While Christmas ends up, more often than not, becoming a chore for adults, what with juggling crowded shops, writing endless cards, wrapping mountains of presents, cooking the Christmas dinner and dealing with an onslaught of visitors, for kids Christmas is pure magic. It is also a time for traditions. Thinking back to your own childhood, the chances are what you remember most are not the piles of presents you received or how well the turkey was cooked, but the family traditions that made Christmas such a special time of year.
So, leave your ‘bah humbug’ mood at the shops and show your kids what Christmas is really all about with these 10 tips.
Pay a visit to Father Christmas
Christmas isn’t Christmas for kids without a visit to Father Christmas. Most shopping malls have Santa in residence from the end of November and it’s a magical experience for anyone who still believes. Plus, once they’ve actually seen he’s ‘real’, all that pre-Christmas cajoling to ‘brush your teeth’, ‘eat your