The magical feeling of Christmas that you used to enjoy when you were a kid is kind of what we would like our kids to enjoy as well. It’s not always that easy, though, and you might feel like you should have more time to spend with them or more money to spend on letting them enjoy the season as much as possible.
Luckily, there are a few ways to give them that sense of magic without all of this – and even without snow if that’s also something you’re not able to enjoy this year. Here is a handful of ways to treat your kids to the most magical Christmas so that you can put your feet up and feel like the best parent ever.
#1 Bake together
Some things are a bit more important than others during this time of the year and baking is, undoubtedly, one of them. This is the kind of stuff you should do together with your kids, though, no matter how old they are; turn on some Christmas music, get those aprons out, and have a look at this site for some delicious recipes.
It’s all about building memories, after all, and what’s better than the memories of baking up sheet after sheet of gingerbread together with their parents? Let them be in control of shaping and decorating the cookies, by the way, and you’ll be able to sit down for a while as you wait for it to bake and cool down.
#2 Find the snow
If your area hasn’t enjoyed a crisp and soft snowfall this year, you can still seek it down together with your kids. Just put the sleigh in the back of the car, dress warmly, and have a look online to find the areas that’s not too far away that have some snow.
It would be great to have a car that can handle a bit of off-road as well for this purpose, though, in case you need to drive further than you thought so have a look at Vauxhall SUV Range. It might not be possible to get one of those this year but keep it in mind for other seasons so that you can be out and about with your children without tiring your vehicle out completely.
#3 Christmas decoration
Kids are creative and great at decorating your home for Christmas so remember to involve them when it’s time to put all of those tiny Santas out. A lot of schools will arrange for a workshop during the festive season, though, so tip them about this if you haven’t noticed any workshops on their schedule so far.
It makes it a bit easier for you as well since the school will provide all the equipment they need to make Santas out of toilet rolls and little hearts that are stitched together and filled with cotton. It will warm their heart to make them and your heart to receive them.
Arrange one at home instead, by the way, if their school doesn’t do this and invite some of their friends over. Maybe their parents can help to buy the equipment as well and bring all of their empty toilet rolls over to make it a bit easier on you.
Letting your children be in charge of both decorating and baking for Christmas will help them to find that festive spirit that only really shines properly when we’re young. You get to put your feet up a bit as well, though, and enjoy all the hustle and bustle that comes with the season.
*This is a collaborative post.