Safer Christmas activities to do at home


Julia Carvalho

A house in Seven Oaks that went all out with the decorations this Christmas.

Julia Carvalho, Writer

On the other hand, if you are feeling anxious or worried about going out this Christmas, there are some safer options that you can enjoy indoors that will still make your Christmas memorable.

Netflix and Disney Plus offer a wide variety of classic and new Christmas movies along with various series for your enjoyment. Movies like “Christmas Chronicles: Part 2,” and “Operation Christmas Drop,” were recently released on Netflix. Disney Plus features many classic movies such as “Home Alone,” and “The Santa Clause.” Watching movies is a great way to safely celebrate Christmas this year, especially with a cup of hot cocoa and holiday cookies.

There have been so many advancements in apps on our phones and computers during the Pandemic, that you are able to watch movies and shows together with your friends even if you can’t be together. The GroupWatch feature on Disney plus and Netflix Party, allows you to watch shows and movies with your friends and family at any time.

If you are unsure about going to gatherings of more than 10 people, but still want to hangout, reconnect with friends and family by hosting a virtual Christmas party on Zoom or Google Hangouts. Through this, you will able to spend Christmas with friends and family from all over the world and even play games like trivia, bingo, or Pictionary but Christmas edition.

If you ever get tired of staying inside watching movies all day, take a stroll around your neighborhood to enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights and decorations along with some fresh air. A walk around the neighborhood while singing Christmas music is a guaranteed way to spark some holiday spirit.