To host the best Christmas party, you need more than a christmas tree and lights. From creating an Instagram-worthy photo backdrop with Christmas embellishments to putting Christmas music on repeat, there is more to do to ensure you enjoy the best christmas ever. Below are some entertainment ideas everyone needs this christmas.
Plan a gift exchange
One of the best things to do during christmas is to exchange gifts with your family and friends. Of course, kids expect Santa to bring them gifts during christmas, but how about you make it practical? Shopping for the perfect gift for your family, friend or colleague can be daunting, but it is easier to get thoughtful. Think about what is meaningful to your loved ones and gift them that.
Pick a theme
It is easier to exchange gifts during christmas when you have a theme. You can buy Christmas gifts for everyone or follow the rules of secret Santa. However, the concept matters. Make it clear that everyone should buy a gift that suits the Christmas theme, for instance, gift pajamas or shirts for christmas. You can have everyone submit gifts and place them on the Christmas tree.
A scavenger hunt
You can reawaken your inner child with a scavenger hunt on christmas. Everyone in your family can buy small to medium-sized gifts and wrap them in gift wraps. Then hide the presents around the home, including the basement, backyard, bedrooms, and the whole house. Be creative when spreading the gifts around the home. When everyone finds a present, you can gather in one room and open them one after another or all at once.
Watch Christmas movies
A good thing to do on christmas is to invite everyone over and watch a Christmas movie. Depending on the other activities you have lined up, you can make it a watching marathon or conduct a vote on your favorite Christmas movie for the night in. you can prep your tv room with some Christmas lights to make the moment memorable. The more people you invite, the more enjoyable and unforgettable it will be.
Look at the Christmas lights.
On the night before christmas, you can drive around with your family while listening to Christmas music in the car. Go to your favorite Christmas-themed houses or events, look at Christmas lights and enjoy the moment. You can make it fun by wearing shirts for christmas and be sure to take a lot of pictures.
Write thank you notes.
Christmas is perfect for appreciating your family, friends, and loved ones. Take your time to write simple thank you notes to your loved ones. If your kids are too young to write, you can have them draw a picture of their gift. You can also write down your favorite things that happened to you this year and what you hope to accomplish and save them.
Relax and enjoy
Lastly, relax and enjoy the day. Sitting together, drinking tea or coffee, and having fun conversations can be more than enjoyable during christmas. After all, the season is about spending time with your loved ones.