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12 Days of Fun (and Cheap!) Christmas Activities for Families

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Make Wreaths (Real or Paper Ones)


Everybody loves a festive wreath! Take the kids outside for a quick winter scavenger hunt to gather evergreen branches and pinecones, trim some from the bottom of your Christmas tree, or just buy some at the store. Attach your greens to a foam or wire ring (a bent metal coat hanger works well) and allow the kids to decorate it with ornaments and bows. Or make this preschooler-friendly paper wreath featuring tracings of your child's cute little hands.

Next: Have a Christmas Movie Night

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