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

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Go Caroling or Have a Sing-Along


Yes, some families do still go Christmas caroling door-to-door, including mine! Homes where you know the residents might be more welcoming than total strangers in this day and age. (If you're lucky, you'll be invited in for some spirits and snacks!) If singing in public isn't your thing, a family sing-along at home can be just as fun. Print out this booklet of Christmas carol lyrics.

Next: Attend a Christmas Concert

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