1. Countdown Bags
Each bag has a new activity, treat, or topic to discuss that you open before midnight!
6:30 PM – New Year’s Eve Dinner and Decor
7:30 PM – New Years Eve Loaded Questions Game
8:30 PM – New Year’s Resolutions
9:30 PM – New Year’s Eve Movie
10:30 PM – Cheers to the New Year PLUS “Midnight Kisses”
11:30 PM – Prepare to Ring in the New Year!
2. Make Confetti Poppers
3. NYE Bingo
Entertain the kiddos with this fun game of BINGO. You’ll all enjoy your time together a bit more.
4. Make Party Hats
What’s a NYE celebration without party hats? This is a great activity to do while you’re counting down the hours until midnight.
5. Year In Review Photo Scavenger Hunt
Print and hide photos from the last year around the house and give a prize to whomever finds them all first! It’s a fun game combined with a walk down memory lane.
6. Indoor Snowball Fight
Use this tutorial to make your own snowballs. Have fun with your kids on NYE doing something they love without the mess and inevitable bruising.
7. Make NYE Glasses With Pipe Cleaner
Another classic NYE adornment is a set of glasses with the upcoming year on them. Teach your kids how to make these spectacles for NYE with pipe cleaner.
8. NYE Celebration Kits
Kids don’t know how to celebrate this strange holiday so it’s best to teach them with a kit! Movies, confetti, journals, and surprises will light up their eyes and plant special memories in their hearts.
9. Put Together A Time Capsule
Have everyone in the family add something to the capsule so as you gather around next year you can look back on the NYE before.
10. Balloon Drop
This one is pretty messy. But pull out the camera because faces are guaranteed to light up at midnight!
11. Play 20 Questions
Gather everyone around and ask these brain teasing questions. Our hearts and minds are sure to reflect on the past year.
12. Decide On New Resolutions!
Help your children to understand the purpose of goal setting. Everyone can set personal goals for the year. Then the family can decide on a goal you can all work on together!