1. Activities for making holiday prep easy and meaningful
Activities for making holiday prep easy and meaningful

Activities for making holiday prep easy and meaningful


  • Planning holiday gatherings and putting up the decorations can become a creative and memorable experience for your whole family. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, the season offers plenty of chances to make parties and decorating more personal, meaningful and fun.

    We’ve put together three simple activities using Post-it® Products that’ll make the holidays unique to your own family.

  • Activity #1: Making Thanksgiving name cards

    What you’ll need: 
    Post-it® Super Sticky Notes, Marrakesh collection 
    Hole punch
    String
    Marker

    What you'll need

  • 1. Get two Post-it® Super Sticky Notes for each guest. Line them up back-to-back, with the adhesive section at the bottom. Punch a hole through the middle of the top of the notes.

    Get two Post-it® Super Sticky Notes for each guest.

  • 2. Write the guest’s name on one side and a reason you appreciate them on the other. Tie a string through the hole you made earlier.

    Write the guest’s name on one side and a reason you appreciate them on the other

  • 3. Fold out the adhesive of each note, so that the sticky part can stick to the table. Stand the Post-it® Super Sticky Notes up at each guest’s place at the table.*

    Fold out the adhesive of each note, so that the sticky part can stick to the table.

  • Activity #2: Play a homemade holiday trivia game about family members and guests

    What you’ll need: 
    Post-it® Super Sticky Notes
    Marker

    What You'll Need

  • 1. Write questions about each guest—things that happened in their life in the past year, stories about them, their quirks and interests—on the front of the Post-it® Super Sticky Notes. Put the guest’s name on the back of the note.

    Write questions about each guest

  • 2. Find space on the wall in the center of the gathering large enough for everyone to gather around. Then, start the game.

    Find space on the wall in the center of the gathering large enough for everyone to gather around.

  • 3. The rules are simple: A host chooses a question to read aloud. Whoever knows the answer should shout it out and take the note if they’re correct. The person with the most notes at the end wins.

    4. Offer the winner a prize. Even something as simple as getting the first pass at the dinner buffet works well.

  • Activity #3: Decorate a New Year’s party with moments from the past year

    What you’ll need: 
    Post-it® Super Sticky Notes, assorted colors, 4 in x 6 in 
    Scissors
    String
    Marker

    What you'll need

  • 1. Cut each note in half so you get two pieces that are four inches tall and three inches wide.

    Cut each note in half so you get two pieces that are four inches tall and three inches wide.

  • 2. Once you have as many as you’d like, cut a triangle from the bottom of each piece so it looks like pennant.

    Once you have as many as you’d like, cut a triangle from the bottom of each piece so it looks like pennant.

  • 3. Fold the very top of each note over the string, using the adhesive to stick the memories to the string so they stay put.

    Fold the very top of each note over the string

  • 4. Write a memory from the past year on each note.

    Write a memory from the past year on each note.

  • 5. Hang the string from the wall or ceiling in the main room of your party, but keep it at a level you can comfortably reach.

    These activities are even simpler than many typical holiday decorations, but we hope you and your family will find them to be a little more enjoyable and more memorable than the normal fare.


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