Christmas Hands-on Activities

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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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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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Christmas Cones
Christmas Cones
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Christmas Cones
Reuse beloved old Christmas cards by filling them with candies and toys, and turn them into something to enjoy for years.
Kindergarten
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Ice Ornament
Ice Ornament
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Ice Ornament
Help your child make an attractive frozen holiday ornament to hang outside during winter months.
Preschool
Science
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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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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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Wassail Recipe
Wassail Recipe
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Wassail Recipe
This wassail recipe gets your child to concoct a sweet and tangy spiced cider. Celebrate the season with this wassail recipe and a few Christmas carols.
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Homemade Eggnog
Homemade Eggnog
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Homemade Eggnog
Homemade eggnog is a tasty holiday libation for your whole family. Make homemade eggnog with your child and help him understand measurements in cooking.
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Hand-Cast Paper Holiday Ornaments
Hand-Cast Paper Holiday Ornaments
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Hand-Cast Paper Holiday Ornaments
Your fourth grader will love turning your house into a home this holiday season with fun crafts such as hand-casted paper holiday ornaments!
4th grade
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Santa Lucia Crown
Santa Lucia Crown
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Santa Lucia Crown
This Santa Lucia crown is a beautiful craft for your child during the holiday season. Wear a Santa Lucia crown on St. Lucy's Day, December 13th.
5th grade
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Twelfth Night Celebration
Twelfth Night Celebration
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Twelfth Night Celebration
Have a Twelfth Night celebration with this holiday tutorial and craft. Learn how to throw a Twelfth Night celebration in your house this winter.
3rd grade
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Holiday Star
Holiday Star
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Holiday Star
For Filipino families, parols (stars) are the ultimate holiday decorations! Here's how to make your own.
Social studies
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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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Apple Cider Recipe
Apple Cider Recipe
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Apple Cider Recipe
This apple cider recipe makes a perfect drink for a cold winter day. Make our apple cider recipe with your child this holiday season.
3rd grade
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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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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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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.