Christmas Crafts and Activities

Free Printable Gingerbread House Template

Gingerbread House Template

Gingerbread houses are a big part of the holidays. With that said, sometimes the process of actually making one can be quite difficult. There is a lot of mixing, baking, and waiting. With that in mind, this free printable gingerbread house template is perfect to use as a seasonal holiday decoration without all the messy work of a real gingerbread house!

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Grinch Tree and Dress Me Up Play Invitation

Last Monday we built a traditional Christmas tree using cedar leaves and loose parts ( see post entitled Christmas Tree Building Play Invitation Using Nature and Loose Parts). The kids loved the activity and since the cedar leaves we used still look fresh and are holding up so we thought of extending the activity to two more days by building non traditional Christmas trees– Grinch Tree and Dress Me Up.
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Christmas Sensory Bin

Christmas Sensory Bin

Prelude to Christmas theme this week! And for our sensory bin exploration,  we dyed pasta noodles using Christmas colors red and green with drops of peppermint extract. The kids loved scooping them from one cup to another and even sorting the colors out. 

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