15 Awesome Christmas Activities from the LDS Children's Friend

11.23.2015



01. COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS - Dec 2013
Count down to Christmas by thinking about how the Savior brings light into the world. Start your countdown on December 11 with this fun advent calendar which gives a different Christmas activity to do each day. Make sure to print the additional page found here.



02. CHRISTMAS DOORKNOB BANNER - Dec 2006
Have every family member make a doorknob banner and spend the season leaving notes, treats, and other Christmas surprises in each other’s stockings.

03. NATIVITY CUTOUTS - Dec 2011
You can make your own set by gluing these pages to heavy paper and cutting out the figures. As you set up the scene, read the story of the Savior’s birth in Luke 2.


04. MAKE YOUR OWN MANGER - Dec 2013
Cute and easy craft to do with young children.

05. CHRISTMAS ABCs - Dec 2011
Find out more about the birth and mission of Jesus Christ by learning your Christmas ABCs! Each day in December, you and your family can read the scriptures that go with one letter. Then think of other words about Christmas that start with each letter.



06. THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFTS - Dec 2012
Starting two weeks before Christmas (December 11), read the scripture and complete the activity for each day. Then cut out the matching present from the border and tape or glue it on the page.



07. CHRISTMAS TREE MATCHING - Dec 2009
Many of the parts of a Christmas tree can remind us of Jesus. See if you can match the colors and shapes with what they stand for. Then color the Christmas tree.

08. TRUE GIFTS HOLIDAY WORD SEARCH - Dec 2006
Search for gifts of the Spirit that read up, down, or diagonally and color them red (see 1 Corinthians 12:8–10). Then search for fruits of the Spirit that read up, down, or diagonally and color them green (see Galatians 5:22–23). Color the remaining circles yellow and write down the letters in the yellow circles in order. You will discover a message.


09. JESUS IS BORN Poem - Dec 2007
Recite and memorize this short Christmas poem with your children to remember the excitement of the birth of our Savior.

10. PAPER PLATE DOVE - Dec 2004
Simple instruction to make a Christmas dove ornament, gift, or package decoration

11. CHRISTMAS ADVENT WREATH - Dec 2005 (halfway down the page)
Beginning on December 1, find the numbered picture for that day. Read the activity on the tab, and do it that day. After you have completed the activity, place the tab in the corresponding numbered slot on the wreath so the picture can be seen.

12. CHRISTMAS PRIMARY SONG QUIZ - Dec 2004
Draw a line to a picture of a word missing from a phrase of a song from the Children’s Songbook.

13. MERRY CHRISTMAS BINGO - Dec 2003 (halfway down the page)



14. CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN (SCRIPTURES/NATIVITY SCENE) - Dec 2000
Starting December first, remove one piece from the envelope each morning and find the place in the Christmas picture where the piece belongs. Read the scripture and do the activity listed in that place, then glue on the piece. By December 25th, you will have done many things to be like Jesus, and your picture of Christmas will be complete!


15. BABY JESUS MINI BOOK - Dec 2000 (at bottom of page)
Print and assemble a small book for kids to read through during Sacrament Meeting or any time.


1 Way Righteous Comments:

Anonymous said...

This is amazing!! Thank you!

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