Creative Ideas To Celebrate New Year’s At Home
It’s hard to imagine New Year’s Eve without a room packed with happy people, covered in glitter confetti, loudly counting the last 10 seconds before the clock strikes 12 and eagerly welcoming the new year. Like Eid, Easter, and Diwali, this December 31 will be a little different. With the most memorable occasions in 2020, a unique year celebration too will have to be an intimate small gathering and not a sizeable grand party. But just because you may not have the same new year’s eve plans as you did the previous years doesn’t mean you can’t have an exciting time at home. There are many different new year party ideas at home to keep you entertained and get you in the holiday spirit. You are wondering how to celebrate the new year at home? We have it covered. We have put together a list of unique traditions and creative ideas for the new year party at home to help you welcome 2021 in a merry-making and safe way. Let the party begin!
1. Make Your Festive Treat
Food is an integral part of any festival, and no celebration is complete without festive treats. This year instead of ordering in why not make something at home instead? If you enjoy cooking, then put your culinary talent to fair use and prepare an entire NYE dinner from scratch. If mixology is more your style, then create your special cocktail for the night. And if baking is your secret skill, then bake an assortment of sweet treats for the party. No matter what you prefer, there is a different kind of joy in making things with your own hands for your loved ones. Cooking and baking can be a lively family activity. Get everyone at home to help, and when it is done, you all can relish it together.
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2. Countdown Bags
When it comes to exciting new year party ideas, countdown bags are a merry way to get everyone included. You can make small individual bags for all your guests or one everyday bag for each hour mark. Fill these bags with goodies such as photo props, arts and craft kit, noisemakers, confetti or sweet treats such chocolates and cookies, or even an activity puzzle and open it at an hourly interval. This will keep the night engaging and interesting, everyone entertained, and you will have something to look forward to while you wait for the clock to strike 12. This is an excellent activity for your guests, and all age groups can take part in it.
3. Movie Marathon
New Year’s Eve doesn’t necessarily need to be a big bash. It can be a low key event where you wear your most comfortable clothes and watch your favorite movies together. Whether you want to watch a heart-warming classic, romantic comedy, or an emotional drama, a movie night can be just as festive as any grand party or social get together. Swap your sequins, glitter, and confetti with a big tub of butter popcorn, hot chocolate, and cookies and celebrate the new year with a movie marathon.
4. Play Games
When you have the whole family together, the perfect way to ring in the new year is to play some games. It is fun, interactive, and you get everyone at home involved. Classic board games are always a win. But if you want to play festive theme games specifically then create your own New Year’s Eve Bingo or NYE Scavenger Hunt or Never Have I Ever on NYE. And to make it more exciting ask the extended family to join in via video call. Stock up on treats or gifts to give out as prizes to the winners.
5. Make A Scrapbook
Festivals are all about celebrating them with loved ones and making sweet memories. Sadly, in 2020 we have very little of those. But that doesn’t mean you can’t cherish and celebrate everything good that happened this year. As far as unique and creative new year celebration ideas go, commemorating the past 12 months by putting together a scrapbook is a great way to look back on all the incredible memories you made during one of the most challenging years of your life. Get yourself some colorful papers, scissors, and glue, and fill the scrapbook with your photos, anecdotes, and achievements. Once you start scrapbooking, you will appreciate the blessings of the year.