Preschoolers especially love themed activities and, over the years, we have created quite a few of our own! We’re also lucky enough to have found a whole slew of other awesome blogs and resources over the years where we can always find things that are new and fresh!
Free Christmas Printables
Today, we are bringing you a list of awesome Christmas printables from The Inspired Treehouse and from some of our other blogging buddies around the web!
These Christmas printables are guaranteed fine motor and gross motor fun for the Christmas season! Enjoy!
Free Christmas Printables for Fine Motor Skills
1 || Kids will love trying out a new way of painting and you will love the fine motor boost of using Q-tips! Grab these 5 free Q-tip painting printables from Tot Schooling (including Santa Claus, Santa Claus riding his sleigh, a Christmas tree, Rudolph, and an elf), Q-tips, and some paint and let your kids dab away!
2 || Tracing and cutting are great ways to improve fine motor coordination and hand strength! Add in a little holiday fun with these 5 tracing and cutting pages from Preschool Powol Packets.
3 || Have some shredded paper lying around? What if I told you that your child can use those shreds to create a pretty little Christmas tree inspired by the one at Artsy Momma?
4 || Playdough is always a fine motor favorite and playdough mats offer prompts that your child can use to smosh, smash and press the dough into fun designs! This set of free printable Christmas playdough mats from Tot Schooling, includes Santa’s beard, Rudolph’s antlers, a Christmas tree, a wreath, and more!
5 || Here’s a fun way to work on drawing with a little holiday twist! Add this printable to your arsenal of Christmas activities for kids – you’ll give little ones lots of great visual motor practice and you’ll come out with some beautiful holiday works of art!
6 || Your child can create a beautiful snowman using the printable prompts from The Natural Homeschool. There is even a book suggestion for more wintery fun!
7 || Pattern blocks are always a hit in the classroom and at home. This printable set of Christmas themed pattern block challenge cards from You Clever Monkey will make the perfect addition to your collection.
8 || Kids will appreciate decorating their own Christmas tree without you standing behind them to rearrange their work (I know you do!). Print out a few gorgeous green trees along with some ornaments and presents and put your kiddo to work in this free Christmas printable pack from The Natural Homeschool.
Free Christmas Printables for Gross Motor Skills
1 || This printable game of Gross Motor Christmas Bingo can be played inside or outside as part of a team or individually. Encourage your kiddos to be creative as they come up with ways to complete each of the movements and, most importantly, have fun!!
2 || Try these Christmas inspired movement cards from Toddler Approved for some indoor exercise!
3 || Print out these gingerbread men, also from Toddler Approved, and use them to hop from place to place as if on a life-sized game board!
4 || Give kids a sneak peek at how Rudolph and his 8 sidekicks get themselves ready for Christmas in this fun Reindeer Boot Camp activity. Print out the movement cards and have kids take turns choosing a reindeer-in-training activity!
5 || Write different movement skills in these adorable printable Christmas Cootie Catchers from Red Ted Art and I bet you’ll have a hard time getting the kids to stop moving and to stop giggling!
We hope these simple Christmas printables get you on your way to creating a fun and exciting holiday season for the kids in your therapy sessions, classrooms, and at home!
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