50 Things To Do Over Christmas

As Christmas is just around the corner, I decided to put together a list of activities to do with family over the festive season. I have to say, Christmas is by far my favourite time of year, especially when you have children, as I think it's just so magical and fun! So I've included lots of fun activities to do in the run up to the big day!

Here are 50 things to do over Christmas...

1. Buy a festive candle
2. Go Christmas shopping
4. Visit family
5. Decorate a gingerbread house
7. Visit Santa's grotto
8. Buy and decorate a real Christmas tree
9. Send Christmas cards
10. Make your own mulled wine or cider
11. Watch lots of Christmas films
12. Eat mince pies
13. Put together a Christmas Eve Basket
14. Visit the Christmas markets
16. Throw a children's Christmas party
17. Buy some new decorations
18. Drive around and look at the Christmas lights
19. Start Elf on the Shelf
20. Buy Christmas jumpers for the whole family
21. Put together a Christmas playlist
22. Write a letter to Santa
23. Buy or make an advent calendar
24. Have a picnic in front of the Christmas tree
25. Donate toys to charity
26. Buy or make a wreath for the front door
27. Organise a Secret Santa
28. Put together a book advent
29. Buy new pyjamas for the whole family
30. Do some Christmas baking
31. Make your own ornaments for the tree
32. Order your Christmas food shop
33. Start a new family tradition
34. Read the nativity story
35. Kiss under the mistletoe
36. Fill the Christmas stockings
37. Dress up the kids
38. Put up your decorations
39. Cover the house in fairy lights
40. Wrap presents
41. Go to a carol service
42. Take lots of family photos
43. Book breakfast with Santa
44. Leave treats for Santa and the reindeer
45. Hang up your Christmas stockings
46. Attend a local event
47. Have a get-together with family and friends
48. Make your own reindeer food
49. Enjoy Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
50. Have a night-in playing board games

How do you plan on spending Christmas this year?

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  1. It will be my daughters first Christmas so a very special one for us! I'm sooo excited!!! Huge fan of Christmas! Xx

  2. Funnily enough I started writing my list yesterday. Some great ideas here. We definetly want to book a festive photo shoot. X

  3. This list is brilliant, I really need to write some of these down as I keep forgetting what we need/want to do. Decorating a gingerbread house is at the top at the moment!

    Laura x

  4. argh I am so excited for Christmas! fab list - can't wait for some mince pies (think it has to be officially December for those lol) x

  5. Ooh what a great list! Definitely going to be making mulled wine ;) xx

  6. Oh some great ideas here! I have already purchased a box of mince pies.....! I can't wait to make my own though

  7. Some great tips for next year. I wish I'd made it to a Carol Service.


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