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Looking for some festive fun for all the family?

We’ve got you covered with a bumper list of festive fun ideas, guaranteed to unleash those festive feels 🎄

As we head into December, it’s the perfect time for bringing on some festive joy.

And have I got some goodies for you…

Just what you need to fill out your festive joy list, and make this festive season the most fun ever.

Have you downloaded your festive joy list yet? Get all the deets you need here.

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Now, let’s get a little Advent-urous 😉

As we head into advent, we have the perfect recipe for festive fun.

Grab a copy of this beautiful Christmas countdown…

A collection of Christmas stories to read aloud, one for each day in December.

Choose one of these ready-made lists of advent adventures or pick and mix from them all…

Add in some awesome art 🎨

The Nutcracker Experience begins on December 6, but sign up early because the pre-party is already underway and there’s a special Nutcracker giveaway you won’t want to miss!!

The Nutcracker Art Experience is a festive week of art activities (and mini-lessons) for your kids! Sign up for free here.

From December 6 – December 10 you’ll receive a new pre-recorded video each day to connect the story of The Nutcracker with some amazing figures from art history.

Your kids will learn more about the art of Edgar Degas, Yayoi Kusama, Vincent van Gogh, Romare Bearden, Salvador Dali, and more!

Then, they’ll be invited to create some fun Nutcracker-themed projects inspired by these artists’ paintings and sculptures!

Bring the beautiful music, dance, and art of The Nutcracker into your home this holiday season!

Sprinkle in some seasonal science ❄

Check out the Let’s go Live with Maddie and Greg Christmas Specials. 3 binge-worthy episodes packed with festive fun, fact-bombs and fabulous science surprises…

Cast your eyes over Christmas under a microscope. More fun with Maddie and Greg as they play the Close-Up Christmas Challenge 🔬

Enjoy 100 Creative Ways to Study Nature in Winter – packed with ideas for exploring nature inside and out.

Make some instant ice, just like magic 🧊

Get your game on 🎲

How about a family challenge? Last year it was all about table tennis in our house and this year we’re cracking out the darts 🎯 

You can always rely on Cait for some great game ideas, check out her post rounding up the best Christmas games.

And relax 😌

Festive fun isn’t all about the go, go, go. Take a break, snuggle up close and enjoy 5 Fun Christmas Mindfulness Activities For Kids. Beautiful!

And just for you… 20 Reassuring resources for respectful parenting at Christmas (and the whole year round)

I’d love to know what you’re adding to your festive joy list. Don’t forget to download your free printable here 🎄

Find more ideas for festive fun in my guide to taking a kinder path to the festivities. Along with some great gift lists, ideas on getting organised for Christmas and for keeping it kind, of course 🤗

And next week, I’ll be back with a bumper round up of all our family read-alouds from the entire year. Sign up to my newsletter and I’ll keep you updated on all new posts, plus lots of other juicy joy and kindness connected goodies.

Wishing you a wonderfully fun and festive season x

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