Festive family things do to

Are you looking for something to do this Christmas? Why not try out one of the seven ideas below to get you feeling festive with your family:

1. Read a Christmas story together

Why not get in the spirit by reading a festive book such as:

2. Bake yummy Christmassy food

Looking to make some yummy treats for the day? Check out all these fun recipes

Snowman biscuits - Get little ones to help decorate these festive snowman biscuits.

Winter wonderland cake - A great Christmas bake for kids over the holidays.

3. Make and send some Christmas cards

Its a nice idea to get the kids to make there own Christmas cards using paint, pens and lots of glitter. Get those art supplies ready and spend the afternoon creating festive cards to share with others.

4. Watch some classic Christmas films at home

Its nice to get curled up on the sofa with a hot chocolate and a classic Christmas films.

Check out this list of top 10 classics for you to watch with your kids:

  1. Home Alone

  2. Scrooge

  3. The Holiday

  4. Love Actually

  5. Elf

  6. A Muppet Christmas Carol

  7. Arthur Christmas

  8. Tim Burton’s the Nightmare Before Christmas

  9. Die Hard

  10. Miracle on 34th Street

5. Turn your home into a winter wonderland

Get crafty one afternoon by creating home made decorations, putting up lights and make wreaths to pop on your front door.

6. Make a Christmas Eve box

This new tradition of a Christmas eve box started in Germany originally but has come to the UK. To make one just get a cardboard box or a wooden box and put a game, a new film or a craft project in it to keep the kids interested.

7. Family game nights

It wouldn’t be Christmas without playing a game with your family. Get those classic board games such as Cluedo, Scrabble and Monopoly.

If you feel like playing team games try games like Trivia and Charades which can get a little competitive.

8. Do a scavenger hunt

A great idea to do with kids is to create a scavenger, get chocolate coins and pop them all over the house or hide clues for kids to follow and have a big prize at the end.

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