Middle School Christmas Holiday Game: Two Truths and a Lie


Fun Christmas game for any subject!

Grades 6 and Up

Promote lively discussions and critical thinking with these winter and holiday-themed “2 Truths and a Lie” cards. It’s the perfect middle school Christmas holiday game for the week before Christmas vacation or any winter day! 


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In this activity, students will:

  • READ (in pairs or groups) a “Two Truths and a Lie” card that has 2 true facts about a winter/holiday theme and one lie or misinformation.
  • DISCUSS which choice they believe is the lie on the card.
  • Turn the card over to DISCOVER the lie and learn more about the truth.

Sample Card Topics Include: Reindeer, hot chocolate, Boxing Day, snow totals, snowboarding, the North Pole, the movie Elf, sleigh bells, pine trees, New Year’s Eve ball drop, plus many more – 36 themes total!

Suitable for Public School:

  • This game does NOT include overt Christian religious references (no Jesus, no manger, no Biblical concepts) but does include pop culture-type Christmas themes such as reindeer, elves, and the North Pole.
  • This resource also includes references to the holidays of Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, Winter Solstice, and Boxing Day.
  • Many of the cards focus on winter, not holidays… arctic animals, types of snow, winter sports, hot chocolate, etc.

Teacher Notes:

  • The cards are not visually fancy as they do not have clip art or color. This makes them printer-friendly.
  • 36 cards are provided (4 cards per 8.5″ x 11″ page)
  • Detailed teacher notes are provided.
  • Please note that this middle school Christmas holiday game is not editable.
  • Please note that these cards are NOT science-themed, unlike most of our other products!

Check out more resources in the Christmas science section of our shop!

1 review for Middle School Christmas Holiday Game: Two Truths and a Lie

  1. Carrie Takarsh (verified owner)

    My sixth graders had a blast playing this game on the last day of school before winter break! We played in small groups and also as a whole class with whiteboards. It was the perfect game to entertain a rambunctious group of kids excited for Christmas break!

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