How to Be Festive at Christmas Time

!Everybody loves Christmas and do you need some more activities to do, to become more festive? Read this article to find out some things you want to do!


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    Buy a Santa hat! Santa hats are very cheap and you can buy them practically everywhere around Christmas time! As soon as you wear it, you will look instantly festive and fashionable!
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    Listen to Christmas songs and carols! When it gets to December, scroll down to the music channels and there will always things like, 'Olly Murs top 20 Christmas songs' and many more! If you want to listen to the songs and carols you choose, whenever you want, you can burn your favourite ones onto a CD and play it on your laptop or CD player.
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    Watch Christmas films! There are many different Christmas movies with a variety of great actors and actresses in and it seems a shame to miss out! During the Christmas month, there will be many films on on the TV and because movies are long, it wastes time, so Christmas will come faster!
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    Make Christmas decorations! You could make, snowflakes, paper chains, origami, paper hats and much more! Some of them are quite complex, so if you need some guidance on how to make these things, you can search on YouTube for tutorials.
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    Make Christmas-y food and drink! You could make cookies in the shape of objects, you could make brownies, you could make mince pies, you could make fairy cakes and put faces on them and much more! Hot cocoa is a very nice drink to have around wintertime because it warms up your throat and is very rich! You could also add marshmallows and whipped cream!
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    Buy a Christmas tree and decorate it! Real trees are better than fake ones, but if you don't want to always hoover up the nettles, buy a fake one. They come in all different sizes and you can design it with many ornaments, such as: Tinsel (Red, gold, green and silver), ball-balls, fake snow and many mini chocolates! For the top, you could have a star, an angel or Santa, but a star is the most traditional.
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    Buy a Christmas costume! You can either be Santa, an angel, an elf or you could even be a reindeer! eBay, Amazon and dressing-up shops sell these kind of costumes and most of them are quite cheap.
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    Buy an advent calendar so you can count down the days and have a tiny bit of chocolate each day! You can get them in many different chocolate brands and they are sold in every single supermarket around Christmas time! Another way of counting down the days is to search on the internet 'Christmas Countdown (Whatever year you are in)' and it tells you how many days, hours, minutes and seconds until the first second of Christmas!
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    Buy Christmas presents! You could buy them for your family, friends and teachers! Make the present something suitable for the receiver and make it special! You could even make your own presents for people to throw in that extra amount of effort!
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    Throw a Christmas party or have a Christmas sleepover with your friends! You could do all the activities above and all come in a costume!


  • To be even more festive, you could watch a new movie everyday, up to and including Christmas Eve!
  • If you want Christmas to come faster, tick off the day and then hide the countdown so you are not tempted to know when Christmas is going to be here!
  • Do these activities with people you enjoy being with and just have fun!
  • Go to the local primary school and watch the Christmas production.


  • Don't spend too much time or money doing the activity.
  • Don't injure yourself making the decorations or putting up the tree.

Things You'll Need

  • Loads of money
  • A CD player or a laptop
  • A TV or laptop
  • A blank CD
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • The internet
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Eggs
  • Cocoa
  • Butter
  • Hoover
  • Tinsel
  • Ball-balls
  • A star/an angel/Santa Claus
  • A Christmas Tree
  • Fake Snow
  • Mini Chocolates
  • Costume
  • Advent Calendar/Advent Candle

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