SinceChristmas partiesand gift giving are practically synonymous,add to the festivities providing entertainment for what could be the most subdued part of the party. When you think about it, most people already have everything they need and if they want something, they buy it for themselves. For this reason, many are breakingtraditionand planninggift exchange games for the holidays.
While it may be easy for small gatherings to draw names to exchange gifts, it becomes more difficult for the larger party. What about gatherings where people dont know each other well? Avoiding theawkwardness of holiday gift givingbetween strangers and eliminating the risk ofan inappropriate giftare good reasons to break with tradition. Liven up your celebration by making the giving of gifts the most memorable part of the party. Your guests will thank you!
Families are opting forgift exchange games for the holidaystorelieve financial stress.If you have a large family, you know well how difficult and expensive it can be to purchase gifts for everyone.a gift exchange game will give everyone the relief they need, plus help to make the holidays more memorable.
Gift exchange games are perfect forholiday partiesin theworkplace. Secret Santa is one such popular game. Staff members draw the name of one of their co-workers. They then shop for this person. Small gifts are left in secret for their recipient culminating in a party where their Secret Santa identity is revealed. These small gifts can be designated to bethoughtful giftsor evengag gifts,depending on the theme of the gift exchange.
For a gift exchange game, each guest brings one gift and leaves with one gift. If desired, a price range can be set to assure the gifts are of similar value. There are various themes and types of gift exchange parties that will suit the most extravagant tothe cheapskate.A holiday party without a gift exchange loses some of the festive atmosphere – and suddenly doesnt seem as exciting. So if you are looking to do something creative for your holiday get-together, check out these popular games. And, you can add your own spin to these gift exchange games:
Adapting the gift exchange game for children
Setting a price limit for the gifts
Type of gifts thoughtful, gag, practical, useless,regifted
Number of times a gift can be stolen
Allowing the gifts to be shaken prior to choosing
Adding a few very desirable gifts to heighten the competition
Prizes for the worst, most fought after, most creative gift…
Creating a theme for the gift exchange
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