Looking for some Christmas activity ideas for children?
Here's our round-up of Christmas craft, activity, baking and outdoors activities for the whole family this year (perfect for the school holidays and the days in-between Christmas and New Year)
So why not...
The big Christmas Day animation this year is Julia Donaldson's Stick Man. If your children love the book then you can get out and about on a Stick Man Trail in woods and forests across the country with the Forestry Commision.
Go to an outdoor ice rink - it's great exercise for the whole family and it'll make you feel very Christmassy. Here's a list of the best outdoor ice rinks this year.
Get out and about on a walk with the Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks? There's hundreds of group walks available for the whole family, across the country.
Visit a National Trust property with a rich mix of heritage, festive food events, illuminations and a chance to meet Father Christmas.
Bake some of these Christmas treats with your little ones. Polly from This Enchanted Pixie has rounded up nine of her favourite Christmas recipes, from truffles to the more healthy raw bars.
Read or watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over the break then do some of Adele's craft ideas
And if you're not feeling Christmassy yet, take some inspiration from Not Another Mummy Blog's list of ways to feel instantly festive.
If you're pregnant over Christmas, make sure you read our post on tips for surviving a pregnant Christmas.