Holiday and Christmas activities are a wonderful way to celebrate the season with your kids. The weather outside can be harsh, there is loads of vacation time to fill, and everyone loves getting into the spirit of the holidays through creative (and sometimes tasty) fun!
For today’s Holidays on Babble Dabble Do round up I am featuring Holiday & Christmas Activities for Kids! We have a variety of ideas that span DIY toys to exploring winter scents to a couple sweet treats your kids will happily make and consume!
Here’s quick rundown on the holiday and Christmas activities:
- Holidays in the Kitchen If you love to cook with your kids during the holidays, be sure to check out our recipe for Mexican Hot Chocolate. And our Color Theory Candies would make a fun gift for kids to make and give. You can also use holiday colors to make them more festive!
- Smells so good The Winter Scent Lab and Citrus Pomanders are scent filled activities to brighten any snowy day stuck inside.
- Recycled Fun Two DIY projects on the list are made from recyclables! Be sure to check out Tin Can Christmas Trees and our Mini Winter Terrariums made from recycled jars.
- Activities in Hurry Need a quick printable to keep the kids busy while you get some card writing or present wrapping done? Print out our Holiday Flexagon (see link below) or Bell Tota activities.
Holiday & Christmas Activities for Kids
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An easy and colorful holiday activity for kids using recycled tin cans!
2. Bell Tota
Make a Holiday Bell Tota for your front door! Printable template included.
An easy science project for kids, set up a “Winter Scent Lab.”
This will mesmerize your kids! You can find a blank version of our Flextangles here along with tips and troubleshooting help.
Color theory never tasted so good! Learn about color mixing with this easy science based cooking project for kids: color mixed candies.
Allison from All for the Boys created this holiday village out of our paper house templates!
Make mini winter terrariums using recycled jars and surprise ingredient for the snow….
8. Snow Globes
Learn how to make a snow globe with recycled materials. This is a super simple STEAM craft that kids and adults will love!
This is a fun little project to make over Winter Break!
This Mexican Hot Chocolate will warm everyone up on a cold day.
11. Citrus Pomanders
Learn how to make pomanders for a breath of citrusy fresh air in winter!
Make Tie Dye Gift Wrap for all those holiday presents! We created three versions for the three major Winter holidays: Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.