Do your kids tend to get bored while they impatiently wait for Christmas? Here is a list of 18 awesome activity books that will keep them busy being creative, and having fun during the Christmas season.
Why not choose several and wrap them up for the kids, and maybe let them each open one once or twice a week until Christmas? They would love the excitement of opening them and seeing what activities await them!
These fun activity books include a nice variety of activities to cover the different ages. There are wipe-clean books, re-usable sticker books, painting books, coloring projects, doodles, and even a puzzle pad!
Here are 18 Of The Best Christmas Activity Books Your Kids Will Love!
1. WIPE CLEAN CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES – 4+
Young children need plenty of practice when it comes to pen-control – an essential skill which they need to learn before they can write. This book encourages children to solve mazes, join the dots, and trace the dotted lines using the special pen provided, then wipe clean and repeat; all the activities are themed around the Christmas season!
This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-colored ink pad is attached to the side of the book, so no extra materials are required. Encourages creativity and manual dexterity
This festive activity book for little children is full of Christmas scenes to decorate. Dress the dolls for a Christmas market, ice skating, building a snowman and lots more. With over 200 stickers of festive outfits and Christmas decorations.
4. LITTLE STICKERS NATIVITY PLAY – 3+ (re-usable stickers)
Bring the Christmas story to life in this charming sticker book, from Mary and Joseph looking for a place to stay in Bethlehem, to the birth of Baby Jesus and the arrival of the shepherds and three kings. With over 190 reusable stickers of costumes, decorations and accessories.
Create magical winter wonderland scenes in this adorable sticker book, including a snowy Christmas market, bears going on a sleigh ride, a festive lights display, and lots more. With over 200 stickers of animals, presents, snowflakes and more, including over 100 extra-special sparkly stickers.
6. IT’S CHRISTMASTIME! 3-5 years (re-usable stickers)
It’s Christmastime! Moose, Bear, Squirrel, Mouse, and Fox can’t wait! But they could use some help getting ready. The 15 reusable and repositionable stickers let young readers decorate and play over and over again, in any way they like.
7. 1001 THINGS TO SPOT AT CHRISTMAS – 6 years+
This jolly puzzle book is stuffed full of Christmas things to find and count. Join Santa Claus and his busy team during the most magical holiday of the year.
Open this book to see stylish, black and white illustrations showing various Christmas scenes and seasonal motifs… then brush water over them using the aqua pen provided to see them change before your very eyes, as a rainbow of colors magically reveal themselves and bring each scene to life.
9. Christmas Coloring Book – 4-8 years
Christmas-themed pictures with full-page designs to capture and hold your children’s attention. Coloring is not only fun, but it’s also great for stimulating imagination, creativity, hand-eye coordination, and cognitive development!
10. CHRISTMAS STAINED GLASS COLORING – 5+
This gorgeous book has lots of exciting Christmas stained glass window designs to color. Color in the outlines on tracing paper, following the guide picture opposite. You could even tear out the tracing paper and hold it up to the light, like a real stained glass window.
Celebrate the season with this holiday coloring activity book with pop-up Christmas images.
A festive write-in activity book, packed full of coloring, doodling, puzzles, fun facts, jokes, games, and ideas for things to make and do.
13. LITTLE FIRST STICKERS: CHRISTMAS – 3+
Add stickers to the scenes to help the friendly animal characters enjoy some winter fun, as they throw snowballs, try skiing and snowboarding, go carol singing, wander round a Christmas market, and visit Santa’s workshop. Ideal way to keep children entertained on a chilly day, a long journey, or while parents are busy preparing for Christmas.
14.LITTLE SPARKLY CHRISTMAS STICKER BOOK– 3+ (Re-usable stickers)
This magical activity book is filled with lots of Christmas scenes to decorate. Including extra-special sparkly stickers to decorate the pages.
15. MAGIC PAINTING CHRISTMAS CARDS– 5+
Brush water over the black and white illustrations and watch as the festive scenes magically burst into color. There are ten cards and two different designs – a beautifully decorated Christmas tree and Santa flying over a village in his sleigh. The set also includes envelopes and a paint brush, so all you need is water.
Join Poppy and Sam at Christmas for a mixture of simple, fun wipe-clean activities for young children. Including mazes, spot the difference, spotting, counting and tracing, this festive collection is a perfect present and also an excellent way to practice pen control.
17. CHRISTMAS DOODLES – 6 years +
A fantastic activity book filled with a variety of Christmas themed patterns to color in, providing hours and hours of festive fun.
18. CHRISTMAS PUZZLE PAD – 6+
A pad bursting with vibrantly illustrated puzzles and pencil games to test the brainpower of children and adults alike
So there you have it! Don’t wait until the kids are bouncing off the walls with all of the excitement and “nothing to do”.
Plan ahead and grab a few of the 18 Best Christmas Activity Books on this list. It’s a great way to work in a healthy dose of activity time with books that your kids will love!
If you have a younger child, check out The Best 16 Christmas Books For Your Baby, Toddler or Preschooler!