The holiday season is a busy one! Families try to fit as many festive occasions in as they can, but what if you could add fun, festive, and quick Christmas activities right at home with just a few supplies you probably already have! Simple activities that support both play and early learning and super easy to set up for easy Christmas planning. Also make sure to check out our quick Christmas science activities too.

QUICK CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
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ACTIVITIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON YOU DO HAVE TIME FOR AND KIDS LOVE!

Christmas may be getting closer, but there is still plenty of time to treat your kids to fun and festive quick Christmas activities. Not only are these quick Christmas activities simple to set up, but they might even keep your kids busy enough so you have a few minutes to spare this holiday! All of these quick Christmas activities use simple ingredients you probably already have or add them to your grocery shopping list today! Quick Christmas activities are perfect for when time is short and to-do lists are long. We have another set of quick Christmas science activities to check out too!

OUR QUICK CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Click on the links below to see exactly how to set up each of these great Christmas ideas with your kids.

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Simple Treasure Basket for Sensory Play {young child}

Collect some odds and ends Christmas decorations and props for your little one!

Christmas Treasure Basket

Candy Cane Rice Sensory Bin {older child}

Coloring or dyeing rice is very simple! Make a batch of red or pink rice and mix it with some white!

Candy Cane Sensory Bin Rice Sensory Play

Christmas Tree I Spy Game

This is as simple as it gets for entertaining the kids and possibly some adults!

Christmas Tree I Spy Game

Easy Christmas  Wreath Craft

A little tinsel and a few bows! This can be as quick or as long as you want it to be! {We needed quick!}

Christmas wreathe craft activity bows garland fine motor craft

Christmas Fine Motor Activity With Cookie Cutters

Super simple set up with cookie cutters! A perfect busy bag too for the holiday season.

Christmas Fine Motor Activities

 

Melting Christmas Trees Activity

A little extra set up but totally worth it. You probably have all the ingredients because it is really simple.

Melting Christmas Tree Baking Soda Science Sensory Play Activity

Christmas Cookie Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is 2 ingredient heaven. We scented ours and pretended it was cookies!

Christmas Cookie Cloud Dough Sensory Play

Christmas Ornament Water Sensory Play

You don’t even need ornaments! Add a little green food coloring to water with some sparkle!

Christmas Sensory Play with ornaments and water sensory bin play

Christmas Play Dough Fine Motor Play

All you need is play dough, cookie cutters and a few treasures. The possibilities are endless.

Christmas Play Dough Fine Motor Play

Don’t forget to grab your FREE set of Christmas STEM challenge cards

Christmas Puzzle Making Activity from Christmas Cards

Use a few old cards or leftover cards to make fun puzzles and practice fine motor skills too!

christmas fine motor skills card puzzle tray with completed puzzles

Peppermint Salt Dough

Easy recipe! The color and scent are all natural from a simple candy cane!

Salt Dough Recipe Peppermint Scented Sensory Dough

Gumdrop Play {3 Ideas!}

Grab a couple bags of inexpensive gumdrops and some toothpicks! What else can you do with gumdrops?

Gumdrop STEM

Simple Gift Ornament to Make and Give {when you are really out of time!}

Make this simple ornaments to give to anyone for a last minute gift that will be enjoyed by all!

Quick and easy, Inexpensive Teacher Gift eos ornament

TRY QUICK CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES THE KIDS WILL LOVE!

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