Looking for New Year’s Activities that the whole family can participate in? Check out these 10 family-friendly celebration favorites.
1. Bake Some New Year’s Cookies
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Among the yummiest of New Year’s Activities. Bond over sugar, flour, and edible decorations. Use these Wilton 101-Piece Alphabet, Numbers and Holiday Cookie Cutters to spell out the year, sayings, and New Year’s symbols.
2. Ham It Up In Your Own Family Photo Booth
These Funny Gold and Black Photo Booth Props will give plenty to work with to capture unique family photos.
3. Hold An Indoor Snowball Fight
Use a space in a playroom, basement, or just away from the easily breakable and use these Indoor Snowballs for cold-free fun.
4. Host A Neon/Glow In Dark Dance Party
Get decked out in all that glows. Grab a UV Black Light, turn up the family friendly tunes, turn down the lights, and get to dancing. Some fun items to help you get party ready include UV Glow Face and Body Paint, UV Blacklight Reactive Cloth Tape, and Glow Party Favors for Kids And Adults.
5. Make Confetti
Use old magazines, catalogs, etc.. When you got done tossing around the confetti at the appointed time, make a game of who can pick it back up quickest and put it in the recycling bin.
6. Play Board Games
Some great games to get the whole family laughing and carrying on include HedBanz, Reverse Charades, and Jenga.
7. Read New Year’s Books Snuggled Under Blankets
Depending on your kiddos age(s), dive into The Night Before New Year’s, Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution, and Who Stole New Year’s Eve?: A Chickadee Court Mystery
8. Set Up An Hot Chocolate Bar And A Tent For Some Indoor Camping
A little indoor camping will be a unique treat on a cold winter night. Add in a hot chocolate bar with topping such as marshmallows, butterscotch chips,
9. Take On Your Own New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
Don’t want to be up late watching the ball drop on tv or trek somewhere and stand outdoors to watch your local version? Why not make your own ball to drop at whatever time works for you. Check out this fun version from Mariah at Giggles Galore.
10. And While Your At It, Create Your Own Noisemakers To Help Ring In the New Year
Empty water bottles filled with some bells, coins, or buttons will do. Just don’t let young children play with unsupervised. Also, upcycled cardboard tubes decorated and with wax paper with holes and streamers on one end will do nicely.
These 10 New Year’s Activities are sure to make the coming of a new year special for the whole family.
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