2018 Fun Christmas Activities for Kids and Students on Party or at Home

[Latest Updated: Dec.10, 2018 by Donna Peng to Holidays & Festivals]

Christmas activity for kids

Kids love festivals, especially the holy and grant Christmas. Because they can get lots of Christmas gifts from Santa prepared by the elder, and parents are always bound up in arranging all the things to decorate Christmas trees and their house at the beginning of Dec. Why not encourage the children to take part in some Christmas activities from which they can get more fun and live an extraordinary Christmas?

Here we collect some tips on 2018 fun Christmas activities for kids and students, based on which you will go through a delightful and special Christmas festival/holiday with kids.

#1. DIY Christmas Crafts with Festival Printables
Homemade holiday ornaments, cards, and crafts are easy and fun for kids to make for Christmas. Give them some festival printables and encourage them to color in. Then make full use of their achievements to hang on Christmas tree or in home.

Below are some free printable kids' Christmas activities templates collected from Just need to print them out and give kids as special gift.

• Mixed Christmas shapes
• Christmas angel
• Candy cane
• Christmas bell
• Christmas gift
• Christmas star
• Christmas wreath
• Christmas decorations
• Christmas mistletoe
• Christmas candle
• Santa printable
• Christmas colouring pages... >> How to free make Christmas E-cards?

#2. Play Christmas Games with Kids to Light the Festival Atmosphere
Christmas Games and puzzles are indispensable fun Christmas activities for kids in holiday season. To help your children recognize coins and develop their problems – solving and higher level-thinking skills, you are suggested to choose "Name That Coin".

Meanwhile, Backyard cricket is also one of the best family Christmas games that can get kids and the whole family involved in a game of backyard cricket and tests the kids out. Learn to throw, catch and most of all, be a good sport! It just requires 2+ players.

#3. Count Down Christmas
It may be the most exciting Christmas activity for kids to count down holiday. Countdown will make this holiday becoming more expected. For little child, you may give them 25 small candy canes at the beginning of Dec. 1, and ask them to treat themselves with one every day. They can count the numbers of candies left when they want to ask "How many days till Xmas?"

As for the older kids, you may suggest them to make Christmas countdown craft by their own hands. has summarized 35 DIY Advent Calendars for Xmas.

#4. Watch Xmas Related Movies with kids
Watching Christmas movies is also a good choice for kids. As usual, there're many new movies around Christmas are worth watching. If you are going to purchase Christmas movie DVD(s) with holiday preparations , it will be a perfect Xmas activity for kids to appreciate (Christmas) Disney cartoon movies at home via portable players, such as wide-screen Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Android phones & tablets, etc. Let's rip Christmas movie DVD to digital video first with No.1 DVD Ripper - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

To convert Christmas movie DVD to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, please do as the following.

Step 1: Import movies by clicking "DVD Disc" button.
Step 2: Choose the output format according to your need, for example, AVI, MP4, FLV, M4V, iPhone, iPad, etc.
Step 3: Select output folder by clicking "Browse" button to save the output file.
Step 4: Click "RUN" to convert Charismas movies.

You can transfer movie DVD to iTunes for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or you can directly movie movie to Android via USB cable and play it for your kids.

Steps on How to Convert Christmas Movie DVD on Windows (10) PC

But if you don't own any, you can also download and watch online video on different devices. To let your kids have a wonderful video clip experience without formats limit, you may use VideoProc to convert movies to the compatible formats of your devices first. It is all-in-one video converting software that supports converting almost all videos to mainstream video formats and all popular portable & mobile players, such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Nexus, HTC, Samsung, Kindle Fire, PSP, Xbox, Nokia and so on.

Meanwhile, it works as video editor, online YouTube downloader, recorder, etc. It has both Mac and Windows versions.
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About the Author

Donna Peng    Donna Peng@DonnaPeng

Donna Peng has been working as a copywriter in Digiarty Software for many years. She has written loads of articles to help people handle their DVDs, videos and other stuff.

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