Family Activities

Beyond Elf: The Best Family Christmas Movies

Here are 15 of the best family Christmas movies worth watching with your family this holiday season.

Things to Do on a Snow Day with Kids

A big snow storm has finally arrived, so what will you and your family do to pass the time? Here are 11 ideas for family fun things to do on a snow day.

Tradition Do-Over – From Decor to Holiday Cards

Jostle around your standard decor, reconnect with family and unleash some holiday tension with these jolly idea joggers.

Playlist Punch-Up: Alternative Holiday Music Playlist

Dear all-Christmas-music-radio-station: It's not you – it's us. Well, maybe it's you. If you're burned out on the standards, try these 11 alternate tunes.

‘Edible’ Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Wildlife in Your Backyard

Lure nature right to your family's window by transforming an evergreen or shrub into a holiday banquet of yummy homemade Christmas ornaments for birds, squirrels and other wildlife.

Sledding Hills in Southeast Michigan

Is your child ready to make this wintertime rite of passage? Find the perfect sledding hill in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne County to make it happen.

Santa Appearances in Southeast Michigan

Santa's on his way and here are some spots in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties that offer Santa appearances for kids to visit and get photos with the Jolly Elf.

Homemade Thanksgiving Decorations

Here are five ideas for homemade Thanksgiving decorations to add a little Thanksgiving flair to your home if you're hosting a shindig this year.

Best Places to Snowmobile in Southeast Michigan and Beyond

Tackle these sanctioned snowmobile spots – including the Holly Recreation Area and Sleepy Hollow State Park. Check out our list of Michigan snowmobiling trails to explore in 2017-18.

Best Skiing and Snowboarding in, around Southeast Michigan

For your next family winter getaway, spend a day or more conquering the snow-covered mountains Michigan ski resorts in metro Detroit and beyond in 2017-18.

Indoor and Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Southeast Michigan

You needn't be an Olympian to lace up your skates and shred the ice. Take the family to one of these southeast Michigan ice rinks for open skating and more.

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Kids

Four coloring pages to share with the kiddies on Thanksgiving Day for a pre- or post-meal activity.