Kid-Tested Christmas Activities

By Davonne Schäfer

Jingle your way into the holiday season with these fun and easy-to-do crafts.

Christmas Tree Memory

Playing memory games can be fun for the entire family. It helps children improve their concentration and maintain their focus. Increasing their short-term memory. This activity can be played two ways:1a_christmastreememory

  1. Visual matching – print two copies and leave one intact and cut out the second sheet. Have your child match the cut-out trees on the sheet.
  2. Memory – print out two copies and cut out them all out. Place the cards face down and play your classic memory game.

Download Christmas Tree PDF Here

 

Santa Beard

Items Needed:

  • Thick, white card stock
  • Cotton balls
  • Popsicle stick
  • Glue

Draw or trace a cut out of a beard on thick, white card stock. Glue cotton balls all over the beard. Glue a popsicle stick at the base of the beard on the back. Ho, ho, ho – Merry Christmas!

Download Santa Beard Here

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Unfortunately, my son was not cooperating in taking a picture with his Santa beard, but here’s the finished product below!

 

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Snowman Cutout

Print and cut out the designated snowman sheets. Build your snowman!

Download Snowman PDF Here

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