101 Funny Christmas Would You Rather Questions Your Family Will Love

Check out our awesome list of Christmas Would You Rather questions below and get ready for some fun conversations with your kids!

Sometimes parents feel a lot of pressure to spend a lot of money to make the holidays feel magical for their kids. While giving gifts is important, it’s even more important to remember that kids actually spell love as T-I-M-E

That’s where these 101 Christmas Would You Rather questions come into play: They’ll give you plenty of opportunities to spend time with your kids as you engage in fun and meaningful conversations together!

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How to play Christmas Would You Rather

One of the best things about Would You Rather questions is that they are SUPER simple to incorporate into your life!

There’s nothing to set up (unless you want to!), and they only require a small amount of time.

Basically, all you need is yourself, your kid(s), and a few great questions – which we’ve got for you right here at Jen Bradley|MOMs!

Free Printable Christmas Would You Rather questions for kids

To download and print your copy of our 101 Christmas Would You Rather questions, simply fill out the form below!

There are 11 pages of questions, all in festive red and green!

They’re also formatted so you can quickly cut them into strips and put them into a jar or bag for safekeeping if you’d like!

When to play Would You Rather

There are plenty of great opportunities to pull out your Christmas Edition copy of these questions and use them as a family, such as:

  • during dinner time
  • on a long car trip
  • while you’re waiting in line
  • at the airport
  • while you’re driving around the neighborhood looking at Christmas lights
  • during a Christmas party 
  • part of your family’s Christmas Eve celebration
  • during Christmas dinner
  • part of an extended family get-together or party

There are enough questions here to split them up, stick a bagful in your purse, and put the rest in a jar near the dinner table!

Okay, keep reading to check out the questions below!

Would You Rather Questions about Santa, Reindeer, Elves, etc.

Let’s kick this off with some questions all based on Santa Claus, his reindeer, and Christmas elves!

Would You Rather …

live at the North Pole or in a gingerbread house?

fly in Santa’s sleigh or on the back of a reindeer?

be elf-sized while everyone else is human-sized or would you rather be human-sized while everyone else is elf-sized?

be a toy-making elf or a toy-testing elf?

have a voice like an elf or always answer “Ho Ho Ho” to every question you’re asked?

be a Christmas elf or a reindeer?

go down a chimney with Santa or wait on the roof with the reindeer?

have a beard like Santa or pointy ears like an elf? 

write a letter to Santa or send him a Marco Polo? 

Related article: 21 Adorable and Free Letters to Santa Printable Templates

wear an elf costume or a Santa costume to school for a week?

help Santa make gifts or help him deliver the gifts? 

work for the NORAD Santa Tracker team or be Santa’s lawyer? 

spend the night in Santa’s Workshop or Mrs. Claus’ bakery?

have Christmas tinsel for hair or a beard like Santa’s?  

be in charge of Santa’s Nice List or his Naughty List?

take care of Santa’s reindeer for a week or babysit the Abominable Snowman for 3 hours?

receive a bell from Santa’s sleigh or a dozen of Mrs. Claus’s best Christmas cookies?

grow antlers like the reindeer or a bushy white beard like Santa Claus?

choose elephants or dinosaurs to take the place of the reindeer and fly Santa’s sleigh?

get exactly what you want for Christmas or let Santa choose for you? 

have a common elf name like Buddy or something silly like Zippy Puddingpants? 

meet Santa at the North Pole or find him in your living room? 

have your nose glow red or be able to fly?

Christmas Likes and Dislikes

While some of these questions are a bit zany, there’s a lot here that will help you understand what your kids especially enjoy about Christmastime!

Would You Rather …

decorate a Christmas tree or make a gingerbread house?

wear new Christmas pajamas or an ugly Christmas sweater?

wash your hair with cranberry sauce or hot chocolate? 

eat candy cane soup or pizza topped with Christmas cookies?

win a cookie-baking contest or a gingerbread house-building contest?

have a Christmas tree fall on you or a reindeer sit on you? 

go on a trip during Christmas break or stay home?

help put up outdoor Christmas lights or decorate the Christmas tree?

eat only fruitcake or drink only eggnog for 2 days? 

get underwear or a set of math flashcards for Christmas? 

wear a holiday wreath around your neck or string Christmas lights in your hair?

spend 6 hours untangling Christmas lights or 6 days in an igloo? 

design holiday wrapping paper or gingerbread house kits?

skip Christmas break or summer break?

get a tattoo that says “Merry Christmas” or decorate your car like a giant reindeer?

take a bath in eggnog or hot chocolate?

sleep on a bed made of candy canes or walk across a snowy field barefoot?

have a funny Elf on the Shelf or a tricky Elf on the Shelf?

Related article: 35 Easy Last-Minute Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Tired Parents

have turkey or ham for Christmas dinner?

put white lights or colored lights on the Christmas tree?

scoop reindeer poop or walk across broken Christmas ornaments?

make Christmas dinner or do the dishes after Christmas dinner?

go ice skating or take a sleigh ride?

spend Christmas in Hawaii or New York City?

run into a holly bush or sit on a sharpened candy cane?

be the star on the Christmas tree or be an Elf on the Shelf?

cut down your own Christmas tree or make a giant gingerbread house? 

build a huge gingerbread house with 10 friends or a tiny gingerbread house all by yourself?

wear Christmas stockings for socks or a tree skirt as a real skirt?

rather have hot chocolate or a bucket of ice poured down the back of your neck?

