Christmas is a time of year where kids are often looking for creative ways to entertain themselves.
There are so many fun choices, but crafts are one great way kids can get together and create something that they know will brighten up their space.
This printable Grinch craft is a simple cut and paste craft kids can make to bring a little festive cheer into their home or classroom this year!
Kids will work on scissor skills during the cutting process, learn to follow directions to put together this simple craft, and they’ll be able to make something that is meaningful to them.
This activity can be done at home, school, the library, or daycare!
Also, be sure to check out all of our Grinch activities for kids to get even more great activities planned.
Build A Grinch Printable Craft
- White cardstock
- Glue stick
- Crayons, markers, or paint (if using the color in version)
- 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.
Take the hat fluff and glue it to the bottom of the Christmas hat. Next, glue the pom to the tip of the hat.
Glue the completed hat to the top of the Grinch’s head.
Finish assembling the Grinch by gluing the bottom of his neck to the top of his body.
That’s it! Isn’t this such a simple Christmas craft for kids?!
Christmas Unit For Kids
Keep the holiday celebrations going when you create an entire Christmas unit study to go along with this Grinch craft. Read on below for some great ideas to get you started!
We always recommend starting a new theme by reading. Whether you read to your child or they read to you, it’s a great learning activity for them.
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!
Crafting with kids is a great way for them to learn skills that can enhance their development. This includes fine motor skills, creativity, stress relief, and more. Kids can also learn to use scissors properly, which will help them in school!
Add in some more simple crafts this season with these top projects:
This Christmas play dough kit is great for sensory play. It encourages creative exploration and it’s perfect for kids- either at home or in the classroom. If you’re looking to create a fun holiday activity with your child, this might just be what you are looking for!
Kids love playing with pattern blocks and these Christmas pattern block mats are a perfect way to keep them busy for hours. Your little ones will learn shapes, colors, patterns, and more as they work on these fun puzzles!
Check out these free printable reindeer coloring pages. This activity will help enhance creativity, work on fine motor skills and be tons of fun for kids! They’re great for using at home or at school!
Getting ready for Christmas? Kids will love these fun and engaging Christmas do a dot printables. They are an excellent way to keep them entertained during the holidays! Parents, teachers, babysitters – this is one holiday activity that doesn’t require any messy clean up afterward and helps kids learn!
It’s the most wonderful time of year! Keep kids engaged this holiday season with these Christmas I spy printables. They’ll have fun practicing their skills while they wait for Santa!
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More Christmas Ideas For Kids
- White cardstock
- Glue stick
- Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
- Grinch template
- Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces.
- Take the hat fluff and glue it to the bottom of the Christmas hat. Next, glue the pom to the tip of the hat.
- Glue the completed hat to the top of the Grinch's head.
- Finish assembling the Grinch by gluing the bottom of his neck to the top of his body.