These are fun and educational activities, with a Christmas theme, that can be used in schools and at home to give children something to think about. Suitable and adaptable to any age.
On another of my sites 0to5.com.au which is about education and development of young children, there are free printable templates. You’ll find the Christmas themed activities in the Celebrations category. They include templates like the one below to decorate and colour, make jigsaws, follow the dots etc.
We’ve come a long way from the 60s when all the Christmas cards had snow scenes and reindeer and a Santa in his winter gear – an alien world to the rural Australia where I lived.
Advent Calendars build up the anticipation. Christmas Advent Calendars Advent Calendars from Booktopia this Australian online-only bookstore has a good range of advent calendars and children’s books that include advent calendars Innovations have a craft section with Christmas-themed cross-stitch decorations, Christmas Stockings and ornatments. See their Christmas needlework collection which includes an advent calendar. See [...]
Art, craft and scrapbooking supplies with a Christmas theme to create your own Christmas cards, scrapbooks and decorations. Art supplies also make great gifts to encourage creativity and experimentation.
Booktopia complete Australian-owned online-only bookshop with an enormous range of books, ebooks, DVDs and audio books. Save money with their flat rate postage for delivery around Australia no matter how many books you buy. See all their books with a Christmas theme Innovations have a craft section with Christmas-themed cross-stitch decorations, Christmas Stockings and ornaments. [...]
How many days until Christmas – or how many sleeps? What’s the difference? “How many sleeps” sounds a bit childish but it’s far less confusing than how many days. Why? It’s the old fencepost problem – so popular in maths questions and quizzes. Look at the timeline below for the 21st to the 25th of [...]
There’s a line of fidgety children waiting to see Santa but when one little girl gets to the front, she plants her feet firmly and refuses to move up and take her place.
Whether you call them Christmas Crackers or Bons Bons, they are one of the main things that say Christmas. In our family, the pulling of the crackers, donning hats that are always too big for some and too small for others, comparing worthless and badly-made trinkets, and reading out the dreadful jokes is a tradition. [...]