It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Kids are anticipating Santa’s arrival, making lists, and eagerly counting down the days to Christmas!
If your kids need more ideas to keep them occupied until the big day, they will love this roll a reindeer game.
This game is perfect for kids ages 3-7, but older kids might enjoy it too!
It’s an easy way to work on skills like counting, taking turns, fine motor skills – all while having fun playing with friends or family members.
This game would be great in school classrooms as well!
Also, be sure to check out all of our fun reindeer activities for kids for even more festive ideas.
Printable Reindeer Game
- Pom pom or other colorful marker
- Roll a reindeer printable (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Print out the roll a reindeer game for each child who is playing.
Playing the game is easy! Each child takes a turn rolling the die, then adding a single pom pom to the corresponding spot on the reindeer.
After they have finished, the die is given to the next child and the gameplay continues.
If a child rolls a number and those spots on the reindeer are full, their turn is over and they must wait for the next round to try again.
The first player to fill their entire reindeer wins!
Christmas Unit For Kids
Don’t let the festive activities end here; Create an entier Christmas unit around this reindeer game!
One of the best ways to start any unit study is with books! Whether you read aloud to your child or they read to you, reading is such a fantastic activity.
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!
Add in some holiday crafts with some of our popular ones below:
- Christmas Tree Paper Bag Puppet Craft
- Elf Headband Craft
- Handprint Santa Craft
- Paper Plate Reindeer Craft
These Christmas pattern block mats set are a fun quiet time activity for home or the classroom! Kids will love to work on their fine motor skills while learning shapes and colors. It’s perfect for preschoolers and kindergarten children.
Another fun option are these Christmas do a dot printables! They are an excellent activity for preschoolers and kindergartners. It helps with counting, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and more!
These Christmas I spy printables are perfect to keep your kids busy this December. Each game has different pictures, so you can pick the one that suits your kiddos best! They’re a great activity ideas if you need some ways to keep them occupied during holiday travel or while they wait at grandmas house.
Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids this Christmas? These free printable reindeer coloring pages are perfect! They’re easy enough that even the littlest of hands can enjoy.
These Christmas color by number worksheets were made to help your kids get in the spirit of the season. This is a fun and educational activity that will keep them entertained during those long winter days ahead!