1. Movie tickets
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Get the kids in your life out of the house during winter break by treating them to a movie. Grandmas and grandpas — if you’re nearby, you can take them to see one of the new movies coming out during the holidays. If you can spare it, splurge on the IMAX or 3-D version. If taking them to a screening isn’t possible, give them a theater gift card for a movie (or two) of their choosing.