This is a great start to your Christmas Scavenger Hunt List. By all means, this list is not exhaustive. Each region might have things that need to be added because of where you live. Others might add traditional items specific to your customes. The best part of the hunt though is that it gets the players out of the house for a little bit so you can set up dessert, the gift exchange, or the next game.
Be sure to have a prize for every player on the winning team, and be prepared for a tie, just in case. Only play this if you are in a nice, safe residential area, since it involves runnng across the street alot. Be sure that the teams are of sufficent size to keep them safe.
Wrapping paper with a santa on it
A snowman in any form
3 strands of silver tinsel
Red Christmas tree light bulb
Metal ornament hook
Piece of tree garland
Chocolate gold coin
Package of hot cocoa mix
A piece of chocolate fudge
1 tablespoon of eggnog in a zip-lock baggie
Piece of curled ribbon
Homemade Christmas cookie
A Nativity scene in any form
Lump of coal
A jingle bell
Star shaped anything
Something with an elf on it
Popcorn on a string
Hershey's Kiss wrapped in any color other than silver
Remember, these items should be found and never stolen. Get permission if you need an item from somebody's yard and take a flashlight if you're doing this in the dark. Let your neighbors know in advance that you're having a scavenger hunt party so they won't be surprised if anyone's seen wandering around their yard during the game.
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We only played the Christmas ABC game tonight, but it was fun and funny! I have 3 more games and quizzes that I will take to my parents' house on Saturday. Thanks again!!
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