As we get closer to Christmas, there's a special kind of magic all around us that brings back the joy and wonder of being a child. This Christmas, we can all regress rediscovering the simple things that made our hearts fill with excitement. Here are some wonderful activities that will take you back in time, along with a special extra idea that adds warmth and love to the holiday season.
Write a Letter to Santa: Feel the excitement of being a child again by writing a letter
to Santa Claus. Use beautiful paper, put it in a festive envelope, and don't forget to leave a mince pie and a carrot out on Christmas Eve. This tradition not only makes Christmas feel even more magical, but it also brings back the happy feeling of believing in the wonders of the season.
Watch Christmas Movies: Get cozy in your favorite winter pajamas and gather your family for a movie night. Enjoy heartwarming classics like "Home Alone," "The Polar Express," or "A Christmas Carol." Let the familiar scenes and stories take you back to the joyful spirit of Christmas when you were little.
Make Handmade Christmas Cards: Spread holiday happiness by creating your own personalized Christmas cards. Add drawings, festive stickers, and heartfelt messages. It's a simple but thoughtful way to connect with loved ones and share the joy of the season.
Read Beautiful Christmas Books: Dive into the magical world of Christmas stories. Find beautiful Christmas books and read them while wrapped up in a cozy blanket. Let these tales bring back the same wonder and magic that captivated you as a child.
Make Homemade Decorations: Get crafty with colors and sparkles as you make your own
ornaments, paper snowflakes, and garlands. Turn your home into a magical wonderland with decorations that reflect the joy and creativity of your childhood.
Build a gingerbread house: Spend a jolly afternoon designing and decorating a gingerbread house with colorful icing and scrumptious candies.
Have a cookie baking day: Roll up those sleeves and bake delightful Christmas cookies.
Get creative with shapes and decorations. And don't forget to taste-test your delicious creations!
Create a holiday scrapbook: Gather and decorate photos, ticket stubs, and other mementos from your cherished Christmas memories. It’s a delightful way to capture the magic.
Join in the festive spirit – belt out Christmas songs, wear a festive jumper or socks, take in a pantomime, attend a carol service, or wander through a Christmas market...
Take a break from your busy to-do list for a few days
and revel in cherished seasonal
activities you love.
And one more bit of advice from Miss Mummy: spread love and kindness by donating toys, food, or clothes to those in need. You could also lend a hand at a local charity or help out a neighbor in need.