From crafts and carols to sledding and sleigh rides (and everything in between!), there are so many Holiday activities families can enjoy together.

Try some of these Christmas activities for families this season and spread the Holiday cheer!

  1. Shop for gifts at a local artisan market
  2. Walk through a Christmas tree farm
  3. Make your own advent calendar
  4. Play outside in the snow
  5. Decorate a gingerbread house
  6. Mail a letter to Santa
  7. Volunteer as a family
  8. Make homemade Christmas cards
  9. Sip hot cocoa
  10. Listen to your favourite Christmas music
  11. Play Holiday games
  12. Host a fondue party
  13. Play Christmas song bingo
  14. Make a wreath
  15. Donate food and toys to your local charity
  16. Go ice skating
  17. Take a moment to be mindful
  18. Go on a winter sleigh ride
  19. Paint pinecones
  20. Make a cozy blanket fort
  21. Build a snowman
  22. Creatively display Christmas cards from friends and family
  23. Go on a winter scavenger hunt
  24. Make handmade Christmas ornaments
  25. Try baking a new Holiday dessert
  26. Create a Holiday table-top display
  27. Hang the stockings with care
  28. Make yummy Holiday drinks
  29. Play Secret Santa
  30. Have a family Holiday crafts day
  31. Bake Holiday cookies for your loved ones
  32. Go for a hike in the snow
  33. Cross-stitch or embroidery Christmas crafts
  34. String popcorn to make a festive garland
  35. Create a Holiday playlist
  36. Do a puzzle
  37. See a Christmas choir, play, or orchestra
  38. Make homemade birdseed ornaments to hang on trees outside
  39. Watch Holiday movies
  40. Host an ugly Christmas sweater party
  41. Paint, colour-in, or draw Holiday pictures
  42. Make Christmas slime
  43. Hang mistletoe
  44. Play pin the heart on the Grinch
  45. Go sledding
  46. Make stove-top potpourri
  47. Have a neighbourhood Christmas cookie swap
  48. Roast marshmallows for homemade s’mores
  49. Name that feeling! Gingerbread man edition
  50. Go caroling
  51. Walk or drive around the neighbourhood to look at the Christmas lights
  52. Wear matching pajamas
  53. Read a Christmas story before bed
  54. Open a small gift on Christmas Eve
  55. Leave a tray of milk and cookies for Santa (and some carrots for the reindeer too!)

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