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Make the most of the upcoming holidays and bring Christmas into your teaching with these fun Christmas learning activities for kids. No worksheets necessary, use the engaging activities to get your kids excited about Christmas, as if they needed any help.
Use the December to enjoy the holidays, bake cookies, read Christmas books and have fun with school. It doesn’t have to look like it always does like the rest of the year.
Recommended Christmas Books for Kids
Bring the spirit of Christmas into your home with any of these memorable Christmas books your kids will love this holiday season.
Snuggle up on the couch and enjoy a good book with hot chocolate to create new memories.
Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas ForeverMr. Willowby’s Christmas TreeChristmas FarmThe Night Before Christmas Hardcover: The Classic Edition, The New York Times BestsellerA Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)Cranberry Christmas (Cranberryport)
Decide how you’ll decorate your own felt Christmas tree using your imagination.
Grab your supplies from the kitchen and create your own Christmas trees and see what happens.
Have a grand old time with this slime recipe that your kids can create together.
Have fun decorating your favorite rocks in a fun Christmas theme.
With this Christmas fingerprint math, practice color recognition and counting by telling your kids to dip their fingers in a color and make a certain amount of dots.
Watch how the candy canes dissolve in different solutions in this Christmas science activity.
Teach kids how to write and recognize their name with these puzzles. Write each letter of their name on a reindeer.
Practice letter recognition with this Christmas tree activity. Use paint to draw or trace over letters.
Cut out a snowman, and use buttons in this counting activity. It’s great for pre-K, and is great for number recognition and fine motor skills.
Practice basic math and estimation with this activity! Use jars and fill with candy, leaving one empty, and have kids guess how much candy pieces are in there.
Practice counting with this simple math game – Christmas style! Get little bells and dance along to “Jingle Bells” with this activity.
Use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) to create a circuit Christmas tree.
Learn about catalyst while making toothpaste! This Christmas-y toothpaste has a minty flavor, and a reindeer twist!
Make cookies and place different type of cut outs. Then have them count the different types of cut outs.
From emergent readers to gross motor skills, use gingerbread men to learn. These activities are great for preschool!
Grab the Christmas-colored LEGOs in this activity! Practice estimation in this red, white, and green activity.
In just a few minutes you will have green stretchy growing slime, great for the Grinch! Use it with Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas if you’re feeling grumpy!
Have I inspired you to bring the holiday spirit into your homeschool this December? You’ll love any of these fun Christmas learning activities.