Christmas is one of the most popular holidays in the UK and around 92% of Brits said they were going to celebrate it last year. This is a time for overeating, exchanging presents and creating happy times for your children to remember fondly in years to come.
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So, whether it’s your child’s first Christmas or you want to keep the spirit alive for your older children, creating a memorable festive season is something that you must try every year. Christmas can bring the family together and create memories that last a lifetime and you rarely have as much family time as you do during the Christmas period, so making the most of it is vital.
In our memorable Christmas guide below, you can find a range of activities that you can enjoy with your children and they should help you build an unbreakable bond throughout the festive season. Read on and start planning your epic Christmas today.
Children love to craft and Christmas is the perfect time to do it! There are so many things that can be created, so the fun is endless. Make Christmas cards by hand or design decorations for the Christmas tree to add that heartfelt personal touch to your home. Plus, developing crafting skills may boost your child’s confidence, making it a worthwhile activity to get them involved in.
Decorating the home is another great way to bond during the Christmas holidays. Let your child wrap the lights around the stair rails and lift them up to put the star on top of the tree and they’re sure to have a blast. While putting your Christmas lights up should be done by an adult, let your child switch them on to get them involved. Seeing the outdoor Christmas lights sparkle will make wonderful memories for your children.
Go to local events and celebrate with others
Local Christmas events held in your neighbourhood let your children celebrate Christmas with other family members and their friends. Here they can try mince pies, enjoy some hot chocolate and buy some reindeer food to keep Rudolph and the gang going on Christmas Eve. It’s easy to find Christmas events online, so check them out and buy tickets now to ensure you can attend.
Take time to relax
Christmas can feel hectic for all and sometimes a nice, quiet night in is all you need. Grab the snacks, make hot chocolate for all and put one of your favourite Christmas films on for a night your children will remember and want to have every year going forward. Sometimes the simplest plans are the best, so don’t rule them out.