Christmas is our FAVORITE holiday! And we are so excited to kick off December with a full shelf of Christmas theme learning activities!
Christmas Theme Learning Shelf
- Pinterest Board: CHRISTMAS Theme
- Unique Hashtag on Instagram: #ChristmasHTS
- Focus Books: Little Blue Truck’s Christmas by Alice Schertle, How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace, Merry Christmas, Mouse! By Laura Numeroff
This learning shelf and the activities are created for children of ages 1.5 years old to 6 years old. All the activities have been categorized into the six main learning areas(language, numeracy, motor skills, discovery of the world, arts & creative expression, social & emotional development) that I am focusing on for my children.
LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS (1.5 TO 3 YEARS OLD)
- Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Planting (motor skills)
- Presents and Dot Stickers Color Matching (numeracy)
- Christmas Lights Dot Stickers Line Up (motor skills)
- TP Roll Christmas Tree Color Matching. Read more about this 5 in 1 activity here. (numeracy)
- Dot Stickers Christmas Tree Shape Matching (numeracy)
- Shape Christmas Tree Puzzle (numeracy, motor skills)
- Duplo Christmas Tree Rubber Bands Wrap (motor skills)
All the above activities are suitable for the preschoolers too.
LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS (3 TO 6 YEARS OLD)
- Popsicle Stick Christmas tree Uppercase & Lowercase Letter Matching (language)
- TP roll Christmas tree sight word graphing game. Read more about this 5 in 1 activity here. (language)
- Christmas lights Chinese sight words matching (language)
- Christmas tree pouch caps counting (numeracy)
- Santa Sleigh Presents Subtraction Activity (numeracy)
- Countdown to Christmas with this Santa Christmas Countdown Craft. It’s a great activity for counting from 1 to 25! Read more about this activity and find the tutorial here. (numeracy)
CRAFTS, EXPERIMENTS & Sensory Play
- Snowflakes printing with strawberry baskets (arts & creative expression)
- Christmas tree printing with potatoes (arts & creative expression)
- Christmas theme wheel pasta sensory bin (arts & creative expression)
- Playdough and Ping Pong Balls Snowman Invitation to create (arts & creative expression)
- Yarn Wrapped Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornament (arts & creative expression)
Also don’t forget to check out the rest of our theme learning shelves. Merriest Christmas to you and everyone at home!