Christmas Word Game

'Yule' love this Christmas Word Game. See if you can guess the answers to these fun questions. In each sentence below, fill in the blank or blanks with an expression commonly used at Christmas time.

Age: Adults and older children

No. of Players: Any number

Equipment: Pen/pencil per player; copies of the games questions

Time: 5+ minutes

Aim: To find all the answers.

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1. On December 24th, Adam's wife is known as ____________________ _______ .

2. In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Scrooge was visited by the Ghost of _____________________ _____________________ .

3. An opinion survey in Alaska is called a ________________ _______________ .

4. What does Santa Claus do with his three gardens? _______ _______ _______ .

5. What Christmas message do these letters convey? ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ_______________________________

6. When the salt and pepper say "Hi!" to each other, they are passing on _________________________ ___________________________ .

7. A holy man bereft of change could be called ____________ ______________ .

8. When you cross a sheep with a cicada, you get a _______________ _________ .

9. A quiet medieval armor-wearer is a _______________ ________________ .

10. A cat walking on the desert is bound to get ____________ _______________.

11. People who tell jokes on December 25 might be called _________ _________ .

12. On December 25 actor O'Connor and actress Channing ("Hello Dolly!") are known as ____________ _________________ .

13. What do Spanish sheep say when they wish each other a Merry Christmas? ________________ ___________________ .


    1. Christmas Eve
    2. Christmas Present
    3. North Poll
    4. Hoe, hoe, Hoe
    5. Noel, Noel (no L, no L)
    6. Seasons' Greetings
    7. St Nickel-less
    8. Bah! (or Baa!) Humbug!
    9. Silent Knight
    10. Sandy Claws
    11. Christmas Cards
    12. Christmas Carols
    13. Fleece Navidad

Author unknown. Taken from John Mark Ministries website -

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