India 17 November 2016: We love the holiday season, and we all eagerly wait for Christmas every year. To find joy in decorating, the tree, the music, the lights, the gifts, the food. But we have been doing this year after year, So read on to know 10 Unique ways to celebrate Christmas and create new Family traditions to enjoy it.
WATCH THE SUNRISE.
Earlier Christmas was a minor holiday celebrated by the pagans who celebrate the returning light by waking up early on Christmas day to watch the sunrise. So why not we follow this wonderful tradition and wake up early to watch the sunrise and celebrate the new light. Watching the sunrise along with your family is an unique way to celebrate Christmas.
SING CHRISTMAS CAROLS.
Christmas is the time of the year to sing carols around your Christmas tree. Make Carol singing a part of your family worship. You can enjoy Christmas even more by encouraging your children to join you in singing Christmas carols, this Christmas season. If you live In the colder parts make sure you bring a thermos of hot tea or cocoa to keep you warm and enjoy the Caroling. Singing carols during the Christmas season is an amazing christmas tradition to follow.
FEED THE BIRDS.
DON’T FORGET THE POOR.
Nowadays volunteering on Christmas to help the underprivileged is becoming a tradition. To volunteer you can choose from many options like special dinners, gift programs for poor kids, soup kitchens etc.So this Christmas season spread the joy with the underprivileged by volunteering. You can also choose to do some charity and donations this holiday season to spread the joy.
HAVE A TRADITIONAL FEAST.
MAKE GIFT EXCHANGE ABOUT MEANS, NOT JUST ENDS.
This Christmas season make it a point to enjoy the process of giving and receiving gifts by livening up the tradition by playing some games in the family like treasure hunts, Secret santa, deceptive wrapping competitions, guessing games, etc. Adding these games in the tradition of exchange of gifts is a unique way to celebrate Christmas.
SPEND QUALITY TIME.
Make this Christmas special by spending some quality time with your family. You can spend some good quality time with your family by picking something to do as a family tradition that you only do on Christmas. It could be anything from The ritual recitation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Watching your favorite Christmas movie with your family?
CALL RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.
This is the best time of the year call your relatives and friends home and have a Christmas party with all of them.You can also surprise some old friend who wasn’t expecting it.
GOOD OLD MEMORIES.
Another unique thing you can do this christmas is to look back to some good old memories. As a practice you can start writing down memories of the year together and then read them together as a family on Christmas day, You can also take a yearly picture with your family on Christmas day.
SEE THE LIGHTS.
Once you’re done feasting on your Christmas dinner you can go round the city to enjoy some beautiful lights on Christmas day. On this day itself you’re likely to get the maximum effect.