Would You Rather Questions about giving and receiving gifts

You might be surprised by your kids’ responses to these questions about giving and receiving gifts!

Would You Rather …

get 100 okay Christmas gifts or 3 amazing Christmas gifts?

be surprised by all your gifts or know what they are in advance?

skip Christmas or skip your birthday this year?

wrap 100 presents or unwrap 2 presents?

make all the ornaments for your Christmas tree or make a gift for each person in your family?

shop for presents or wrap presents?

receive the first gift of Christmas or give the last gift of Christmas? 

get one big present or lots of small gifts for Christmas?

Would You Rather Questions based on Christmas movies

If you’ve seen Elf, Home Alone, The Polar Express, A Christmas Carol, any version of The Nutcracker, and The Grinch, your kids will probably enjoy these questions too!

Would You Rather …

get lost in New York or defend your home from robbers by yourself at Christmastime? 

star in Home Alone or Elf? 

ride on the Polar Express or a snowmobile?

only watch Christmas movies or only eat Christmas cookies for a month? 

spend a day with the Grinch or Ebenezer Scrooge?

be green like the Grinch or made of snow like Frosty the Snowman?

get stuck in an elevator with Mrs. Claus or Buddy the Elf?

be friends with Cindy Lou Hoo or the Abominable Snowman?

eat cookies all night like Santa or have spaghetti with syrup and M&Ms like Buddy the Elf? 

meet the Ghost of Christmas Past or the Ghost of Christmas Present?

have mistletoe float over your head for a day or get pummeled by 100 snowballs thrown by Buddy the Elf?

get lost in the Candy Cane forest or swim in the Sea of Swirly Whirly Gumdrops? 

sing carols with the Who’s in Whoville or the elves at the North Pole?

try to break into Kevin McAllister’s house or have a snowball fight with Buddy the Elf? 

dance in The Nutcracker or be in a production of A Christmas Carol?

be a Tin Soldier or the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker?

Would You Rather Questions based on popular Christmas music

This fun group of questions focuses on popular Christmas music, such as The 12 Days of Christmas, Jingle Bells, and more!

Would you rather …

watch Christmas movies or listen to Christmas music?

get stuck in a chimney or hear the same Christmas song over and over all day long?

sing a famous Christmas song or tell jokes in a holiday talent show? 

see chestnuts roasting on an open fire or feel Jack Frost nipping at your nose? 

sing Christmas carols or drive around and look at festive holiday lights in the neighborhood?

go dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh or invite Rudolph to play reindeer games?

rock around the Christmas tree or eat figgy pudding all night? 

go up on the housetop to look for reindeer or help Santa when he’s checkin’ his list?

get a partridge in a pear tree or two turtledoves?

receive three French hens or four calling birds?

get five golden rings or six geese a-laying?

receive seven swans a-swimming or eight maids a-milking?

get nine drummers drumming or ten pipers piping?

receive eleven ladies dancing or twelve lords a-leaping?

Questions about Snow, Snowmen, Frosty, etc.

Finally, these questions are all about snow, snowmen, and winter weather!

Would you rather …

make snow angels or build a snow fort?

eat yellow snow one time or drink only eggnog for a month?

build the biggest snowman ever or bake the biggest Christmas cookie ever?

have a reindeer or a snowman for a pet? 

eat a snowball or lick an icicle? 

play in the snow or stay inside and have hot chocolate?

have a red nose like Rudolph or a carrot nose like a snowman? 

see Frosty the Snowman come to life or meet Santa’s reindeer? 

attend a snowman holiday party or an elf Christmas sing-along?

build a snowman or a snow fort?

Final thoughts about these Christmas Would You Rather Questions

There are so many benefits to creating conversations with your kids and using these fun questions to do it!

Here are just a few ways that Would You Rather questions can have a positive impact on your kids and your family:

  1. Often, the answers to these questions require imaginative thinking
  2. Kids have an opportunity to practice reasoning and logic skills
  3. There is no right answer, so there’s no pressure
  4. Kids can practice supporting their answers
  5. A fun dialogue can open with parents and siblings
  6. They allow for respectful differences of opinion

We love Would You Rather questions so much, that we also have a Harry Potter version, and over 300 General Would You Rather Questions for Kids here too! Check them out!

And don’t forget to grab your copy of the Christmas Would You Rather Questions before you go!

Related articles about Christmas fun for families:

7 Free Printable Christmas Games Your Kids Will Love

21 Awesome Christmas Books for Kids You Need to Read This Year

Want, Need, Wear, Read – The 4 Christmas Gift Rule (and Why It’s Amazing!)

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Which of these Christmas Would You Rather questions are you excited to ask your kids?

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Jen Bradley, the founder of Jen Bradley|MOMs

Hi there! I’m Jen and I’m so glad you’re here. I am a mom who believes that meaningful connections with our families can happen in small and simple ways. Read More …


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