Books make for fantastic quiet time for kids during the excitement of the Christmas season! Check out this wonderful list of Christmas picture books and activities.
We love reading our way to Christmas! Most years I put together a Christmas picture book advent calendar for the kids. This year I’m excited to post this series of Christmas picture books and activities for kids!
Check this post for more Christmas themed picture books for kids!
Christmas Picture Books and Activities for Kids
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Getting kids to bed on Christmas Eve can be a project! Llama Llama Red Pajama captures perfectly that young child struggling to go to bed. Both my children and I identify with this story! Learn about our storytelling routine to help kids get ready for bed, along with other bedtime themed learning activities to go along with this book.
Trains and Christmas go together! Trains originally brought gifts to towns, and they remain popular in Christmas displays. Freight Train captures children’s imaginations, while offering a great way to explore colors. Our geometric shapes train activity pairs beautifully with this book.
Fun Kids Christmas Activities
Looking for more Christmas activities for the kids? Here are a few of our favorites:
- Picture Book Advent Calendar
- Free Felt Sewing Projects for Kids at Christmas
- Easy Christmas Train
- Christmas Science: How Much Water Does a Christmas Tree Drink?
- Polymer Clay Snowman Ornaments
- Washi Tape Christmas Cards
- DIY Light-Up Christmas Cards
- Sing Your Way to Christmas Advent Calendar Printable
- 3D Paper Christmas Tree Printable
- Simple Kid-Made Christmas Tree Ornaments
- Family Handprint Christmas Tree
- How to Make a Gorgeous Baby Handprint Keepsake
- Making Paper Chains
- Easy Handmade Stockings
- Make a Gingerbread House from Scratch!