With winter break only a couple weeks away, it’s a great idea to start planning your family’s time off! The holidays are a time for celebration, fun and bonding with your children and family. From delicious holiday goodies to some of our favourite kid’s crafts, below are ideas for keeping your children happy and busy during the holiday season!
Host a board game night
Christmas break is the perfect time for you to spend playing board games together. Whether you are bringing board games to a holiday party or hosting at your own, here are a few games from Mashable that are sure to bring your family together for an evening of holiday fun.
This holiday why not spend some time teaching your children the essentials of baking while having some fun along the way? We’ve found a couple holiday treats that your little ones will enjoy baking with you! Here are two delicious holiday themed treats you can bake with your family.
Frosty marshmallow man from The Decorated Cookie
These marshmallow men are adorable, easy and your children can customize them with any colours they choose.
Peppermint Bark from The Long Thread
Peppermint Bark is a traditional Christmas treat that you and your children can create together! Why not experiment and have them choose some ingredients to add?
Eco friendly holiday crafts
Have your kids work on some eco friendly holiday crafts to help decorate your home. These crafts will encourage your children to be creative during the break and get them excited for the holidays!
Mini Wreath from Scrumdilly-do
These wreaths can be made with any paper or cardboard you have leftover around the house! They are great additions to your Christmas tree and can be stored for next winter.
Button wreath ornaments from Plum Pudding
Another great wreath ornament craft, these wreaths can be made with buttons, beads or any craft material around the house. They are a fun way to use up any extra crafting supplies you have.
Torn Paper Snow Pictures
Grab some extra wrapping paper, cardboard, ribbon or any other gift wrap left after Christmas and create snow filled landscapes with your children. This is a great way to encourage creativity and make use of the torn up wrapping paper.