Each month, I have a printable of faith formation activities for Catholic families. Last December, I also made two different styles of printables that I thought everyone getting ready for Christmas would be able to enjoy.
Now that it’s almost December, you might want to grab one of the four options of printables for December featuring ideas to get your family ready for Christmas, as well as to celebrate the richness of Advent.
In this post, two of the options that I’m sharing are for any family who is getting ready for Advent and Christmas, while two of the options are specifically for Catholic families. Plus, at the end of the post, I’m going to share a few more December activity printables, worksheets, and coloring pages for kids to enjoy during December.
All of these printables were made by me for Real Life at Home, it’s just that they were all made before I merged my sites into Real Life at Home. So, the sites listed on the printables for the copyright information are all of the sites that I had that I merged together. They all redirect here now though.
Ideas for December Activities for Families: Free Printable Options from Real Life at Home
Fun and Meaningful Family Activities for December Printable
This one was originally featured on The Homeschool Classroom last year (before the blog merger). It has 25 squares (including one free space), which can make it perfect to use as a pseudo Advent calendar. I liked the idea of this being no pressure though, so my idea was that people could do one activity, all of the activities, or just make it a goal to get a “Bingo” by doing all of the activities in one row/column.
10 Activities to Prepare Your Family for Christmas Printable
If the thought of 25 activities on the above printable made you a little anxious, you might try out this printable that I originally had on Many Little Blessings last year (again, before I merged all of the blogs together this year) where I included ten activities on the page to prepare for Christmas.
Religious Christmas Word Search for Kids (Two Versions)
If your kids love word searches, these Christmas themed word searches will be perfect. There are two versions of this word search to make it appeal to a wider range of ages.
10 Activities for Catholic Families in December Free Printables (Two Options)
If you want some Catholic-specific activities, you can take your pick between the 2012 version or the 2013 version. There is probably some overlap in the lists, but the 2013 got decidedly more wordy. Check them both out and decide which one you might prefer to use this year:
Other Free Printables from Real Life at Home to Use in December with Your Kids
Christmas Activity Placemat
Christmas Math Printables: Graphing and Patterns
This is a three page set, featuring one page of graphing and two pages of finding patterns. You can get them on this post.
Christmas Mini Book and Handwriting Printables Packet
This set matches the math set above. There are two pages that feature six blocks that can be cut out and then put into the correct sequence to make a six page mini book. There are also two pages of printing practice with the words Jesus, Mary, Joseph, and angel. You can get this set here.
Mary and Baby Jesus Coloring Page
This was one of the first coloring pages that Eric made for the site, although now he has made several more, which are featured in the saints worksheet and activity packets. You can get the Mary and Baby Jesus Coloring Page here.
O Come, O Come Emmanuel Coloring Page
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