We love tips that make our lives easier here at Kids Activities Blog.
This Christmas, make your Holiday season just a bit easier this year with some of these Christmas Hacks.
Genius Christmas Hacks
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Use a dustbuster or a hair dryer to freshen up your artificial tree, making it ready for another year.
Are your lights in a crazy pile? Not next year. Use scrap cardboard to wrap your lights up.
Do you have branches leftover after trimming your tree? Create a Kindling Pack as a hostess gift.
Protect and save your Christmas wrapping paper for the next year. Use TP tubes – via King of Random.
How to Fake Snow
Three different ways to make fake snow “ using ingredients we bet you already have.
Make frosted windows using Epsom Salt. This recipe uses beer to activate the Epsom salt so it works faster “ but you can use water mixed with a little rubbing alcohol for the same effect.
Don’t have snow in your area? Build snowmen anyways with this kid-friendly hack.
Tips for Holiday Entertaining
Make Santa’s from strawberries for a fun Christmas-themed snack.
Add some glam to your hot coco with marshmallow pops. Decorate them so they are pretty.
Flavor water at your Christmas gathering using cranberries, frozen into ice-cube trays.
Have a large family dinner? Give your kids coloring pages to eat while they are waiting for dessert.
Enjoy a fun family activity and have a product that lasts “ at least until eaten. This gingerbread glue actually works.
Create an all-natural air-freshener ornament using essential oils and whole spices “ it diffuses the scents throughout the room.
Make a tree skirt with furry fabric. No sewing needed.
Add some twinkle to your table (or your kids room to replace a nightlight). Make twinkle light jars.
Fill your home with Christmas scents. Add drops of essential oils to your air filter.
Use condiment containers to store icing and decorate cookies “ Some of these Christmas Cookies are just begging to be decorated (see video below).
Grate chocolate to get some gorgeous shavings “ they are perfect to use as toppings for hot chocolate or even on cookies. Use a potato peeler (see video below).
Transform average playdough into a festive holiday experience with the help of spices or essential oils.
Be the favorite Auntie “ make edible peppermint play dough with your nieces and nephews this Christmas.
Simplify ornament storage. Upcycle egg cartons to store delicate ornaments.
Ribbon bits get tangled really easily. Look for a clear egg carton and put the leftovers into the carton to keep them separated until you are ready to use them.
Don’t have a gift box? Have no fear. You can fold one using craft paper. Looks pretty cool.
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