Christmas Holidays Kids Activities

Clever Christmas TIC TAC TOE Games for Kids

Christmas is coming and it is coming very soon! Christmas is definitely my favorite time of the year because of all the pretty decorations (and extra family time too). As you are waiting for December 25th to roll around, your whole family will love this Christmas tic tac toe. This Christmas game for kids is the perfect way to sneak in a little Christmas magic during the entire season with your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade student.

Christmas is coming and it is coming very soon! Christmas is definitely my favorite time of the year because of all the pretty decorations (and extra family time too). As you are waiting for December 25th to roll around, your whole family will love this Christmas tic tac toe. This Christmas game for kids is the perfect way to sneak in a little Christmas magic during the entire season with your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade student.

Christmas TIC TAC TOE

We do love to play Tic-Tac-Toe; it is such a simple game, simple enough for the youngest ones in the family to join in, but oh so fun. This holiday themed, Christmas tic-tac-toe is such a fun Christmas activity that is easy to make and loads of fun to play again and again. This is a fun Christmas games for kindergartners or Christmas games for preschoolers, and older kids too! All you need are a few simple materials you may even have laying around your house!

cookie sheet, tinsel, and mini presents, ornaments, or Christmas candy

Christmas Games for Kids

For this Christmas Tic Tac Toe you need:

  • a cookie sheet(or a shallow box)
  • Christmas string(or shiny ribbon)
  • any small ornaments, two sets of at least 5 each(we used red and gold tiny gifts ornaments)

make Christmas ribbon or tinsel into grid

Christmas Games for Preschoolers

How to make the game:

The setup of this game will take you less than 5 minute. Tie the string around the cookie sheet so that you have 9 blocks- 3 down and 3 across.

Ready to play! That was super easy and fast, right?

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Christmas Activities for Kindergartners

Each player chooses his/her items and take turn placing it in a block. Get 3 in a row to win!

Tip: You can also make this version travel-friendly by attaching magnets to the back of your items/ornaments you chose to play with.

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Christmas Activities for December

A game like Tic Tac Toe teaches children turn-taking, critical thinking and planning plus good sportsmanship too. All while having fun. Play this Christmas Tic Tac Toe game during a Christmas party and have fun with family and friends. Best of all, you use what you already have, making this frugal fun!

fun-christmas-sight-words-activity-for-kids  free-word-family-Christmas-trees Kids will get excited to practice their letter recognition skills during December with this super cute, Free Polar Express worksheets! This Color by Letter is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. These Polar Express Color by Letter will help to work on student’s letters and colors while still having fun learning. The Christmas letter learning worksheets are a  fun and educational way to practice your letters during the month of December. Christmas CVC Words on Santa's Sleigh- super cute, fun, and hands on reading activity for kindergartners #cvcwords #christmas #kindergarten

Christmas Printables

Looking for more free Christmas worksheets to make learning fun for Kinders during December, you’ve got to see these alphabet and literacy activities!

These NO PREP,  free Christmas worksheets are such a fun way for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children to practice letter recognition during the holiday season in December.  There is a Christmas worksheets for each letter from A to Z. Children will use crayons, markers, colored pencils or bingo daubers to find the letter and color the correct ornaments on the Christmas tree. This is such a fun, educational kindergarten Christmas activities to keep kids engaged and learning!  free-grinch-alphabet-puzzles Free-GINGERBREAD-Sight-Word-Coloring-Sheets

Christmas Worksheets

Help kids explore and learn while having fun this holiday season with this super cool Ornaments christmas science experiments. In this Christmas STEM Project, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students will use a battery, magnet, and copper wire to make a motor to make free printable ornaments go around like a merry go round. This is a simple electronics project that will surely engage and impress students throughout the month of December. Don't miss this spinning science project that makes the best christmas activities for kindergarten.  Magic Milk Experiment with a festive flair perfect for making learning fun in December. This Christmas Science experiment for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students is so easy and fun to watch - it does not disappoint!  peppermint candy Christmas Science Experiment Use Christmas Science to make these beautiful Christmas Ornaments to learn while decorating your tree! This Christmas Science Experiment is lots of fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. You only need a few simple materials to try this Christmas learning activity to make your holiday season extra special this December. Kids of all ages will be delighted to try to make a gumdrop Christmas tree STEM activity.

Christmas Science Experiments for Kids

Looking for more fun Christmas science ideas? Check these out!

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Christmas Science

free-christmas-hundreds-chart-coloring FREE Gingerbread Man Sequencing Activities -free printable worksheets to help kindergarten age kids practice sequencing with a gingerbread theme activity perfect for December #sequencing #gingerbreadman #kindergarten Christmas-Kindergarten-Math

Christmas Math

Kids will be excited to practice a variety of early learning skills including math, alphabet, literacy, and more with these super cute, free Nutcracker Worksheets. There are over 55 pages of Nutcracker printables for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to make learning fun during the holiday season in December. So download the pdf file, print the pages, put on the Nutcracker music, and have fun learning clipart of ballet, snowman, nutcrackers, mouse king, Christmas trees, and more! December is the perfect time for a BINGO writing challenge for kids. Simply print the Christmas writing prompts calendar and students in kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students will pick different creative writing prompts to write about and as they work through the December writing prompts they will try to get BINGO! Simply download pdf file with writing prompts for Christmas and have fun making learning fun during the holiday season.  Super cute, free nativity worksheets printables pack has over 70 pages of literacy and math activities with a Christian theme of Jesus' birth as told in Luke 2. These Christmas worksheets are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to sneak in some holiday learning during December. Simply download pdf file with Christmas worksheets for kindergarten and you are ready for lots of fun holiday learning! Christmas Scavenger Hunt. This Christmas scavenger hunt game is fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students as it contains not only the name, but a cute picture too.  Use this as a christmas light scavenger hunt or as an indoor ornament scavenger hunt. Simply print pdf file with christmas scavenger hunt ideas in color or black and white and you are ready to play this christmas activity for kids. Your kids will want to do this christmas scavenger hunt for kids over and over again!

Christmas Worksheets

christmas printables craft One of my favorite things to at Christmas is the beautiful candles that adorn windows and decorate inside. This simple construction paper Christmas craft is a great way for kids to recreate this holiday staple with an easy Christmas candle craft. Use this Christmas craft ideas for kindergarten, preschool, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  Whether you live in an area that has snow for Christmas or not, snow reminds us of the holidays! These lovely snowy roofs in this easy-to-make homemade christmas cards are perfect to make for family and friends. These christmas cards for kids are easy to make as a construction paper craft for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up! So grab some colored paper and glue to make these christmas cards for kids to make.   Gingerbread-Christmas-Craft-for-Kids

Christmas Crafts

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Nadia

Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at teach-me-mommy.com about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.