20 Christmas Activities for Kids

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some Christmas activities to do with the kids this week, here is a list of 20 ideas that are sure to keep kids of all ages happy and busy. Choose one or two to try each day as a fun way to countdown to Christmas Day.

  1. Bake and decorate Christmas cookies.
  2. Make chocolate covered pretzels.
  3. Deliver homemade treats to your neighbors.
  4. Dance to Christmas songs.
  5. Build a gingerbread house.
  6. Take a walk (or drive) through your neighborhood after dark to see Christmas lights.
  7. Make a Christmas ornament.
  8. Volunteer to serve a meal at a homeless shelter.
  9. Make homemade Christmas cards and mail them to family and friends.
  10. Watch a Christmas movie.
  11. Visit the library and read Christmas books.
  12. Go ice skating.
  13. Write a letter to Santa Claus.
  14. Visit a local nursing home and sing Christmas carols with the residents.
  15. Make your own gift wrap using a roll of brown paper and paint or markers.
  16. Wrap gifts.
  17. Attend a local Christmas parade or festival.
  18. Create a Christmas scavenger hunt.
  19. Make a Christmas wreath to hang on the front door.
  20. Visit Santa at the mall.

Merry Christmas!