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family flying a kite

10 ideas for affordable family days out this January

From winter nature trails to fun in the park – here’s how to keep your little ones entertained when you’re on a tight budget

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Christmas cookies

Five Christmas traditions from around the world

Make new memories with family and friends by sharing a few special crimbo customs from overseas

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10 Christmas games for all the family

10 Christmas games for all the family

If the suggestion of games at Christmas is usually met with an eye-roll from the family, try these original ideas for a different take on family fun!

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Christmas cracker

Christmas crafts: How to make Christmas crackers

Making your own Christmas crackers couldn't be easier. Watch our step-by-step video to find out how

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25 hilarious Christmas cracker jokes

Love them or hate them, it wouldn’t be Christmas without a few cheesy jokes. Here are our favourites

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Kids on Christmas

Kids on Christmas

With the big day just around the corner we quizzed kids on all the important Christmas issues... with some very cute results!

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Christmas crafts: How to make an advent calendar

Christmas crafts: How to make a cardboard roll advent calendar

Add some Christmas joy each day in December with this home made Advent Calendar

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tower bridge gingerbread

Eight amazing gingerbread creations to make with the kids

Build a gingerbread masterpiece this festive season with these clever designs and downloadable templates

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a gold 3D star

Christmas crafts: How to make a 3D star

The star on top of the tree is its most important feature. Here’s how to make your very own shining star, perfect for your statement tree

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Belfast Christmas Market

Top 10 family-friendly Christmas days out

Get into the festive spirit this winter with magical events the whole family can enjoy

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