Fun Family Traditions To Start This Festive Season
If there’s one thing that the holidays are about, it’s family. Spending time with the family is what can make the holidays special, and having family traditions gives you something to look forward to each year.
But as your family grows, gets older and circumstances change, traditions will also change. Why not use this year as the perfect chance to create some new ones?
Take a look at these ideas for fun family traditions to start this festive season.
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Make a Christmas Eve box
The night before Christmas is an exciting time. The kids are waiting for Santa, the dinner is being prepped and there’s a general warmth in the air. A Christmas Eve box can be a fun tradition to start, giving your family an early gift to open in time for the big day. So what should you put in the box? Some pajamas, chocolates, cozy socks and a Christmas movie are great suggestions to get your family in the mood for Christmas!
A Christmas Eve box can be a very simple idea to pull off, but one that will bring even more magic to your home. Keep the box under the tree until December 24th and look forward to seeing the family light up as they open it!
Take a cheesy family photo
It’s not often that you get the whole family together, so Christmas is the perfect opportunity to take a cheesy family photo each year. Get a tripod, a self-timer and wear ugly Christmas sweaters in front of the tree to take a cracking photo. Take your photo earlier in the year to use as Christmas cards, and make sure you print plenty of copies for all of the family to enjoy.
Do Secret Santa
Secret Santa is popular in many households, and can be a fantastic way to liven up gift-giving at Christmas. Secret Santa can help you save money, and lets your family put extra special thought into giving a gift. Of course, some families like to use Secret Santa as a way to give a gag gift to each other, so this could be another enjoyable twist to bring to your home this Christmas.
Have a Christmas movie night
Who doesn’t love a night curled up in front of the TV watching a Christmas movie or two? During the holidays, get the family together for a Christmas movie night – it will definitely get you into the festive spirit! Check out some of the best Christmas movies of all time and start making your way through the list!
There are many wonderful ways to celebrate Christmas, but creating some new and unique family traditions will help you make things even more special for your family. From an annual Christmas party to a wreath-making afternoon, look for activities your family will enjoy together to help you make the most of the holidays. What new Christmas traditions will you start this year?