Countdown to Christmas Family Crafts and Activities

This list of crafts and activities will keep kids entertained during the last few days before Christmas. Get ready for an amazing countdown the whole family will enjoy.

Christmas activities for a family countdown

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Family activities at Christmas time are the best! They generate lasting holiday memories.

The more you involve kids in holiday events, the more memorable will be the outcomes.

That's why this list is all about hands-on fun to engage both young and old.

This roundup of Christmas countdown activities includes awesome ideas from some of my family-friendly blogger friends. 

You'll find an activity for each of the 12 days leading up to Christmas Day. There's also a link to a Made for Kids roundup with more Christmas fun.

This roundup of holiday activities was inspired by the traditional Christmas carol 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'. The lyrics in each of the verses is replaced with an activity you can do with the kids.


Activities for a Christmas Countdown

Sing along to the tune of the '12 Days of Christmas' as you go through the list.

On the twelfth day before Christmas we start our family fun,


fun and easy Christmas crafts for kids


12 Snowflakes Falling

            Magic Masking Tape Snowflake Paintings for Kids - Crafty Mama in ME    

11 Trees A-Glistening    

           Tissue Paper Christmas Tree Craft - Raising Little Superheroes

10 Angels Singing

            Choir of Angels Christmas Craft - Preschool Toolkit

9 Bells A-Jingling

            Jingle Bells Christmas Craft - The Resourceful Mama

8 Reindeer Running

            Craft Stick Reindeer Ornament - The Resourceful Mama

7 Cakes a-Baking             

            Oh So Delicious Black Bottom Cupcakes - Home Crafts by Ali


family fun Christmas crafts

6 Snowmen Melting

            Melting Snowman Craft - Preschool Toolkit

5 Candy Canes               

            Easy Candy Cane Ornament - Books and Giggles             
4 Ornaments

            Kid-Made Foam Ball Ornaments - Preschool Toolkit

3 Pine Cones

            Pine Cone Decoration Craft - Preschool Toolkit 

 2 Sparkling Stars

            Sparking Star Ornament - Preschool Toolkit

And a Santa with a White Fluffy Beard !


Merry Christmas from Preschool Toolkit and friends!

preschool Christmas crafts fun countdown activities


This roundup is shared at the Made for Kids Blog Link Party #15

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