Christmas Tree Theme for Preschool and Early Elementary

The following is a post by contributing writer, Tanya of Finding the Teachable Moments.

Christmas Tree Theme for Preschool and Early Elementary

I have been noticing (and pinning) so many cute Christmas tree themed activities lately.  If you are planning a Christmas Tree Unit Study this season, I hope you will find the following links helpful.



Christmas tree books

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree

The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever

The Littlest Christmas Tree: A Tale of Growing and Becoming


tree printable packs

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree Printable Pack by Homeschool Creations

M&M Game by Criss Cross Applesauce

Christmas Trees pack by 2 Teaching Mommies

Christmas Preschool Printables by Confessions of a Homeschooler

Literacy Activities

literacy activities

Book Tree Advent by Reading Confetti

Christmas Tree Sight Word Puzzles by Making Learning Fun

Alphabet Christmas Tree by No Time for Flashcards

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree printables via Teachers pay Teachers

Math Activities

Christmas tree math

Christmas Tree Math from Mamas Like Me

Christmas Tree Addition from School Time Snippets

Christmas Tree Counting from Rockabye Butterfly

“Roll the Tree” addition game from Fun in First


Christmas Tree Science

Grow a Crystal Tree by Spoonful

Identify your Christmas Tree from Almost Unschoolers

Explore Christmas Tree Science from

Invitation to explore Pine Trees from Inspiration Laboratories


Christmas tree crafts

Shape Collage by No Time for Flashcards

 Egg Carton Christmas Tree by JDaniel4′s Mom

Button and Nail Christmas Tree Craft by No Time for Flashcards

Decorate a Christmas Tree person by Mrs. Lewis’ Learning Library

Sensory Play

Christmas tree sensory play

Sensory Play Tree by Twodaloo

Christmas Sensory Tub by The Imagination Tree

Christmas Tree Sensory Play by Sugar Aunts

Christmas Play Dough by One Perfect Day


christmas tree snacks

Ice Cream Cone Trees  by Coupon Clipping Cook

Grape Christmas Tree Snack by What’s the Buzz in First

Tree Cupcake Toppers by Cue the Confetti

Christmas Tree Themed Bento by JDaniel4′s Mom


Tanya is a homeschooling mom of three who is passionate about hands-on learning.  She blogs at Finding the Teachable Moments about unit studies, learning through play, and activities for preschoolers and elementary aged kiddos.  Follow along with her on PinterestFacebook, Twitter, and Google+.


  1. What a great resource! Thanks so much for including our Christmas Tree Math cards! Pinned :)

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