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Winning at Winter Break

The kids are out of school for 2 weeks and you just spent a small fortune on the holidays. How will you survive? Don’t worry Redding community our top 5 FREE family oriented activities will have you winning at winter break! 

  1. Make cookies or other holiday treats and deliver them to your neighbors or your local fire station or loved ones

    Although you may not want to keep too many treats in the house, there may be others would love the kindness of home-baked goodies. Consider those who may not have family nearby or have to work over the holidays. 

  2. Have a family slumber party under the tree
    Young children love ‘camping’ indoors, so grab pillows and blankets and spend the night sleeping underneath it. 

  3. Holiday books from the library
    Save money and have fun taking the family to the library to pick out a pile of holiday books that can be read over and over again before being returned to the library. Make a note of favorite books and buy them when they’re discounted after the holidays. 

    1.  Redding Library

      1100 Parkview Ave

      (530) 245-7250

      Open until 8:00 PM

    2. Anderson Branch Library

      3200 W Center St

      (530) 365-7685

    3. Cottonwood Community Library

      3427 Main St

      (530) 347-4818

  4. Have a fancy dress code for dinner one night
    If you’ve already bought the clothes for other holiday events, you may as well have fun getting to where the fancy grab again. Let your kids choose the meal, light a couple of candles, turn down the lights and enjoy the giggles of a special night. 

  5. Play in the snow!
    Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta are covered with snow this year, make the most of it! Snowmen, snow angels, snowball fights and snow forts offer hours of fun for all ages.

 Mount Shasta Ski Park is a ski resort located in northern California, just east of Interstate 5 along SR 89 between the city of Mount Shasta and the town of McCloud

4500 Ski Park Hwy, McCloud, CA 96057

 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 (530) 926-8610

For a full list of FREE winter break activities check out our friend Tony Robbins