Christmas Giving Day

I’m Emma and I’m happy to be here with you at EYFSHome.

Christmas is a time of giving and receiving. A time of sharing with others and spreading joy. Today’s activities are all about giving. We will be making some lovely gifts for those very special people in our lives.

Christmas Picture For Someone Special.

In our first activity we will be making a Christmas picture for someone special.

Grown Ups:
You will need: card and a variety of crafty materials. This supports children’s creativity and expressive arts. This is a lovely activity to share with children as it teaches them the importance of giving and how to make someone happy.

Christmas Poem

We think about lots of things when we think about Christmas. There’s so much to do and so many ways to celebrate.

Grown Ups:
You will need: card and a variety of crafty materials. This supports children’s creativity and expressive arts. This is a lovely activity to share with children as it teaches them the importance of giving and how to make someone happy.

Christmas Photo

Christmas is the perfect time to take some lovely photos for our friends and family.

Grown Ups:
Let’s see if we can create an awesome festive picture, using lots of fun props and Christmas clothes. This supports children’s creativity and understanding of customs at Christmas time.

Make a Festive Picture Frame

For our last activity of the day we are going to design a picture frame for our Christmas photo.

Grown Ups:

There are lots of ways you can make a frame for your photo. It’s really up to you to make it as fabulously festive as you can.

You will need: card, scissors, paint and different coloured pens and pencils. Adding Christmas stickers will make your frame look really Christmassy.

This supports children’s expressive arts and design. It also supports their independence to come up with their own ideas for gifts. Giving at Christmas time shares with children the happiness it brings to the person receiving the gift, and also to the person who gives the gift.

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Advent Poems by Little Lamb Tales

Today is December 8th - Share this short Advent poem with your child called: Christmas Socks

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