Christmas Hands-on Activities

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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Create a Santa Face with Fruit
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Turn snack time into a healthy ho-ho-holiday activity! Make a face that looks like a cartoon Santa using fruits. It will be a fun activity that will get your family in the holiday spirit, and spice up your snack time with healthy treats.
Preschool
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
One thing the Christmas season is known for making is yummy treats! Cookies, pies, fudges, and cakes are common desserts during Christmas time. If you want to choose a healthier option this holiday season, create a Christmas tree with fruit. It will be a
Preschool
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Encourage your child to help with dinner preparations this holiday season! You can use this recipe for Christmas dinner or lunch, or for meals leading up to the holiday. This Christmas Wreath Salad recipe is simple enough for preschoolers to fifth graders
Preschool
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Play the Santa "Clause" Game
Play the Santa "Clause" Game
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Play the Santa "Clause" Game
This activity will have your child learning about dependent and independent clauses, not to mention the punctuation that goes in the middle.
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How to Make a Paper Snowflake
How to Make a Paper Snowflake
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How to Make a Paper Snowflake
Learn how to make a paper snowflake with these simple instructions. Help your child learn how to make a paper snowflake with only paper and scissors.
1st grade
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Christmas Skip Counting Book
Christmas Skip Counting Book
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Christmas Skip Counting Book
Give your child some practice with even numbers, while creating a cute Christmas keepsake. Create this skip counting book.
Kindergarten
Math
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
Here's a fun holiday activity that will have you and your child singing, laughing, and using a thesaurus!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Bake Crisco Cookies!
Bake Crisco Cookies!
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Bake Crisco Cookies!
Bake these delicious Crisco Cookies with your child this holiday season to give as gifts to friends and family.
1st grade
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Make a Magazine Christmas Tree
Make a Magazine Christmas Tree
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Make a Magazine Christmas Tree
Here's a green arts and crafts activity that will get your preteen into the holiday spirit: transform an old magazine into a miniature Christmas tree!
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Glass Candy Ornaments
Glass Candy Ornaments
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Glass Candy Ornaments
Glass candy ornaments are easy to make and fun for kids. Make a batch of glass candy ornaments with your child this holiday season.
Preschool
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Holiday Greeting Cards
Holiday Greeting Cards
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Holiday Greeting Cards
Holiday greeting cards let your child express his holiday cheer and have fun crafting. Make a set of holiday greeting cards with your kid this holiday season.
1st grade
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Craft a Red Nosed Reindeer Collage
Craft a Red Nosed Reindeer Collage
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Craft a Red Nosed Reindeer Collage
Regale your kindergartener with the beloved story of Rudolph, and then segue into a Christmas craft project in which he makes his own reindeer creation!
Kindergarten
Math
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Make a Reindeer Wire Sculpture
Make a Reindeer Wire Sculpture
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Make a Reindeer Wire Sculpture
Your third grader will love reliving his favorite holiday story as he creates a charming Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer sculpture!
3rd grade
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Make Your Own Ribbon
Make Your Own Ribbon
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Make Your Own Ribbon
Make your own ribbon to give gifts that special touch. Enlist your preschooler or kindergartener to help create an extra special holiday ribbon this winter.
Kindergarten
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Christmas Tree Counting
Christmas Tree Counting
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Christmas Tree Counting
This Play-Doh counting game will improve your little one's math skills and the hanging Christmas trees will make great decoration.
Preschool
Math
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Make Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments
Make Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments
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Make Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments
Candy cane ornaments bring some cheer to your Christmas tree. Make a batch of candy cane ornaments with your child to practice patterning and fine motor skills.
Preschool
Math
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Homemade Christmas Crackers
Homemade Christmas Crackers
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Homemade Christmas Crackers
Homemade Christmas crackers add some bang to your holiday celebration. Make a set of homemade Christmas crackers with your child this holiday season.
1st grade
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Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
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Gingerbread Cookies
These gingerbread cookies can be baked by your third grader. Make a warm batch of gingerbread cookies to bring some extra holiday cheer to your home.
3rd grade
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Papier-Mâché Snowman
Papier-Mâché Snowman
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Papier-Mâché Snowman
This paper mache snowman is a unique winter craft for kids. Use this paper mache snowman to show your child the wonders of this three-dimensional art form.
4th grade
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Learn Shapes with a Santa Collage
Learn Shapes with a Santa Collage
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Learn Shapes with a Santa Collage
Disguise a lesson focused on shape recognition as a Santa collage, and your pre-kindergartener won't even realize she's learning!
Preschool
Math
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Make Marbled Christmas Balls
Make Marbled Christmas Balls
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Make Marbled Christmas Balls
Forget mass-produced, store bought holiday ornaments. Your fifth grader can usher in the holidays by making his own homemade marbled Christmas balls!
5th grade
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Holiday Thank You Cards
Holiday Thank You Cards
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Holiday Thank You Cards
Holiday thank you cards show friends and family that you appreciate them. Make a batch of holiday thank you cards with your child this winter.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Yarn Ornaments
Yarn Ornaments
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Yarn Ornaments
Yarn ornaments are a beautiful and crafty way to celebrate the holidays. Make a set of yarn ornaments with your child, then hang them on your Christmas tree.
3rd grade
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Family Photo Calendar
Family Photo Calendar
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Family Photo Calendar
This family photo calendar can be made by your second grader. Make a family photo calendar with your child to celebrate another year together.
2nd grade
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Craft a "Recycled" Angel Tree Topper
Craft a "Recycled" Angel Tree Topper
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Craft a "Recycled" Angel Tree Topper
Your fourth grader will hone his fine motor skills and learn to follow directions as he creates this recycled angel tree topper out of an ordinary soda bottle!
4th grade
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Christmas Hands-on Activities

Many kids excitedly await Christmas every year! Take advantage of their love of this red and green holiday by introducing fun and festive Christmas activities. These activities are great for kids of all ages. Some of them are reindeer, Santa, or Christmas tree crafts, while others cover important academic concepts with a twist of yuletide cheer.