Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to gather the whole family together and spend some quality time doing Christmas style activities. This is a great way to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. Here’s our list of ideas of Christmas activities that the whole family can enjoy.
Activities to do at home:
Bake some Christmas food
Everyone loves Christmas food andnothing says Christmas quite like some brilliant bakes. Everyone’s favourite are some Christmas cookies which little ones can decorate however they wish! Use some Christmas tree or snowman shaped cookie stencils to get the right shape. Mums and dads, if you’re feeling adventurous why not create your very own Christmas cake or Christmas pudding that the whole family can enjoy!
Decorate a gingerbread house
A great way to spend a rainy, miserable cold day outside is to spend it inside in the warm decorating a gingerbread house. It’s not really Christmas without one! You can even make it a competition within the family on who can make theirs look the best.
Make your own Christmas tree decorations
If you’re trying to cut back on your spending over Christmas, a great crafty idea is to create your own decorations! Children will find this very fun as they love to get creative, and for the parents it’s very sentimental to keep for future Christmases to come.
Watch a Christmas movie at home
Everyone loves a Christmas film and it makes for such a cosy day all together!Grab a hot chocolate and a sweet treat from a selection box and get comfy on the sofa. Keep an eye out for new releases as well as everyone favourite classics.
Activities for outside:
If the weather isn’t too cold and wet a god idea to get everyone out the house is to take the family for a winter walk. Here you can gather tree branches and pinecones and other leaves to create your own Christmas wreaths! Attach your greens to a foam ring and allow the kids to decorate it with Christmas ornaments and bows.
Take a drive to see the neighbourhood Christmas lights.
All jump in the car and go on an evening tour around your town, looking out for all the Christmas lights and decorations. It’s also a great way to get some inspiration for next year’s decorations!
If you have any other suggestions for Christmas activities the family will all enjoy we’d love to hear them!