Who’s excited for Christmas? Nessy believes that children learn best, when they’re having fun. So, why not try these 5 educational Christmas themed activities with your children. Keep them entertained and learning at the same time this holiday season!
1. Learn CVC Words with Gingerbread Men!
This free printable gingerbread man game is perfect for children aged 5+ to help with reading and spelling. You can adapt this activity to suit your students needs and the website includes a useful step-by-step guide on how to prepare this fun activity. Plus, it’s delicious!
2. Evergreen Tree Math
This Evergreen Tree Math game is perfect for preschoolers, and a fun way to work on counting, 1:1 correspondence and ordering. This blog post is from homeschool mum, Danielle and is a perfect way to get your kids excited about Christmas and decorating the tree!
3. Nessy Hairy Snowy Mega Mix!
Don’t let your brain freeze over during this Christmas! Check out Nessy’s Christmassy strategies and have fun in the snow with the Hairies as they teach some helpful reading and spelling tips!
4. Christmas Writing Table
The Christmas Writing Table is a fun activity that will allow your child to develop their writing skills. It involves a little bit of set up, you and your child could design the table together!
This activity is perfect to help improve their writing for letters and cards, learning and spelling sight words, and using phonics to help discern new words.
5. The Amazing Scents of Christmas: Sensory Activity
Last but not least the Amazing Scents of Christmas! This activity is not just for kids but also for the whole family. This sensory activity is very hands on and will help your child explore the science of smell and the possible memories that they associate with certain scents. It is also the perfect excuse to get some tasty Christmassy foods such as, candy canes, cinnamon sticks, and gingerbread men!