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Christmas is a few days away! And with Christmas comes the holidays! Holidays are a great occasion to spend time with the family and do something meaningful that builds memories and over time, family traditions. Here are some fun ideas for family fun during Christmas and the holidays:
Fun ideas for family fun during Christmas
Play Games together
Pick a game and spend some time every day playing together with the family! You can try Uno, Scrabble, Hangman or even traditional Indian Games!
Bake Cookies or Cakes or any other recipe
Cooking together is one of the best ways to spend time with the family. Cook something that everyone loves, bake cookies or try something new together this holiday!
Read Books together
Reading books is one of the best ways to bond together. Read up on Christmas themed books – maybe one each day (or night – you choose the time!)
Tell Stories about Christmas
Make and Wrap your own Gifts
Put up and decorate the Christmas tree together
Put up and decorate the tree together as a family. Relive memories as you pull out the ornaments. Talk about wishes and more! You can even make your own ornaments or make your own off-beat trees with books. Try something different instead of the usual ornaments. How about putting up pictures from the year that past instead of the regular ornaments? This can give you a way to look back into all the events through the year and cherish the memories.
Watch Christmas Themed Shows
Around Christmas time, there are bound to be shows themed on Christmas. Try and catch one of them. How about Cake Shows or even places that have Christmas celebrations? Or just go out to see the Christmas lights! Make sure you pick something that will be enjoyable to the entire family.
Watch Christmas themed movies
You can’t beat movie-time when it comes to family bonding. Whether you’re looking for a laugh, a cry, or just a heartwarming tale, these flicks will keep you and your family entertained for hours.
Practice Gratitude and Kindness every day
Gratitude helps us connect with others and makes us happier. Christmas is a wonderful time to cultivate gratitude and there are many ways to do so together as a family. Here are some ideas:
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- Ideas for a Gratitude Journal
- Ways to Cultivate an attitude of gratitude.
Enjoy the reason for the season!
Build up the excitement this Christmas by doing something special as a family! Whether it is a big event like or a small activity, spend some time with your family and children this holiday season. Do something special for others in your community. Have fun! Be together! Help your children make Christmas memories that they will look back on with a smile.