Christmas Ideas for Preschoolers As moms and teachers, our goal for Christmas is to keep Jesus the "Reason for the Season."  The activities below help us reach our goal.  Use these ideas to create Christ-centered Christmas Traditions in your family and with other children.  Ideas are provided to host a Happy Birthday Jesus Party as well!

 

Christmas Bible Story

Choose from the Christmas-story events to discover a list of fun activities, book, songs, and other ideas children will enjoy.

Mary Rides on the Donkey Worksheet  Baby Jesus is Coming

Baby Jesus is Born Worksheet  Jesus is Born

Little boy dressed up as a shepherd.  Shepherds Worship Jesus

Star on a Ribbon Craft  Wise Men Worship Jesus

 

Christmas Activities

Advent Activities  Advent and Christmas Countdown Ideas
Focus on Jesus during the month of December and anticipate the arrival of baby Jesus on December 25th with the following activities.

Christmas Activity Workbook  Christmas Activity Workbook
Using Legos, blocks, or paper along with the Christmas Activity workbook provides daily activities to impress Christ in Christmas. Crafts, baking, and songs support the suggested learning.

Boy fingerprinting a Christmas tree worksheet.  Christmas Crafts and Activities
Develop fine and gross motor skills along with the child's imagination while focusing on Jesus this season.

Luke 2:11 Christmas Coloring Worksheet  Christmas Songs and Bible Verses with Printables
Hide God's Word in your child's heart with Christmas songs and memory verses.  Enjoy precious verse printables as well.

Little girl using a rolling pin.  Christmas Kid-Friendly Recipes
Head to the kitchen for some memorable cooking moments.

Little girl wearing a birthday hat at birthday party.  Happy Birthday Jesus Party
Connect the excitement a child feels for his or her birthday with a birthday party for Jesus. 

Candy Cane Poem  Candy Cane Poem and Activities
The Candy Cane poem and activities are a great way to share the birth of Jesus with little ones!

 

Christmas Books & Videos

Books  Countdown to Christmas Book List
View a list of over 55 Christmas children books to wrap and read one book per day as a countdown to Christmas or for Advent.

Why Do We Call it Christmas?  Why Do We Call it Christmas?
A shortened version of the video by the same name, read the real story behind Christmas to learn why it's called Christmas, why stockings are hung, who St. Nicolas was, and how it all intertwines together.

Why Do We Call it Christmas

What's In The Bible? Buck Denver Asks...Why Do We Call it Christmas? 

Fantastic video to explain the origin of Christmas traditions.

The Toy That Saved Christmas  Veggie Tales: The Toy That Saved Christmas

The Star of Christmas

Veggie Tales: The Star of Christmas
Saint Nicholas  Veggie Tales:  Saint Nicholas

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