Christmas Play Ideas and Activities
Play Dough Snowman: This Christmas activity involves making white glitter play dough, to mimic that of snow and using an assortment of crafts to create your very own Christmas Play dough snowman. The kids will have so much fun moulding their snowman into shape and bringing it to life with buttons and other creative materials. Read more…..
Minty Candy Cane Scented Christmas Play Dough Recipe: This Minty Candy Cane Scented Play Dough is wonderful play dough for the kids to play with this Christmas. Read more…..
Christmas Play Dough: Creating your own theme play dough for Christmas is so simple and will entertain the kids for hours over the Christmas break. Read more…..
Paper Plate Christmas Masks: Kids will have lots of fun making and playing with these Reindeer and Santa Paper Plate Masks as it encourages imaginative play and creativity. These masks are super easy to make and require a basic paper plate as the base, simple craft materials and our free printables reindeer ears and santa hat which are available for printing below. Read more…..
Christmas Dance Streamers: Christmas Dance Streamers will bring hours of fun for the kids to play with as they bop and groove to their favourite Christmas songs and carols. It is a great way to get the kids active and moving their little bodies! Read more…..
Salt Dough Christmas Decorations: The most wonderful thing about making salt dough decorations is that it is great for all ages to participate in and the final product is something that you can keep and treasure for many years to come. Read more…..
Minty Candy Cane Scented Play Dough Ornaments: Making Play Dough Christmas Ornaments with Minty Candy Cane Scented Play Dough is an open-ended opportunity to play in an unstructured way, allowing children to explore their creativity and imagine. Read more…..
Simple Shortbread Christmas Cookies: Christmas cookies are always a treat at Christmas time and they are super easy for kids to make. Free recipe to download and print! Read more…..
Pompom Christmas Trees: These cute Pompom Christmas Trees are so simple and so much fun to make. They are a Christmas craft activity that requires little fuss and makes little mess. Read more…..
Sensory Play with Fake Snow: Making Fluffy Snow using soap flakes is a fun and messy sensory play activity. It is a great way to incorporate a bit of a Christmas theme, well sort of, here in Australia Christmas is celebrated in summer, far from any snow. But it is fun, encourages lots of learning and that is what it is all about! Read more…..
Gingerbread Man Cookies: Gingerbread Man Cookies are a favourite in our house! We added green and red smarties to make them more christmassy. Read more……
Christmas Paper Chains: Christmas paper chains are a great way for decorating the Christmas tree, the house or classroom at Christmas time. They are so simple and fun to make! We made our own colourful paper using paint and paint rollers to create patterns. Read more…..
Sensory Christmas Play Table: Christmas is an exciting time; it is also a time when we pull out all our Christmas decorations. There are lots of great sensory toys to explore with Christmas decorations, so I set up a sensory play table using several Christmas decorative items. Read more…..
Decorating a Paper Mache Christmas Tree: Encouraging imaginative play at Christmas time: and decorating a our paper mache tree made out of cardboard rolls. It allows kids to explore their creativity Read more……
Homemade Christmas Gift Idea- Kit Kat Santa: A Kit Kat Santa is a super cute and easy gift idea for the kids to make for their teachers, friends or family. Free printable to help make your own. Read more…..
Pipe Cleaner and Bead Christmas Tree: The Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree is a cute and simple Christmas craft and decoration to make with the kids. Read more…..
Recycled Christmas Card Garland: Turn your old Christmas cards from last year or the new ones you receive this year into a fabulous Christmas decoration that the kids can make! A Recycled Christmas Card Garland is an easy, inexpensive and creative way to bring the colours of Christmas and fun into your home this Christmas. Read more…..
Cellophane Snow Flake Christmas Sun Catcher: Cellophane Snowflake Window Decorations are so easy to make and are a great way to decorate the windows at Christmas. They look fabulous on windows with the sun shining through. Read more…..
Cellophane Tree Christmas Sun Catcher: These Cellophane Christmas Trees look fabulous on windows with the sun shining through. They are simple to make and are a great way of decorating the windows this Christmas. Read more…..
Christmas Collage Placemat: Create a wonderful place to put Santa’s cup of milk and cookie on Christmas Eve with a fun, simple and colourful Christmas Collage Placemat. Read more…..
Handprint Christmas Tree: This Handprint Christmas Tree Craft is a great activity for kids and toddlers and it is so simple to do! Creating a Christmas Tree using your kid’s painted handprints makes an adorable decoration for Christmas. Read more…..
Dancing Santa Christmas Craft: Here is a fun and simple craft activity for the kids to try this Christmas. Create a fun Dancing Santa using paper plates, spilt pins and cotton wool. Read more…..