With 7 Days till Christmas – here’s 7 days of Christmas Crafts and Activities for you Tots to share and enjoy (well it’s more than 7 as one is a fabulous resource from one of our supporters of Tuesday Tots this year). Enjoy your Christmas Crafting Fun with your Tots and have a Happy Christmas.
Salt Dough decorations are fun to make and produce ornaments that you can use year after year bringing back memories of Christmas past with your kids – Dotty Mum of One shares her Advent fun with these Salt Dough Decorations using our Quickest Ever Salt Dough Recipe.
Over on Red Ted Art there are some gorgeous Nikolaus Sterne or Santa Stars – these are on my to do list for Christmas Eve Crafting with J and T and I already have my stars cut out to make them.
On Christmas Eve on our Santa Plate we’re leaving out a carrot for Santa – but so that Santa can find us we need to make sure that the Reindeers have some food to follow and Entertaining Toddlers has the perfect thing – some magic reindeer food.
An activity to keep your tots entertained whilst you are busy with all the 100’s of things that need to be done on Christmas Eve and in the lead up to Christmas Day from Gift of Curiosity a Christmas Sensory Bin with a combination of a winter wonderland and a forest.
Even if you aren’t Christian to have a rounded understand of the world it’s important to understand others beliefs and Living Montessori Now showcases ideas for Nativity Based Montessori Activities which will help teach children about what people believe around the world.
For some fine motor and creative Christmas Crafting how about some Paper Plate Wreaths these threaded ones from Putti’s World are fantastic for Tots to practice many skills.
Out Now! – Countdown to Christmas Ebook
When life gets hectic in the lead up to Christmas wouldn’t it be great to be able to spend a little time with the family creating gifts for others, food to enjoy together and traditions that make magical Christmas Memories?
But what actually happens is you spend hours searching through Pinterest looking for ideas and realise halfway through saying you are going to start that you have only 1 thing on the materials list!
I’ve been there!
So that is why we’ve put together our 24 favourite Christmas Activities, Crafts and Recipes with full materials lists and step-by-step instructions so that you have everything at your fingertips.
Produced as a PDF you can download, print and use these ideas throughout the festive season with your children and families.
Find out more as we share with you our Favourite Ways to Countdown to Christmas.
Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.