Classroom printables, activities & worksheets
Download teacher-created Christmas activities for your elementary classroom — from Christmas coloring pages to Santa worksheets to beautifully designed Christmas classroom decorations and printable holiday craft templates!
Created by teachers for teachers, every resource in this collection is available for download, and each has undergone a rigorous review by the teachers on the Teach Starter team to ensure they’re student-ready.
You probably don't need us to tell you that Christmas is celebrated on December 25 every year — but how will this affect the school calendar? In 2023, the federal holiday will be Monday, December 25.
Basically, that means the last day of school could be as late as December 22 this year — that's the Friday before Christmas. Of course, the last day before winter break varies by school.
Celebrating the December holiday in the classroom this year but not sure where to get started? The teachers on the Teach Starter team have got you covered with fun Christmas activities for your classroom! Give any of these a try:
Decorating your classroom for Christmas and need some ideas? We have you covered there too! Try these options:
Before holding any Christmas-related celebrations in the classroom, you may want to check the rules in your district and/or school building as well as considering the different types of kids in your classroom.
Incorporating holiday fun … that’s simple … can be a good way to keep your December a bit more even-keeled. And hey, no one ever said that your holiday classroom activities couldn’t be educational and incorporated into your regular routines. We’ve put together a huge mix of printable Christmas craft templates that are fun and educational too. In addition to the many Christmas worksheets and activities, we have an entire collection of general winter resources for teachers to use to be inclusive of children from all backgrounds.
A fun Christmas craft activity using a reindeer with funky glasses and a Christmas hat.
Engage and excite your upper elementary students with an exciting Christmas escape room mystery.
Experience hands-on STEM concepts with your students with this Christmas Tree Building STEM project.
Craft a batch of cute cookies with a funky gingerbread man template.
Help Elfy, the classroom Elf escape the locked classroom and return to the North Pole with an exciting escape room!
Use an animated instructional slide deck to guide your students through a reindeer research project!
A fun and festive escape room activity where students solve clues to save Santa's Workshop.
Challenge your students to make three-dimensional ornaments with a STEM challenge.
Practice reading, identifying, and writing simple, compound, and complex sentences with a Christmas cut and paste worksheet.
A fun Christmas coloring sheet / activity to decorate a unique, funky tree.
Experience hands-on STEM concepts with an engaging Elf Trap Project!
A fun holiday craft activity using an elf with funky glasses and other accessories.
Practice identifying common and proper nouns with Christmas Noun Task Cards!
A simple grid symmetry drawing activity for kids.
A whole class, holiday-themed game where students work together to find a secret code.
Try combining geometry and Christmas with this fun holiday craft!
Build a classroom Christmas tree with a giant coloring sheet!
Bring a bit of Christmas cheer into the classroom with this whole-class collaborative Christmas coloring sheet.
Get ready for Christmas with this popular gnome craft featuring a customizable Zentangle Pattern Christmas Gnome with funky glasses and holiday accessories.
Research all about reindeer and use this guided research template to organize student learning.
A set of 12 Christmas STEM activity cards for your students to enjoy during the holiday season.
Get crafty and make your own paper Christmas ornaments with eight printable templates.
A set of 3 mindful holiday coloring sheets.
Introduce your students to the traditions and figures associated with Christmas in Italy by crafting a La Befana tree topper!
Create a snap cube activity for the holiday season with a printable set of Christmas Snap cube cards.
Introduce your students to Mexico's Christmas traditions and decorations with a printable Christmas Around the World Mini Book.
Introduce your students to Germany's Christmas traditions and decorations with a printable Christmas Around the World Mini Book.
Introduce your students to Christmas in Sweden with a printable mini book and graphic organizer.
Print a set of Christmas playdough mats to help children develop their fine motor skills.
Encourage your students to write letters to loved ones with a foldable Christmas postcard.
Practice identifying singular and plural nouns with this Christmas noun worksheet.
Introduce your students to Brazil’s Christmas traditions and decorations with a printable Christmas Around the World Mini Book.