Christmas Hands-on Activities

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Reusable Christmas Gift Bags
Reusable Christmas Gift Bags
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Reusable Christmas Gift Bags
Reusable Christmas gift bags are eco-friendly and pretty. Make a batch of reusable Christmas gift bags for your friends and family this holiday season.
4th grade
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O'Henry Christmas Story
O'Henry Christmas Story
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O'Henry Christmas Story
As your middle schooler writes a version of "The Gift of the Magi," he will practice creative writing as he reflects on image, sacrifice, love, and family.
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Make Rudolph-Themed Metaphors
Make Rudolph-Themed Metaphors
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Make Rudolph-Themed Metaphors
Incorporate a lesson about metaphors into a writing and drawing project featuring one of the most classically recognizable of holiday icons: Rudolph!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
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Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Give your third grader a head start in language arts by teaching her an alliteration lesson with this Santa Claus-themed writing project.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Who is Santa Claus? An Adjective Activity
Who is Santa Claus? An Adjective Activity
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Who is Santa Claus? An Adjective Activity
Help your child learn the parts of speech! Start with adjectives and have your child describe Santa Claus to someone who has never heard of him.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Letter to Santa Claus
Write a Letter to Santa Claus
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Write a Letter to Santa Claus
Write a letter to Santa and bring back the lost art of letter writing. Learn how to write a carefully crafted wishlist using proper letter form.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Start a New Mistletoe Tradition
Start a New Mistletoe Tradition
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Start a New Mistletoe Tradition
Enlist your fifth grader's help in making homemade mistletoe. Every time someone passes under it, he will express appreciation to another family member!
5th grade
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Reindeer Decorations
Reindeer Decorations
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Reindeer Decorations
Reindeer decorations make the iconic animals stand nose to nose as they decorate your home. Make reindeer decorations with your kid and spread Christmas cheer.
1st grade
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Beaded Christmas Ornaments
Beaded Christmas Ornaments
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Beaded Christmas Ornaments
Beaded Christmas ornaments add some homemade cheer to your tree. Make these beaded Christmas ornaments with your child this holiday season.
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Wreath Ornament
Wreath Ornament
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Wreath Ornament
Wreath ornaments decorate your Christmas tree and act as a fun sensory craft for preschoolers. Make wreath ornaments with your child this holiday season.
Preschool
Science
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa-shaped "wish card" holder for your child...and sneak in some solid practice in reading and writing, too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Pine Cone Decorations
Pine Cone Decorations
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Pine Cone Decorations
Pine cone decorations are fun and festive for the Christmas season. Make pine cone decorations with your child to celebrate the beauty of winter.
Kindergarten
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Make Snowman Soup!
Make Snowman Soup!
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Make Snowman Soup!
Snowman soup is an extra special kind of hot chocolate. Make some snowman soup with your child, and let him practice measuring and mixing this holiday season.
Preschool
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Fingerpaint Christmas Cards
Fingerpaint Christmas Cards
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Fingerpaint Christmas Cards
These homemade thumbprint cards are as personalized as it gets, and your child will love using his prints to make holiday magic!
Preschool
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Fabric Transfers
Fabric Transfers
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Fabric Transfers
Try this kindergarten arts and crafts activity: create holiday-themed designs on fabric using fabric crayons and an old iron.
Preschool
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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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Make a Scandinavian Christmas Gnome
Make a Scandinavian Christmas Gnome
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Make a Scandinavian Christmas Gnome
This Christmas gnome hails from Scandinavia. A Christmas gnome, also known as a nisse, gives gifts on Christmas.
3rd grade
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Hang an Appalachian Holiday Wreath!
Hang an Appalachian Holiday Wreath!
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Hang an Appalachian Holiday Wreath!
Help the environment this Christmas by using fabric remnants to make this beautiful braided wreath!
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Pet Blanket
Pet Blanket
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Pet Blanket
This pet blanket is a perfect sewing project for your little gifter with a furry friend. Make a pet blanket with your child this holiday season.
5th grade
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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper
Make Your Own Wrapping Paper
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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper
Make your own wrapping paper with some materials from around the house. Try to make your own wrapping paper this year for a unique presentation for your gifts.
3rd grade
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Create a Gingerbread Man Paper Chain
Create a Gingerbread Man Paper Chain
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Create a Gingerbread Man Paper Chain
Your kindergartener will thoroughly enjoy making this gingerbread man paper chain. This activity is small on cost, but large on imagination!
Kindergarten
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Make a Hershey's Kiss Christmas Tree
Make a Hershey's Kiss Christmas Tree
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Make a Hershey's Kiss Christmas Tree
Help your child practice her counting as she makes this fun and festive holiday decoration!
Kindergarten
Math
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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.