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How to make Christmas special for kids at home during Covid?24 December 2020
Christmas is the festival of sharing joy, spreading merry and coming together with loved ones. The walk around the city surrounded by festive light decorations, attending fairs, dining out to eat exotic Christmas-special meals, telling your wishes to make-do Santa Clauses- Christmas is especially fun for kids.
This Christmas is going to be a little different however. With a global pandemic still looming over us, we are being forced to think differently, and find new home-bound ways of having fun.
This Christmas may not be the same, but it still can be equally fun! To make your life simpler, we have come up with 7 spectacular ideas for making Christmas special at home for your little ones. Now all you have to do is select the ideas you like the best and roll with them!
1. Christmas-themed food decorations
Be it candy cane cupcakes or tree-shaped brownies, make every meal special by sprinkling a little Christmas spirit over your dishes.
Here is a link to help you muster some inspiration: https://in.pinterest.com/jenallwood/christmas-food-ideas/
2. Christmas themed face masks
Who said safety could not be festive. Stitch-up your mask using Christmasy on-top decorations or order one online!
Here`s a link to an easy-breezy mask-making tutorial you might enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M8Lb8KMbsQ
3. Christmas karaoke
It`s time to put on your favourite song and sing along! Few things are merrier than a nice, hearty karaoke session with your loved ones! So deck up your favourite Christmas carols and turn this “Silent Night” to a full on Christmas jam! Here`s a karaoke playlist of the best Christmas Carols to help you and your kids have a jolly evening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oH7nwKDtfj8
4. DIY Christmas tree ornaments
Snip, stick, paint and hang! Creating your own Christmas decorations can be a fun joint activity to perform with your kids. It not only helps channel the joyous Christmas spirit, but can also help create memorable keepsakes that you can forevermore cherish.
Follow the link below for some doable decoration ideas: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/christmas-ideas/g393/homemade-christmas-ornaments/
5. Do an in-house Secret Santa ceremony
Now that you cannot take your kids to meet “Santa” in a supermarket or fair, you can all become each other`s Secret Santas for the day. Whether you make a gift at home or order it online, this can be a fun chance to show your love for each other. If you want to make it even more fun and exciting, then string-in friends and relatives, and order gifts for each other online.
Here are some great ideas for gifts for your child: https://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/festivals/5-christmas-gift-ideas-for-kids
6. Have a zoom party
Don`t let social-distancing take away from your child`s Christmas merry. Invite their friends for an online party, where they can indulge in dance, games, fun activities, some playful banter and much more!
Follow the link for some cool suggestions for making the party fun for your child: https://www.familyminded.com/s/zoom-birthday-party-ideas-kids-d5cd45a35b4545f3
7. Prepare a Christmas-themed Scavenger Hunt
A single sock under the pillow, or in the stove a gooey marshmellow! Prepare a fun Christmas-themed scavenger hunt for your kids!
Here`s a short “how-to” tutorial to help you plan the hunt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpPGCF-SDEk
We hope you enjoyed our ideas. Now go ahead and give your tiny tots an unforgettable Christmas experience!
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