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    Family Christmas Time Festive Activities Ideas


    Below we’ve listed a bunch of ideas to get you started with fun events for the festive season.  Our aim with these activities is to create special moments with your family and friends.

    With the family’s favourites activities why not make these yearly traditions?

    I’m sure that you can remember some things that your family always did at Christmas time?

    Creating your own family traditions with your children, they will remember these for the rest of their lives.  They may even keep the tradition going with their own children, when the time comes!

    Remember that it’s not necessary to have expensive entertainment and gifts, quality family time building memories is what is most important.

    Here they are!  Remember this is just a list to inspire you, we are sure you could come up with many many, more of your own.

    • Make a gift with your child for their teacher
    • Watch a Christmas movie and eat popcorn
    • Have a picnic next to the Christmas tree
    • Red and Green Dinner – serve foods and drinks that are either red or green for dinner.
    • Make tree Ornaments
    • Cook some Christmas treats and visit and share with elderly neighbours
    • Have Christmas craft day
    • Visit a Christmas tree farm and pick out a living tree
    • Make homemade hot chocolate
    • Bubble bath by candle light?
    • Decorate a gingerbread house
    • Write letters to Santa
    • Bake some goodies and share with neighbours
    • Balloon volleyball
    • Participate by providing food for food hampers for those in need
    • Date night with either Dad or Mum
    • Work with your children to go through their toys and see what can be donated.
    • Hot chocolate and Christmas story books near the tree
    • Make Christmas cards for family and friends
    • Christmas movie marathon
    • Have a candle lit dinner
    • Drive around and look at Christmas lights in your neighbourhood
    • Go ice-skating
    • Visit Santa
    • Take family portraits in front of the tree
    • Find a Christmas nativity and discuss with your Children the true meaning
    • Make red or green homemade playdough
    • Have a slumber party under the Christmas tree
    • Read the true story of Christmas
    • Write notes to each member of the family telling them how special they are, put them in their stockings to open on Christmas morning.
    • Kids choice activity evening
    • Make Christmas themed biscuits
    • Play lots of Christmas music
    • Start a family tradition, let the kids open one gift on Christmas eve (which will have new pyjamas inside)
    • Make some homemade gifts (edible or craft)


    It’s not what’s under the tree that matters,

    It’s who’s gathered around it.


    Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and Healthy and Prosperous New Year.


    Christmas Wishes from Rochelle and the Team at Special Celebration Events.

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