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Festive fun at your fingertips with IgniteTV’s Holiday Countdown

December 21, 2021

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Written by: Amy Morrison (@PregnantChicken)

The holiday season is officially in full swing and if you’ve been looking for fun ways to connect and unwind with your family, IgniteTV and Ignite Smartstream have got you covered with this year’s Holiday Countdown on Ignite TV and SmartStream! It is F-U-N!

Simply say “Holiday Countdown”, “Ho Ho Ho,” or “Village du Père Noël” into your voice command or search for the tile in the apps menu to launch the app.

With a variety of themed activities, games, movies and songs, this one-stop-holiday shop is sure to keep everyone in the family entertained.

Here’s what’s included in this family-friendly festive app:

Countdown Clock to Christmas with a “Today’s Challenge” Daily Game

Time flies when you’re having fun – keep track of the days leading up to Christmas with the Christmas Countdown Clock. Plus, if you’re looking to challenge yourself, take the daily challenge game and see how you many you can beat!

Santa Tracker

On Christmas Eve, track Santa on his journey around the world delivering gifts. Plus! Every hour boost your holiday knowledge with a fun fact from the different places around the world. 

Holiday Movies

Access popular holiday titles On Demand all in one spot so you can spend more time watching and less time digging for your favourites.   

Interactive games

These games are great fun for kids of all ages. Watch out, Jolly Dropper is super addictive!

Sing Along Holiday Carol Karaoke

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear” – Wise words from Buddy the Elf! Sing it loud for everyone in your home and maybe even neighbours to hear your favourite holiday carols.

Naughty or Nice Tracker

Find out if Santa believes you were naughty or nice this year with the Naughty or Nice Tracker like “Were you kind to an animal today?” and so much more. The poll even shows how other kids are voting – P.S. a surprising number called their grandparents on their birthday!

Seasonal Radio Stations

The perfect soundtrack to your holiday festivities, these specially curated seasonal radio stations feature holiday favourites, holiday kids, and smooth jazz Christmas.

Arts & Crafts

Want to learn how to make a donut snowman? Check out more than 50 arts and crafts to keep hands busy during the holidays.

Read-along Children’s Books

Great for keeping a wide variety of kids of all ages entertained.

Let the fun begin!

Have you tried the Holiday Countdown App? It’s only available until January 4th so check it out today!

Don’t mind me, I’ll be over here singing “Joy to the World” while making Grinch cupcakes.