Christmas 2021

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Get the best out of Christmas with out Christmas survival guide! When December comes around we've got fun crafts, printables, gift ideas, Christmas jumpers and things to do for the whole family. Dive in, and a Merry Christmas one and all!

What To Put in a Christmas Eve Box

What To Put In A Christmas Eve Box

Christmas Eve Boxes are a comparatively new thing here in the UK, although it has been well established in the US for a decade or so. So what are they, and what should you put in one?

Best Kids Christmas Jumpers for 2021

10 Adorable Kids Christmas Jumpers for 2021

It just wouldn't be Christmas without a Christmas jumper, so here are the cutest Christmas jumpers for babies and kids for Christmas 2021.

Ice Skating for Christmas

Best UK Christmas Ice Skating 2021

The good news is that lots of your favourite Christmas Ice skating rinks are back for 2021. Here are the best places around the UK where you can go to skate this year. So wrap up warm and get your skates on - some of them open in time for October Half Term!

Christmas Decorations To Make From Recycled Materials

Christmas Decorations To Make From Recycled Materials

Fun craft ideas for making environmentally friendly Christmas decorations from reused, repurposed and recycled materials.

Easy Penguin Mason Jar Craft

Easy Penguin Mason Jar Craft

This super-easy Mason jar craft is perfect for kids.

You could make this cute penguin Christmas decoration from any glass jar from your recycling collection and it can be made in an afternoon!

25 Beautiful DIY Christmas Wreaths To Make

25 Beautiful DIY Christmas Wreaths To Make

Welcome your Christmas visitors in style with one of these beautiful Christmas wreaths to make. All these DIY wreath ideas have tutorials so that you can make your very own Christmas wreath, with many using recycled materials and natural items from the garden.

Best Toy Advent Calendars for Kids  2021

Best Toy-Filled Advent Calendars for Kids 2021

One of the most fun bits of Christmas is surely the anticipation, and the excitement of opening the door of the advent calendar is part of the fun!

Here are the best advent calendars for kids with a toy behind each door.

How To Make A Simple Paper Lantern

How To Make A Simple Paper Lantern

These simple paper lanterns are a fun, quick craft to make with kids, and they are perfect for Christmas as well as Chinese New Year, Halloween or Diwali.

Free Christmas Online Games For Kids

6 Awesome Free Christmas Online Games Sites For Kids

If you are snowed in or it's just too cold grey and grim, here are some of the best free Christmas online games and activities.

The 10 Best Family Christmas Movies - Ever!

The 10 Best Family Christmas Movies - Ever!

Absolute must-see Christmas movies, the ones I love to watch every year and which always get me into the festive spirit!

So grab a cup of hot chocolate and a mince pie and settle down for the perfect Christmas family movie night. Is your favourite here?

10 top tips to get you through the festive season.

Your Ultimate Christmas Bucket List

Make the most of your Christmas with this Christmas Bucket List of 30+ things you must do this festive season. Make the most of your family time with these Christmas bucket list ideas.

10 Best Christmas Books For Children

10 Best Christmas Books For Children

Share the joy of Christmas with a selection of Christmas books for children. Some are xmas classics from Charles Dickens and J.R.R Tolkein, while some are a new twist on the usual festive themes from Raymond Briggs and Rod Campbell.

Christmas Wish List Free Printable

Christmas Wish List Free Printable

Have your kids told Santa what they would like for Christmas yet? Well why not use this free printable Christmas Wish List and they can tell Santa just what they would like him leave under the Christmas tree on 25th December.

Teachers Gift Guide

20 Teacher Gifts Under £20 Christmas 2021

It is that time again - time to show your kid's teacher just how much you appreciate everything that they do. But choosing a gift for a teacher can be really tricky.

So here is our gift guide for Teachers - 20 things they will really like all of which are under £20. Some cost only a couple pounds.

Free Printable Personalised Father Christmas Letters

Free Printable Personalised Father Christmas Letters

Watch your kid's face light up when they get a letter from Santa Claus! - and this one is personalised with their name, age and where they live.

How To Get Your Children To Love Brussels Sprouts

How To Get Your Children To Love Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts, let's face it, do have something of an image problem. One of the greatest Christmas cliches is that kids (and some adults) won't eat them. But here are some ideas to get your children to love Brussels Sprouts

10 top tips to get you through the festive season.

10 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Christmas can be stressful for many of us, especially parents. Here are 10 top tips to get you through the festive season.

Rudolph's Secret Diary

Rudolph's Secret Diary - Revealed!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has allowed us exclusive access to his innermost secrets in the run-up to Christmas.

He reveals the truth about what really goes on at the North Pole!

10 Retro 1980's Toys and Games That You Can Still Buy Today

10 Retro 1980's Toys and Games That You Can Still Buy Today

Ten Retro 1980's toys that you can still buy today - from TMNT to Polly Pocket and Cabbage Patch Kids to Rubik's Cube.

15 Christmas Slime Recipes

15 Christmas Slime Recipes

Here's 15 Recipes for Christmas Slime, with instructions on how to make your own DIY Christmas Slime.

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