The holidays are one of my favorite times of year, so any excuse to bring a bit of Christmas cheer is a good one! Deck the halls and celebrate Christmas in July with us this summer as we create ornaments, read Christmas themed books, and enjoy fun and festive activities! You’ll almost forget that it’s blazing hot outside!
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Camp Learn & Play Christmas in July Week Activities
AM: Color Matching Christmas Tree
Foam cones and mini Christmas lights work together to make this a fun activity a fabulous way to work on fine motor skills. Plus you can stash the finished product away for the holidays!
Magnetic sensory bottles in Christmas themes are exciting to explore with magnets and have wonderful sound and visual stimulation. Plus, they can be made with all kinds of items around the house.
Simple ornaments decorated with sight words work wonderfully as either a scavenger hunt or a matching game!
PM: Playdough Gingerbread People
Playdough is always fun, no matter what time of year! Use homemade gingerbread scented playdough for an even more holiday-themed feel to this activity.
Easy Christmas themed game boards and dice make getting in some number practice even more fun than ever!
Dig through your boxes of holiday decorations to see what kinds of cool treasures that you can find to include in this Christmas themed sensory tub.
These sweet button Christmas trees are a perfect way to let little ones express their creativity and they make a great keepsake of your Christmas in July!
Exploring different sounds is a favorite activity for preschoolers! Enjoy a fun sensory experience as you test out each tube to see how the sounds are different and similar.
AM: Ornament Buffet
Get a jump start on this year’s additions to the holiday tree by setting out loads of materials and letting the kids imaginations run wild as the create fun and festive ornaments as you close out the week.
Contact paper makes it simple to create and recreate the perfect Christmas tree, over and over again. The kids will have so much fun that you might end up leaving this up until Christmas rolls around!
Want to keep the fun going just a little longer? Grab some corks and paints in holiday colors and make a fun Cork Painted Christmas Wreath decoration for your door. Share all of the festive fun of Christmas in July with everyone who stops by the front door!
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