New Year’s Eve Activities for the Entire Family

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away.  It is a great time for families to reflect on the past year and look forward to 2017!  To help your family celebrate, we have gathered some great New Year’s Eve activities for the entire family.  With these activities, your family should have fun while ringing in the New Year!


Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes

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A cheap and creative way to make confetti poppers at home!  Allow the kids to customize their own poppers and let them fire these off at midnight!  Start saving those toilet paper tubes.


New Year’s Eve Countdown Bags

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Create fun and unique countdown bags to entertain and keep the kids interested as it gets closer to the New Year.  All you need are brown lunch bags, construction paper or cardstock, a Sharpie, and some inexpensive toys or treats!


New Year’s Eve Float

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A delicious drink for the entire family to enjoy during New Year’s Eve is this festive float.  Fill half a glass with sparkling apple cider and then add two scoops of vanilla ice cream.  The apple and vanilla combination will remind your family of apple a la mode!


New Year’s Coloring Party Hats

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Another way to add some fun for the kids is to offer them party hats that they can decorate themselves.  You only need a few items and the kids will love to wear these hats!  This is a creative and fun way to bring in the New Year!


Mad Libs Like Activity for the New Year

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Do you remember Mad Libs from when you were a kid?  It is a simple yet funny game for the entire family.  Print out this New Year themed Mad Libs like page and have someone give you the answers to each blank space without looking at the sheet.  When you are done, read the story back to everyone.  It is sure to bring some laughs!


If you have additional fun ideas for families to try, leave a comment below.  Happy New Years!