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Inside: This holly-jolly, easy-to-put-together Christmas Bingo printable is the perfect Christmas activity to add some joy to your Christmas season. Christmas bingo is suitable for fun family game nights, classroom parties, or any kid’s party.
I love Christmas, with everything merry and bright and everything nice.
Christmas is arguably the most magical time of the year!
And what also comes along with this glorious season, is an abundance of all this goodness…
…gingerbread houses, pine cones, candy canes, Christmas trees, scarves, warm socks, presents, Christmas markets, scented candles, twinkling lights, Christmas decorations, hot cocoa, oversized sweaters, Elf on the Shelf, Christmas movies, family nights, board games, shortbread cookies, Santa Claus…
And because Christmas is without doubt, so very magical, I’ve created this fun Christmas bingo game the entire family or class can play!
(If you need more card variations for a classroom or large family you can grab our premium version here which includes 30 card variations)
Light up your Christmas this year with this fun Christmas Bingo game.
…And bonus, these are printables so you can laminate them and use them for years to come.
What’s Included With This Free Printable Chritmas Bingo Kit?
This free merry-licious Christmas Bingo printable game includes four Bingo game cards, one page of Bingo calling cards, instructions, and sticker cut-outs.
Bingo is perfect because it’s easy to play for all ages and for varying sizes of groups.
And this bingo bundle has everything you’ll need to get started.
***Snag your free download below
***If you have over 4 players you can split into teams (or grab this premium set with 30 game card variations here).
How To Play Christmas Bingo
Most of us know how to play Bingo already…but just in case it’s been awhile, below are detailed instructions.
Quick Christmas Bingo instructions
To play, give one Christmas bingo card to each child or give one card to each team. Pull a call-out from a hat or bowl (one at a time) and call out image on the card. Then have the children place a candy, candy cane sticker, or another marker of your choosing over the square if the item called out is on their card. The first player to cover 5 spaces diagonally, horizontally, or vertically wins.
Detailed Christmas Bingo Instructions:
- Print out your free Christmas bingo cards (one for each player or team) and one set of the calling cards. If you want to use the bingo sticker cut-outs included, please also print these out. Place the cards into a bowl or hat.
- Give each child a Christmas Bingo card, and your chosen bingo markers (candy-cane cut-outs, M&M’s, skittles, jelly beans, mini marshmallows, dry erase markers, or bingo dabbers)
- Pull one card at a time from the bowl and either call out the image on the card.
- The kids can cover the corresponding number or image with chosen stickers, candies, or markers. (I love to use Velcro with the candy cane stickers so they don’t slide around the card).
- To win the game, the kiddo who covers 5 spaces in a row, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally shouts out “BINGO!” and they win.
- Create fun prizes or treats for winners.
Materials needed for Gratitude Bingo:
- Christmas Bingo Cards
- Candies, bingo dabber, or candy-cane cut-outs (provided)
- Printer (or have printed at a print shop)
- White card stock paper
- Scissors or a paper trimmer
- Optional, but amazing: Laminator (I love this laminator!)
- Optional: Laminating sheets
- Optional: Velcro Tabs
If you love Christmas as much as I do, elimate the overwhelm with these 8 tips to reduce holiday season stress. I’m also obsessed with this giant list of amazing stocking stuffers for kids of any age.
If you are on the hunt for awesome game ideas for your next kid’s party, check out this epic guide of easy and fun party games.
Christmas Bingo Game Play Variations
I love the traditional Christmas Bingo game but there are lots of interesting variations that can liven up your Christmas Bingo game (you know, variety is the spice of life, right?)
You can play until the winner is the first one to get:
- Full board bingo
- 5 around the corner
- An inside square
- An outside square
- The shape of a 7 or 11
- A block of 9
I hope you love these free printable Christmas bingo game cards as much as we do, click the button and get these sent straight to your inbox.
Need more Bingo cards?
Looking for a premium set to play with a classroom, at a party, or fun family night? If you need more cards, this premium set comes complete with 30 Christmas bingo card variations! Snag it right here.
Other Themed Bingo Games
If you love all things Bingo, then you might also love our Valentine’s Bingo (snag a free set here or grab our premium version with 30 card variations).
Or, what about a fun Gratitude Bingo Game for kids.
This is a fun way to get your kids thinking about all the awesome things in their lives! Grateful kids grow up to be happier kids. It’s proven.
Family traditions give you something to look forward to, especially amidst the chaos of life.
Traditions also build lasting memories and are a great way to reinforce values (all while making the holidays special and connecting the family).
This Christmas, why not make a magical evening of family Bingo a new Christmas tradition?
If you love family traditions as much as I do, check out our big list of Christmas Traditions you may not have heard of before. Pick a few off this list, and make this Christmas extra special.
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This journal takes kids on 10 secret missions that will help them tackle anything that can and will come up in life. And gratitude is just one of those secret missions.
Teach kids to tackle anything that can (and will) come up in life.
More Resources You Might Love
- 30-day kindness calendar, another super sweet activity for kids
- 77 Acts of Kindness for Kids
- Our mega gratitude guide for kids.
- And if you love doing fun activities with your kids, you DON’T want to miss out on this giant gratitude bundle your kids (and you) will love!
Oh, and don’t forget about this fun gratitude scavenger hunt, home, or classroom option.
Final Thoughts on Christmas Bingo
I hope you love all the holly jolly goodness packed into this post. Whether you snag the free Christmas Bingo cards here, the premium set here, or another fun kids activity, I’m sure there is something here all kids and adults alike will love.
Tell me, what is your favorite thing about Christmas?
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