Activities and learning ideas for a Christmas themed unit
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"Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Wisemen." Move the Wisemen around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Wisemen can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Christmas morning when they arrive at the Nativity. (This idea is actually kind of cute!)
"Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Disciples." Move the Disciples around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Disciples can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Easter morning when they arrive at the tomb/galilee and see Jesus. (This idea is actually kind of cute!)
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"Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Wisemen." Move the Wisemen around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Wisemen can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Christmas morning when they arrive at the Nativity. (This idea is actually kind of cute!) I AM DOING THIS! We even have the wise men!! Yay!
Give Peas a Chance: Three Wise Men, an Elf, and an Angel...
Handwriting practice for kindergarten, 1st grade...cursive practice for 3rd and 4th grade, pre-writing strokes for toddlers and preschoolers. Sensory salt
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Handwriting Practice: Gingerbread Salt Tray from Creekside Learning
Handwriting Practice and Sensory Learning Fun in the salt tray: Gingerbread scented. For preschool, kindergarten and beyond. | Creekside Learning
Handwriting Practice: Gingerbread Salt Tray | Creekside Learning
Toilet Roll Reindeer craft for toddlers and preschoolers. Easy homemade ornament for kids to make for the Christmas tree. Happy Hooligans
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Make this easy homemade toilet paper roll reindeer ornament craft for kids & don't forget to say "That's a CYLINDER - and That's Math!" Keep MATH in the holidays! ~Bon
toilet roll reindeer - happy hooligans - christmas crafts for kids - use construction paper instead of toilet paper rolls
Toilet Roll Reindeer homemade Christmas ornament - an adorable Christmas craft for kids uses a cardboard tube and some simple crafting items.
toilet roll reindeer / easy christmas crafts - happy hooligans TONS of toilet paper roll craft ideas fun fun fun!
A Little Pinch of Perfect: Easy Tree Craft & Games for Kids with Recycled Yogurt Cups
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A Little Pinch of Perfect: Easy Tree Craft & Games for Kids with Recycled Yogurt Cups-learn letters (but you could adapt game to teach numbers, shapes, colors...), building & hand-eye-coordination, and gross motor play.
A Little Pinch of Perfect: How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Guessing & Counting Activity for Kids (Christmas Read + Play)
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A Little Pinch of Perfect: How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Guessing & Counting Activity for Kids (Christmas Read + Play) (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post276389&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)
Guessing & Counting Activity for Kids - math idea to go with How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Simple Christmas crafts for kids! These easy Christmas tree suncatchers are simple for toddlers to make and also can be kids made ornaments.
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Simple Christmas Tree Suncatchers Window Decorations
Gingerbread Garland- Great Christmas craft and decoration for toddlers, preschoolers, or older children!
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Cutting Tiny Bites: Gingerbread Garland
Dried Pasta Ornaments- EASY Christmas craft for kids
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Dried Pasta Ornaments. Kids craft for Christmas. I remember making these in school when I was a kid <3
Cutting Tiny Bites: Dried Pasta Ornaments
An invitation to create some festive ornaments - and practice fine motor skills too!
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Invitation to Create - Christmas Ornaments
An invitation to create some festive ornaments - and practice fine motor skills too! (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post291467&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)
Invitation to Create - Christmas Ornaments
kids christmas bingo printable
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kids christmas bingo printable - "Dat Be Nice" #Link Party number 2
A Cowboy's Life: Free Printable Christmas Bingo
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Frozen Inspired Christmas Crafts are adorable for the holidays or great for a birthday party any time of the year. Easy & simple for Disney lovers
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Do you have a Frozen lover at your house? These are marvelous ideas for simple crafts that would be perfect for birthday parties or Christmas time! Inexpensive and inspired by Disney's Frozen movie, the activities will delight the Elsa fans of all ages! More Frozen ideas on the site as well! | Frozen | Frozen Party Favors | Frozen Christmas |
Frozen Inspired Christmas Crafts - Sunshine and Hurricanes
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DIY Christmas Window Clings
5 quick and easy advent calendar activities for kids. www.GoldenReflect...
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5 Quick and Easy Advent Calendar Activities
Invitation to Create a Wreath from Play Dough. This Christmas activity for preschoolers inspires creativity and provides fine motor practice.
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Invitation to Create a Wreath from Play Dough. This Christmas activity for preschoolers inspires creativity and provides fine motor practice!
Play dough wreath
Invitation to Create a Wreath with Play Dough - Mom Inspired Life
Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity. Develop counting and number recognition skills!
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Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity. Develop counting and number recognition skills while getting fine motor practice! Could be a math group activity.
Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity from Mom Inspired Life. The sum of two dice would be perfect for first grade math.
Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity - Mom Inspired Life
Christmas Tree Counting Mats
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Printable Color Matching Snowmen - From ABCs to ACTs
Free Printable Christmas Tree Counting Mats - From ABCs to ACTs
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Printable Christmas Tree Counting Mats - From ABCs to ACTs
Paper Chain Snowman
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It would be a cute winter craft, not necessarily for christmas
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Fun Crafts for Kids - From ABCs to ACTs
Paper Chain Christmas Countdown
Paper Chain Snowman Christmas Countdown - From ABCs to ACTs
After experimenting with candy canes, we came up with this great dough that works good for a little toddler sensory play.
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Candy Cane Slime Dough
Candy Cane Slime Dough: toddler sensory Play
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Blog post at LivingMontessoriNow.com : It's time to start adding some December holiday fun to my free circle time song series! Christmas is an extra special time for kids, and Chr[..]
Learn to Sing: Easy Christmas Songs for Kids This ebook - "Learn to Sing: Easy Christmas Songs for Kids" - a compilation of the best is 10 folk songs and carols to be sung at the feast of Christmas. There's nothing like spending some time with his family and sing those songs together. Kids will surely love these songs and have the most wonderful time with you. Enjoy!
Free Christmas Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time
Blog post at BitsofPositivity.com : I love that new traditions are starting in many families to encourage kindness in kids at Christmastime. I wrote before about kindness elves[..]
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Blog post at BitsofPositivity.com : Christmas Angel a more positive slant to the Christmas elves. Lots of fun ideas
A variety of resources for using the Christmas Angel to encourage kindness ... resources for messages, where to hide the Christmas Angel, and where to buy (or how to make) the Christmas Angel doll.
Using the Christmas Angel to Encourage Kindness
Alphabet activities with a holiday twist in this Reindeer Roll activity. Kids get a little gross motor play while learning their letters.
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alphabet activities: reindeer roll game is a wonderful game to work on gross motor skill and letter recognition with a holiday twist from growingbookbybook.com
Alphabet Activities: Reindeer Roll - Growing Book by Book
Dabblingmomma: Number Sequence (What's the Missing Number?)
Dabblingmomma: Number Sequence (What's the Missing Number?)
rubberboots and elf shoes: outdoor decorating for Christmas