100 Christmas Trivia for Kids

Last Updated on March 2, 2021 by Michele Tripple

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Get your family into the holiday spirit and grab our list of 100 Christmas trivia for kids to see who knows the most about Christmas! 

Christmas Trivia for Kids

Christmas is a family favorite holiday! We love gift giving, eating delicious meals and sweets, and sitting down to play some games. Especially when the Christmas games include some competition! That’s why I decided to put a holiday twist on our favorite trivia questions for kids and turn it into Christmas trivia questions!

Whether you need a game for family game night or something fun to do while you travel for the holidays, Christmas trivia questions for kids is the way to go! If you need another trivia game while you’re on the go, check out our animal trivia for kids.

Benefits of Trivia

Trivia is a win for everyone, moms and kids alike! It can help boost your kids’ memory skills, teach them how to follow simple directions, and encourage cooperation with siblings.

The best part of trivia is that your kids will be learning without realizing it! Learning and having fun, what could be better than that?

How to Play Christmas Trivia

With our 100 christmas trivia questions for kids all ready for you, playing trivia has never been easier! To start, all you need to do is print out the trivia questions or read them directly from this post. You can pick someone to be the “host” and read all the questions, or you can take turns reading them.

In my family, we love competition. That’s why we always keep track of who gets the most right. So grab a paper, make a simple scorecard, and see who wins!

You can either play in teams or you can simply rotate and let everyone answer individually. If your kids love these Christmas trivia questions as much as mine, you can grab some buzzers to make trivia night even exciting!

100 Christmas Trivia Questions for Kids

It’s time to start quizzing each other about Christmas! Here is your list of 100 Christmas trivia questions for kids.

Q. How many reindeer does Santa have?

A. 9

Q. What is Frosty the Snowmans’ nose made of?

A. A button

Q. What is the name of Santa’s helpers?

A. Elves

Q. What Christmas plant do you see people kissing while underneath?

A. Mistletoe

Q. What color is Santa’s suit?

A. Red

Q. What reindeer’s name starts with a “V”?

A. Vixen

Q. Where does the Polar Express take children?

A. The North Pole

Q. What holiday treat is shaped to resemble a shepherd’s staff?

A. Candy Cane

Q. What popular holiday drink is also called “milk punch”?

A. Eggnog

Q. Where was baby Jesus born?

A. Bethlehem

Q. Which modern-day country was St. Nicholas born in?

A. Turkey

Q. What is Scrooge’s first name?

A. Ebenezer

Q. What country did eggnog come from?

A. England

Q. What country began the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

A. Germany

Q. In the movie “Elf”, what is the first rule of The Code of Elves?

A. Treat every day like Christmas

Q. How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish?

A. Feliz Navidad

Q. What is another name for a Christmas tree?

A. Yule trees

Q. What is the color of Rudolph’s nose?

A. Red

Q. What type of calendar counts down to Christmas Day?

A. Advent Calendar

Q. Where does Santa Claus live?

A. The North Pole

Q. What is Santa’s favorite treat on Christmas Eve?

A. Milk and Cookies

Q. According to “Jingle Bells” what is fun to ride in?

A. One-horse open sleigh

Q. What gifts did the 3 wise men bring the baby Jesus?

A. Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Q. How many ghosts are there in “ A Christmas Carol”?

