Holiday Fun Day 13—Watch a holiday movie

There's no better way to snuggle up as a family on a Decemer night than by watching a holiday movie or two. There are so many great holiday favorites and chances are, and these days many are available to stream any time if they're not on air at the moment.

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From age-old specials for little ones like “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” to classics for the whole family such as “It's a Wonderful Life” to newer favorites like “Elf,” the holiday flick selection is nearly endless.

If you don't have any holiday movies on hand, here's the season's schedule on Freeform (formerly ABC Family) and the Hallmark Channel. For more holiday specials in the days to come, check the schedules on Freeform and Hallmark

If you are in the market for a new Christmas movie, Hallmark has you covered with a whopping 21 new holiday movies set to premiere this year!

For the littlest holiday movie fans, PBS Kids has a lineup as well this year, that will include "Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas," "The Gruffalo," "The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About Christmas," "Peg + Cat + Holidays," and "Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas." You can find the whole schedule at



Don't forget to make popcorn before the movie starts. Here's a recipe for some fancy sea salt and caramel popcorn to make the movie even more special.


Find more ideas for holiday fun here.


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