March 3, 2023

# Christmas Counting Activity

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With the festive season coming up, it is a good idea to include manipulatives that fit the theme. It just adds a bit of excitement to an ordinary lesson with Christmas Math. These tiny gifts were once ornaments on a string, now repurposed as manipulatives for Christmas Counting Activity with toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children.Â  This is such a fun, hands-on way to work onÂ Christmas counting to 100.

## Christmas counting

For this fun, hands on math game you can practice a variety of Christmas math activities suchÂ  asÂ ChristmasÂ counting to 20, Christmas addition, greater than less than, andÂ Christmas counting to 100. This is such a fun way to sneak in some Christmas learning during the holiday season in December. These educational and playful ideas are prefect for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students.

## Christmas Activities for Preschoolers

You will need gift manipulatives that you can make using small pieces of packaging foam and wrap it with shiny gift wrap or buy miniature gift boxes here.

Roll a die/dice and find the corresponding number of gifts by counting it out.

## Christmas Activities for Kindergartners

Roll a dice to get a number. Write the number down and count out the gifts accordingly. Get a second number by rolling the dice again. Count it out again. Now count it all up to get the answer to your sum. This can be done with adding and subtracting sums.

## Christmas Math

Roll two numbers. Count each out and place opposite each other. Decide which side is more and which side is less.

### Christmas counting to 100

Practice skip counting, grouping etc. with the gift manipulatives too!

#### Extension Activities

You can make up math word problems like 3 elves delivered 2 gifts each. How many gifts did the elves deliver all together?

## Christmas Printables

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## Christmas Activities for Kids

Looking for more funÂ Christmas printables, Christmas Crafts, and Christmas activities to fill your holiday calendar? Check out these fun ideas!

## Free Christmas Worksheets

Looking for more huge Christmas Worksheets to make practicing math and literacy fun for kids? You will love these huge, free printable packs for December!