Written By: Emma Passig
With the holidays approaching quickly, how do you have time to prepare and also brainstorm ideas to get the whole family into the festive spirit too? Don’t worry about the brainstorming part! This article contains multiple ways to get the family to join in on the holiday festivities.
- Write Letters to Santa
If your family writes letters to santa this holiday season, you can send your letters to this address!
- Spend a Day Making Holiday Cookies
Cookies are always a great treat to bring to the holiday parties this season, so why not just make a day out of it by making cookies with the kids? Here are some of the best holiday cookies to make with links to the recipes:
- Build a Snowman
With all the snow we get during the winter, what better way to brighten up your yard than to add a snowman! Use any old hats and scarfs you have to bundle up your snowman too.
- Make Holiday Cards for those in Local Nursing Homes and Deliver Them
What better way to spread Christmas cheer to all then to hand-craft cards to those who may not get to spend time with loved ones this holiday season? A simple card can go a long way to brighten up somebody’s day and mean the world to them.
- Create New Ornaments for your Christmas Tree
Homemade ornaments always add an extra touch to the tree. Here are some crafty ornaments to make to add to your decor collection this year:
- Go Sledding
Struggling to squeeze in a workout with your busy schedule this holiday season? Need a way to spend time with family and friends? Then go sledding!
- String Popcorn for Edible Decorations
Grab some popcorn, string, and a needle to string popcorn up to hang in your home this holiday season. Warning: pets don’t always appreciate the food hung up taunting them (spoken from experience!)
- Go Ice Skating
Need a date night idea or an activity for the kids to do? Why not take them ice skating? Local rinks rent skates if you don’t have any. If you don’t know how to skate that’s okay too, you will learn with practice and time.
- Create Paper Snowflakes
A way to decorate your windows this holiday season is by cutting out some snowflakes with paper. Fold the paper and cut your snowflakes out to your liking.
- Learn how to Roast Chestnuts
Get a fun new snack to try with this activity and enjoy learning how to keep your family away from eating this treat too fast.