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Printable Santa Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Ho, ho, ho! Santa is coming to town! Everyone is looking forward to seeing Santa, but what can your kids do before the big day arrives?

How about this fun printable Santa craft! It’s super easy to create and makes a great Christmas activity for kids of all ages.

This cute Santa craft is an easy activity that can help with scissor skills and following directions.

Download the free printable template so your kids (or students) can make it too.

Also, be sure to browse through all of our Santa activities for kids for even more ideas!

Santa Cut And Paste Craft

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Supplies

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Crayons, markers, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Santa template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Santa template and print it out. If you’re coloring or painting the template, do that first, then cut out the pieces.

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Begin to make Santa by gluing the hat to the top of his head.

hand gluing hat to printable santa craft

Next, glue Santa’s head to the top of his body.

hand gluing head to printable santa craft

Finish off by gluing his legs to the bottom and back of his body.

hand gluing legs to printable santa craft

You’re done! Isn’t this such a simple craft?!

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It’s a great preschool Christmas craft!

Christmas Unit For Kids

Create an entire Christmas unit study for kids around this Santa craft. It’s a great way to celebrate the holidays and keep your kids learning! Read on below for some of our favorite ideas.

Reading to your kids is super important! It helps encourage curiosity and imagination, improves vocabulary, helps with listening skills, and so much more. That’s why we always love to start a new theme with books.

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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Of course, we love crafting around here! Add in more crafts that will help fine motor skills, focus, and creativity. These are some of our favorite projects:

Kids will love this free, no prep activity. Use dot markers to finish these fun Santa do a dot printables! This is a great way for kids to work on their fine motor skills while working on letter recognition and counting in the process.

This Rudolph playdough kit is great for hands-on sensory play. It’s a fun screen-free activity to keep kids entertained during those cold winter days and can help keep your kids engaged in play!

printable santa craft

Get your kids in the Christmas spirit with these fun free reindeer worksheets. These are perfect to do at home or can be used as a no-prep activity during classroom time. These worksheets cover letter recognition, scissor skills, and handwriting practice.

Kids will also love these Christmas pattern block mats. They are a fun way to work on fine motor skills and shape recognition while having some holiday cheer. Print and laminate for continued use, then grab your pattern blocks for educational play!

Break out the crayons and use these Christmas color by number printables. Not only are they fun and festive, but they’re also great for kids to learn how to write!

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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Printable Santa Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This simple printable Santa craft is a fun holiday activity that will keep the kids entertained and engaged!

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Crayons, markers, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Santa template

Instructions

  1. Download the Santa template and print it out. If you're coloring in the template, do that first, then cut out the pieces.
  2. Begin to make Santa by gluing the hat to the top of his head.
  3. Next, glue Santa's head to the top of his body.
  4. Finish off by gluing his legs to the bottom and back of his body.
  5. You're done! Isn't this such a simple craft?!

Free Build A Santa Template

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