Google “Christmas ideas for kids” and you will be provided with 65,500,000 links – literally. Just the thought of searching through a few of these makes me feel overwhelmed.
So, I have made it easy for you. I have shared links to our favorite ideas and then you can decide which ones you want to explore further.
☆ Activities ☆
Happy Birthday Jesus Party and Cake – A wonderful way for children of all ages to tie Christmas to Jesus’ birthday.
25 Promises from God – As a countdown to Christmas, add a “promise” to your Christmas tree each day.
Cone Christmas Tree – Much easier than Gingerbread homes and a good way to use up old Halloween candy.
Lego Christmas Activity: Impress Christ in Christmas – Link provided for family blog subscribers in the email or RSS Feed. Or purchase the Christmas Unit Study on the ABCJLM website.
☆ Gift Ideas ☆
Handprint Calendar – This is my favorite gift for grandparents, Daddy, or teachers! A brand new printable makes is super easy to create and give.
Max Lucado Children’s Books – These books are some of the best children’s books that I have read. Quality stories explaining to a child how they are unique and special in God’s eyes. Several of these books will be under our tree this Christmas.
2018 Be Intentional Planner – A simple 7 x 8.5″ planner for women of all seasons of life. Only $15.
☆ Music ☆
Best Christmas Music – Fill your home with quality music for the holidays.
☆ Christmas Recipes ☆
German Pancakes – My children beg for this simple breakfast.
Cinnamon Rhodes Rolls – So yummy that the Rhodes Rolls company shared this oops recipe!
Chocolate Pretzel Bites and Christmas Poem – Bet you can’t eat just one.
The Best Sugar Cookies – This recipe won second place in a cookie contest!
☆ Crafts ☆
Homemade Wrapping Paper – Frugal and fun!
Letter Christmas Craft – Great fine motor activity.
☆ Ornaments ☆
Applesauce Cinnamon Ornaments – Make your house smell amazing!
☆ Books ☆
☆ Encouragement ☆
And if you are simply trying to keep your head above water, I encourage you to read Celebrating Christmas Our Way. Remember, it isn’t about the quantity of Christmas activities that you do with your children. It doesn’t matter how long you spend preparing or creating meaningful moments. What matters is that you are intentional each step of the way.
Now is the time to download the Christmas Unit Study: Impress Christ in Christmas to use with your family or class.
1. Subscribers – Scroll down in your email or RSS feed for the link to the free printables.
2. Non-subscribers – Purchase the Unit Studies.
3. Church or Preschool Users – Licenses can be purchased on the ABCJLM website.