2018 - 2019 Amazon Alexa Printable Holiday Skills Guide

Amazon Alexa Holiday Skills and Apps Guide
Amazon Alexa Christmas and Holiday Skills and Apps Guide

Whether you're getting or gifting an Amazon Alexa-enabled device this year, such as the Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Echo Show or other, print out a copy of our 2018 - 2019 Amazon Alexa holiday skills guide. Keep a copy next to your Amazon Alexa-enabled devices for ready reference to some of Alexa's most heartwarming holiday apps or skills.

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Amazon Alexa Commands to create a spirited soundtrack for your holiday traditions. Add "on Amazon music" to the end of each request if Amazon Music is not your default  music service.

“Alexa, play music for making Christmas cookies.”

“Alexa, play music for drinking eggnog.”

"Alexa, play music for a holiday party.”

“Alexa, play music for lighting the menorah.”

“Alexa, play music for decorating the Christmas tree.”

Holiday skills for any Amazon Alexa device:

"Alexa, enable the Santa Claus skill."

"Alexa, play Christmas Radio."

"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."

Alexa Holiday Fun & Games:

Name that Tune: "Alexa, enable Holiday Song Quiz"

Nostalgic radio shows: "Alexa, enable Radio Christmas Shows" 

"Alexa, play Hanukkah Trivia."  

Holiday Skills for the Amazon Echo Show:

Crackling fireplace: "Alexa launch Screensavers fireplace video."

Snowglobe and music:  "Alexa, launch Ambient Visuals: Snow Globe" 

Winter walk:  "Alexa, launch Ambient Visuals: Winter Walk"

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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.