20 Family-Friendly Holiday Activites

The holiday season is a time for fun, food, faith, and family. Here’s a list of 20 things you can do with your family to make the most out of this holiday season!


1. Make gingerbread houses

2. Go sledding

3. View holiday lights

4. Volunteer at a local food pantry

5. Go ice skating

6. Organize a toy drive for children in need

7. See a holiday-themed theatric production

8. Make hand-made holiday cards/gifts

9. Build a snowman

10. Countdown to Hanukah or Christmas

11. Make a hand-made menorah

12. Go caroling or have a sing-a-long

13. Create a holiday video to send your long-distance loved ones

14. Decorate the house and yard

15. Discuss the meanings behind the holidays

16. Have a “spin the dreidel” contest

17. Build a camp fire and roast marshmallows

18. Host a local bake sale to raise money for families in need

19. Take family winter photos in the snow

20. Go on a horse-drawn carriage ride