Things to do over the holidays

Whether you are trying to get into the Christmas spirit or you are planning for winter break, here is a list of fun activities you can do during the holiday season.

  1. Go ice skating. Frozen Landing has free admission, and skate rental for $2.

  2. Make a gingerbread house. You can design a house yourself, or you can use a kit.

  3. Bake cookies. You can find the recipe for three ingredient sugar cookie truffles here.

  4. Watch Christmas movies. Holiday classics include “Elf,” “Home Alone,” “The Santa Clause,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”

  5. Listen to Christmas music. You can find holiday playlists on Spotify, Youtube, or listen to the radio.

  6. Look at light displays. Take a drive around the neighborhood and take in all of the decorations and Christmas lights.

  7. Organize a secret Santa. For a fun activity to do with friends, plan a secret Santa gift exchange and show thanks for one another.

  8. Drink hot chocolate. Make time to lounge in your pajamas and make hot chocolate. You can find a recipe for hot chocolate here.

  9. Play in the snow. If weather permits, gather some friends and make a snowman or have a snowball fight.

  10. Plan a New Year’s Eve party. Invite friends over to spend the night and watch the ball drop in New York City together.


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