Ultimate Guide to Christmas Family Fun With Kids

Posted on: December 7th, 2018by


No matter the age, Christmas is a time of excitement, wonder and joy. New and old traditions of baking, visits with Santa and story times and PRESENTS give everyone the warm and fuzzies. The season seems to start earlier every year as there’s just so much fun to be had (and preparations to be made).


Even if your kids are older and some of the magic is gone, there are still plenty of ways to have some Christmas family fun that will make everyone smile! Here are some of our favorites – scroll down to find resources for them:

  • Watch Christmas TV specials and movies
  • Read Christmas books
  • Bake or cook up some Christmas treats
  • Look at some Christmas light displays
  • Find the perfect Christmas present
  • Try some Christmas crafts

Be sure to share your Holiday and Christmas family fun pictures with us on Facebook or tag us on Instagram @JerseyFamilyFun! We want to see you decorating your trees, taking pictures with Santa, and moving your elf every night.


Ultimate Guide to Christmas Family Fun With Kids


10 Ideas for Christmas Family Fun with kids

Watch Christmas TV Specials  & Holiday TV movies with your kids.

Tis the season for family traditions, and one of them that so many of us enjoy is holiday movies for Family Movie Night. Check out our picks for the top 20 holiday movies for your next family movie night.

20 Holiday Movies for Family Movie NightJersey Family Fun’s listing of the best Christmas TV Specials for kids includes descriptions and a tv schedule for holiday movies, shows, and specials.

The Best Christmas TV Specials for Kids


Read children’s books about Christmas.


Decorate the house with the kids


How to decorate a child's bedroom for the holidays Boscov's Home Decor


How to Decorate a Front Porch for the Holidays for less than $100


Elf on the Shelf ideas & inspiration

Is your scout elf one of your favorite parts of the Christmas season? Or is it a hassle that you need help with? We have your ideas on where to find him every day, and reasons you should welcome an elf into your home.

Elf on the Shelf ideas

Dress your elf elf on the shelf outfits


Cook up something yummy with these Christmas recipes.

  • Hot Chocolate Cookies Recipe
  • Snowball Cookies
  • Cooking Cookies with the Kids – Another Great Christmas Tradition
  • Minty M&M Holiday Cookies


Create Christmas Crafts to get into the spirit.

Christmas Crafts from Oriental trading


Make a new Christmas ornament.


Take up a new Christmas tradition.

Christmas family picture at Woodloch Resort Dining Hall


Plan a Christmas Family Vacation with these resorts with Christmas attrations


Gaze in wonder at Christmas lights without leaving your home.

Maybe it’s too cold outside. Maybe you don’t know where to go in your neighborhood to see Christmas lights. Don’t worry. We have you covered. Take a look at our 3 fun ways to see Christmas lights from anywhere.

3 Fun Ways to See Christmas Lights


Celebrating a New Jersey Christmas?

Let us help you have a great New Jersey Christmas with our Unwrap These Ideas for New Jersey Christmas Family Fun With Kids.

Our Unwrap These Ideas for New Jersey Christmas Family Fun With Kids includes

  • New Jersey Christmas Lights Displays,
  • New Jersey Christmas Events,
  • Holiday Parades in New Jersey,
  • New Jersey Christmas Tree Lightings,
  • Where and How to Get Unique Santa Pictures in New Jersey,
  • New Jersey Christmas Attractions,
  • Meals with Santa Events in New Jersey,
  • New Jersey Holiday Train Shows with Christmas Train Sets on Display,
  • New Jersey Christmas Train Rides,
  • New Jersey Festival of Trees,
  • Live Nativity Scenes in New Jersey,
  • New Jersey Christmas Tree Farms
  • and Giftable Experiences in New Jersey.

Click over to Unwrap These Ideas for New Jersey Christmas Family Fun With Kids.


New Jersey Christmas Family Fun

Posted in: All, Fun at Home, Holiday Fun, Parenting Help

Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally.She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name.She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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