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 Pin The Ornament

SUBMITTED BY: Brent Badger 

BORROWED FROM / INSPIRED BY: Pin the Tail on the Donkey game


DATE ADDED: Dec 09, 2008


BRIEF OUTLINE: Decorate a Christmas tree on the blackboard.

  Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)ÓBad/Misbehaved ClassesÕ


15-30 min.

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  1. After dividing the class into groups, draw a naked Christmas tree on the chalkboard for each team.
    Two students from each team play at the same time - one student wears the Santa mask and holds an ornament while the other student directs the masked student to the Christmas tree to affix it: Once completed, students rotate and repeat the process.
  3. The winner is the team to affix all their ornaments first.



  • To increase or decrease the time of the game, add/remove ornaments.
  • To make it more challenging for the students, draw boxes inside of the naked Christmas trees. The 'Santa' student must attach the ornament inside one of the boxes.


  • To prepare the Santa mask, cut it out and laminate it. Then, puch holes on either side of the mask and attach a long string or rubberbands so it can be attached to a student's head.
    To prepare the ornaments, cut them out, laminate them and attach magnets to the back.

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