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A List of 50 Stay-At-Home Holiday Activities

It’s true that Christmas and the holidays will look a lot different this year. There are still ways to make it special and even create new traditions! We compiled a list of 50 different, safe things you can do, all from home.

  1. Build a fort
  2. Christmas Karaoke!
  3. Bake holiday cookies
  4. Take a drive with hot chocolate to look at lights
  5. Go on a walk in the snow
  6. Build a snowman
  7. Have a Zoom holiday party with friends and get dressed up!
  8. Craft a new holiday drink
  9. Make a big, savory breakfast
  10. Give yourself a holiday manicure
  11. Snuggle up with a Christmas book by the fire
  12. Put together a holiday puzzle
  13. Host a virtual gingerbread house competition and mail a small, fun prize to the winner
  14. Decorate as festively as possible
  15. Make a holiday craft
  16. Sew holiday-themed face masks
  17. Make a commemorative ornament
  18. Create a wreath for your front door
  19. Cut out paper snowflakes and hang them from your ceiling!
  20. Write down a list of all the things you are grateful for this year
  21. Buy an ugly sweater or make one
  22. Pick out a real tree from a local Christmas Tree Farm
  23. Watch The Nutcracker
  24. Go sledding
  25. Sleep under the Christmas tree
  26. Have a holiday movie marathon with all the snacks!
  27. Kiss under the mistletoe
  28. Go ice skating
  29. Decorate your stocking
  30. Go snow shoeing
  31. Display your holiday cards in a fun way
  32. Knit a holiday scarf
  33. Host a Christmas game night
  34. Be creative with your present wrapping by adding personal touches
  35. Take a candlelit bath while listening to acoustic holiday songs
  36. Bake a traditional dessert
  37. Sip mulled wine
  38. Set up a DIY hot chocolate bar
  39. Participate in a Secret Santa or White Elephant gift exchange
  40. Decorate mini trees for every room
  41. Write your friends a holiday card and mail off
  42. Make your own garland
  43. Try making a non-tree, tree with photos!
  44. Host a neighborhood (socially distant!) cookie swap
  45. Create your own advent calendar
  46. Make a Christmas centerpiece for your table
  47. Go on a drive and play Christmas tree “Eye Spy”
  48. Mail a letter to Santa Claus!
  49. Roast marshmallows in the fireplace for homemade s’mores
  50. Leave small gift cards, like to a local coffee shop, on friend’s or neighbor’s porches to spread some joy!

Wishing you a warm holiday season this year!