Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas Bingo





Finishing up a little game 
for Christmas Eve -
 
Christmas Bingo!

B-I-N-G-O    B-I-N-G-O
B-I-N-G-O... 

 If any of you would like to play with your families...
it's all ready to print

 1. So everyone gets a blank Bingo card.
Get the Bingo card pdf hereCut in half.

2. Give each person a pen and a little list of words.
These are Christmas and winter words.  
There are 4 lists on a page, just quarter this sheet.
Word list pdf is here.

3.  Tell them to pick any 24 words
and write them in PEN ;) 
on their Bingo card.
For kids - pick words that you can draw pictures of.

For these cards, 
I use colored paper
 or regular white paper
not cardstock, 
because you'll be throwing these away.


The Bingo Caller needs a master list of words 
(that little pile in the lower right corner).  
So...this Master List pdf has the words
 a little bigger for you
 to cut out and mix up and start calling!
 
.
And they need candy or
 pennies or beans or something for marking.

I buy a big bag of Skittles at Costco and 
give each person 1/4 of a cup.

That way they can eat a little and
 have enough for the game.

And there are prizes!!
Of course, we'll have the talk -- 
"Not everyone in life is a winner, 
especially at our house on Christmas Eve."  
(I promise I won't say it quite like that). 
"It's a game." 
"And I hope I win." 
"Enjoy your Skittles."

Decide ahead of time, how to handle 'ties'.  
We've never had a tie, but I don't like them 
(cuz you'd run out of prizes too fast),
so someone better shout Bingo first - really loud. :)  


Let's Play!

Here are the 3 pdfs:
 

18 comments:

  1. It's very kind of you to share. Thank you. May you all have a lovely Christmas.

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  2. Really cute idea. Thanks for sharing it.

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  3. Love this idea! Thank you for sharing it - my grandchildren will have a ball with this one. blessings, marlene

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  4. how fun! games around the table are part of the holidays. Hope you have a merry, merry, family-filled Christmas.

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  5. What a fun game for kids! I have printed it all. Thank you.
    Merry Christmas to you and your family. Your service has been super!

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    1. Good! I hope you have fun with it. Glad it worked :).

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  6. Wow!! I love it. It's our bingo game tonight. I'm totally torn....do i do this....or my regular bingo? Claudia fills plain white envelopes with money, various $1, $5, $10 and a $20.
    do you think i could pull this off for 30 people??

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    1. Money would be nice too! Yes, you could do it for that many people easy, because I've already done the work haha. I thought Dad would be willing to play Bingo, don't you think? What do you use for markers?

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  7. What fun! Thanks for doing all the work for us, and have a very Merry Christmas!

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  8. Awesome:) Thanks so much for sharing! We don't have kids around our house, but I'm sending your blog link to my friend with many grands!

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  9. LOVE this Corrie!!!
    My kids would have so much fun...I might have to get 2 bags of skittles (I think I'll have some eating away and they won't have any left to "play")
    I need to print off a bundle, right after I get some more printer ink. ;)

    Thanks for such a fun idea!

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  10. What fun. I've also played Bingo to the theme of "QUILT". Always fun, no matter what the theme.

    Enjoy.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  11. Great idea! Hope it was a happy one.

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  12. So nice post and BLOG, Great work you have done. Keep it up.

    Best job site

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  13. Your bingo game is exactly what I was looking for to play on our last day of school before Christmas break. I love not having to use a lot of printer ink, plus it's good for the kids to write their own words. Thanks!

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