Six Fun Things To Do During the Christmas Season
There are a lot of fun things to do during the Christmas season that don’t cost a lot. Here are six fun things to do during the Christmas season:
- Go to a local parade – Most local communities have a Christmas parade during the month of December that’s free to attend and watch. You can usually watch from the comfort of home on your TV as well.
- DIY Christmas light tour – Drive around while taking in all the lights and decorations you see outside. If you know the location of houses that are highly decorated make a list and visit each one.
- Watch your favorite Christmas movie and make hot cocoa – There are so many Christmas movies to choose from, including classics like “A Christmas Story”, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “A Miracle on 34th Street”, “National Lampoons Christmas Vacation”, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”, and “Home Alone”. Pick from all of your favorite Christmas movies to watch and make some hot cocoa.
- Make a gingerbread house, a dough ornament, cookies, or a holiday craft – There are a lot of options to choose from here as well. Get together with family or friends and bake cookies, make a gingerbread house and ornaments with your children, or pick another holiday craft to make. You could try making a homemade gift for your spouse, children, friends, or neighbors.
- Participate in Angel Tree, Operation Christmas Child, or volunteer your time – Participate in the Angel Tree program with your family to help another family and provide gifts for them. Participate in Operation Christmas Child, which provides gifts to children all over the world. If you would rather donate your time then volunteer at a local soup kitchen, homeless shelter, food bank, or other organization that needs help during the holiday season.
- Visit a living nativity or Christmas play at a church – Visit a living nativity or a Christmas play at a local church. Many churches offer nativities, plays, and other activities during the Christmas season.
Bonus ideas: Listen to Christmas music while decorating your Christmas tree, sing Christmas carols, make a Christmas card for a soldier, get family pictures taken.