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5 Fun Christmas Activities For The Family

Are you looking to create Christmas memories and traditions with your children? There are a number of fun Christmas activities you can take part in as a family to make a great holiday experience! Whether you’re looking to pass the time while you wait for dinner, or trying to give the rest of the family something to do when you have family in town visiting, here are 5 fun Christmas activities for the family!

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1. Do an outdoor activity together

Whether you go to a farm to pick out a Christmas tree, hit the local ice skating rink, or go snow tubing together, the holiday season is a great time to take part in outdoor winter activities as a family.

2. Bake Christmas cookies together

Not only is baking a great way to teach your kids about measurements, but you’ll have so much fun baking and decorating together. Whether you’re baking cookies for Santa or your family, your kids are bound to have fun!

3. Go look at Christmas lights together

This is one of many things to do with your family for Christmas! Your kids will love to drive or walk around the neighbourhood to see whose houses are lit up with colourful lights!

4. Watch a holiday movie together

Whether you decide to watch The Santa Clause or Home Alone movies, make some hot cocoa and enjoy a movie together!

5. Donate to someone in need

You might have your child pick out a toy to donate to Toys for Tots or donate to a local food bank. No matter the cause, your child will always remember their good deed.

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These are just things to do with family during Christmas break, but don’t let the fun stop there. You can think of more ideas and other fun things that your children will enjoy doing and even consider making some of your own traditions.

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. I love the Christmas music all the Christmas movies, the time spent with family and especially watching the grandkids opening their gifts

  2. I do like the Poinsettia Ball Blown Glass Ornament. I would give that as a present to someone who is just setting up their first home.

  3. I think the kid in me never left because I still love interactive toys, so the Interactive Santa Plush is my favourite. I love the looks on my grandchildren’s faces when they find out there is more to these than just a cute character.

  4. I love Hallmark ornaments – the Poinsettia Ball Blown Glass ornament is gorgeous and would be a unique gift or addition to our own tree.

  5. I would love to buy the itty bittys santa Christmas countdown calendar. We buy at least one Hallmark ornament each year.

  6. My favourite thing about the holidays is the decorations! Everything looks so pretty. And and night the lights are just wonderful. 🙂

  7. Last night we watched this fireworks for New Year’s. I loved it! My kids were so in awe (and not afraid like the last time). Making memories – that’s the best part of the holidays.

  8. During the holidays I enjoy the activities like decorating sugar cookies with my grandchildren and seeing their smiles as they decorate.


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