Christmas Tree Decorating Fine Motor Skill Activity

Children love to decorate Christmas trees. Provide a green felt Christmas tree and some small decorations and invite children to decorate their tree while practicing fine motor and sorting skills.

What you need:
Pot pie tin bowls
Small Christmas decorations - Pom-poms, small presents, stars, birthday candles, small Styrofoam balls, small bows, pinecones, etc.
Green felt
Black marker

What you do:

With the black marker, draw a pine tree shape on the green felt and cut out.

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Place Christmas decorations inside the tin bowls and arrange on the tray.

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Let children decorate the Christmas tree.

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To extend the activity, let children sort the different Christmas decorations by color, type, size, etc.

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Encourage children to make a pattern with the decorations.

Per example: Bow, present, bow, present

Begin a pattern and let children extend the pattern.


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