10 Ways to Go on a Christmas Scavenger Hunt

10 ways to go on a Christmas scavenger hunt with the kids, from finding lights to free printables to a hunt at the mall.

As you probably know, I absolutely love scavenger hunts for kids. Why not make a Christmas scavenger hunt for them to go on?! We've did one last week and the boys got such a kick out of it, I've decided to go on a hunt to find more Christmas scavenger hunts for them to try! I'm certain they'll love to do any of these on this list! Time to go on a Christmas scavenger hunt, I ...

Classic Glittery Christmas Stocking Craft

Classic glittery stocking craft for kids to make

This has got to be one of the most classic crafts we've made, especially for Christmas, but since its a classic, we just had to make this simple Christmas stocking craft! I cut out two pieces of red scrapbook paper in a stocking shape. Nothing fancy, just a giant 'J' pretty much. I cut them out together, so they're exactly the same shape and size. I punched holes around ...

Christmas Flashlight Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Go on a Christmas scavenger hunt looking for Christmas bows in the dark - flashlights!

Alrighty kids, let's go on a flashlight scavenger hunt! A quick activity to set up. I grabbed some Christmas bows from my wrapping paper stash and stuck them around the boys' rooms upstairs while it was almost time for dinner. Super simple! I called the boys to go on a scavenger hunt for some Christmas bows! With one exception. No lights were to be turned on. Just ...

Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Candies: Easy Holiday Baking with the Kids

Easy peanut butter candies to make WITH the kids

One of our holiday traditions, every year, is to bake Christmas candies with my mom and sister-in-law. The boys usually don't participate too much, they just play and have a good time, while us adults have a great time too! This year, I included it as part of our Christmas countdown activity chain that I shared on PBS Parents, so it would be something that just the ...