10 Amazing Christmas Activities For Your Toddler

Christmas Activities For Toddlers

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With Christmas around the corner, it is the right time to teach him more about the festival of Christmas and its significance. Jingle Bells may be your toddler’s favorite song. Help him explore his creativity as he enjoys the spirit of Christmas. Read on, to find some fun Christmas activities for toddlers he will enjoy doing this festive season.

Fun Christmas Activities For Toddlers:

1. Toddler Hand And Foot Print Christmas Tree:

Toddler Hand And Foot Print Christmas Tree

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This craft will remain one of your favorite for years to come.

You Need:

  • A big chart paper to make the base
  • Chart papers in three different colors. These should be different from the color of the base chart paper
  • Glitter glue or glitter paint
  • Safety scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue

How To:

  • Help your toddler in making a set of handprints on one of the colorful chart papers.
  • Use another colored chart paper to make another set of handprints. It can be used to make the star at the top of the Christmas tree.
  • Help your toddler in taking his footprint on the third chart paper.
  • Help your toddler cut these out in a tree shape with the help of safety scissors.
  • Help him outline the cut-outs with a glitter glue.
  • Help your toddler glue one set of handprint in an upward direction on the chart paper that will form the base.
  • Below this, help your toddler glue the other set of handprints in a downward direction. Do this to make the whole Christmas tree.
  • Help your toddler in creating a footprint at the bottom of the tree to form its base.
  • Help him make the tree more bright and beautiful!

[ Read: Christmas Crafts For Toddlers ]

2. Paper Plate Wreath:

Christmas Activities For Toddlers - Paper Plate Wreath

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This is one of the beautiful preschool Christmas activities that will adorn your door this Christmas!

You Need:

  • A paper plate
  • Paints in different colors
  • Safety scissors
  • Glue
  • Red ribbon

How To:

  • Help your toddler cut out the middle of the paper plate.
  • Let your toddler paint the paper plate in different colors.
  • Teach him how to tie a bow using the red ribbon.
  • Help your toddler glue the bow at the bottom of the paper plate.

3. Chart Paper Strips Christmas Tree:

Christmas Activities For Toddlers - Chart Paper Strips Christmas Tree

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This is one of the easy toddler Christmas activities, that will help him identify various colors.

You Need:

  • Chart paper in different colors
  • White chart paper to make the base
  • Glue

How To:

  • Help your toddler in tearing long strips from the chart papers.
  • Help him glue these on the white chart paper in a criss-cross pattern to look like a Christmas tree.
  • Help him cut a square from a darker paper.
  • Stick the square at the bottom to make it look like a tree-trunk.

[ Read: Christmas Songs For Toddlers ]

4. Button Christmas Tree:

Christmas Activities For Toddlers - Button Christmas Tree

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Your family will love this cute and unique Christmas tree!

You Need:

  • Chart paper to make a base
  • Buttons in different shapes and colors, mostly green if possible
  • Glue
  • Pencil

How To:

  • Help your toddler in drawing a big triangle on the base chart paper. It is the outline of the tree.
  • Help your toddler glue the buttons within the outline.
  • Use two dark buttons at the bottom to form the trunk.

5. Lamp Snowman:

Christmas Activities For Toddlers - Lamp Snowman

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This innovative snowman will light up your home for Christmas!

You Need:

  • Two round ceiling lamps in white, one bigger than the other
  • Cord to attach the two lamps together
  • Black, yellow and red chart paper
  • Safety scissors
  • Glue

How To:

  • Help your toddler cut out circles from the black chart paper and a triangle from the yellow chart paper.
  • Help him glue the two circles to form the eyes, a crescent to form a smile and a triangle to form the nose on the smaller lamp.
  • Help him glue the remaining circles on the bigger lamp to form buttons.
  • Help your toddler in tearing a wide strip from the red chart paper.
  • Help him make cuts at both the edges to give a flap-like effect.
  • Attach the smaller lamp on top of the bigger one with the help of the cord.
  • Wrap or glue the red paper around the bigger one to form a scarf.

6. Scribble Reindeer:

Scribble Reindeer

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Let this lovely scribble reindeer adorn your Christmas tree.

You Need:

  • Paper plate
  • Brown felt or paper
  • Pair of wiggly eyes
  • Red pom-pom ball
  • Brown crayon
  • Glue
  • Thread

How To:

  • Let your toddler scribble inside the paper plate with a brown crayon.
  • Help him glue the wiggly eyes and the pom-pom to form a nose.
  • Trace your toddler’s hands on the brown felt or paper.
  • Help him cut the tracing and paste it on top of the paper plate.
  • Hang it on your Christmas tree.

[ Read: Christmas Gifts For Toddlers ]

7. Handprint Santa:

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Preserve this as a family keepsake.

You Need:

  • Red, pink and white paint
  • Paint brush
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Glue
  • Safety scissors
  • Black sketch pen
  • Card paper

How To:

  • Dip your toddler’s hand in white paint.
  • Fold the card paper in half and help him take his handprint on it.
  • Help him paint a red Santa hat.
  • Help your toddler paint white circles around the hat.
  • Help him use the pink paint to make the cheeks and the red paint to make the nose.
  • Help him make a black circle below the nose using a black sketch pen.

8. Pumpkin Snowman:

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Let your toddler use a leftover pumpkin to make a unique snowman this festive season.

You Need:

  • A pumpkin
  • White paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Black and orange felt
  • Glue
  • Safety scissors
  • Green scarf

How To:

  • Help your toddler in painting the entire pumpkin white.
  • Help your toddler cut out circles from the black felt and a triangle from the orange felt.
  • Glue these to make the eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wrap the green scarf around the snowman.

It is one of the loveliest Christmas activities for preschoolers.

9. Fridge Snowman:

Fridge Snowman

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Help your toddler in adding festive cheer to your home by converting your boring refrigerator into a fun snowman!

You Need:

  • Black and orange felt
  • Glue
  • Red wrapping paper
  • Your fridge!

How To:

  • Help your toddler cut out circles from the black felt and a triangle from the orange one.
  • Help him cut a long strip from the wrapping paper.
  • Help your toddler glue these on the fridge to make the eyes, nose, mouth, and scarf.

[ Read: Christmas Dresses For Toddlers ]

10. Ice cream Stick Christmas Tree:

Ice cream Stick Christmas Tree

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Let your child use the spare ice cream sticks to create this Christmas tree.

You Need:

  • Old ice cream sticks
  • Green paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Sticker jewels
  • Glue

How To:

  • Help your toddler in dabbing some green paint on the ice cream sticks.
  • Help him break the sticks to form different lengths.
  • Help your toddler glue these on a long stick that forms the base.
  • Help him stick on the jewel stickers on the sticks.

These Christmas art activities for preschoolers at home will surely add some festive cheer to your home. It is a great way to teach your child about important festivals and identify the various symbols associated with it.

Do tell us if you try any of the above christmas art activities for toddlers. Also, tell us which one is your toddler’s favorite. If you know other fun Christmas ideas for toddlers, share it right here and spread the festive cheer!

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