The holiday season is ramping up and everyone around here is in planning mode. To help me AND you, I've put together a fun list of toddler Christmas activities! Scroll through and pick a few favorites. You can plan them for the month, or for a fun holiday party.
These ideas would be great to do one-on-one with your toddler for some special holiday-inspired quality time together. You could also do some of them at holiday themed playdates or kids Christmas parties!
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Christmas Activities for Toddlers:
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Christmas Pom Pom Drop Is a simple activity that adds a touch of fine motor skills.
Christmas Colors Toddler Activity lets your toddlers and older kids decorate a paper tree with Christmas ornaments.
You can make an easy Christmas Sensory Bin with Christmas decorations you have on hand such as garland and tree ornaments.
A DIY Christmas Puzzle will keep your toddler busy for ages.
Holiday Lacing Cards are simple kids crafts that can be done with a wide range of ages.
Christmas Ice Star Science Experiment is a fun sensory experience AND science wrapped into one!
Ornament Memory Game and Sorting is easy to set up, and a great activity to get younger kiddos excited about decorating.
Painting with Christmas Tree Branches is not your ordinary Christmas tree craft- this one actually uses the tree to make the craft!
Christmas Train Pretend Play is one of those activities for toddlers who love trains. You can do this activity with your toy trains for any holiday.
These Toddler Time Christmas Printables give toddlers and preschoolers a festive way to learn and practice their letters.
Fine Motor Christmas Trees are such a neat way to get those little fingers working.
Snowy Scene in a Box is such a cute way for you and your toddler to craft a winter scene.
Sticky Tree would double as a kid made Christmas Decoration. For a smaller version you could cut it in the shape of a Christmas Wreath.
Gingerbread Playdough because what kid WOULDN'T love that!?!
72 Printable Christmas Activities Pack – the mother load of printable Christmas activities!
Gingerbread Printable Playset is a fun little set from Kids Activities Blog
Peppermint Epsom Salt Sensory Play is a fun sensory experience with a festive scent.
Christmas Tree Felt Board is basically a gorgeous felt Christmas tree that your kids can decorate over and over. This would be a great DIY gift too.
This Christmas Tree Toddler Game uses those colorful applesauce pouch lids. What a fun use for them!
Make this Christmas I-Spy Bottle for your kiddos and if you hot glue it shut, it s a great on-the-go Christmas activity.
For quick and easy, last minute Toddler Christmas Games, check these out:
- Christmas Memory Match
- Inflatable Antler Ring Toss Game
- Life Size Decorate a Felt Snowman Activity
- Large Fridge Magnet Olaf Set
- Large Felt Decorate a Christmas Tree Set
- Pin the Nose on the Snowman Kit
- The Santa Clause Game for Preschoolers and Older
And don't miss these fun ideas:
If you are looking for more Christmas related ideas to do with your toddler check out my guest post over at Powerful Mothering today for 20 Cute Christmas Crafts to do with Toddlers. For even more be sure to follow my Christmas with Kids Pinterest Board!