60 Festive Fun Ideas For Kids

Christmas is just around the corner now and I love to make December a month of festive fun for the boys. Today I am sharing 60 Festive Fun Ideas perfect to keep you busy throughout December.
Each day of advent I leave the boys a small note in the advent calender with an activity for that day, it’s a nice way to count down the days to Christmas. I can tailor the activity so if we have a busy day we can do something small like colouring , if we have a whole afternoon free we can watch a film or two. 




I have linked up relevant recipes and how to’s plus links to free printable to help you along the way and most of the activities are also on my Pinterest board linked at the bottom. 
  1. Put the tree up and decorate
  2. Make mince pies
  3. Make Christmas cards
  4. Make handprint mangers
  5. Make bird feeders 
  6. Make stained glass biscuits
  7. Set up a Christmas photo booth with props
  8. Take a homemade card and cake to a neighbour
  9. Make a sleigh for Father Christmas (junk models, Lego, playdough)
  10. Learn a new carol
  11. Learn how to draw Christmas pictures 
  12. Watch a Christmas film under blankets with hot chocolate and popcorn
  13. Write to Father Christmas
  14. Make melted snowman biscuits
  15. Make Christingles
  16. Visit your local church to see the nativity display
  17. Design a Christmas jumper
  18. Go ice skating
  19. Make Christmas stocking pizzas 
  20. Go on a winter walk
  21. Make paper snowflakes
  22. Have a disco at home with your favourite Christmas songs and glow sticks
  23. Go and meet Father Christmas
  24. Make paper plate baubles
  25. Make peppermint creams
  26. Design a gingerbread man
  27. Have a disco bath (Lush bath bomb or loads of bubbles, glow sticks and music)
  28. Make mini Christmas cakes
  29. Make paperchains
  30. Make gingerbread biscuits
  31. Donate grown out of toys and books to the local children’s ward
  32. Build a gingerbread house
  33. Snuggle up with a pile of Christmas books
  34. Make Christmas sticker pictures
  35. Christmas themed playdough
  36. Make sparkly salt dough tree decorations 
  37. Visit a Christmas Market
  38. Make a nativity mobile 
  39. Make mulled fruit juice
  40. Donate Christmas treats to a food bank
  41. Make Christmas crackers
  42. Dry out orange slices for decorations
  43. Make slow cooker hot chocolate 
  44. Go for a drive to see Christmas lights
  45. Wrap up warm and have a winter picnic
  46. Make a Lego Christmas tree
  47. Print some Christmas colouring sheets and have a colouring in session
  48. Make chocolate peppermint bark 
  49. Toast marshmallows
  50. Attend a carol concert
  51. Print your own wrapping paper using cookies cutters and brown paper
  52. Make a Lego Candycane
  53. Make jam jar candle holders
  54. Make festive giant chocolate buttons 
  55. Make snowman soup
  56. Make clay tree decorations 
  57. Make a handprint wreath
  58. Go to the panto 
  59. Visit the Christmas markets 
  60. Make peppermint playdough 
Why not visit my Christmas pinterest board too for more information on these ideas and more. 

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