Christmas theme activities for Preschool and Pre-K. Literacy, math, printables, book lists and more!
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Christmas Literacy Activities
Make learning fun and hands-on with these holiday themed literacy activities that will have your little learners engaged and on-task for longer periods of time.
Christmas Lights Alphabet Game
This activity is a great way to add fine motor practice into your literacy activities. Students will search for the alphabet lights in a sensory bin, then search for matching letters and hang them up on a string with clothespins. Find this fun activity, and more in the Christmas Bundle.
Syllable Stamping Activity
There are two different syllable activities in the Christmas Bundle. Your students will love using cubes to build the syllables in words. They’ll have even more fun using bingo daubers to mark the number of syllables on their holiday recording sheets. In the second syllable activity, your kids will count the syllables in holiday words using movements, then sort them in a pocket chart. Both of these fun and engaging activities are included in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Beginning Sounds Activity
Your little learners will have a blast putting presents under the tree that begin with the same sound. There’s also a second activity that incorporates fine motor skills by using clothespins to identify beginning sounds. Both of these fun games are included in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Pocket Chart Sentences
The predictable text in this pocket chart set will help your students learn concepts of print such as left to right directionality, return sweep, one-to-one correspondence, and more. These printable pocket chart sentences are available in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Emergent Reader
To support your emergent readers the text in this printable book is predictable. Use the book to reinforce concepts of print such as words are separated by spaces, left to right and top to bottom, written words match spoken words, common sight words, and more. This easy to assemble emergent reader is offered in both black and white and color in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Rhyming Game
You can play this rhyming game with your whole class, or in small groups. The fun card game will engage your little learners as they practice identifying rhyming words and finding their rhyming partners. You can find this game in the Christmas Bundle.
Alphabet Visual Discrimination Activities
Students will strengthen their visual discrimination skills as they sort the letters of the alphabet on these holiday themed mats. You can use real magnetic letters, or the printable cards included in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Alphabet Writing Cards
You can use these alphabet cards in your writing center, or place them in a sensory tray for a more engaging writing activity. Students will use the index finger of their dominant hand (if they have one) to write the letters in the sand. Get your set in the Christmas Bundle.
Read and Write Around the Room
This fun read and write around the room activity will get your kids moving and writing at the same time. Grab your cards in the Christmas Bundle.
Word Cards and Chart
The printable holiday word chart and vocabulary cards are available in both black and white and color. Place the printable word cards in a pocket chart in your writing center or on your word wall. These cards can be used to help develop vocabulary and can be found in the Christmas Bundle.
Christmas Math Activities
You can use these fun, hands-on games and activities from the Christmas Bundle to help your students learn important math skills such as sequencing, graphing, number sense, numeral identification, patterning, and more.
Rudolph Number Game
This game is available in the Christmas Bundle. The Number game can be played using numbers 1-10 or numbers 1-20 depending on your student’s ability levels. Also included are two printable recording sheets in black and white, one for each version of the game.
Help your students develop logical thought and reasoning skills with this holiday themed patterning activity available in the Christmas Bundle.
Available in the Christmas Bundle, the races game will help build number sense and one to one correspondence. Students will roll a dice and move their playing piece towards the chimney.
Christmas Tree Numeral Representation
Students will identify the numeral on their tree and match the ornaments with the correct quantity to the tree. This game is available in the Christmas Bundle.
Holiday Spin and Cover Games
The Christmas Bundle includes 6 different spin and cover games for your little learners to practice number sense, numeral recognition, counting, colors, and shapes.
Rudolph Board Game
Can you help the Rudolph find his way to the North Pole? This printable board game is available in the Christmas Bundle.
Visual Discrimination Same and Different
Learning how to identify similarities and differences in pictures is an important skill for young children to learn. Use these printable visual discrimination cards from the Christmas Bundle for fun, holiday themed practice.
Christmas Numeral Sensory Writing Cards
You can use these numeral cards in your writing center, or place them in a sensory tray for a more engaging writing activity. Students will use the index finger of their dominant hand (if they have one) to write the letters in the sand. Get your set in the Christmas Bundle.
Provide your students with a fun data collection activity! Students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. This printable activity is available in the Christmas Bundle.
This adorable puzzle will help your students learn how to put numbers in order. There is a version that includes only numbers 1-5 for younger students, and a version that includes numbers 1-10.
Christmas Tree Decorating Sequencing
This printable sequencing activity is offered in color and black and white for your convenience. Sequencing helps young children learn how to put things in order from first to last.
Holiday Counting Book
This easy to assemble printable book helps reinforce number sense and counting; it is available in the Christmas Bundle.