By Jillian Flack
As winter break comes near, a great deal of students are looking for things to do during their free time. Having activities to do can help one fight boredom and connect with family and friends. There are countless activities that can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors.
Indoor activities are usually preferred by students, often due to the cool weather outside. These activities are also enjoyed because many do not want to leave the comforts of their home. Freshman Isabella Herrera stated, “I prefer indoors because. . .it’s more cozy.” An abundance of people like to do activities that are indoors, such as having movie marathons. This can be more enjoyable if one has winter-themed snacks, such as hot chocolate, and holiday movies to watch. Even though movie marathons can be entertaining, baking can be an enjoyable activity that can keep one entertained for hours since it can exhibit the creativity. For many, this can be one of the most entertaining parts of baking with friends and family. Other than baking, playing board games can also keep a multitude of people entertained for hours since many people enjoy board games because they can show their competitive side to friends and family. These indoor activities can help keep a student entertained for several hours.
Although indoor activities are often found more entertaining, outdoor activities can be enjoyable for a great deal of people. Some of these activities include ice skating and having bonfires. Ice skating is an enjoyable activity that can keep one entertained for several hours and it can help people to learn a new skill. One nearby ice skating location is in Old Town Temecula, where an ice rink is set up every winter. This year, it is open from December 13 to January 6 and costs twelve dollars for admission and five dollars for rental skates. Ice skating can be a way to get together with others during the holidays. Other than ice skating, having a bonfire can also be an enjoyable and inexpensive experience for a great deal of people. To make bonfires even more enjoyable, snacks, such as s’mores can be roasted over the fire. Additionally, they are also enjoyable because they can be a good way for people to see the nature around them, which can often be explored due to the absence of cold weather. Overall, bonfires are enjoyed and can be a great way to stay entertained.
Having activities to do in the winter can prevent boredom since they are often enjoyed and many find them to be entertaining. Winter activities can also strengthen relationships with friends and family, which is often why students enjoy doing them with others. With these activities, people can stay entertained for a while.
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