Focus on Jesus during the month of December and anticipate the arrival of baby Jesus on December 25th with the following activities.
A Bed for Jesus: Countdown to Christmas
Shared by Nicolle: Growing up, our coffee table housed a little manger with hay under it. During the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, every time we did something without being asked to do it, we placed a piece of hay in the manger. The goal was to get enough hay in the manger by Christmas for baby Jesus. Learn more...
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.
Hang an extra stocking for Jesus and each time a family members does something to love on others write on a slip of paper the activity and place it in the stocking. On Christmas Eve read the slips of paper together.
Rectangle Christmas Tree
Print the Rectangle Christmas Tree printable. Cut out the lines, sort, and glue to a piece of construction paper from smallest to largest. Add a tree stump. This is a great activity to teach size, sorting, cutting, and gluing. Can be used as a 12-day countdown to Christmas (11 lines, 1 tree stump).