When the weather outside is frightful, a family movie night is calling your name. You’ll definitely want to spend a night at home to catch up on some holiday classics. Get ready to make watching these movies even more fun for your kids.
Our Watch This, Do That series pairs the best family movies with fun activities to try after the credits roll. We’ve rounded up our holiday-themed Watch This, Do That posts like “The Polar Express” and “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” to make it a festive movie night.
The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Make Buddy the Elf proud by singing along to holiday music, decorating your house with snowflakes and starting a snowball fight (indoors!).
Photo 1 courtesy of Peanuts, Photo 2 from A Little Gray
This Peanuts movie is a favorite across generations, so make it more special with these Charlie Brown-themed activities. You can learn to draw Snoopy, build your own Christmas tree or cheer someone up during the holiday season.
Photo 1 courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures, Photo 2 from Rainy Day Mum
If you didn’t have a chance to catch a festive train this year, recreate the holiday magic at home. Some of these movie activities include giving back like donating toys or making holiday cards.
Photo 1 courtesy of NBC, Photo 2 from A Sparkle of Genius
Pair this holiday classic with fun kids activities like making reindeer treats, mixing silver and gold slime and finding a misfit toy.
Let your child’s imagination run wild as you learn about the Jangles, a family of inventors. They’ll be inspired to invent their dream toy, make snow and even build a robot.
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