The holiday’s are the perfect time to spend doing activities with your kids! It’s important to keep them busy during their break from school to keep them from getting bored or misbehaving. You can make this a meaningful holiday season for yourself and the ones you love by planning exciting, interesting things to do! Here are some tips and activities I came up with to keep kids happy and actually enjoy the Holidays! Your kids will appreciate it and it’s a special bonding time with these little ones.
1. Gingerbread House
Building a gingerbread house is always a good time! Not only is it yummy, but it is super fun to decorate! You never know what kind of design to expect with your kids imaginations!
You can never go wrong with baking delicious treats. You can bake treats like snowman cake pops, sugar cookies, hot chocolate cookie cups, cupcakes, peppermint barks, and more!
3. Ice Skating Rink
Ice skating is a great family activity. If your kids are younger, ice skating rinks always have children walkers they can use.
4. Arts and Crafts
Big or small, everyone loves arts & crafts! No one is as enthusiastic about holiday decorating than kids are! There are so many options like decorating ornaments, cotton ball snowmen, decorating gingerbread houses, and so much more!
5. Christmas Lights Trip
Put on some Christmas tunes and drive down the streets! Christmas lights are always exciting for kids and adults. If you are a LA native, Candy Cane Lane is the place to go!
6. Visiting Santa
Visiting Santa is a necessity for the holidays. Its a great memory and helps keep their imaginations and Christmas spirit alive!
7. Christmas Concert
Christmas concerts are super fun! Whether its plays like The Nutcracker or shows like Disney on Ice, your kids will love the live action!
8. Candy Cane Hunt
What better adventure than a candy cane hunt? You can do this anywhere, even your own home! Placing a few Candy Canes around the house and having your kids scavenger for it is probably one of the most fun activities you can get them involved in!
9. Host a Game Night
Christmas break is a perfect time to bring out your favorite board games or games in general. It is best to play all age games so everyone can have a chance to play!
10. Christmas Theme Museum
Pop up museums are becoming extremely popular. During the holiday season, there is a few you can take a trip to. For LA natives, it is Fa La Land. Its funky, cute and keeps the spirit alive! There are many photo taking opportunities as well to get great holiday shots.