Many parents are looking for fun and simple activities to do with their kids this holiday season. We can all agree that one of the most popular times of the year is Christmas!
These preschool and kindergarten coloring pages we’re sharing today are perfect for Christmas time!
If your kids love to color or just need something fun and educational to do during the holiday break, these Christmas coloring pages will keep them busy while keeping their minds sharp.
Print them out and use them any time you need a quick activity.
And if you like these ones, be sure to check out all of our coloring pages for kids for even more fun!
Free Christmas Coloring Sheets
Inside this Christmas coloring page bundle, we’ve included 4 unique pages that include:
- Christmas Mouse
- Santa Claus
- Polar Bear
Besides coloring, each page has a handwriting practice spot where kids can trace the dashed lines. This is great for increasing hand-eye coordination.
Looking for some more fun Christmas activities to keep the kids busy? We’ve got you covered with this Christmas printables bundle! There are color by numbers, pattern block mats, do a dot printables, letters from Santa and so much more. No more hours of screen time – these activities will keep them engaged and happy!
Christmas Unit For Kids
Do you want to create an entire week-long unit around these Xmas coloring pages? If so, we have some great ideas to get you started!
Reading aloud to young children is a great way to help them develop and learn.
First, reading can help kids learn how to think critically about what they’re reading. Second, it helps them develop their vocabulary so they can express themselves better when speaking.
Third, it helps kids show empathy skills by understanding another person’s perspective through the characters’ feelings and actions. Finally, it helps improve memory! All of these reasons and more are why it’s great to add books to your unit studies!
Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids.
Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.
Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!
How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!
Christmas Crafts For Kids
When kids are young, they have a natural curiosity about the world. They want to explore and learn everything from how things work to what new words mean.
One of their favorite ways to learn is through crafting projects that let them use their imagination and creativity!
Check out some of our favorite Christmas crafts for kids to do at home, school, or daycare.
Gingerbread Man Headband Craft – Make this adorable headband craft with your kids this Christmas! This fun and easy craft is perfect for kids of all ages. Or, print out the black and white template and let your kids color in their own gingerbread man. Either way, they’ll love wearing their own little gingerbread man on their head!
Reindeer Clothespin Craft – This reindeer craft for kids is not only easy and fun to make, but it’s also downright silly-looking…in the best possible way. Just imagine a whole herd of these little guys running around your house!
Elf Popsicle Stick Craft – This popsicle stick craft is perfect for kids to make for Christmas! It’s a fun and creative craft that allows them to paint, cut, and glue. They can easily turn it into an ornament as well! Your child will love creating this cute and festive elf craft!
Mermaid Gingerbread Man Craft – This gingerbread man craft for kids to make is a fun and silly way to hide the gingerbread girl from being eaten. The mermaid gingerbread man is made out paper and is so easy to create!
Kids’ Christmas Activities
Kids learn best when they are engaged. These Christmas do a dot printables will help you engage your kids in a fun way that is both educational and entertaining. No more boring worksheets!
We all know that kids love to put things together – whether it’s blocks, puzzles, or even just simple shapes. That’s why these Christmas pattern block mats are so great for kids! Not only are they fun and festive, but they also help to develop those important fine motor skills.
The Grinch is a character who is best known for his disagreeable personality and his attempts to steal Christmas. However, the Grinch can also be a great teaching tool, especially when it comes to helping kids learn essential skills like scissor skills, letter recognition, and handwriting. These free printable Grinch worksheets are the perfect way to help your little ones get a head start on developing these important skills.
There’s something special about the smell of gingerbread baking in the oven. It’s a scent that instantly brings to mind thoughts of warm fires, cozy blankets, and twinkling Christmas lights. And for many kids, the Gingerbread Man is one of the most iconic holiday characters. That’s why kids love these Christmas dot to dot printables featuring this cheerful character. They’re fun to complete, and they always end with a festive-looking gingerbread man.
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- Have Santa accidentally drop his sleigh driver’s license for some festive magic!
- These reindeer candy cane sleeves are a great small gift for the classroom or friends.
- Grab your kids one of these cute personalized drink tumblers.