25 Days of Christmas Activities, Recipes and Crafts for Kids

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Christmas is coming! Get ready for 25 Days of Christmas Activities for kids with my complete list of activities, crafts and recipes for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season!

25 Days of Christmas Activities for Kids

Some people dream of fall leaves, cooler temperatures and sipping their PSL while wearing flannel. Me? I’m like Buddy the Elf. Santa is coming and August is not too early to see those twinkling lights and candy canes in stores. Sorry not sorry.

I also start planning pretty early to make sure I have my supplies for crafts and cookies galore before December.

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25 Days of Christmas Activities for Kids

Day 1: Put up and decorate your Christmas tree.

Day 2: Making homemade snow using 2 ingredients  

Day 3: Make paper snowflakes to hang around your home.

Day 4: Make salt dough ornaments for your tree.

Day 5: Write a letter to Santa.

Day 6: Take letter to local Santa!

Day 7: Make Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies – These keto cookies are YUM year round! If you loooooove your sweets but don’t want to over indulge, these Christmas cookies are for you and your family!

Day 8: Make Grinch Popcorn and watch the Grinch.

Day 9:  Cutout paper snow flakes and make it snow inside.

Day 10: Visit a Christmas market and Christmas tree.


Day 11: Donate to a local food kitchen.

Day 12: Make homemade Christmas cards for family and mail.

Day 13: Make hot cocoa.

Day 14: Make a homemade snow globe.

Day 15: Take a walk or drive and at Christmas lights in your neighborhood.

Day 16: Dance party with Christmas music.

Day 17: Color or paint your own Christmas tree art.

Day 18: Make Melted Snowman Biscuits

Day 19: Gather old toys for donation.

Day 20: Build a Gingerbread House.

Day 21: Pick a random act of kindness.

Day 22: Make a salt dough hand print ornament.

Day 23: Go Christmas caroling.

Day 24: Bake and leave out special cookies for Santa and carrots for Rudolph.

Day 25:Take photos in front of your Christmas tree and celebrate as a family!


Christmas Crafts for Kids

Here are some adorable Christmas crafts for kids you can incorporate into the 25 Days of Christmas schedule.

DIY Easy Christmas Sensory Bag

DIY Handprint Christmas Tree Card

Salt Dough Footprint Snowman 

Finger Print Christmas Lights

Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen

Yarn Wrapped Christmas Tree Ornaments

Healthy Christmas Recipes for Kids

Baking around the holidays is a fun tradition to start with your kids. Check out some healthy treats below for this holiday season.

Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies – These keto cookies are YUM year round! If you loooooove your sweets but don’t want to over indulge, these Christmas cookies are for you and your family!

Raw Gingerbread Cookies + Balls

Paleo Chocolate Mint Balls

Christmas Frozen Yogurt Bark

Santa Hat Pancake Stackers

Gift Ideas for Kids

Don’t forget to check out my gift posts for kids!


25 Books For Christmas

Looking for books to read each night of the holiday season? I have a book list of 25 holiday books your children will love. Check it out here – 25 Holiday Books for Toddlers

DIY Photography 

Check out my “How to Photograph Baby with Christmas Lights” post for holiday inspiration for your Christmas cards!

What are some of your favorite holiday traditions? 

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