Low Key Home Vibe Fun Family Christmas Traditions
These low key fun family christmas traditions are perfect for staying at home and just chilling this holiday season!
Christmas is going to look very different this year, and that’s a tough pill to swallow. Especially for our kids who have been looking forward to Christmas all year! While there is still so much uncertainty about what Christmas will look like this year, we are planning a low key Christmas.
This year, we are planning some fun family Christmas traditions that all focus around staying at home to have a fun family-friendly Christmas without worrying about what’s going on outside.
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Make homemade ornaments
Making your own ornaments is so easy! I have a bunch of homemade ornaments you can try out here. You can also pick up some plastic ball ornaments from the Dollar Tree and use some paint to make your own!
Decorate the tree together as a family
Trimming the tree is such a fun holiday tradition! Make your own ornaments, and then use them to make a tree full of fun family memories.
Make/decorate Christmas cookies
There are so many delicious and simple cookie recipes you can bake as a family!
If you are looking for some delicious cookie recipes, here are some you’ve got to try:
If you want to decorate your cookies, you could go out and buy some sugar cookies, or whip up a batch of your favorite sugar cookie recipe.
Have a Christmas movie marathon
Gather up all of your favorite Christmas movies, or watch Freeform’s Countdown to Christmas, and binge-watch all of your holiday favorites!
Serve a simple Christmas dinner
This year, try keeping your Christmas dinner more simple. Instead of baking a Christmas ham, what about doing appetizers or small bites instead!
Get creative with your elf on the shelf
Elf on the Shelf is such a fun tradition to do at home! This is a fun family tradition you can start this year with your kids, and it can all be done at home.
Do a fun holiday craft
There are so many great Christmas crafts for kids! However, this doesn’t mean that parents can’t get in one crafting fun! Here are some Christmas craft ideas to get you started:
- Santa Belly Slime Jar Christmas Craft
- Glitter Snowflake Canvas Christmas Craft
- Beaded Wreath Ornament Craft
Countdown to Christmas with an advent calendar
You don’t have to do a lot of work to put together a fun advent calendar for your family! If you don’t already have your own advent calendar, you can easily pick up one from the store! Put a piece of candy in the calendar, and then you’ll have a fun treat waiting for you each day!
Make a gingerbread house
Pick up a gingerbread house kit or make your own gingerbread house from scratch!
While the world outside might be just a bit frightful, hopefully, these traditions give you something to look forward to this holiday season! With so much going on this year, a low key stay at home kind of holiday might not be such a bad idea.
Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Cherish
Christmas traditions are some of the most powerful bonding opportunities for your family. I know the memories I made as a kid at Christmas-time are a strong anchor for me as an adult.
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