The kids will be out of school in just a few days and although I’m excited to spend more time together, I know that the days will feel longer without some fun holiday activities to keep us busy.
Here’s a Christmas Roundup with plenty of fun ideas to engage the kids and bring a little holiday cheer to the whole house!
Holiday Themed Snacks for Kids
Kids are always hungry for a snack, especially during a long holiday break. These snacks, some healthy and some not-so-healthy, are full of the Christmas spirit – Santa and his elves would definitely approve and so will the kids!
Snowman Shots | Brooke Mclay on Babble
Strawberry Banana Candy Canes | Parenting
Santa Claus Crackers | Martha Stewart
Candy Cane Granola Bars | Some the Wiser
Pita Trees | Betty Crocker
Fresh Fruit Grinch | Another Lunch
Mini Babybel Santa Pops | Cute Food for Kids
Holiday Baking and Candy
There is something so special about spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking with the kids. It is one of the best ways I know to create lifelong memories together. These holiday recipes are perfect for little helping hands.
Ginger Bread Caramels | Good Life Eats
Chocolate Ginger Bread | Good Life Eats
Chocolate Cherry Cordial Thumbprint Cookies | Good Life Eats
Chai Ginger Bread Bars | Buttered Side Up
Easy Chocolate Truffles | Naturally Ella
Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids
When the kids get tired of watching for Santa and guessing what is in the boxes under the tree, here are a few easy crafts, games, and Christmas themed books to keep them entertained.
Fingerprint Snowman Ornaments | According to Kelly
Roll a Snowman Game | Tip Junkie
Christmas Mad Libs | Classroom Jr.
24 Books to Read in December | Everyday Reading
Jar Luminarias | Spoonful
What are you planning with your kids for Christmas break this year?
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