16 Ways To Celebrate Christmas at Home This Year

Updated: Jun 15, 2021

No, Christmas is not cancelled; it is just a bit different this year. The good news is that there are always ways to celebrate and spread the season's joy from a distance even though travel is not possible.

Donate some toys

It is the season of giving, after all. You can spread the joy of the season by giving to a child in need. Try your local homeless shelter or any organization accepting toys for the holidays.

donate some toys

Do random Act of Kindness

The possibilities are endless, so go ahead and bring a smile to someone's face and spread the spirit of the season.

do random act of kindness

Build a snowman

If you are in a winter wonderland region, head to your backyard and get to work and have fun with your kids and build a snowman. You can also make one out of paper if you wish.

build a snowman

Go Sledding

Head to the hills closest to you and have fun

go sledding

Go Skating

Have fun while exercising on ice with the whole family


Decorate your Christmas tree

Create your special family homemade ornament; it can be a travel theme ornament or any other unique ornament that will become a family heirloom for years to come.

decorate your christmas tree

Create a Holiday bucket list

Get together and create a fun holiday bucket list for the whole family to enjoy, everyone should contribute to the list.

holiday bucket list

Read holiday theme books.

Read a holiday book each day to stay in the spirit of the holidays.

Everyone should take turns and read a story aloud.

Check out some holiday books here and here.

read holiday theme books

Have a Christmas movie marathon

Watch some fun, family-friendly Christmas movies.

christmas movie marathon

Have a Christmas theme game night

christmas theme game night

Check out local holidays light displays