Christmas Family Fun At Home

I’m not sure if there will be too much going on this year in regards to the usual activities that are held for children when it comes to the festivities so I’m thinking ahead for December to make some more memories at home.

Here are some ideas to think about to have lots of fun indoors this season.

Baking

I know everyone is probably all baked out! But I have to say, I did enjoy it when we first went in to lockdown and remember thinking to myself, this would be great around Christmas with Conor and we can try some Christmas shaped cookies and gift them to our family and friends.

Olywee 8 Pieces Christmas Cookie Cutters Shapes  in stainless steel including Gingerbread Man, Snowflake, Snowman, Christmas Tree, Santa Face, Reindeer, Mitten and Candy Cane

Christmas Cookie Bags 50 Pcs Translucent Treat Bags with Stickers Santa Claus Plastic Bags for Cake Candy Chocolate Snack Bakery Bread Cupcake Donuts Xmas Party Gift Wrapping Bag

 

Watch Christmas movies – Create your own home cinema!

There’s endless options in movies now from new to old that are all so easily accessible.

Get the hot chocolate on, popcorn popping, matching  pjs and just enjoy each other’s company. 

Hot Chocolate Kit Gift Set of White, Milk & Orange Flavours with Mini Marshmallow, Peppermint & Chocolate Sprinkles

 

 

Play board games

Any chess enthusiasts out there after watching The Queen’s Gambit?

Board games are a quintessential Christmas activity and great for interacting and creating a bit of healthy competition!

  • Chess Junior – Chess Set for Kids and Beginners with parent-child tutorial, Board Games For Children Ages 5-12,
  • Spin Master Games Hedbanz Picture Guessing Game for Kids and Families
  • VATOS Board Game, Kids Educational Board Game Little Detective Card Game Tabletop Game for Kids Families Party, Train Your Responsiveness Toys for Kids Toddlers

 

Play charades

It’s a classic and even the most hesitant will end up rolling around laughing with charades! This is hilarious with toddlers too as you just cannot predict what they might come out with!

Kids Charades Game Charades For Kids Family Games Fun Children Charades Card Game Happy Family Game for Young Children Fun For Kids Travel Game Ages 4+

 

Christmas crafts

Has anyone watched Mr. Christmas on Netflix? I highly recommend! Get crafty by making your own decorations and Christmas cards. The whole family can get involved.

Pllieay 150 Pieces Wooden Christmas Ornaments for Christmas Decorations, DIY Party Craft and Card Making and you’ll need a hot glue gun too.

 

Dress up as Santa…

Ok maybe the older kids will guess but it would be a laugh for everyone if someone in the household dressed up as Santa for the smaller ones to recreate Santa’s workshop as I doubt we will get to take them this year! This one will last longer than Covid (we hope) Christmas Santa Claus Costume for Men,

Kim Kiernan
Kim Kiernan

Makeup Artist & Beauty Columnist

Kim provides professional makeup services in Malta for any occasion, working in all areas of makeup including Bridal, photographic, television, film and special effects as well as teaching makeup lessons one to one and to groups. With over 10 years experience, Kim has worked with the biggest and most sought after brands in the industry, internationally with MAC, Smashbox and Estee Lauder in Dublin and Toronto and most recently, heading the MAC Cosmetics brand in it's launch in Malta.

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