Christmas Bucket List for the Family

Fall is coming to an end && we had so much fun! BUT this means my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR IS HERE!!! Time to bring out the Christmas Tree and let the fun begin!!! I’ve created a list of fun ideas for you to do with your little ones this Christmas!!


  • Put the Christmas Tree up and let the little ones help put the ornaments on (You can fix them later you OCD mama!! <- telling myself this one too)
  • Watch Christmas Movies!
  • Take family photos to send Christmas Cards
  • Sprinkle Chex Mix on the ground outside on Christmas Eve for the Reindeer
  • Host a Christmas Party
  • Write a letter to Santa
  • Make Handmade Gifts to give
  • Decorate your home
  • Go to a Christmas Story Book Reading (Check out your local Barnes and Noble!!)
  • Listen to Christmas music while doing some of these!!
  • Go look at Christmas Lights
  • If you’re lucky enough to get snow: Make Snowmen, Snow Angels, and Snow Ice Cream
  • Sleep in the living room with the Christmas Tree Lights on!
  • Have an Ornament Exchange with your Mommy/Baby Play Date group
  • Make a Christmas Wreath
  • Go to a Christmas Tree Farm
  • Visit Santa Clause

Food Goals:

  • Drink a Peppermint Mocha Latte
  • Little Ones Drink a Peppermint Hot Chocolate
  • Bake Cookies for Santa
  • Build a Gingerbread House
  • Have Egg Nog

Craft Ideas:

  • Cut snowflakes out of white paper!
  • Paint and Decorate blank frames and put the kids Christmas photo in it! Grandparents love these as gifts!!
  • Precut circles or different shapes out of card stock and let the kids color them as ornaments for the tree and stick a hook through it for them!
  • Make your Christmas cards!
  • Make Christmas Canvas’ with the Kid’s handprints and footprints! Make their little hands go in a circle for a wreath! Or use their footprint to make MistelTOES!!

What are some fun things you do with your little ones during the Christmas season??



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