A big bowl of popcorn and your favorite movie are the perfect combination for a cold winter’s night at home. Yes, popcorn is a great snack all by itself. But if you want an extra kick, consider the following toppings for your popcorn.
- Crushed Oreos (Or your favorite cookie. Simply crush and mix into your already made popcorn).
- Butterscotch Chips (Sprinkle butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, or other type of baking chips on your warm already made popcorn. The heat from the popcorn melts the chips for a delicious mixture).
- Mini M&Ms
- A Light Sprinkle of Cinnamon and Sugar
- Mini Marshmallows and Chocolate Chips
- Parmesan Cheese
- Cayenne Pepper
- Garlic Power or Garlic Salt
- Nacho Flavoring
- White Chocolate Chips and Crushed Peppermint Candies (This is a great one for the holiday season; simply use candy canes).
- Chili Pepper
- Mixture of Melted Marshmallow Cream and Peanut Butter
- “Everything Bagel” Mixture (Use Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Sesame Seeds, and Poppy Seeds. Mix to suit your individual taste).
Experiment with your popcorn toppings. Mix and match flavors to find the perfect treat. For family night, allow everyone their own bowl of popcorn with a variety of options for toppings. Of course, a little extra melted butter is always a go-to favorite when snacking on popcorn.
Christmas break is an excellent time for family night. Take a break from your busy holiday schedule to spend time together. Order pizza or make popcorn, hot cocoa, or other special treats to ma(2003ke the night memorable. Do you need some Christmas show ideas?
Rebecca’s Top 25 Christmas Shows for Family Night
The following is a list of ideas. As a parent or guardian, you will know which shows are appropriate for your family night. Of course, these shows can also be just for fun with a group of friends.
- A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
- Elf (2003)
- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
- A Christmas Story (1983)
- The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas (2012)
- If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie (2016)
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Frosty the Snowman
- Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
- The Litte Drummer Boy
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- Micky’s Once Upon a Christmas
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
- Mickey’s Christmas Carol
- The Muppet’s Christmas Carol
- Polar Express
- Home Alone (1990)
- I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
- SpongeBob SquarePants: It’s a Sponge Bob Christmas
- Paw Patrol: Pups Save Christmas
- The Flight Before Christmas
- ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
- Disney’s Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
- The Year Without Santa Claus
- Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
Regardless of your choice, enjoy your family movie night.
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