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Things to Do During the Holiday

Tips December 24, 2018

Few people don’t look forward to winter break, and you don’t ever want to deal with them. It’s a time to relax and not worry about the stresses of school or work for quite a while. However, if you’ve got nothing else to keep yourself busy with, you’ll get bored soon after Christmas is over. To beat the overwhelmingly painful holiday boredom, here are some fun things to do during the winter break:

Bake Cookies

This is a classic activity for people of any age. The best part of the baking is that when they’re all baked, you can decorate them however you please, plus the satisfaction that comes when it’s time to eat them.

Create Gifts

Whether it’s for the holiday season, someone’s winter-break birthday, or to give to a friend just for the fun of it, making your own gifts is inexpensive and rewarding.

Find Local Holiday Events

Does your town or a nearby town hold events during the holidays? If so, gather a few friends and enjoy a day of food, window shopping, a show at a local theatre, or anything else that could be held during the holidays.

Have a Movie Night

What could be better than staying in with a few friends all cozy with movies? Make some microwave popcorn and hot chocolate, get a few blankets, and just put on a movie and you have a night of relaxation with friends.

Try a New Sport

Winter break can be the time to try something new that you wouldn’t have gotten the chance to do during the rest of the year. Whether it’s a winter sport like skiing or snowboarding or an indoor sport like fencing, winter break can be the perfect time for trying them.

Organize Yourself

This doesn’t sound exactly like fun, but once you get yourself organized, it will feel very rewarding in the end. Plus, sitting around in a complete mess would make you feel worse in the long run.

Volunteer

There’s no better way to spend your time than spending it helping those who need it. Look up any places to volunteer in your hometown. Especially during Christmas time, many places are looking for an extra helping hand.

Go to a Museum or a Show

Speaking of learning new things, going to a local museum or a local theatre festival can teach you a lot about performing and visual art. Plus, it’s fun and many museums offer discounts at off-peak hours.