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Crafting Connections: 5 Easy Festive Holiday Activities

Posted by Informed Families on December 2, 2023 at 1:56 PM

Creating holiday crafts with kids is more than just a fun activity; it's an opportunity for family bonding, which is crucial for the healthy development of children and teens. At Informed Families, we understand the significance of family togetherness in reducing the risk of substance abuse among young people. Parental involvement is indeed the most potent weapon in preventing substance abuse among youth.


By engaging in these easy and enjoyable holiday crafts, families can spend quality time together, strengthening their bonds and promoting a healthy, substance-free lifestyle. Let's explore these five delightful crafts that are perfect for family bonding during the holiday season!

  1. Handprint Christmas Tree 🎄: This heartwarming craft not only fosters creativity but also serves as a beautiful symbol of family growth and unity. Using green construction paper, decorations, and a little imagination, families can create a unique tree that captures the essence of togetherness.

  2. Paper Plate Snowmen ☃️: Simple and mess-free, this craft is perfect for families with children of all ages. It encourages teamwork and allows children to express their creativity while enjoying quality time with their parents.

  3. DIY Holiday Ornaments: Personalizing ornaments offers a wonderful opportunity for family members to share stories and create new memories. Each ornament becomes a special keepsake, symbolizing the love and connection within the family.

  4. Gingerbread Houses 🏠 from Milk Cartons: This innovative twist on a classic holiday activity is not only fun but also an excellent way for families to work together towards a common goal, reinforcing the importance of teamwork and collaboration.

  5. Festive Garland Making: Engaging in this craft can enhance fine motor skills and promote a sense of accomplishment in children. As families create these decorations together, they reinforce the warmth and joy of the holiday season.

    At Informed Families, we believe these activities are more than just crafts; they are tools to strengthen family bonds and promote a healthy, substance-free lifestyle. Encouraging family togetherness through such creative endeavors is a powerful way to keep children and teens safe from substance abuse. Let's cherish these moments of togetherness and celebrate the holiday season with love, creativity, and joy. Happy crafting and happy holidays! 🎄✨🎨 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 💕

Topics: holidays, lock your meds, family bonding, safe homes smart parties, alcohol use

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We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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