Christmas Hands-on Activities

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Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
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Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
Have a bookworm on your hands? She'll boost her spelling and problem solving skills with this Oulipo activity re-writing lyrics to beloved Christmas songs!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sugar Plum Recipe
Sugar Plum Recipe
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Sugar Plum Recipe
Teach your child what a sugar plum is with this easy recipe that gets your child to chop, mix, and roll his way to a delicious treat.
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Mason Jar Lights
Mason Jar Lights
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Mason Jar Lights
Mason jar lights add a bit of holiday sparkle to a bland patio or dinner table. Make some mason jar lights to add to your collection of Christmas decorations.
1st grade
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Christmas Plate
Christmas Plate
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Christmas Plate
This Christmas plate features your child's favorite holiday things through drawings. Make a Christmas plate with your child this holiday season.
1st grade
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Create an 8-sided Bulb Ornament
Create an 8-sided Bulb Ornament
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Create an 8-sided Bulb Ornament
Rid your family of that pile of old Christmas cards once and for all! Show your child how to create a nifty 8-sided ornament using his favorite holiday images.
4th grade
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Weave a Christmas Card!
Weave a Christmas Card!
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Weave a Christmas Card!
Reuse old Christmas cards by showing your fourth grader how to weave strips of them together to create new and unique woven holiday cards!
4th grade
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Santa Mask
Santa Mask
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Santa Mask
This Santa mask is a fun way to celebrate Christmas with your kindergartener. Make a Santa mask to bring a little cheer to your Christmas season.
Kindergarten
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Peppermint Creams
Peppermint Creams
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Peppermint Creams
Peppermint creams capture the minty taste of the holiday season. Make peppermint creams with your second grader for a sweet treat or homemade holiday gift.
2nd grade
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Tissue Paper Christmas Tree
Tissue Paper Christmas Tree
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Tissue Paper Christmas Tree
Ignite your kindergartener's creativity by showing her how to recreate her favorite Christmas symbol - the Christmas tree - out of tissue paper!
Kindergarten
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Santa Shadow Puppet
Santa Shadow Puppet
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Santa Shadow Puppet
This Santa puppet brings a little extra cheer to your Christmas celebration. Make a Santa puppet with your child this holiday season.
4th grade
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Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree!
Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree!
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Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree!
Your little preschool elf will develop some important fine motor skills while creating an entertaining game: Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree!
Preschool
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Christmas Stencils
Christmas Stencils
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Christmas Stencils
Christmas stencils let your preschooler make his mark on the holiday. Make Christmas stencils with your young crafter this holiday season.
Preschool
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DIY Gift Tags
DIY Gift Tags
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DIY Gift Tags
DIY gift tags make any holiday gift more special. Make these DIY gift tags with your child.
3rd grade
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Christmas Countdown Calendar
Christmas Countdown Calendar
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Christmas Countdown Calendar
Make a Christmas countdown calendar to get your child excited about the coming holiday. This Christmas countdown calendar helps you make holiday memories.
Kindergarten
Math
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Papier-Mâché Santa Boot
Papier-Mâché Santa Boot
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Papier-Mâché Santa Boot
Craft a durable, three-dimensional Santa boot that looks great as a stocking, gift box, holiday decoration, or table centerpiece.
3rd grade
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Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
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Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
Let the world be your canvas by transforming an ordinary household window into a snowy holiday scene.
2nd grade
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Edible Holiday Gifts
Edible Holiday Gifts
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Edible Holiday Gifts
Edible holiday gifts are perfect for the foodie in your life. Learn how to make edible holiday gifts with this activity and tutorial.
3rd grade
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String a Holiday Card Clothesline
String a Holiday Card Clothesline
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String a Holiday Card Clothesline
Avoid holiday card clutter by arranging cards into an artfully simple display: pin them to a length of yarn with classic wooden clothespins.
Kindergarten
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Stamp a Handprint Candy Cane
Stamp a Handprint Candy Cane
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Stamp a Handprint Candy Cane
Kids have permission to get messy (just a little bit!) as they create a decorative candy cane mosaic from red and white handprints.
Preschool
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Bake Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Bake Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
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Bake Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Reinforce your child's measurement and problem solving skills this holiday season! This decadent bread pudding, dressed up with pumpkin and warm spices, is a holiday show-stopper.
3rd grade
Math
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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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Make a Folded Paper Illuminaria!
Make a Folded Paper Illuminaria!
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Make a Folded Paper Illuminaria!
This simple illuminaria can be made for any season or holiday. It's so fun that parents and kids alike will enjoy making a new one for each special holiday!
5th grade
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Homemade Paper Christmas Ornaments
Homemade Paper Christmas Ornaments
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Homemade Paper Christmas Ornaments
Paper Christmas ornaments are a great DIY holiday craft that can be made from items from around the house. Make paper Christmas ornaments this holiday season.
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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.