25 Holiday Activities Parents Can Do With Their Kids

December 08, 2017
by Rhea O'Connor |

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The holidays are nearly upon us! And with students not in attendance, some of your parents may be wondering how to fill the time. Never fear - we've put together a list of ideas to help your parents through the holidays! Check out these holiday activities that kids are sure to love:

  1. Host a make-your-own pizza party
  2. Make blanket forts in the living room
  3. Have an indoor picnic (or outdoors, weather permitting!)
  4. Go sledding or ice skating
  5. Make gingerbread houses – and eat them!
  6. Go see a movie or make popcorn and watch at home
  7. Get crafty and make holiday decorations
  8. Bake and decorate cookies
  9. Go bowling or visit an arcade
  10. Re-organize a bedroom
  11. Roast s’mores over an open fire
  12. Volunteer at a community center
  13. Outline each other on large butcher paper and color 
  14. Go to a local museum/zoo/amusement park
  15. Take a day trip somewhere you’ve always wanted to go
  16. Play board games and award prizes
  17. Ride go-carts or go mini-golfing
  18. Play dress up and perform a play
  19. Make hot chocolate and view lights around the neighborhood
  20. Go to a farmer’s market, craft festival or other free family event
  21. Jump at a trampoline park
  22. Make sock puppets and record a performance
  23. Create an obstacle course with household items
  24. Host a slumber party
  25. Browse Pinterest for fun recipes, crafts and activities

Download our prefilled holiday flyer template in English and Spanish. Customize it to fit your own district's activities and events, "save as" a PDF, and upload through Peachjar!

Happy holidays from your friends at Peachjar!

Categories: School Districts