Christmas time gives us an ideal opportunity to sit down with our children with a festive story and enjoy quality family time. Why not extend the experience by creating a play activity based around the book. Here are our Top 10 Christmas Themed Story Activities to get you inspired.
The Jolly Christmas Postman
Russell’s Christmas Magic
When Santa’s sleigh crash lands into Russell The Sheep’s tree, Christmas will have to be cancelled. However, with a little bit of magic, Christmas is saved. Russell is rewarded with a special bauble which re-ignites the lanterns on his Christmas tree. Create your own Russell light show with Russell’s Christmas Magic Light Up Sheep.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Combine mathematical development, art and literacy in one activity. Rainy Day Mum shows you how to make your own snowmen skittles based on Raymond Briggs The Snowman. Roll a handmade “snowball” to knock over the snowmen over and reinforce your child’s knowledge of number bonds to 10 to work out how many are left standing.
The Gingerbread Man
Story stones are a wonderful resource to use when reenacting a story. You can retell the story of The Gingerbread Man time and time again with theses Gingerbread Man Story Stones. The Gingerbread House shows you how to create your own.
Aliens Love Panta Claus
At Adventures of Adam Christmas means it is time for festive underpants! Create your own underpant loving aliens using playdough. Inspired by Aliens Love Panta Claus these festive aliens are bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. You could also make an Aliens Love Panta Claus Christmas tree!
The Little Christmas Elf
The Stick Man will be very popular story this year as it makes its television debut. One Time Through has a brilliant review of the story along with a fantastic festive Stick Man ornament to decorate your Christmas tree.
More Christmas and holiday ideas for kids:
Top 10 MUST DO Christmas Crafts from Powerful Mothering
Top 10 Christmas Wreaths for Kids to Make from Craftulate
Top 10 Christmas Themed Story Activities from Adventures of Adam
Top 10 Christmas Games to Play from Play & Learn Everyday
Top 10 Creative Footprint Christmas Crafts from Fun Handprint Art
Top 10 Festive Ways for a Christmas Countdown from Witty Hoots
Top 10 Nativity Crafts for Kids from Something 2 Offer
Top 10 Christmas Cards for Kids from Crafty Kids at Home
Top 10 Christmas Printables for Your Home & Family from Sunny Day Family
Top 10 DIY Christmas Crafts for Kids to Make from Peakle Pie
Top 10 Christmas Science Experiments for Kids from Lemon Lime Adventures
Top 10 Best Christmas Oreo Cookies for Kids from Christmas Tree Lane
Top 10 Reindeer Kid Crafts from The Resourceful Mama
Top 10 Preschool Printables for Christmas from Living Life and Learning
Top 10 Best Holiday Slimes from Little Bins for Little Hands
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