For many of us, the coronavirus has derailed many of our holiday plans. All of those big dinners and fancy Christmas parties are now taking a back seat as we strive to protect our family’s health. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean the holidays are completely ruined. There are still ways to celebrate with your immediate family and to let your kids have fun as well.
Have a video chat with other family members
We may not be able to spend time together in person, but we can spend time together virtually. Schedule a video chat with friends and family members outside of your household to spend quality time together this holiday season. You can even do this on Christmas Day as you’re opening each other’s presents.
Bake Christmas cookies with the kids
Who doesn’t love Christmas cookies? Not only will you have a tasty treat, but baking Christmas cookies is also a great bonding moment with your kids. Put on their favorite holiday movie and get to work baking their favorite Christmas cookies.
Do outdoor activities together
Socializing outdoors is much safer than socializing indoors. While you should still be social distancing with individuals outside of your household, there are still plenty of safe, outdoor activities you can do. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Cut down a Christmas tree
Drive or walk around with your kids to look at your neighborhood’s holiday decorations
Go ice skating
Build a snowman in your yard
Have a snowball fight
Hang up your outdoor decorations
Here at The Zoo Factory, we want everyone to have a happy and safe holiday season this year. For more holiday tips, read through our blog today!
If you have recently watched television, you have likely seen a commercial with two adorable teddy bears dressed as an elderly couple that are strolling hand in hand through a bustling airport. The teddy bear commercial was recently released and has already taken the world by storm.
Whether you are the one traveling or you are waiting for someone to travel to you, traveling is a huge part of the holiday season.
We all look forward to seeing our loved ones during the holiday season and this commercial uses that feeling to their advantage.
The commercial is titled “Coming Home for Christmas” and was distributed by London’s Heathrow Airport. It was the first Christmas commercial that airport has ever put out and it was certainly successful. The ad was filmed at the airport over the course of three days while the airport was operating.
The commercial, regardless of it being just a minute long, has received over three million views.
It is sweet, warm, and fuzzy, similar to the adorable bears that we follow throughout it.
We watch the bears get off of their airplane, get their passports checked, conquer an escalator together, and struggle reaching their baggage. They are portrayed as a well-dressed older couple, supporting one another in the attempt to travel without issues. The ending is guaranteed to pull on your heart strings.
Check out the commercial below:
Jonathon Coen, the commercial’s director spoke on the commercial saying, “We love the film and hope the bears’ journey through the airport captures that excitement you feel when walking through Heathrow arrivals into the arms of your loved ones at Christmas.”
We think the commercial is adorable and we can see why it has gotten international attention, cute teddy bears usually do.
If you are looking to give a teddy bear as a gift this holiday season, visit The Zoo Factory.