Family Christmas Ideas: 10 ways to make the most of the season

Make the most of the moment and create new traditions this season. Here are 10 of our favorite family Christmas ideas to help make the most of the holidays.

1.  Lift your spirits by being active. Family Christmas ideas usually involve delicious (but not-always-healthy) treats. Stay active with your entire family by having a classic snowball fight, visiting you local ice rink, or doing a little cross country skiing. You’re kids will love trying something new this season!
Family Christmas Ideas

2.  Send a holiday card (or New Year’s card, if you prefer). Not only will you spread cheer to friends and family, but your kids will love helping you stuff & stamp them!

3.  Put your Christmas cards on display. There’s no better way to decorate your house for the holidays than with your friends and family’s seasonal photos. Check out some of our Christmas card display ideas on Pinterest and have your family help create a unique card display.
Family Christmas Ideas

4.  Find the best Christmas lights ever. Hop in the car and hunt for the best Christmas light display. Your child’s face will light up when you find the most decked-out house in town!

5.  Indulge in Christmas cookies. If you’re looking for a tasty recipe & beautiful decorating ideas, follow this tutorialFamily Christmas Ideas

6.  Watch a classic! Grab some hot cocoa and turn on “A Charlie Brown Christmas” — It’s one of those family Christmas ideas that can become an annual tradition.
Family Christmas Ideas

7.  Tis’ the season for giving. Involve the entire family and donate gifts, food or money to foundations like: Toys for Tots, The Salvation Army or your local food shelf.

8.  Celebrate the season with family & friends by having a Christmas party! See our delicious and easy holiday party food ideas to help you create an unforgettable party.
Family Christmas Ideas

9.  Christmas music is a must! Sing along to the new Pentatonix holiday album, “That’s Christmas to me.” Their timeless sound will fill you with Christmas spirit.

10.  Commemorate the season. Remember to take lots of photos of all the special moments you share with your family. Then turn them into memorable gifts that your family can look back on for years to come.
Family Christmas Ideas


I'm a passionate socialite at Pear Tree Greetings, lover of all things beautiful, designer, health nut, DIYer, and a proud puppy mom. I live a small-town lifestyle with my little family and embrace the moments that make life simply AMAZING.

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