Keeping the holiday cheer this year is easy with these fun-filled activities that you and your family shouldn’t miss out on. Despite the hard year we have experienced, there are so many ways to enjoy this festive holiday, let's create good memories full of joy and laughter. We have listed our favourite Christmas activities you need to try.
1. DECORATE THE FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREE
It is always so much fun to decorate the tree with the kids, let them choose which decorations to put on your Christmas tree. A great time to bond as a family joined with a cup of hot chocolate and your favourite Christmas songs in the background. PS. We won’t tell anyone if you secretly rearrange those Christmas decorations when the children are in bed!
2. BAKE GINGERBREAD COOKIES
Young children especially love to bake! Let them showcase their imagination and creativity in decorating the most delicious gingerbread cookies. Another fun bonding moment that should be captured on social media. Don’t forget to tag us, we would love to see you having fun.
3. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DRIVE
Check out your neighbour’s Christmas decorations, we are sure many of them have gone above and beyond this year, creating a beautiful scene to be enjoyed by all. Grab your hot chocolate and head out with your family for a walk around your local neighbourhood. Enjoy the cheerful lights and music outside before returning for a warm mulled wine!
4. WATCH CHRISTMAS MOVIES
Get cosy with your blankets and browse Christmas movies on Netflix! There are tons to choose from to enjoy with your family. Don’t forget to snap a family photo for another happy memory on your socials.
5. HOLIDAY SHOPPING
Don’t miss out on the sales and discounts this holiday season. Make sure to prepare for the long ques and don’t forget to follow safety protocols. Although there may well be a lot more shopping done online, it is still nice to see the items for yourself before you purchase them. Plan ahead and list all the items you want before heading out to the shops and stores near you. Don’t forget those hidden gems and family-run small businesses that will appreciate your visit and purchases this holiday season.
6. CREATE A CHRISTMAS PLAYLIST
Take a moment to create a special Christmas playlist that you and your family can relate to and enjoy. Add a touch of Christmas magic and enjoy the holiday spirit singing loud for all to hear!
7. LET’S PLAY CANDY CANE HUNT!
Best for kids and kids at heart, why not add this activity to your Christmas Eve itinerary. Let your kids play and have fun. Take it in turns to hide the candy canes or have one game where the winner with the most candy canes wins the game! Prepare prizes for the top 3 largest collections to add excitement.
8.HOST A VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY
We are blessed to have video calls nowadays to reach out and socialise with our friends and family. Why not invite them to a virtual party, send them your zoom link and prepare a few games while having fun catching up. Take a screenshot and post it on your socials! Say Cheese!!
Warm-up that voice and groove for a fun karaoke night! Line up popular Christmas duets and sing along to the music as you channel your inner pop star for another family bonding activity.
10. YOUR CHRISTMAS MENU
Make this year special by planning out delicious dishes for your family, ask them for their favourites to make it extra special. Fill your bellies with good food and love this holiday for a perfect intimate Christmas celebration.
We hope you enjoy this list of activities, don’t forget to tag us on any posts you make! Share this now and spread the holiday cheer this year.