdoodles
- It's the season of cookies, but that doesn't mean you need hours of effort.
- Yule Log Cake
- A delicious cake made to look like a wooden yule log, this is an old-school holiday dessert that never fails to get some "ooohs" and "ahhhs".
Word Searches & Cross Words
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