Christmas Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten
Looking for Christmas-themed Pre-K centers? Kindergarten centers too? These are for you!
Designed with both Pre-K and Kindergarten in mind, these centers will give you a variety of activities and options for your students.
Most importantly, they will help your kiddos strengthen important math and literacy skills along the way!
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This pack is filled with engaging math and literacy centers for Pre-K and Kindergarten students with a Christmas theme!
LITERACY CENTERS AND ACTIVITIES:
Rudolph Rhymes Clip Cards – Look at the two pictures on the clip card. If they rhyme, clip Rudolph. If they do not rhyme, clip the x.
“Look! It’s Christmas” Emergent Reader (2 levels) – Print a simple label style version, or one with a predictable sentence pattern. Copy two-sided and cut in half for two books!
Letters to Santa – Pick a Santa card and say the letter name. Find and trace its match. 2 versions (upper and lowercase) included.
Stocking Sounds – Pick a stocking card and say the beginning sound of the picture shown. Find and color the stocking with the letter that makes that sound. 2 versions included (one with the correct letter shown on the picture for assistance).
Elf-y Ending Sounds – Pick a card and say the ending sound of the picture shown. Find and color the letter that makes that sound.
Sight Word Ornaments (Editable!) – 2 Games – Board game: pick a sight word, if you read it correctly, roll the die and move that many spaces. Matching game: Match the sight word ornaments to their Christmas trees.
Sight Word Spelling Trees (Editable!) – Use the letter lights to spell out the sight words on the trees. Since this activity is editable you can change to letter matching, student names, etc!
CVC Ornaments – 2 Games – Board game: pick a CVC word, if you read it correctly, roll the die and move that many spaces. Matching game: Match the CVC ornaments to their Christmas trees. (One version has the pictures next to the word for assistance).
Santa’s Workshop Write It (Write the Room) – Pick a card (Santa related items). Find and record the word next to its matching picture on the recording sheet.
MATH CENTERS AND ACTIVITIES:
Christmas Pattern Clip Cards – Clip what picture comes next in the patterns (AB, ABB, AAB, ABC).
Where is Santa’s Sleigh? – Pick a card and count the presents. Color the sleigh that shows how many. (Sets to 10).
Before and After – Pick a Christmas tree card. Read the number and write it on a star. Write the numbers that come before and after. (Sets for numbers to 10 and 11-20 included, as well as 2 options for number lines to print and use for assistance).
Reindeer Addition – Pick a reindeer card. Use two different colors to build the equation on the ten frames. (Addition to 10).
Count the Reindeer – Pick a reindeer card and read the number. Fill in a ten frame to match.
Lights Out! – Pick a card. Find the letter of that card and record the subtraction problem shown by the Christmas light bulbs.
2 versions – version 2 is pick a card, find and color the bulb that shows how many are left (no equations).
Which Has More? – Pick a card and count the Christmas items on each side. Find the letter of the card and color the picture that has the most.
Which Has Less? – Pick a card and count the Christmas items on each side. Find the letter of the card and color the picture that has the least.
Tally Mark Puzzles – Match the star tally marks to their numbered Christmas trees (tally marks to 10).
The Stockings Were Hung – Order the numbered stocking cards from 1-10. Record the numbers on the stockings.
* 3 versions: Count by 1’s, 5’s, or 10’s
Black and White Copies of color items are included at the end of the file.
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