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24 Days of Festive Fun


This December we’ve created an activity planner full of yuletide fun for you to do with the little ones in nursery or at home. So, if you’ve yet to plan out the month ahead, get inspired with our festive spin on these simple activities. There’s a mix of arts and crafts, song and dance as well as everyone’s favourite – messy play!

With an idea everyday leading up until Christmas Day, you’re sure to create a fun and festive atmosphere with your children.




Download and print this A4 planner and pin it to your wall so you can refer to it whenever you like!



We’ve also written down the full list of activities here:


Day 1: Create your own felt stockings

Day 2: Make paper snowflakes

Day 3: Go for a walk and count the number of Christmas trees

Day 4: Winter sensory play

Day 5: Write letters to Santa

Day 6: Design Christmas cards

Day 7: Make paper garlands

Day 8: Snowman craft

Day 9: Share your Christmas traditions

Day 10: Christmas jumper day

Day 11: Play a game of ‘Santa Says’ a play on ‘Simon Says’

Day 12: Make up your own festive story with the little ones

Day 13: Red & green themed messy play

Day 14: Puzzle time

Day 15: Bauble treasure hunt

Day 16: Festive story time

Day 17: Dance party to Christmas songs

Day 18: Acts of kindness

Day 19: Create a handprinted Christmas tree

Day 20: Craft Christmas characters with paper plates

Day 21: Musical instruments – Christmas theme

Day 22: Decorate gingerbread biscuits

Day 23: Sing and paint Rudolph the red nose reindeer

Day 24: Christmas party time

Thanks for reading our 24 Days of Festive Fun!

We’d love to see your creations! Share your crafts with us on social by tagging us on Instagram @hope_earlyyears


Merry Christmas everyone!