Posted on by Nga Luong

Christmas is one of the most wonderful time of the year. There are lots of reasons and one of them is the time people get to spend with their family. All year long, everyone has to rush around with work and school with stolen moments together. However, Christmas is the time to make up for all of that. While the idealized imagine of Xmas involves snow, joyful games, and cozy evening by the fire, essentially it is time for the family to reconnect. The closer people get to Christmas, the busier people will become, so take some time now to plan on some great family activities for the festive period.


1. Make Unique Handmade Christmas cards by Yourself

There’s nothing quite so personal as a handmade card so why not spend some time creating your from scratch this year? You could make it a family activity by assigning everyone a crafty stash such as writing the message, adding the glitter or drawing the pictures on the front.  A few thumbprints transform these plain white notecards into bona fide masterpieces. It’s a craft anyone can master.


You can choose the greenery theme for Xmas cards. You can use green ink, stamp thumbs and press onto card to make leaves. Moreover, you can add berries and bow with a red marker and steams with green watercolor paint. Otherwise, you can choose string lights for the Christmas cards. You are able to choose stamp thumbs in various link shape. You can also use a black fine-tip marker to draw a string connecting the lights.

2. Read a Christmas themed book as a family

On the nights leading up to Xmas, consider making storytime a festive treat by diving into a Christmas book like The Grinch or A Christmas Carol. It’s a lovely way to bond with your children and get thêm thinking about the true meaning of Christmas amongst all the excitement about presents and food. If books aren’t your thing, a classic Christmas movie, every Saturday night is also a great way to bring everyone together in the festive spirit.


3. Book your summer holiday for Christmas

When the weather is cold and wet outside and you’re feeling a bit dreary, why not book your summer holiday for next year? You’ve got the time to talk about and research potential destinations and there are some great early bird deals available at that time of year. 


For example, more and more families are choosing to book villas such as Crete villa holidays rather than hotels to give them access to luxury living space, fully equipped kitchen facilities, and even a pool. Give the children the task of researching what they’d like to do when they get there to get them excited about your next period of family time.

4. Create handmade decorations for the Christmas tree

Creating handmade decorations for the tree with family members? It’s a good chance for you and other members can do everything together. All family members can have time to the reunion, spend more time together. This is also the chance for the whole family feel happy and recharge the energy after a hard-working period of time.


Nothing says family Christmas like those handmade decorations that get saved and displayed every year, no matter how battered they’re looking. There are plenty of online guides about making decorations so you can choose a project which is appropriate for your children in terms of age and ability. 

You can also decor your sweet home by lots of posters theme Christmas. The lovely cards, Christmas style, along with the warm wishes for everyone in the family will make your home space more wonderful than ever. You can hang cards on the Christmas tree or place on the gift box to the tree. Surely this is a new and cozy decoration for your home space on this occasion. There are different home decoration ideas for your house that you can refer to.

5. Cook some Christmas treats in this winter holiday

You don’t have to wait for Christmas Day to start cooking your favorite Christmas dishes so get out the Christmas cookie cutters and start baking. Perhaps your family prefers chocolate Yule log or a Christmas pudding? Whatever tickles your taste buds, it’s never too early to indulge and get the children busy in the kitchen. 


For many of us, celebrating Christmas also means a time of worship and prayer, which are both linked to healthier marriages. The holiday is also the perfect time for refreshment. Christmas is the perfect time to treasure and fortify the forever families we desire, so let’s strive to make holiday memories this year that will help us build families that are strong enough to endure whatever the future holds.