Christmas for kids is one of the most exciting times of the year! We have plenty of free Printable Christmas Activity Sheets at Sea of Knowledge. These printables on this blog target skills like literacy, math, letter knowledge, social emotional skills and more!
Kids love the festive season, make it even more magical and have fun learning with these super fun and hands-on activities.
The holiday season is upon us and we’ve got a fun way to practice learning essential skills!
See how this super fun elf name craft is made:
What better way to do this than with free Christmas printables. These free printables target essential preschool kindergarten and even first grade skills.
I love incorporating printable activities to engage kids in learning new skills. From Christmas trees to ornaments to elves, there is something here to suit different learning types and interests.
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Watch how to make these fun Rudolph Reindeer Bulletin Crafts:
Benefits of Hands-on Christmas Activities for Kids
- They will develop cognitive, fine motor, critical thinking skills and more. I made these books to help preschool kids practice their skills and ‘learn while they play’.
- Most of the activities in the binder are based on play. They will get to use materials such as magnetic letters, play dough, string (for threading), number cards and much more!
- The busy book binder is perfect for long road trips, long haul flights, in home or preschool use. Use and re-use this binder countless times!
Here is a list of some super cute Christmas crafts, printables and games you can do with with kids who have little hands.
Ready to unwrap the magic? Let’s dive into a world of jolly learning and merry moments! 🎁
Free Christmas worksheets
I wanted to give back to the world by providing activities on this blog especially for Christmas. I create materials for sale just as much, however, Christmas is a great way to spread cheer and hapiness.
What better way to do it than provide some hands-on activities kids of all ages as well as older kids would love?
These activities can be completed throughout the month of November and December as well as into Christmas Eve, Christmas day even!
Just download each printable pack that interests you from the links below. Each one would lead to the post where the printable is hosted.
How to download each printable
Scroll to the bottom of that page and click on the link that says the name of the printable OR some posts would have a sign up form and then the printable would be sent directly to your email.
Sometimes, this does land in spam (the inbox bots probably do not like the name of my site – but that’s a different story for a whole other day ;).
Christmas Time Fun Activities
Looking for word puzzles, sight word practice, Christmas word search activities and more for young learners?
This page will house all the Christmas themed printables I will share on this blog, so be sure to check back every season to grab some new printables.
Sometimes, I need activities or filler printables to use at a Christmas party or Christmas dinner, some of these printables would be super beneficial for that.
Kids are fascinated by the North Pole and candy canes. You might see some fun themes on this page!
And if your school doesn’t allow for Santa themes, you can always try the religious printables also housed on this page below.
Printable Christmas Worksheets
Firstly, I want to share the Christmas themed printable book for toddlers. Kids simply love this book. If you want to try a sample printable busy book and you don’t know where to start.
Christmas Busy Book Printable
Try this printable for toddlers this Christmas. They are made like a fun worksheet type but simpler for toddlers.
Free Christmas toddler printable busy book pages.
Free Printable Christmas Activity Sheets List
Click on the images or the titles below to go to each post.
There’s something truly magical about Christmas, I love incoporating all kinds of different games and activities for this time of year.
My favorite way to incorporate games is to use manipulatives to help entice students to learn a particular skill, for instance, I make sure I have all kinds of different sets of mini erasers.
Another thing I do is make sure I add a lot of fine motor skills within some activities throughout the season.
Christmas cutting sheets
Preschoolers will love to pretend play as they cut Santa’s beard by cutting these strips. These would make a great addition to a cutting exercises for fine motor skills independent tub.
Get these Santa cutting strips here.
Preschoolers will love to pretend play as they cut the Christmas tree trunks by cutting these strips. These would make a great addition to a cutting exercises for fine motor skills independent tub.
Get these Christmas tree trunks cutting strips here.
Preschoolers will love to pretend play as they cut their gingerbread cookie strips. These would make a great addition to a Christmas cutting practice free independent tub.
Get these Gingerbread cutting strips here.
Christmas Name Crafts
These Gingerbread bulletin board ideas will be a hit! Looking for some super cute winter bulletin boards? These make the perfect addition to your preschool or kindergarten classroom.
Gingerbread Name Bulletin Board Craft
Get these Gingerbread man bulletin board display templates here.
Rudolph Reindeer Craft
This Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Craft is fun to make and super easy, it can also be differentiated well.
It’s important kids truly know how essential it is to cherish the qualities they have.
Get this super fun name and social skills printable Rudolph Name Templates here.
Christmas Ugly Sweater Craft
Using some high interest and fun Christmas Sweater Craft ideas is the perfect way to engage kids with forming letters and writing their names.