A. 4

Q. What year was the first Christmas card sent?

A. 1843

Q. Who tried to steal Christmas?

A. The Grinch

Q. Who invented the electric Christmas lights?

A. Thomas Edison

Q. When was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the U.S.?

A. 1870

Q. What is Santa Claus called in France?

A. Pere Noel

Q. Who kept time with the Little Drummer Boy?

A. The ox and the lamb

Q. What did Rudolph never get to join in?

A. Reindeer games

Q. What does Alvin the Chipmunk want for Christmas?

A. A hula-hoop

Q. What country started the tradition of exchanging gifts?

A. Italy

Q. Visions of what item dances in children’s heads?

A. Sugarplums

Q. What 3 reindeer have names that start with the letter “D”?

A. Dasher, Dancer, and Donner

Q. What is the most famous Christmas Ballet?

A. The Nutcracker

Q. Which country does the poinsettia plant originate from?

A. Mexico

Q. What day is Christmas officially held on?

A. December 25th

Q. How many times does Santa check his Naughty or Nice List?

A. Twice

Q. A traditional snowflake has how many points?

A. 6

Q. How long does it take a Christmas tree to grow?

A. 6-15 years

Q. What Christmas carol was the first to be broadcast from space?

A. Jingle Bells

Q. What Jewish holiday occasionally overlaps with Christmas?

A. Hanukkah

Q. What is the earliest known item used to decorate Christmas trees?

A. Apples

Q. What are the 3 traditional colors of Christmas?

A. Red, Green, and Gold

Q. What is the meaning of the word “Noel” in Latin?

A. Birth

Q. In what country did the song “Silent Night” originate?

A. Austria

Q. What was the first year that the Rockerfeller Christmas tree was put up in New York City?

A. 1933

Q. What U.S. state holds the record for the largest snowman?

A. Maine

Q. What is the most popular meal for Christmas in Japan?

A. KFC fried chicken

Q. What is the name of the Grinch’s dog?

A. Max

Q. What was the first artificial Christmas tree made of?

A. Goose Feathers

Q. How much did the Grinch’s heart grow on Christmas day?

A. 3 sizes

Q. In what year was Mrs. Claus first introduced?

A. 1889

Q. Who wrote the book “ A Christmas Carol”?

A. Charles Dickens

Q. Who sings “All I Want for Christmas is You”?

A. Mariah Carey

Q. What year did Google begin tracking Santa Claus?

A. 2004

Q. How does Santa get into houses on Christmas Eve?

A. The Chimney

Q. If you are naughty, what does Santa bring you?

A. Coal

Q. What little girl catches the Grinch stealing Christmas?

A. Cindy Lou Who

Q. How did Mary travel to Bethlehem to give birth to Jesus?

A. On a Donkey

Q. What brought Frosty the Snowman back to life?

A. An old silk hat

Q. When Santa laughs, his belly shakes like a bowl full of what?

A. Jelly

Q. What Christmas decoration was originally made from strands of silver?

A. Tinsel

Q. What Christmas spy hides around the house and reports back to Santa on your naughty deeds?

A. The Elf on the Shelf

Q. Which reindeer shares its name with a famous Valentine figure?

A. Cupid

Q. What Christmas treat is known for its long shelf-life?

A. Fruitcake

Q. What is the best-selling Christmas Song to ever be sold?

A. White Christmas

Q. What horned figure punishes naughty kids at Christmas time?

A. Krampus

Q. What Christmas Carol is sung at the end of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”?

A. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Q. What 3 words are used to describe the Grinch?

A. Stink, Stank, and Stunk

Q. In the movie “A Christmas Story”, what is Ralphie’s little brother’s name?

A. Randy

Q. On the 8th day of Christmas, my true love gave me what?

A. 8 maids a milking

Q. Gingerbread houses are inspired by what fairy tale?

A. Hansel and Gretal

Q. In the movie “Elf”, how does Buddy get to the North Pole?

A. Sneaking into Santa’s sack

Q. What Christmas carol is known as the counting song?

A. “The 12 days of Christmas”

Q. What Christmas carol demands figgy pudding?

A. “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”

Q. What is Frosty the Snowman’s last words?

A. “I’ll be back someday”

Q. In “The Night Before Christmas” where are the stockings hung?

A. By the chimney

Q. What famous Christmas song was Elvis most popular for?

A. “Blue Christmas”

Q. What are Frosty the Snowman’s eyes made of?

A. Coal

Q. What did the traffic cop holler at Frosty the Snowman?

A. “Stop!”

Q. Santa Claus’s beard is similar to what winter feature?

A. Snow

Q. Who was nestled snug in their beds?

A. The Children

Q. What fruit is Santa Claus’s nose compared to?

A. A Cherry

Q. What 2 words do you find on a gift tag?

A. “To” and “From”

Q. What is the most popular tree topper?

A. An Angel

Q. What color are the berries on a mistletoe?

A. White

Q. Yogi bear spends his first Christmas in what park?

A. Jelly Stone Park

Q. The first Christmas stamp was issued in what year?

A. 1962

Q. What is the average number of lights on a Christmas tree?

A. 200

Q. What ghost did Scrooge fear the most?

A. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

Q. On what street did a Santa Claus miracle occur?

A. 34th Street

Q. What Florida town has a Christmas tree decorated year-round?

A. Christmas, Florida

Q. Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest open presents first?

A. Youngest

Q. Who wrote the song “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”?

A. Johnny Marks

Q. In “The Christmas Carol” all 3 spirits visit when?

A. In one night

Q. Out of 365 days, what day is Christmas day?

A. 359

Q. What would your zodiac sign be if you were born on Christmas day?

A. Capricorn

Q. Does Rudolph have antlers?

A. Yes

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  1. This Christmas trivia games is a lot of fun and I am pretty sure that my kids will enjoy playing this. Thank you for sharing this!

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