Christmas is a huge holiday and it can take a lot to really get into the mood… so why not start now?
Make the most of your Christmas season with our list of can’t-miss holiday activities for the whole family!
– Create your own one-of-a-kind holiday gingerbread house.
– Hang mistletoe in every doorway. Be prepared to accept kisses from anyone who gets caught under it with you 😉
– Mail a letter to Santa. Children enjoy sending mail as much as they enjoy receiving it!
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– Video chat with an out-of-town friend or relative. Christmas provides a great opportunity to catch up and reconnect with people you love.
– Find a fun and creative way to organize all your holiday cards. You can use any colored ribbon, twine, burlap, lights or fabric and hang it in any way that you’d like
– Make your own holiday tree trimmings. Put your family’s own touch on your Christmas tree by crafting decorations together.
– The best Christmas events for kids are right under your nose. Go sledding or ice-skating!
– Sip on homemade hot cocoa. The season wouldn’t be complete without a steaming mug of hot cocoa in your hand.
– Pull out sleeping bags and have a family slumber party under the twinkling lights of your Christmas tree.
– Make a DIY gift for a teacher or tutor to show your appreciation.
– Have everyone contribute to making dinner, then roast marshmallows in the fireplace for homemade s’mores.
– Make a playlist of your favorite holiday tunes. A playlist keeps you favorite tunes at the ready no matter when you feel like getting in the holiday mood.
– Watch a holiday favorite. It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, Home Alone, Love Actually- there are so many great Christmas movies, so little time.
– Surprise the neighbors with Christmas carols.
– Donate a toy to a local drive. It’s what the season of giving is all about.
– Read a holiday classic before bed: Twas the Night Before Christmas, A Christmas Carol, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, etc.
– Cut paper snowflakes to hang in your bedroom window.
– Check out a local production of “The Nutcracker.” There is something magical about Clara’s Christmas fantasy.
– Take a family drive to see neighborhood holiday lights.
– Make it a tradition to head to one of the Christmas festivals around the country.
At this magical time of year, Santa can find you anywhere! Have fun!