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Grinch Craftivity For Kids [Free Template]

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

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Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Grinch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding Grinch craftivty template

Begin to create Mr. Grinch by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.

hand gluing eye to Grinch craftivity

Next, glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.

hand gluing nose to Grinch craftivity

Take the writing prompt page and glue it to the larger heart backing.

hand gluing writing prompt to Grinch craftivity

Place the Grinch’s head on the top and back of the heart and glue it in place.

hand gluing head to Grinch craftivity

Finish off the craftivity by gluing the Grinch’s hands on either side of his head, on the front of the heart.

hand gluing hand to Grinch craftivity

Don’t you love how cute this Grinch craft is?! It’s a perfect preschool Christmas craft!

hand holding Grinch craftivity

Christmas Unit For Kids

If your kids enjoyed this activity, then why not keep the fun and learning going by creating a week long Christmas unit study? We have some great ideas below to get you started.

One of the first things we always suggest is reading books to your kids! It can help kids develop a love of reading, improve overall school performance, and increase vocabulary.

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!

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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:

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.

Grinch craftivity

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!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Christmas Ideas For Kids

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Grinch Craftivity For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Grinch craftivity is an easy and fun project that will be loved by early elementary kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Grinch template

Instructions

  1. Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to create Mr. Grinch by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.
  3. Next, glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.
  4. Take the writing prompt page and glue it to the larger heart backing.
  5. Place the Grinch's head on the top and back of the heart and glue it in place.
  6. Finish off the craftivity by gluing the Grinch's hands on either side of his head, on the front of the heart.

Free Grinch Christmas Template

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