5 Ways to Celebrate the Winter Holidays
Winter is the perfect time of year to be with the ones you
love and create great memories for years to come. With the holidays, school breaks
and snow days all around the same time, you will have plenty of time to catch up
with friends and family. So here are some ideas to make it an extra special time
1. Light Up Your Holiday
You can always count on lights to brighten up dark winter nights. Walk around the
neighborhood with your BFF and see all the cool lights your neighbors put up for
the holidays. Or maybe your family can drive around to see the different holiday
yard displays. It’s a fun thing to do together and you’ll see many beautiful, creative
2. Get Out the Games
Is everyone in your house off for the day or are you snowed in? Bring out a few
of your favorite board games or a deck of cards. You can play up the games by adding
incentives – like playing for treats! You can learn a new card trick or beat your
little brother, whatever the case, playing fun games is a great way to spend time
indoors with your family.
3. Cook, Bake and Celebrate
Looking for a delicious way to celebrate the season? Try baking cookies with friends
and decorating them with yummy toppings like icing, nuts and sprinkles. You might
want to ask mom for help here. Your parents might also like to spend time with you
by making a family meal together. Want to learn a secret family recipe? Jump right
4. Discover Traditions
Does your family have something special they do every winter? If so, don’t miss
out on building your family bonds. If you don’t have any traditions, start something!
You can plan a movie marathon, go sledding in your neighborhood or enjoy making
craft projects with your family. And for your friends, try planning a season-themed
5. Make a Difference
If you are looking for something extra special to do with your loved ones, consider
volunteering your free time to helping those in need. Various families need assistance
during the holiday seasons. Gather your friends and family for a day of giving!
For ideas on how to help, check out your local soup kitchen, hospital or homeless
The best way to celebrate the season is by doing special
things with the people you care about the most. Whether that is making crafts or
exploring your neighborhood, you can make memorable moments that bring joy to the
season. What are you looking forward to this winter?
Learn about all the winter holidays with information from teen girls at BeingGirl.com.