Children are often the most excited about festivals and all the more for Christmas. Moreover, holidays can be a great way to have toddlers and children in the age group of 3-10 indulge in festive activities making it a fun play time for them while learning widely about everything associated with it. Not just that, it is in fact an opportunity for the family to build a deeper connection whilst carrying out festive rituals.
We’ve listed down a few DIYs that your kids would love and might as well make a productive hobby, check out below.
MAIL A LETTER TO SANTA
Growing up, all kids have had Santa Claus as one of their favourite characters. Real or not, they like to believe in receiving a gift from Santa. While you play one for them and buy them presents, make them write a letter to Santa on a fancy paper with some sparkling pens. His address isn’t hard to remember, Santa, North Pole.
DECORATE THE CHRISTMAS TREE
Get home a living or an artificial Christmas Tree, however big or small and let your kid/s decorate it with some fun and quirky ornaments, lights, stars & more. You can also help them add some fairy lights for the extra glow.
It’s another family activity where y’all can sit together sipping your hot drinks, munching and sharing a laugh or two together while cutting out snowflake patterns using vivid paper. Use it to spread some on the Christmas Tree, make them in different sizes and hang them at your windows, make a hanging out of it or use them as an accessory for wrapping gifts.
Tip: Look for Youtube Tutorials on how to make paper snowflakes.
A handmade card has no replacement even after all these years. For some reason, it wows the recipient and stays with them for years to come. Grab some beautiful paper and sparkling pens and craft some pretty Christmas cards for your friends & family. Look out for DIY handmade card tutorials or let your kid/s use their imagination.
DIY A HOMEMADE GIFT
A handmade gift is always a more special one curated with extra love, warmth and utmost precision. Dedicate some time from the Christmas Holidays to Craft with your kids some beautiful scented candles, facify mason jars, photo frames etc to gift your loved ones.
Also Read – FANTASTIC IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS DECORATION
WRAP THEM PRESENTS
If you have less time to invest in homemade gifts, wrapping the presents up can be made a whole lot fun & beautiful and even more so when done with kids together. Get some fancy paper, regular housetape, create or buy some ornaments to decorate the presents with love at home this time.
BAKE/MAKE TREATS AT HOME
Let the house smell of Christmas. Engage in baking together with your toddlers/kids at home with fresh ingredients. Try your hand and let them try theirs at baking cookies, cakes and fresh breads at home. You can also make your own colorful candies and enjoy them. Find recipes on Youtube and get the work started.