3 min · Technology
July 26, 2023

5 Christmas Activities for Kids and Families

For children; Christmas means gifts, surprises, games and wishes together with the colorful and chirping of every place. As children learn by modeling their parents, preparations for the new year are fun and exciting. The attitudes of the families towards the New Year and the celebration rituals are important at this point. The family should have appropriate explanations for the child’s own structure for Christmas. The activities carried out on New Year’s Eve strengthen the family ties and provide children with special and happy memories. On the other hand, spending Christmas at home can be a bit boring, especially for young children. If you want to do something fun, creative and instructive with your child, you can read our suggestions to see what your children can look forward to the next New Year’s Eve nights!

1)Singing carol of the bells:

The easiest way to prove that Christmas is coming is hearing Christmas songs around! Music is a big part of this day and is a nice option to reveal the Christmas spirit. You can share your love with his/her by singing a Christmas song with your child and make this day special!

2)Making cinnamon cookies

Ring the bells and start baking! There is no season like Christmas cookies that put a smile on children’s faces and sparkle in their souls. Of course, It’s hard to beat the smell of freshly baked cinnamon cookies and the kids will have fun cutting. Here is a easy recipe for cinnamon cookies: Ingredients: 1 cup self-raising flour 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 75g butter, diced 1/4 cup golden syrup Method: Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Sift flour, sugar and cinnamon into a bowl. Add butter. Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add golden syrup then mix to form a soft dough. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface until 5mm thick. Using a 6cm round cutter, cut rounds from dough. Place on prepared trays, allowing room for spreading. Using a skewer, make a hole at the top of each cookie, to allow for a ribbon to thread through. Chill for 10 minutes. Bake for 10 minutes, until golden. Let cool on trays.

3)Wearing christmas sweaters

To feel like Christmas, you need to go outside and see the bright streets. After then, decorated trees inspire your dreams! To adapt to the Christmas atmosphere around you, you need Christmas sweater that you can wear with your child! Because you are not a real Christmas fan until you get a fun Christmas sweater when the new year comes.

4)Watching christmas movies

Surely one of the best activities to experience the Christmas spirit is to get up and make popcorn and watch a Christmas movie that will make you happy. You can even go a step further and make a movie marathon. Here are some of the movies that you can watch with your child:

-A Christmas Story -Jingle All the Way -I’ll Be Home For Christmas -Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas -Eloise At Christmastime -Disney’s a Christmas Carol

5)Upgrading to Otsimo Premium

The best way to spread christmas cheer is playing games together! Upgrade Otsimo Premium for your little hero and continue to have fun and learn even on New Year’s Eve. Now you can download, and then get ready for the most beautiful Christmas night you spend with your child!

Kids can play on their own without the need for any instructions because Otsimo designed to give the necessary ABA education at home while saving time for families and providing continuous learning opportunities for kids. Otsimo also helps children to reach to level of public school education by improving their social communication and focus. To help your child achieve all this while having fun, you can get a discounted Otsimo Premium by clicking the link.


This article is examined by Clinical Child Psychologist and Ph. D. Researcher Kevser Çakmak, and produced by Otsimo Editorial Team.

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