It’s December, which means that the holiday season is upon us! To celebrate, here is a (slightly late) Christmas Advent Calendar! Explore our list of challenges using the interactive slide below, or check out the challenge list below!
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Christmas Advent Calendar Challenge List:
- Watch the classic film A Muppet Christmas Carol.
- Try baking an aesthetic festive treat, maybe from the Vegan Christmas Cookbook!
- Do a silly festive photoshoot with your friends/family. Extra points if you can find some classic ugly Xmas jumpers.
- Write a Christmas Story of your own! If you have younger siblings, make a picture book for them and have them do some truly wild little kid illustrations for it. Alternative idea: Write a holiday fanfiction for your favourite book series.
- Watch the classic film The Grinch.
- Try baking some cookies for your friends and family, check out Christmas with Kim-Joy : a festive collection of edible cuteness for inspiration!
- Try making some tree ornaments! You can make these with whatever materials you like! Try salt dough ornaments, polymer clay or even just paper! Here’s a book if you would like some ideas.
- Check out a twist on an old Christmas classic with Scrooge #worstgiftever.
- Try making a snow globe out of a mason jar!
- Your film watching experience, should you choose to accept it, is the classic festive film Home Alone!
- Make some handmade Christmas cards for all your friends and family!
- Organise a Secret Santa with your friends. Extra points if you make each other handmade presents!
- Your festive book suggestion for today is Dash & Lily’s book of dares.
- Today’s challenge is for our musicians out there. Learn to play/sing a Christmas song, or write your own!
- Today’s movie suggestion is The Nightmare Before Christmas!
- Discover a magical Christmas wonderland, right here in Wellington! Windows filled with Christmas cheer, art installations and even an enchanting Lego display! More info at Wellington City Council’s Website.
- Your holiday reading suggestion for today is Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless!
- Have you wrapped your presents yet? Try designing your very own wrapping paper! For example, go find some plain paper and draw your own designs on them.
- Today’s reading suggestion is Reindeer boy!
- Most likely, your favourite musician has recorded at least one Christmas song. So, go find some festive tunes and make the perfect holiday playlist!
- You movie suggestion for today is It’s A Wonderful Life.
- Today’s challenge is to learn a bit more about learn more about the history behind Christmas traditions. As usual, we have plenty of books you could check out…
- Your reading suggestion today is The Afterlife of Holly Chase.
- Make something yum for Christmas tomorrow! Maybe some mince pies? Or trifle? As always, feel free to look through our collection for ideas…
- Your challenge today is to make a cute festive video with your friends/whānau!
- MERRY CHRISTMAS and SEE YOU IN THE NEW YEAR!