Alexa Skills Holiday Guide (Printable)

7 Amazon Alexa commands to create a spirited soundtrack for your holiday tradition


Create a Seasonal Soundtrack for Your Holiday Traditions

  • “Alexa, play music for making Christmas cookies.”
  • “Alexa, play music for drinking eggnog.”
  • “Alexa, play songs for wrapping gifts.”
  • “Alexa, play music for a holiday party.”
  • “Alexa, play music for lighting the menorah.”
  • “Alexa, play music for decorating the Christmas tree.”
  • “Alexa, play Christmas Radio”


Holiday Skills for Alexa-enabled Devices

  • “Alexa, enable the Santa Claus skill.”
  • “Alexa, how many days until Christmas?”
  • “Alexa, enable the Christmas kindness skill.”
  • “Alexa, enable the Norad track Santa skill.” Ask “Where's Santa”: for location updates.
  • “Alexa, play Hanukkah Trivia.”


Holiday Skills for the Amazon Show

  • Enable the crackling fireplace skill: “Alexa launch Screen Savers fireplace video.”
  • Christmas Screen saver: “Alexa, launch Christmas screen saver.”
  • Enable the winter screen saver and say, “Alexa, start winter screen saver

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About the author

Jill Schmidt is a lover of data-driven communications and a keen follower of digital marketing best practices and trends. Throughout her 18 year tenure in marketing and advertising, she has worked on digital account strategy and campaigns for companies such as Colgate, Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, Briggs & Stratton, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and many others.   She is the creator and writer of a triple award-winning email newsletter. Founding member of the Milwaukee Interactive Marketing Association, former Vice President, and seven-term board member.  

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