5 Fun-filled Christmas Activities For Kids To Light Up The Season!

Are you bracing yourselves well, parents and guardians, for the tidal wave of kiddo energy this holiday season? We know you are worried that you’ll have your little ones bouncing off the walls while waiting for Santa to arrive. But before the vision of sugar-induced chaos dances through your head, let’s dive into a toolbox of Christmas activities for kids that we have compiled for you. Let’s channel your kids’ endless energy into fun and creativity with these 5 Christmas activity ideas you can do at home.

1. Reindeer Paper Craft

Reindeer Paper Craft - Christmas Activity For Kids Singapore

Here is our first Christmas activity for kids on our list. Grab your crafting gear because we will create a delightful reindeer this Christmas holiday. This Christmas activity will engage your little elves’ imagination and sense of play. Here’s a simple guide to making a lovely reindeer from basic art supplies.

What You Need:

  • Brown paper 
  • White and black paper 
  • Red paper 
  • Scissors 
  • Glue stick 
  • Optional sparkle: pipe cleaners, sequins, stickers 

Let’s Get Crafting!

  1. Cut out a big oval from brown paper (for our reindeer’s body) and a smaller circle (for its head).
  1. Snip four strips for the legs so it can dance around, and don’t forget two smaller shapes for the ears.
  1. Cut antler shapes or twist some pipe cleaners into antlers.                                 
  2. Stick the head of the body, attach the legs at the bottom, and don’t forget the ears and antlers on the head,
  1. Cut out white and black circles for the eyes and red circles for the nose. Stick them on to see your reindeer come to life.
  1. Add festive sparkle with sequins, stickers, or anything your heart desires.

2. Guess the Number of Candies In A Jar

Guess the Number of Candies In A Jar - Christmas activity for kids Singapore

If you are looking for a fun and engaging Christmas activity for kids that you can pull up while waiting for Santa to arrive on the eve of Christmas, then this one is just perfect. Get your kids ready for a sweet Christmas challenge! We know kids love candies, and what makes it even more fun is they can play with them and then eat them afterward [Just don’t let them devour all the sweets to avoid an uncontrollable sugar rush]! This game is straightforward and is perfect for any party. 

Here’s a simple guide for you:

  • What you need: A jar full of candies (counted secretly), paper slips, pens, and a mystery box for guesses.
  • Place the candy-filled jar and a guessing station with paper and pens for participants to write their guesses.
  • Everyone guesses how many candies are in the jar and drops their guess in the mystery box.
  • The closest guess to the actual number wins.

3. Bake Christmas Cookies

Bake Christmas Cookies - Christmas activities fir kids Singapore

Let’s have some magical moments in our baking oven this Christmas. Baking Christmas cookies is a delightful holiday tradition with a unique charm for kids. It is a multi-sensory and fun bonding Christmas activity for them. The experience of rolling dough, using cookie cutters, and sprinkling colourful decorations is an excellent way for kids to learn basic cooking skills in a fun, low-pressure environment.

4. Marshmallow Relay Race

Marshmallow Relay Race - Christmas Activity for kids Singapore

Do you need to burn that high festive energy from your kids? This is another fun and energetic Christmas activity that you can do for them at home. Instead of having them run around the house while waiting for the Christmas Eve dinner, why not organise this marshmallow relay race to test their balance and coordination? This Christmas activity idea is perfect for any gathering, requiring only marshmallows, spoons, and bowls. And it can involve everyone in the house, not just the kids.

Here’s a quick instruction for you:

  • Divide players into equal teams.
  • Mark a starting line and a turnaround point. Place a bowl of marshmallows at the start and an empty bowl at the turnaround for each team.
  • Players race to the turnaround point and back with a marshmallow on their spoon, passing it to the next teammate without using their hands.
  • The relay continues until all team members have had a turn.
  • The first team to complete the race without dropping the marshmallow wins.

Tip: You can add funny penalties for dropped marshmallows.

5. Personalised Christmas Stockings

ersonalised Christmas Stockings- Christmas activity for kids Singapore

Here’s another fun and creative Christmas activity for kids that you can do at home — personalised Christmas stockings! Put together a DIY stocking kit with everything your kids need to create a personalised stocking that would reflect their personalities. For extra fun, you can include fabric paints or markers, sequins, beads, pompoms or ribbons. This creative idea for a Christmas activity can become a cherished part of your family’s Christmas tradition.

Filing our homes with laughter, love and the magic of Christmas with these Christmas activities for kids is what we need to create joyous core memories that we can all look back on.  Merry Christmas, and happy crafting, baking and playing!

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