If there’s one movie character that comes to mind for the Christmas season, it has to be Mr. Grinch! He’s a grouchy guy, but kids love him! Plus, it’s a timeless movie that’s been redone several times.
Get the kids excited for Christmas by creating this Grinch craftivity! Get ready for this fun project by having them watch the Grinch movie or you can show some clips from YouTube!
Kids will be able to create a cute Grinch and then write about how they could help him be happy by completing the writing prompt.
If you’re looking for a nice Christmas craft and writing prompts for kids, this is the perfect activity!
Make sure your kids complete it before Christmas so they can share them with their families.
Also, be sure to check out all of our Grinch activities for kids for even more festive ideas!
Easy Grinch Project
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Grinch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to create Mr. Grinch by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.
Next, glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.
Take the writing prompt page and glue it to the larger heart backing.
Place the Grinch’s head on the top and back of the heart and glue it in place.
Finish off the craftivity by gluing the Grinch’s hands on either side of his head, on the front of the heart.
Don’t you love how cute this Grinch craft is?! It’s a perfect preschool Christmas craft!
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
Christmas is a time for family and festivities. But it can also be a time of stress and chaos. If you’re looking for ways to keep your kids entertained during the holidays, why not try some activities that are both fun and educational? Here are a few ideas to get you started!
Children’s Christmas Books
There are so many reasons why parents should read to their children! For one, it’s a great way to spend time with your little ones. You can snuggle up together and explore different worlds, all from the comfort of your own home.
Reading also helps children develop a love of reading, which is absolutely essential for their future success. Furthermore, reading aloud helps children develop their vocabulary and improve their communication skills. And let’s not forget the simple fact that reading is just plain fun!
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 Kids’ Crafts
Crafting with kids is a great activity for kids because it helps develop patience and focus, teaches them how to follow directions, boosts their confidence, and allows them to practice using scissors. Add in more crafts with some of our favorite holiday ones below:
Christmas Reindeer Card Craft – Kids love creating things, especially when it’s something they can give away to their friends and family. This Christmas, why not try out this reindeer card craft with your little ones? They’ll be able to make their own reindeer from paper. The best part is that they’ll be so proud to give their homemade card to someone special!
Paper Bag Grinch Craft – Everyone’s heart will grow 3 sizes when they make this Grinch puppet craft! All you need is a brown paper bag, some construction paper, and a few other materials. This festive project is perfect for getting kids into the holiday spirit.
Elf Popsicle Stick Craft – Kids love to get creative with their hands, and there’s nothing more fun than making their own elf popsicle stick craft. This simple project is perfect for little ones, and it’s a great way to add a touch of holiday cheer to your home!
Angel Handprint Christmas Craft – This Christmas, why not give your little ones a fun and festive craft project to keep them occupied? With just a few household supplies, you can help them create a beautiful and unique decoration that’s great for home or Sunday school!
Kids’ Christmas Activities
Get your kids excited for the holidays with these Christmas do-a-dot printables. They’re great for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten and will provide lots of fun learning.
Keep your kids entertained this holiday season with these reindeer worksheets. They’re a great no-prep activity that includes letter recognition, scissor skills, and handwriting practice.
Get your kids excited about the holidays with these festive Christmas pattern block mats. They’re a perfect activity for young kids who are just learning their shapes. It’s also simple to introduce them to the world of STEM!
This Christmas play dough kit is loaded with sensory fun. It will keep your kids entertained while they explore different textures, colors, and scents!
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More Christmas Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Grinch template
- Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to create Mr. Grinch by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.
- Next, glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.
- Take the writing prompt page and glue it to the larger heart backing.
- Place the Grinch's head on the top and back of the heart and glue it in place.
- Finish off the craftivity by gluing the Grinch's hands on either side of his head, on the front of the heart.