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Employee Engagement Activities & Swag for December

Employee Engagement Activities & Swag for December
Amanda Sciabica
May 30, 2024

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December is all about the holidays and end-of-year celebrations! How will you keep employees engaged this month? Don’t sweat it, have all the employee engagement ideas for December here! If you missed our November edition check it out! We discuss how to set employee engagement up for scale!  

Important Dates & Awarenesses For December

Here are all the dates for December that you need to know for 2024! You don’t have to celebrate every single event and awareness but it’s important to pick the ones that make sense for your company and culture. Also, keep in mind some goals you want to get out of these engagement activities for teams! 

December DEI Dates & Awarenesses

  • December 1 - World AIDS Day
  • December 3 - International Day for People with Disabilities
  • December 10 - International Human Rights Day
  • December 21 - Winter Solstice
  • December 21 - National Puzzle Day
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 25 - Christmas Day
  • December 25 - Hanukkah Begins
  • December 26 - Kwanzaa Begins
  • December 31 - New Years Eve

Awareness for the Month of December

  • Universal Human Rights Month
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

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Employee Engagement Activities & Swag For December

Let’s dive into some team engagement activities and swag ideas for December! We are bringing you in-person, remote, and no-cost options for you to get started! Remember the point of doing these activities is to bring employees together to connect and to help reduce burnout. Also, it helps make employees feel appreciated

Holiday Engagement Activities

Holiday Pack

Swag Pack Includes: Custom Mailer Box, Custom Holographic Sticker, Custom Knit Scarf, Custom Knit Beanie, The North Face Everyday Insulated Vest, Custom Backpack, The Jammin’ Bluetooth Speaker

In-Office Employee Engagement Ideas

  • Host a White Elephant Party and have employees bring friends and family!
  • Gift employees with nice holiday swag at the company Holiday Party!
  • Have a Holiday Cheer Karaoke competition!

Remote Workforce Employee Engagement Ideas

  • Gift employees $20 to buy a gift for another teammate!
  • Send employees holiday swag filled with items they can enjoy on their time off! 
  • Have a charity goal to donate to a local children’s hospital.

No Cost Option Employee Engagement Idea:

  • Host a virtual BYOB happy hour with fun games!

Winter Engagement Ideas

Hot Chocolate Pack

Swag Pack Includes: Plain Mailer Box, Custom Box Label, Tall Cup of Thank You Mug, Fluffer Nutter Marshmallows, The Fuzzy Socks, Cocoa Sante Hot Chocolate, Crinkle Fill

In-Office Employee Engagement Ideas

  • Have a hot chocolate bar with all the fixings! 

Remote Workforce Employee Engagement Ideas 

  • Send a hot chocolate pack to employees to enjoy at home with family! 

No Cost Option Employee Engagement Idea: 

  • Have employees submit their favorite hot chocolate recipes and a picture of them enjoying their creation!


There you have it! Top company engagement ideas you can use for December! Check out the dates in December and come up with something fun and creative that reflects the company culture you want to have!

💡 Want To Learn More Activities & Swag Ideas by Month?

Check our November’s Engagement Ideas 

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Check back for engagement ideas for January! 

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