Get into the festive spirit with these 8 activities!

Do you need some help to start feeling festive? Why not try one or two of these 8 Christmas-themed activities that you can do with the whole family!

1. Do some Christmas crafts

There are so many Christmas crafts you can do to get in the festive spirit! From making paper snowflakes to creating a Christmas wreath, crafting will be sure to get you in the Christmas mood. Check out our blog on activities for kids here!

christmas cookies

2. Bake Christmas cookies

Fill the house up with the delicious scent of cookies this Christmas! We’ve got a few recipes for you to try below:

Get in the festive spirit by making these delicious Christmas cookies!
Try these Gingerbread Christmas cookies, an easy to make festive recipe that the kids will love.
We can think of few things better than warm freshly baked cookies, give this irresistible chocolate chip cookies recipe a go!

3. Write a letter to Santa

Have your little ones told Santa what they want for Christmas yet? Print off our letter to Santa template and start drafting that wish list of goodies!

4. Start wrapping your Christmas presents

Make your presents look extra special this year by showing off your gift-wrapping skills. After wrapping your gifts why not add some ribbon and festive shapes to make your presents stand out under the tree.

5. Listen to some festive tunes

Need a soundtrack for your Christmas present wrapping activity? Look no further than some of the most popular Christmas songs! Here’s some of our favourites, what’s yours?

– All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
– Step into Christmas – Elton John
– Last Christmas – Wham!
– I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard
– Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade
– Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee

6. Put on your favourite Christmas film

By now, you’re probably tired out from dancing to all of those Christmas crackers! Time to put on your favourite Christmas film! Here’s some of our recommendations.. but the real question is – is Die Hard a Christmas film?

1. Home Alone 1
2. Home Alone 2
3. Miracle on 34th Street
4. Love Actually
5. Arthur Christmas
6. Elf
7. The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
8. Die Hard

7. Go look at Christmas lights

Wrap up some of those cookies you made earlier and head out on a walk around your neighbourhood to admire all of the twinkling Christmas lights! What a perfect way to end your festive day.

8. Go into your local One Stop and find our hidden present!

Visit your local One Stop and find the hidden present in-store for the chance to WIN a £2,000 cash prize! Plus 6x £500 cash runners-up prizes to be won! Visit our Christmas page here.

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