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25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities for Kids (with Free Printable)

Fun Christmas activities are perfect ways to keep your kids engaged and excited this holiday season.

With just a few supplies and simple ideas, your kids will have a blast with all of this Christmas fun.

Check out these creative ideas and get this FREE printable 25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities!

Enjoy a special holiday countdown with your kids! Get this free printable 25 days of fun Christmas activities to create special memories. And check out the creative ideas for customizing.

Make the Countdown to Christmas Fun with Simple Activities

Got kids who are crazy about Christmas? Girl, I totally get it!

All 5 of my boys (yes, even my teenagers!) go cuckoo about Christmas. It’s like I have 5 lil’ Buddy the Elves in my home for an entire month.

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Over the years, I’ve had to get very creative with focusing all that Christmas energy in a positive direction.

We’ve done Christmas Fun Around the World in our homeschool. And have used holiday themed-activity packs for special Christmas fun.

This year, I’ve put together this 25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities chart so it’s all planned out and ready to go. And, of course, I had to share this free resource and creative ideas with you 🎄

25 days of fun Christmas activities chart on wood background with gingerbread cookies and decorations to feature how you can have a blast with your kids using this special holiday countdown

Tips & Tricks for Enjoying These 25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities

This free printable 25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities chart is on one page to make it easier to use.

Here are a few tips and tricks to make your Christmas fun even more special using these activities:

  • Pick one of these options for using this chart:
    • Use the chart as is. Go through and complete each activity in order.
    • Chat with your kids and the activities on the chart. Plan out the order in which you’ll do certain activities and add that date to the box.
    • Randomly pick an activity and go for it!
  • Print multiple copies of the chart. Hang one on the fridge and have another in your planner. You can even give copies to your kids!
  • Make a checklist of supplies that you’ll be using. Better yet, have your kids help you make the list and get in some extra writing practice.
  • Customize the suggested activities. Think outside the box. Make it as simple as possible. Tweak by using supplies you have. Need ideas for customizing? Check out these cool ones 👇

Creative Ways to Customize These Holiday Activities for Kids

On this printable chart, you’ll find 25 Days of Christmas Activities. Most ideas are flexible enough for you to add your own special touch or tweak.

Here are a few ideas that I have for tweaking (and if you have other ideas, please share in the comments area at the end of this post!):

  • Make a DIY mini-pinecone Christmas tree. Some supplies to try are:
    • pompoms
    • cotton ball pieces
    • pipe cleaner (glitter looks great!)
    • string, yarn, or twine
    • sequins
    • paint
    • glue and glitter (roll the pinecone in liquid glue and then glitter OR just use glitter glue)

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  • Decorate a wreath.
    • You can buy a wreath and adorn with decorations you own.
    • Cut the center out of a paper plate. Decorate to look like a wreath. You can add:
      • pompoms
      • jingle bells
      • stickers
      • bows
  • Build a snowman.
    • If you live in an area that has snow this time of year, go outside and build a snowman.
    • OR you can make one indoors! Use materials like:
  • Color your favorite Christmas coloring book (or pages).
  • Make Christmas cards.
    • All you need for this simple activity is:
      • paper (white printer or construction)
      • pencils
      • crayons
      • color pencils
      • markers
      • optional:
        • stamps
        • stickers
        • washi tape

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  • Be creative – Write your own Christmas story.
  • Make a Christmas Tic Tac Toe game.
    • Draw a simple tic tac toe board.
    • Use a pencil or hands-on items, like pompoms, jingle bells, Christmas mini-erasers, or other holiday-themed small figures.
    • Play again and again!
  • Make a marshmallow snowman.
    • Enjoy a holiday sweet treat with this activity. Marty’s Musings shares some creative ideas for making one.
    • Ingredients to consider:
      • marshmallows (if possible, get different sizes to make a family of snowmen)
      • frosting or peanut butter to help the pieces stick
      • mini-chocolate chips (for eyes and buttons)
      • mini-pretzel sticks
      • pull-apart licorice
      • graham crackers
      • cinnamon red hots
      • chocolate bar
  • Decorate your bedroom (or other area) with Christmas lights.
  • Decorate Christmas cookies.
    • Make a batch of sugar cookies and have some decorating fun. You can make your own dough (we love this recipe) or buy some at the store. It doesn’t matter where it comes from – it’s the experience that counts!
    • Want to extend the Christmas cookie fun? Grab this Christmas Activity Pack – TREATS!
  • Decorate a Christmas tree.
    • Have you got your tree looking all pretty yet? If not, go for it!
    • If you have, no worries! You can still enjoy this activity.
    • Use playdough or clay to shape a tree and decorate.
    • Cut out a Christmas tree shape out of construction paper and decorate.
    • If you need super simple, get this Christmas Activity Pack – DECOR to easily get started.
  • CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS!
    • Enjoy the special day with your kids. Bring out old traditions and try some new ones.
    • Chat with your kids about how they’d like to celebrate – and add your own ideas, too.
25 days of fun Christmas activities chart to feature how you can use this free printable for ideas and inspiration for a special holiday countdown for your kids

Get Your Free Printable 25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities for Kids

WooHoo! You’re ready for some fantastic Christmas fun activities with your kids.

This free printable 25 Days of Christmas Activities chart includes 1 page (super easy!).

You can certainly print as many copies of this page as you need to enjoy with your kids, class, homeschool co-op, or personal use. Want to share with a friend or co-worker? Cool! Please share this post 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!

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This free printable chart has 25 days of fun Christmas activities for kids.

What creative ideas would you add to this chart? I’d love to know how you’ll be using these activities! Please share in the comments area below and tag me @rockyourhomeschool!

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