Letter to Santa
One of the best things about being a child is definitely the letter to Santa Claus. A moment when magic mixes with reality and children put all the effort in the world into creative, funny and sometimes even impossible requests. This year, let’s anticipate it and already start writing it together, inviting them to make it as imaginative as possible, letting them work with their imagination and go beyond the usual material things. Moreover, it can also be a way to get our children to rehearse and work slowly on a definitive letter with (hopefully) as few requests as possible because they have reasoned it out together with their parents.
One of the funniest activities to do as a family. Choose a theme (the more fun, the merrier), e.g., Christmas by the sea, or in the mountains, or Christmas ‘cartoon’ and organise costumes for the whole family. The aim? To create the perfect photo for a greetings card to send to family and friends. By preparing everything in good time, you will also be able to create the costumes by hand and send a real paper card, just as they used to do in the old days. Have the photo taken, printed and pasted on the card, find the perfect line for your original greetings and you will have built a fantastic gift.
Personalised advent calendar
What would Christmas be without an advent calendar? The anticipation of 25 December creates a magical atmosphere thanks to the daily discovery of the little surprises enclosed in the calendar. This year, if you still have time, you could even build it at home and personalise it in every way. There are plenty of blogs online that help with this activity to be done either as a family or ‘secretly’ to surprise the children. Here creativity should have no limits: choose the theme, colours, material and above all surprises such as simple chocolates or games to play together. The result will be amazing!