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Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Students exchange gifts by playing a Secret Santa game.

Level:  Any

Topic:  Christmas

Time:  40 minutes

Preparation

  • Ask students to buy a gift under a designated amount of money, wrap it, and bring the gift on the designated day.
  • Students should not reveal their gift to anyone in the class.
  • Prepare slips of paper with each student’s name that brought a gift, and put them in a hat or box.

Procedure

1

Ask the students to put their gifts in a designated area (i.e., under the Christmas tree, on a desk, etc.).

2

Pull one name out of the hat or box.

3

The first student can take any gift from the pile of gifts and go back to his or her seat. 


Students do not open their gifts until everyone has one!

4

The next student can take a gift from the designated area, OR they can take a gift another student has chosen.

5

Continue until all the students have chosen a gift.

6

At the end, all of the students unwrap their gifts at the same time.

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