Although there is a vaccine now with people getting vaccinated, the second wave of Covid-19 is here, with countries even reporting mutated cases. There is currently a global increase in the number of infected people. It is advisable to practice safety measures against the virus even while celebrating Christmas.
For many people, Christmas is a period to gather as a family to celebrate or go out to have a great time. Many public places are usually filled to the brim during the festive season. However, it is essential to stay safe as you don’t want to contribute to the virus’s spread while celebrating Christmas with other people.
So, how can you celebrate Christmas, whether alone or with your nuclear family, and still practice safety measures? Do you know that you don’t have to go out to have a fun-filled Christmas? There are fun activities you can do this Christmas from the comfort of your home. Continue reading to find out!
Put up your Christmas decoration
Because you may not be able to celebrate as you used to doesn’t mean you should completely kill the Christmas vibe. Since you will be spending the time home, decorate your house as festively possible. Give your home the Christmas feel with the lights and tree and the rest. It is still Christmas, remember? With this decoration, you can listen to Christmas music and even dance while sipping wine.
Play Christmas-themed games
Playing games is a fun way to spend Christmas. A family that plays together is definitely a fun family. With music in the background and Christmas food going round, play games. You can put together a holiday puzzle or look for cool Christmas games to play. If you stay alone, you can play online games with friends. The goal is to have a great time while playing Christmas-themed games.
Read Christmas stories
Like Tales by Moonlight, you can do Tales on Christmas. There are so many beautiful stories you can read alone or with family. An interesting idea for a father is to dress as Santa Claus (Father Christmas) and read stories to your kids. If you stay alone and you have friends that enjoy reading, you can have a video call with them and read stories to one another. Make the story reading session as dramatic and lively as possible.
Try some Christmas karaoke
Have you really tried to sing along to Christmas songs? You don’t have to know how to sing to do karaoke. The idea is to sing along and have fun. So, you can try a Christmas karaoke with your family. If you stay alone, you may try it with friends via a video call. This can really be a fun moment.
Watch Christmas movies
Turn your house into a cinema. There are lots of cool Christmas movies to watch. Google them out and go for the ones that interest you. Stream on Netflix, etc. Christmas food and drinks can go around while the movie is on-going. There may be conversations in-between. Just try to have as much fun as possible.
Send out gifts
It is a season of love, so share the love around but not the virus. One way to share love is to send gifts to your loved ones. Because you may be away from family and friends doesn’t stop you from ordering a gift for anyone. So, if you can, get the gifts and send them out. It is a thoughtful thing to do.
Have a virtual Christmas party
Do you know you can have an online party? For this party, you can make a Christmas playlist as well as play other party songs. You can celebrate with your family or friends. Everyone can put on their Christmas clothes and have a virtual party that is fun-filled.
While you are trying to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing stops you from having a fun-filled Christmas alone or with family. If you have any other suggestions on how to spend Christmas, kindly share them in the comment section. Thank you for reading, Merry Christmas!