When it’s cold outside and little ones are full of excitement that Santa will soon be on his way, it can be difficult to keep them occupied in the run-up to Christmas and over the holidays. These Christmas activities for toddlers and children provide hours of entertainment and festive fun. Children can make their very own Gruffalo Christmas tree decoration, colour in a Christmas scene, or make a fluffy pompom robin for the tree. 

For even more ideas for keeping the little ones entertained over Christmas, discover our indoor activities for kids.

If you still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping, don’t miss our kids Christmas gift guide.

 

Christmas crafts for kids

Make your own Gruffalo Christmas tree decoration

Colour in or paint this Gruffalo picture and turn it into your very own handmade Christmas tree decoration.

 

Download the Gruffalo Christmas tree decoration activity sheet

 

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Make your own pompom robin

This activity from the beautifully illustrated Christmas story How Winston Delivered Christmas by Alex T. Smith shows you how to make a cute pompom robin.

 

Download the pompom robin activity sheet

 

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Discover more Christmas crafts for kids with How Winston Delivered Christmas.

 

Christmas colouring pages for kids

Colour in this Christmas scene featuring Winston the mouse

Use your colouring pencils or pens to colour in this festive scene featuring Winston the mouse from How Winston Delivered Christmas.

 

Download the How Winston Delivered Christmas colouring sheet

 

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Colour in the Christmas present

Colour in this Christmas present picture from Rod Campbell’s Dear Santa

 

Download the Christmas present colouring sheet

 

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Christmas activities for kids

Spot the differences in the Meerkat Christmas scene

Can you spot all the differences between the two pictures?

 

Download the Meerkat Christmas spot-the-difference activity sheet

 

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Join up the dots to reveal a special Christmas character

Connect the numbers on this dot-to-dot to find out who Winston is trying to deliver a lost letter to.

 

Download the How Winston Delivered Christmas dot-to-dot activity sheet

 

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Find all the words in the Christmas wordsearch

Search for all the words that Winston needs to deliver a letter to Father Christmas.

 

Download the How Winston Delivered Christmas wordsearch activity sheet

 

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