December is almost here, and we couldn’t be more excited. December 1st kicks off National Grinch Day and the 25 Days of Grinch-mas.
To celebrate our favorite Christmas grump, we’ve compiled a list of 20 Grinch Day ideas for Kindergarten.
We have lots of fun and easy crafts and activities that kindergarteners will enjoy.
From coloring some cute bookmarks to making Grinch puppets and a Grinch-themed Christmas tree, you’re sure to find some great ideas here that are perfect for celebrating this day in your classroom.
Get creative after reading the classic book together. Kids are sure to be in the Christmas spirit after making their very own Grinches and celebrating!
Also, be sure to check out all of our Grinch activities for kids for even more ideas.
Happy Grinch Day Ideas
Our printable Grinch craft is an excellent choice for the classroom. Kids can practice their scissor skills and work on their ability to follow directions while making a beloved Christmas character that they'll be proud to show off.
Transform the traditional gingerbread man shape into a fun and festive Grinch! Children will love this cute twist on a classic. Parents and teachers will love the easy template, too, which helps kids put this craft together easily and with confidence.
Combine holiday fun and learning with our cute Grinch worksheets. They're perfect for the classroom or to extend learning activities through the holiday break while kids are at home. Children can practice handwriting, scissor skills, letter recognition, and labeling.
A batch of Grinch slime makes for terrific classroom Christmas party favors! This green slime is full of sparkly glitter and pretty red hearts in honor of the Grinch's heart growing three times its size. It's a great way to avoid the candy overload that tends to happen around the holidays, but kids will love it just as much.
This Grinch craft looks just like the old animated movie version of the Grinch, and kids are sure to love it! Kindergarteners can practice their scissor skills by cutting out the template pieces, or you can prep them ahead of time. Once the headband is assembled, it makes a great party hat for a Christmas party in the classroom or at home.
Deck the halls (and walls) with tissue paper Grinches. Scrunching tissue paper is good fine motor practice for the kids, plus it helps create crafts with lots of texture and visual interest.
With a classroom-friendly template available, this Grinch paper plate craft is totally doable with a class of kindergarteners. You may want to start with lime green paper plates to skip the painting step to save time. Then, all the children need to do is cut out the pieces, glue them on, and draw some facial details. Their Grinches will be so cute!
What could be better than a Grinch-themed Christmas keepsake? Parents will treasure these handprint Grinches, and kids will be super excited to show them off. This craft is an adorable way to remember their tiny handprints.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Guess & Count Math Activity
Practice estimation and counting with this Grinch-themed activity. Green and red M&Ms are used to fill each of the hearts (remember, it grows three sizes). You could also opt for mini pom-poms instead if you'd like to avoid a sugar rush.
Use these printable Grinch bookmarks to save your spot in your favorite Christmas stories. We have a color print version that's perfect for Christmas parties. Give them out as favors or attach them to gifts. The colorable version is ideal for Kindergarteners to practice their coloring skills on the Grinch and Max.
The Grinch Line Study
Are you looking for a fun quiet-time activity? This Grinch coloring page is a great place to start. Kids can color the page as is or practice making line art by drawing diagonal, vertical, or horizontal lines in each section.
If you have a small group of students, try this toilet paper roll Grinch. You can simplify it by using the full-color version and then allowing the kids to add decorative touches, such as the pom-poms and the hat. There's also a colorable version for them to color in with crayons or markers if you have more time.
Capture kids' imaginations with an adorable Grinch puppet. It's as much fun to make as it is to play with! Using a paper bag, our template, and simple supplies, you can make Grinch puppets in no time. Use them to act out your favorite scenes in the Grinch movie or the classic book.
The Grinch Treat Box
Speaking of party favors, these Grinch treat boxes are printable and absolutely adorable. Print the boxes in whatever color you'd like, and add the Grinch faces to the front. They're also great for popcorn for a family movie night.
Grinch's Heart Craft
All of our hearts tend to get a little bigger at Christmastime, so make this Grinch heart craft to get into the Christmas spirit. The template makes this craft easy to put together. The Grinch pops against the black background, doesn't he?
Grinch Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree
Make mini Christmas trees inspired by the Grinch. You'll need pipe cleaners in various shades of green, some red felt, and a bit of glue. That's it!
Grow the Grinch's Heart Science Experiment
Work a little science into your Grinch Day festivities with this experiment focused on growing the Grinch's heart. You'll need a green balloon, a red marker, and the ingredients for a classic baking soda and vinegar experiment. Kids will be amazed as they watch the chemical reaction fill the balloon.
Paper Plate Grinch's Heart Craft
Improve fine motor skills by lacing this paper plate Grinch's heart craft. The gorgeous yarn hearts will look fantastic hanging in the classroom until the kids take them home for Christmas break.
Some homemade green and red playdough is easy to whip up. Add a few accessories like pieces of pipe cleaner, googly eyes, feathers, and cookie cutters, and the children can make playdough Grinches to their hearts' content.
Grinch Pudding Cups
If you're looking for a snack idea for Grinch Day, these Grinch pudding cups are fabulous! They're super simple to make and are terrific for schools that only allow packaged snacks, which is most schools now. If you can't find green pudding cups, the Kool-Aid brand gelatin cups do not require refrigeration and would be a good fit for this snack, too.
We hope you found this post helpful! Let us know in the comments what your favorite Grinch Day Activity is. Happy Holidays!
Friday 16th of December 2022
I would love the template For the grinch gingerbread and the bookmarks
Tuesday 20th of December 2022
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