Christmas on a Budget: Activities (2020)


Having fun at Christmas doesn’t have to be expensive. Below you’ll find a heap of budget-friendly ideas to entertain friends, family and whanau of all ages. Plus some of these activities will save you money by making your own decorations, food and gifts.

Click on the links to find tutorials to guide you and examples to inspire your own activities.


Read more: Christmas on a Budget: Decorations



Being Crafty

Make an advent calendar Make a Christmas centrepiece
Bake cookies or other treats Make some DIY gifts
Make a wreath Make tree decorations
Make Christmas cards  

Spreading Good Cheer

Presence, not Presents





You and the whanau don’t have to miss out on Christmas activities just because you’re on a budget. And remember, these are just a few suggestions - there’ll be plenty more if you put your and the family’s minds to it. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

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