This name writing craft is Christmas themed and perfect for November and December.
Get this Ugly Christmas Sweater Name Craft here.
They especially love all ideas related to Christmas tree crafts, elves, Santa, reindeer and more!
Christmas Elf Name Craft
It’s always a fun idea to combine easy crafts with name writing. See the elf editable free printable right here.
Free Christmas Reindeer Name Craft
Using some high interest and fun free Printable Name Tracing Reindeer Craft is the perfect way to engage kids with forming letters and writing their names.
These name writing craft is Christmas themed and perfect for November and December.
Grinch Face in Hole Name Craft
Immerse children in the mischievous world of the Grinch with our captivating Grinch Face in Hole Name Craft! This printable craft activity brings the beloved Dr. Seuss character to life in an interactive and imaginative way.
Designed to ignite creativity and foster fine motor skills, this craft features the iconic Grinch face with a cutout space for the child’s face, allowing them to step into the shoes (or rather, the green fur) of the Grinch himself!
Using this printable, kids get the chance to personalize their Grinch creation by adding their name and things they are grateful for that they can’t ‘cringe’ about. With simple instructions and a dash of holiday magic, this activity promises laughter and joy as children transform into the beloved holiday character.
Craft time becomes an adventure as children delve into the whimsical world of Whoville, engaging their imagination while customizing their very own Grinch-themed creation.
Perfect for classrooms, holiday parties, or cozy family activities, this craft sparks creativity and holiday cheer while celebrating the timeless charm of the Grinch.
Download our free printable and watch as children light up with excitement, stepping into the shoes of this iconic holiday character!
Grinch Turkey Craft Free
This super cute Grinch turkey craft is a perfect addition to your arts and crafts as well as your name centers.
Kids will build the turkey and disguise it in a Grinch costume. So much fun! Grab the free printable over at the post.
Santa Name Craft
This Santa name craft is a great way to get students recognising their names, sounding out the letters in their names correctly and all the while working on fine motor skills.
Get your Christmas name tracing craft here.
Name Read and Sort Santa’s Mail
Kids love this super fun name recognition activity sort. Christmas activities can be so much fun too around this time of year.
If you’re still looking for some ideas to help students recognise their names, this game is sure to do that and more!
Hot Cocoa Name Craft
The Hot Cocoa Name Craft is a fun and engaging activity that combines the joy of hot cocoa with the excitement of learning to spell and recognize names.
In this creative project, children get to cut and paste letter names to spell out their own or their friends’ names on a delightful hot cocoa-themed template.
This activity is an excellent way to enhance literacy skills as kids work on letter recognition, sequencing, and fine motor coordination while constructing their personalized cups of cocoa.
By forming the letters in their names and arranging them on the hot cocoa cup, children develop a sense of ownership and pride in their work, which can boost their confidence and enthusiasm for learning.
The Hot Cocoa Name Craft also adds a sprinkle of seasonal charm to the learning process, making it an ideal choice for the winter months.
Children not only get to practice essential literacy skills but also enjoy a festive, hands-on experience that encourages creativity and personalization.
Plus, the end result is a delightful keepsake that can be displayed or shared, bringing a warm and cozy touch to the holiday season. It’s a perfect blend of education and fun that fosters a love for learning in a delightful and engaging way.
Grinch Craft for Kids
With this craft, kids get to write about and name things that they can smile or ‘grin’ about under their craft.
This is even better than a plain paper plate Grinch craft.
This craft also includes printable name letters for the students to build. Get the Grinch name and SEL craft here.
Reindeer Directional Crafts
Christmas Reindeer Crafts are a delightful and educational activity that allows children to embrace their creativity and fine motor skills while getting into the holiday spirit.
This hands-on project involves reading and following directions to cut and paste the matching parts to construct an adorable reindeer.
Kids not only have the chance to practice their reading comprehension but also develop their precision and concentration as they assemble their own reindeer friend.
It’s a wonderful way for young ones to engage in independent learning and problem-solving, as they follow step-by-step instructions to bring their festive creation to life.
These crafts encourage a sense of accomplishment and self-expression, as children can personalize their reindeer with colors and decorations of their choice, making each reindeer unique.
Furthermore, this activity promotes patience and attention to detail, which are valuable life skills.
Christmas Reindeer Crafts provide an excellent opportunity for children to not only have fun during the holiday season but also enhance their cognitive and artistic abilities.
Plus, the end result is a charming reindeer decoration that can be proudly displayed as part of the festive decor, adding a touch of homemade charm to the Christmas celebrations.
Christmas Sight Word Games
These sight word games for first grade are perfect for revising any taught sight words throughout the month of December.
