Published: 1st December 2015
Here at KidRated we have plenty of suggestions of where to go with kids during the holidays. But there will always be those days around Christmas when the weather is awful, you have so much to do, or even you have eaten too much that even the idea of leaving the house would never cross your mind.
So, because at KidRated we really do like to help our brilliant readers and viewers, we have come up with our top ten Christmas life hacks to help you through the holidays. Kids will love doing them so much that you might as well put your feet up and enjoy the few minutes of peace and quiet. It won’t last long.
Add a personal touch (and some festive cheer) to your gifts by using family snapshots instead of the more traditional name tags.
You can make your own advent calendar using a muffin tin with 24 cups.
Can’t afford a bushy, full Christmas tree? Or just don’t want the trouble of dragging in a large tree?
In no time at all it will look fuller and more Christmassy, and it won’t cost a fortune!
Want a fun treat you can make (and then enjoy) with the kids?
You can make great gifts for your kids’ friends and teachers using candy canes and other treats.
You can use Cheerios to make adorable elf donuts that your kids will both love making and eating!
Having family around for Christmas dinner? Want to keep the kids busy while you’re preparing?
Get place your festive place card holders!
Apart from opening their presents, there’s nothing children love more than Christmassy food.
A festive twist on the classic Rice Krispie treat that your kids will love.
Grab a cardboard box and wrap it in festive wrapping paper. A five-minute process that gives you your very own Christmas bin – not only the kids get involved in making it, but it will encourage them to tidy away their own used wrapping paper and will look much better in family photos than a bin bag.
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