🎅🏼Christmas 🎄Holiday 🎁 Activities for Kids

The Christmas holidays can be full of excitement, but we do know that it can get long and boring for kids when the weather gets bad or mum and dad are busy. So let's have a look at some fun ways to stay busy during the winter holidays!



CRAFT TIME!


1. How to make Christmas stockings at home.

Follow along with our Kid Craft expert and her mum to make Christmas Stockings the easy and safe way! This is a great child-friendly activity to do during the holidays and if you are homeschooling a creative kid!


2. How to make a Star Topper for the Christmas Tree for Kids

Learn how to make your own Christmas tree topper. This is a fun and easy craft that can get the whole family involved and spend quality time together. Needing only a few materials to make this, it is a cheap alternative and one that would certainly get the little ones feeling proud of contributing to the Christmas decorating!



3. DIY Indoor Snowballs

Would you and your children like to learn how to make easy indoor snowballs? This is a great craft for kids and easy to make at home. The making will entertain your children and afterwards they can enjoy fun snowball fights, indoors with friends and family! This interactive English video is a great online learning activity, in English for kids.


What you will need:

  • Fluffy white yarn

  • Some cardboard (about 3×5″)

  • A pair of scissors

  • A marker

  • A ruler


SCIENCE TIME!


1. Salt Snowflake

Learn how to make an easy salt snowflake. This is a great winter craft for kids and easy to make at home. These salt snowflakes will entertain your children and there are also some interesting science facts to learn along the way! This interactive English video is a great online learning activity, in English for kids.


What you will need:

  • Snowflake stencils

  • Some glue

  • Salt

  • Blue food colouring (or any colour of choice)

  • Water

  • White card-stock or watercolour paper

  • Some water

  • Pipette/syringe

2. How Arctic Animals Keep Warm

How do polar bears stay warm in cold weather? In this video, we will be doing a fun and easy science experiment for kids. Let's learn how arctic animals keep warm!


What you'll need:

  • A large bowl

  • Ice Cubes

  • Shortening

  • 2 plastic bags

  • Duct tape

  • Blue food Coloring

  • Some water

3. Dissolve Candy Canes

Have you ever wondered what happens when we dissolve candy canes? Well, let's take a look at how to dissolve candy canes and what happens when we do dissolve them!


COOKING TIME!


1. Polar Bear Hot Chocolate

Let's make a yummy hot winter drink with a special polar bear decoration! This is an easy recipe for kids and delicious to have on a cold winter day.


What you will need:

  • Jumbo marshmallows

  • Standard-sized marshmallow

  • Mini marshmallows

  • Candy eyeballs or M&M's

  • Chocolate candy or M&M’s

  • Melted white chocolate

  • Hot chocolate

  • Boiling water

  • Some sugar (optional)

  • Whipped cream

2. Reindeer and Penguin Marshmallows

It's time to get into the Christmas spirit with these yummy treats! They are a great addition to the Christmas holidays. Let's learn how to make yummy Christmas treats - Reindeer pops and Marshmallow Penguins!


What you will need:

  • White marshmallows

  • Red, orange and yellow M&Ms or smarties

  • Edible googly eyes & chocolate chips

  • Pretzels

  • Lollipop sticks/skewers

  • White chocolate

  • Milk/dark chocolate

3. Christmas Mince Pies

Let’s learn to make some fun and easy recipes with your kids for Christmas! Try our amazing and easy to make Christmas Mince Pies. Let’s practise cooking while we practise our listening in English. This is a fun cooking activity to do at home, together with your children.

What you will need:

  • 200 grams all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

  • 100 grams of butter (cubed)

  • Orange zest

  • A pinch of salt

  • 1 egg

  • Fruit Compote for the fillinghttps://youtu.be/aTNO-lxdgq4


Now it's time for you to choose your holiday activity and get cooking, crafting or experimenting!!!


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