Ideas to help you enjoy Christmas safely

Christmas might look a bit different this year but there are still lots of ways to celebrate from the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s watching a virtual pantomime or taking part in a festive quiz over Zoom, take a look at our list below for some inspiration.

Virtual Christmas Party

Move your Christmas party online. You can make festive cocktails, put on your favourite tunes and join your friends and family over Zoom. Don’t worry, you can still take part in karaoke!

Virtual Secret Santa

You can still take part in the same yearly traditions, like Secret Santa. There are plenty of Secret Santa name generators online, simply pick a name, set a budget, and send your gift through the post. Why not make it extra special by making your own gift at home.

Scavenger hunt

For something a little bit different this year, a scavenger hunt is a fun challenge for all the family. Put together a list of items to find around your house and the first one back wins a prize.

Virtual Panto

Christmas just isn’t complete without a trip to the theatre to watch your favourite pantomime. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many are being streamed online. Find some suggestions of local or national panto productions here.

Christmas quiz

Virtual quizzes have risen in popularity this year and were the must-do activity during the first lockdown. They are a great way to have fun with family and friends whilst testing your general knowledge.

Bake off

Test your baking skills with mince pies, Christmas pudding, gingerbread men and more. Make it a competition and compare your creations with your family and friends. You can have your very own bake off. Visit the BBC Good Food website for recipes.