Objective of Charades
The objective of the Charades Christmas game is to guess words or phrases that are acted out
by other players. The idea is to use physical rather than verbal
language to convey the meaning of the words or phrases. Not one word
may be spoken!
Rules of Charades The type of subject which the
word or phrase falls into and the gestures used to describe them are
A Song - Pretend to
A Movie, or film -
Pretend to crank an old-fashioned movie camera
A Book - Unfold your
hands as if they were a book.
A Person - Stand with
hands on hips
An Animal - Thump your
fists on your chest like a gorilla
A TV Show - Draw a
rectangle to outline the TV screen
To describe the whole
word or phrase in one go, gesture this by making a sweeping gesture
in the shape of a circle.
The number of words in
the phrase to be guessed are indicated by the number of fingers held
up. When describing a single word the word can be broken down into
To indicate the length
of a word make a "little" or "big" sign as if you were measuring a
The number of syllables
in the word are gestured by laying the number of fingers on your
arm. Each syllable can be described separately and this is gestured
by laying the number of fingers on your arm again. To describe the
whole word or phrase in one go gesture this by making a sweeping
gesture in the shape of a circle.
Hold your ear as a
gesture to describe a word that 'sounds like'.
How to Play Charades
The instructions on how to play Charades are as follows:
Divide the players into
writes the subjects that the other team must act out
suggestions should be selected randomly by each team
must be identified by the persons team who
yell out suggestions until they get it
to played by each team in turn
Players needed for Charades
The number of players required to play Charades is a
minimum of 2 per team (but the more the better).
This Christmas game is suitable for kids or adults.
Have some fun playing Charades - a great Christmas game for
the festive season and holidays. Full information is provided to
play this game and have some festive fun. We have detailed the
objective of Charades, the instructions on how to play the game and the
number of players together with an items or utensils that might be
required. This game has a festive flavor, perfect for having some festive fun for the holidays this Christmas. Make a Christmas party game fun and have lots of little Christmas stocking stuffers or stocking fillers to give out as gifts or prizes.
We hope that this free Christmas Game of Charades will give you some
ideas for having some fun during the holidays this Christmas.
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Christmas, have a happy and prosperous