Fun Ideas for the Family During the Christmas Holiday

by Joseph Pressley - Date: 2010-10-23 - Word Count: 513 Share This!

The Yuletide season is one of the most awaited holidays of the year because it is the time for joy and the time for cheers. It is the best time to spend quality time with people so dear to you most especially your family. If for some reason you are not able to travel to a certain place for your vacation then you can always stay at home. Here are simple yet fun ideas that you can do together with your family to enjoy the season.

First of all, you must have a feel of the Christmas spirit by putting up your Christmas decorations. Together with your kids, you can place lanterns and stockings in your fireplace. You have to save the best for the last by finally decorating the Christmas tree. While doing it, you can talk to your kids and share some stories that you know about how the holiday is celebrated. You can talk about the all time favorite story which is "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.

After decorating the house, you can prepare the food together. You can bake some cake or cookies to let your kids do some decorative designs or touches on the top layer. You can sing songs for the Christmas holiday while doing this. Sometimes it would be best to get a video or capture pictures of what you are doing so that in the next years, you will have a clip that will move you back in time and enjoy watching it together with your family.

When you have nothing fun to do, one great idea would be to go outside your house and enjoy the snow. You can dress up for the weather and play outside. You can form snow angels with your kids by lying on the snow and moving your hands and feet like a wiper or build a snowman. But always remember to bring along your stun gun tazers especially when you are out because sometimes burglars would attack especially when they believe that no one is inside the house. It would be best to enjoy and feel safe at the same time.

Of course, the holiday would not be complete if you are not able to exchange Christmas presents. This is what some people await especially during this season. If possible, give the thing that was written by your kid on her wish list. Buy some toys for your kids, the pink stun gun that your wife longed for or the bicycle that your son always dreamed of. Giving them what they want this season will surely complete their year and would let them remember that it is one of the best holidays of their life.

So even while at home you can still enjoy the Yuletide season with the people close to your heart most especially your family. As long as you are together, even if you are not in the fancy restaurant and you are just staying at home, no matter how simple your activity is, it would be filled with fond, fun and beautiful memories that you will treasure forever.

Joseph Pressley is a certified TASER instructor and a Tae Kwon Do black belt and a father of two. He is the co-founder of which provides a good variety of Self Defense Products and TASER Guns for personal protection. To learn more on how these products can save your life, please visit
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