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Fun Christmas Learning Activities for Kids

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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.

Fun Christmas Learning Activities for kids - get the kids excited about Christmas with these engaging hands-on activities to capture their imagination.

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 ForeverDasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas ForeverDasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas ForeverMr. Willowby's Christmas TreeMr. Willowby’s Christmas TreeMr. Willowby's Christmas TreeChristmas FarmChristmas FarmChristmas FarmThe Night Before Christmas Hardcover: The Classic Edition, The New York Times BestsellerThe Night Before Christmas Hardcover: The Classic Edition, The New York Times BestsellerThe Night Before Christmas Hardcover: The Classic Edition, The New York Times BestsellerA Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)Cranberry Christmas (Cranberryport)Cranberry Christmas (Cranberryport)Cranberry Christmas (Cranberryport)

 

Felt Christmas Tree

Decide how you’ll decorate your own felt Christmas tree using your imagination.

Fizzy Christmas Tree Science Experiment

Grab your supplies from the kitchen and create your own Christmas trees and see what happens.

Fizzy Christmas Tree Science Experiment

Christmas Slime Recipe

Have a grand old time with this slime recipe that your kids can create together.

Christmas Slime Recipe

Christmas Rock Painting for Kids

Have fun decorating your favorite rocks in a fun Christmas theme.

Christmas rock painting for kids

Christmas Tree Fingerprint Math – Life Over C’s

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.

Dissolving Candy Canes – Lemon Lime Adventures

Watch how the candy canes dissolve in different solutions in this Christmas science activity.

Christmas Name Puzzle – Totschooling

Teach kids how to write and recognize their name with these puzzles. Write each letter of their name on a reindeer.

Dot the Letter Christmas Tree – Mom Inspired Life

Practice letter recognition with this Christmas tree activity. Use paint to draw or trace over letters.

Snowman Button Counting Activity – The Kindergarten Connection

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.

Christmas Cane Estimation Jars – Pre Kinders

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.

Christmas Math Game with Jingle Bells – Fun-A-Day

Practice counting with this simple math game – Christmas style! Get little bells and dance along to “Jingle Bells” with this activity.

Circuit Christmas Tree STEAM Activity – Steamed Powered Family

Use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) to create a circuit Christmas tree.

Minty Reindeer Toothpaste – Playdough to Plato

Learn about catalyst while making toothpaste! This Christmas-y toothpaste has a minty flavor, and a reindeer twist!

FREE Cookie Tray Counting Mats – 123 Homeschool 4 me

Make cookies and place different type of cut outs. Then have them count the different types of cut outs.

Gingerbread Man Learning Activities – PreK Pages

From emergent readers to gross motor skills, use gingerbread men to learn. These activities are great for preschool!

Christmas Math LEGO Estimation – Little Bins for Little Hands

Grab the Christmas-colored LEGOs in this activity! Practice estimation in this red, white, and green activity.

Grinch Slime – Schooling a Monkey

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.

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