First count how many people are taking part. You need one envelope for each, one sticky label for each and one slip of paper for each.
Put the paper clipped pairs in a bag and draw one clip out at random.
Without unfolding, mark both slip and label with the number 1 on the outside and put it in front of you as though it was in the one o’clock position on a clock face.
When you have arranged all the pairs around the circle, take envelope number 1 and put into it the slip from 3 o’clock and seal it up.
Take envelope number 2 and put in one slip from 4 o’clock and seal it.
Make sure everyone knows the rules, eg:
- Maximum cost of present.
- Any theme you have chosen for the presents.
- Date all presents are to be handed in by (wrapped and labelled).
- Who will be collecting them up for Santa to distribute.
- Place and time for the distribution.
Decide who will be Santa, and that’s it !