There’s nothing better than having an entire week off for the holidays. After all, it’s that wonderful time of year to wrap presents, deck the halls with festive decor, and enjoy hot cocoa by the fire. Even though this season will look different due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, you can still have the best Christmas week plans if you're off, in the safety of your home or car.
Since the coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented daily reality, it’s important to think outside the box and switch things up when it comes to Christmas fun and traditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests keeping plans to just your immediate household, so consider opting for some virtual activities to do with friends and family during your week off. Whether you host a virtual Secret Santa with your best friends, watch Christmas movies with your pup in matching pjs, or make gingerbread houses with your housemates who you’ve been quarantining with, you’re sure to fill your week with all the seasonal vibes.
As soon as you turn your "out of office" email on, it’s time to get the jingling good times started. Whether you kick the week off with mastering a holiday TikTok challenge or making a hot cocoa bomb, any of these 10 activities will make your calendar merry and bright. After all, you're totally free and deserve to sleigh the most Christmas-y week of the year.
We only include products that have been independently selected by Elite Daily's editorial team. However, we may receive a portion of sales if you purchase a product through a link in this article.