A winter arts and craft activity where kids have to use different materials to complete the pictures of three famous characters: Santa Claus, Rudolph, and a Snowman!
Free printable included (link at the bottom of the post).
(Video) Incomplete Xmas Characters
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How to play:
Print the incomplete drawings of the Christmas characters (link to free printable included at the bottom of this post) and gather different materials to craft the rest of the pictures.
Can you find something that resembles Santa’s fluffy beard?
Rudolph needs some antlers and a big red nose to guide the way for the other reindeer!
That snowman (or snow-woman) is getting cold! Do you mind making a nice warm scarf for him/her to wear? (and a nose, mouth and couple of buttons would be nice too, thank you!)
Incomplete illustrations of these characters: Santa Claus, Rudolph, and a Snow-person
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More ways to play:
Go natural: Go outside and find resources in nature that you can use for this activity. Sticks for the reindeer’s antlers? YES!
Go green: Use only recycled trash to craft your Christmas characters. I reckon Mr. Snowman would fancy a really nice scarf made out of candy wrappers 🙂
* This activity was inspired by the guest activity “Complete the Animals” done in collaboration with the fantastic blog The Best Ideas for Kids – Check it out!
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If you do this with your kids, I’d LOVE to see pictures of your finished projects posted on the Facebook wall of Box of Ideas.
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The Author: Rodrigo Macias is a bilingual Early Childhood Teacher mixing his experience working in Childcare and Design to come up with imaginative & educational printables and activities for kids.