Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

Christmas is good food, giving, and lots of free time! These Christmas-themed activity ideas are tons of fun, and they'll keep brains and bodies busy over the holiday break.

Christmas Activitivies

Christmas Tree Cookies

3-D Christmas tree cookies look impressive but are an easy holiday recipe that kids can make. These sugar cookies stand up on their own!

Make a Wish Box

This holiday season, ask your child, and the rest of the family, to share their thoughts by writing one-sentence "Holiday Wishes."

Discover Christmas Smells and Memories

Memories can be easily evoked by scents that are familiar to us. In this activity, your child will test out his smell and its connection to memories with Christmas scents.

Make a Family Telephone Directory

What better way to encourage family bonding and communication than to make a family directory to help everyone keep in touch?

Fruitcake Recipe

Make this holiday fruitcake recipe that will delight friends and family. It's an easy holiday recipe that will change your opinion of fruitcake.

Popcorn Snowman

Popcorn snowmen are a tasty sweet winter recipe that kids will love making. This no-bake snack creates delicious popcorn snowmen topped with candy that are a great Christmas ...


Celebrate the season with this spicy and aromatic cookie, traditional in places like Germany and the Netherlands.

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!

Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale

This creative writing activity will get your child in the holiday spirit, help him reflect on the past and think about the future.

Christmas Skip Counting Book

Teach your child "skip counting"! This activity gives your child some practice with even numbers, while creating a cute Christmas keepsake.

Play the Santa "Clause" Game

Want to give your child some writing practice over the holidays? This holiday-themed writing activity will have your child matching Christmas clauses!

Make Frost on the Window!

As a fifth grader your child may have an opportunity to grow crystals from chemical solutions at school. Here is a fun and nifty experiment to perform at home.

Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!

Here's a fun holiday activity that will have you and your child singing, laughing, and using a great writing tool--the thesaurus!

Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration

By creating a paragraph of amusing, silly, and exciting alliterations about dear old Santa Claus, you can give your child an inconspicuous lesson in alliteration.

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