Minute To Win It Christmas Games #3 – CHRISTMAS JINGLE

Our bronze medal award goes to Christmas Jingle. This Top Ten Minute To Win It Christmas Game involves a good ear and a bit of luck.

Materials

 Instructions

1) Prior to game start, fill glasses with water and tune them to the first 11 notes of “Jingle Bells.” Arrange the glasses in random order in the center of the table.

2) When the clock starts, contestant may start arranging the glasses in a line and tapping them with the spoon.

3) Glasses must be positioned in a clear line within 60 seconds to count toward completion of game.

4) If contestant knocks a glass over or spills enough water to change a glass’ note, the game will result in failure.

5) To complete the game, contestant must arrange the glasses in a line in the correct order correlating to the musical notes of the song “Jingle Bells” and have hands off the glasses within the 60-second time limit.

Bonus Tips

1) Test. Test. Test. Make sure you can play Jingle Bells before you have contestants give it a go.

2) Have everyone sing the song before hand so everyone can hear the tune, and it puts you in the Christmas spirit.

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Minute To Win It Christmas Games Top Ten Countdown #4 – CHRISTMAS IN THE BALANCE

Number 4 on our Top Ten list of Minute To Win It Christmas Games is, Christmas In The Balance. A great game that involves a little patience and a good deal of teamwork.

Materials

 Instructions

1) When the clock starts, contestants may begin placing the yardstick on the upright wrapping paper tube.

2) Once the yardstick is balanced on the tube, contestants may begin to hang ornaments on the yardstick in the designated zones on the ends.

3) Each contestant may hang only his or her 5 ornaments one at a time.

4) Once each contestant has placed the first ornament onto the yardstick and released hands from the ornament, neither contestant may touch the tube or yardstick or the game is over.

5) After the first 2 ornaments are placed on the yardstick and the hands are released from the ornaments, any collapse of the structure will result in the game being over.

6) To complete the game, the yardstick, tube and ornaments must be freestanding within the 60-second time limit and must remain that way for 3 seconds.

Bonus Tips

1) Have extra ornaments on hand in case some break.

2) Make sure the yardstick and wrapping paper tube are on solid and flat footing, otherwise the teams will be at a serious disadvantage.

3) This is an easy game to elevate on a stage so everyone can watch. Throw up the Minute To Win It Countdown Clock and you’ll be set.

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Minute To Win It Christmas Games Top Ten Countdown #5 – CHRISTMAS CLIFFHANGER

Christmas Cliffhanger comes in at #5 on our Top Ten list of Minute To Win It Christmas Games. This simple game is a lot harder than it looks at first glance.

Materials

  • Table
  • Christmas Cards

 Instructions

1) Prior to game start, stand the cards horizontally along the edge of the table.

2) When the clock starts, contestant may start blowing the first card.

3) Contestant may not touch any card.

4) To complete the game, contestant, using only his/her breath, must blow a card so that one side of the fold hangs over the edge of the table within the 60-second time limit and remains that way for 3 consecutive seconds.

Bonus Tips

1) Larger cards make the game easier, so depending on the skill level of who you are playing with, adjust appropriately.

2) Use cards that are thick enough to stay on the table once they are blown over, otherwise it will be impossible to accomplish the task.

3) Once the game is done, take the Christmas Cards (assuming they are in decent shape) and send them to our veterans. It’s a fun game and a great way to remind your group that the season is about giving.

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Minute To Win It Christmas Games Top Ten Countdown #7 – FACE THE GINGERBREAD MAN

Coming in at #7 on our Top 10 Minute To Win It Christmas Games list is Face The Gingerbread Man. This scores high on ease of preparation & entertainment value!

Materials

  • Gingerbread Man Cookies
  • Chair (optional)

 Instructions

1) Prior to game start, contestant must be seated in the chair with hands on knees and cookie pre-set in the center of the forehead not touching the eyebrows.

2) When the clock starts, the player may start moving their face and head to move the cookie.

3) The cookie must remain in contact with player’s face at all times.

4) If the cookie falls or breaks, the player starts over with an intact cookie.

5) To complete the game, the contestant must hold an intact cookie with his or her mouth within the 60-second time limit.

Bonus Tips

1) Pit participants against each other, lining them up 4-8 at a time. Take the fastest two players and have a “Face Off”.

2) As mentioned with many other games, make sure you capture this game on video! Post it on your wall and tag the participants to get people talking about your group.

3) Award a dozen Gingerbread Man cookies to the winner.

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Minute To Win It Christmas Games Top Ten Countdown #8 – WREATH RELAY

Standing in at #8 on our Top 10 Minute To Win It Christmas Games list is Wreath Relay. While most Minute To Win It Games are one person against the clock, this one let’s people pair up to race.

Materials

  • Wreath
  • Designated Transfer Zones
  • Something to Hang The Wreath On

Instructions

1) Prior to game start, one player places the wreath around their neck.

2) When the clock starts, the players alternate transferring the wreath to each other using only their bodies from the shoulders up.

3) Players must stay in the transfer zones when passing the wreath.

4) If either player touches the wreath with their hands, or the wreath touches the ground, players return to the start zones and begin again.

5) To complete the game, the contestants must pass the wreath five times using their bodies from the shoulders up through the five designated zones then hang the wreath within the 60-second time limit.

Bonus Tips

1) Pit teams against each other or play tournament style, letting teams with the best times advance to the next round.

2) Make sure to take good pictures and video of the event. This is a great one to post on your FB page or Instagram.

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