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5 activities to get into the Christmas spirit in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic

Afro American young family spending time together for Christmas

There are so many ways to celebrate the holiday season that doesn’t involve gift-giving. Especially during this time considering we have all been through hell and back with the pandemic.

To help you remember the best Christmas traditions to try (and perhaps incorporate them into your December every year), we’ve rounded some of our favorites right here. Whether you choose to add one, a few, or all of these yearly rituals to your Christmas bucket list, you can’t beat the memories you’ll be making with your family that you’ll cherish for years to come.

  1. Pick out a new ornament

Every year, have the family either buy a new ornament or DIY one of these easy to make Christmas ornament crafts. You can hang them on a tree or it can be a nice fun bonding time with your family or friends.

2.Participate in an annual toy drive

Donating toys to kids in need is a great way to give back to your community and spread some cheer this holiday season. Check with your local library, community organizations, or see if your kid’s school is hosting a toy drive to find out how you can get involved, or you can also donate to orphanages, you can be Santa.

READ: Jamaican hitmaker Shaggy to release a Christmas reggae album

3.Have a Secret Santa gift exchange

If you can’t wait until Christmas to open gifts, lots of families will take part in a Secret Santa Christmas presents exchange too. Just throw everyone’s name in a hat and have each person pick a recipient to give a Christmas gift to.

Everyone should also say what it is that they are grateful for for the year.

4.Listen to Christmas classics

You don’t have to own a record player to listen to all the holiday classic hits. You can even do karaoke challenges and sing some songs aloud, The best part about this activity is everyone will know the words to the music—even your kids—so all can join in and sing along.

READ ALSO: Justin Bieber releases his own rendition of a popular Christmas carol

5. Write thank-you notes

Sit down and write a real thank-you note this holiday season, whether you’re

thanking someone for a lovely party or a thoughtful gift. Writing down a thank you note, enables you to grow as a person as you are noticing the values of people around you, It will make them feel special and noticed and that is Christmas.

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