Santa’s Beard Sight Words
Get students filling Santa’s beard and working on their sight word fluency skills with these printables!
Christmas Tree Sight Word Read and Trace
Free Printable Christmas Sight Word Activities Printables and Games. Need a fun way to get kids reading their sight words?
Another fun read and trace sight word Christmas activity below which is sure to engage even the most reluctant students.
Santa’s Beard Sight Word Game
These are a fun way to engage young learners with high-frequency words, get them working in small groups and more!
Pick up your free printable pdf Christmas sight word read file from the post. Looking for more themed printables for the month of December?
Elf Sight Word Craft
Kids will love these super cute Christmas sight words Elf craft crafts.
The best part about these templates, is that they can be played in several ways.
Have them work on their fluency by reading and tracing the sight words, or have them find the programmed sight words, read the sight word cards and then cut and paste them to build their elf craft.
Christmas Speech Therapy Games
Looking for some activities to support kids in their speech articulation s sounds?
Gingerbread Articulation Game
This super cute gingerbread man articulation activity is perfect to add to your centers this year!
Christmas math puzzles
he ultimate engaging math game? Use these Free Christmas Math Puzzles with Answers that feature gingerbread men!
They will especially love these ones as they try to work out what the ‘mystery picture’ will be!
Gingerbread Color Match for Toddlers
Gingerbread Color Match Pompoms Activity Cards: Last week we did a gingerbread color match activity which had miss 2 using her fine motor skills to place each pom pom on the colored circles shown on each gingerbread man card.
Christmas Alphabet Games
How about using this fun, hands-on Alphabet Matching Game in an interactive way to help engage and motivate the kids to learn their letters!
Cookie Sheet Christmas Alphabet Match
This game involves a cookie sheet and there are options to use bingo markers OR pom poms.
ABC Reindeer Roll and Color
Add these reindeer alphabet fun to any literacy center in the classroom or in any homeschool setting during the month of December.
Preschool Fine Motor Christmas Centers
Preschool kids need lots and lots of hands-on activities.
These centers include hands-on fine motor math and literacy centers to help engage every preschooler this season!
My Favorite activity is this super cute Santa’s mail pile up counting mat.
Santa’s Mail Pile Up
Kids will use the number cards, pick a number and then place that many presents under the tree. Get the free printable by clicking on the direct link underneath this image.
Christmas fine motor games
Christmas is certainly a season that kids love!
Why not make it more educational for them with these fun and engaging Christmas Fine Motor Activities that are sure to get every child engaged and developing their motor skills.
Get 25+ ideas for fine motor games and activities below.
Looking for the ultimate fun holiday worksheets activities and games for kids?
This page includes super fun games and worksheets you might like to see around the holiday period like winter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year!
Nativity Printables Preschool
Looking for some religious Christmas materials. This printable nativity book page is perfect for that! Just print, laminate and add some manipulatives and you’re set.
Get your Christmas Nativity Printable Set here.
Christians all around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Christmas Nativity Activities
Kids will have a lot of fun with these fun Christmas Nativity Activities. Read on to read about ways to engage kids in the meaning of Christmas this year.
Christmas Nativity Crafts
Children also need to learn why we celebrate Christmas, these nativity crafts will help children understand and learn more about Jesus’s birth and all the while working on their fine motor skills too!
Check them out below.
Christmas Escape Room Riddles
I love making some fun Christmas games for kids to engage with with literacy during the festive season.
These Christmas Riddles for Kids Printable activities are perfect for kindergarten and first grade kids.
Christmas Escape Room Riddles printable kids activities offer an engaging and festive way to celebrate the holiday season.
These creative and brain-teasing puzzles provide a unique twist on the traditional Christmas traditions, making them a perfect choice for families and kids seeking an exciting holiday adventure.
Students are presented with a series of riddles and challenges that revolve around the theme of Christmas, encouraging them to think critically and work together to solve the mysteries.
From helping Santa find his lost reindeer to unlocking the secrets of the North Pole, these activities blend the magic of the season with problem-solving skills, making them both educational and entertaining.
Whether used as a fun family bonding experience or as part of a classroom holiday celebration, Christmas Escape Room Riddles printable kids activities are a delightful way to immerse in the holiday spirit while enhancing cognitive abilities.
These riddles and puzzles not only add a sense of excitement to the festivities but also promote teamwork and creativity, leaving participants with cherished memories of a uniquely enjoyable Christmas season.
Christmas Around the World Reading Passages
You’ve come to the right place! This page will include download printables to leveled passages you can use during November and December.
If you’re doing a Christmas around the world theme, your students will love these.
Bookmark this page and come back often for more updates!