Christmas Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free Christmas Printables

by Carla on November 27, 2009

Christmas or Christmas Day is a yearly holiday, celebrated on December 25, which commemorates the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Celebrate Christmas in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on the symbols of Christmas and by implementing Christmas-themed activities.

Consider the following reading lists and resources for free Christmas worksheets, coloring pages, and handwriting practice sheets for your child care center:

Reading List

Christmas Board and Picture Books Baby-Age 3

Christmas in a Manger: A Pat and Peek Book by Nola Buck and Felicia Bond [HarperFestival, 1995]

The Christmas Baby by Marione Bauer  and Richard Cowdrey [Simon & Schuster Children’s, 2009]

I Spy Little Christmas by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick [Cartwheel, 1999]

Fisher Price: Baby’s First Christmas: Learning about Colors by Lauren Gaede and Lyn Fletcher [HarperFestival, 2008]

Merry Christmas, Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter [Warne, 2003]

Rudolph’s First Christmas by DK Publishing[DK Preschool, 2007]

The Little Christmas Stained Glass Coloring Book by Ted Menten [Dover Publications, 1988]

Countdown to Christmas by Patti Reeder Eubank [Candy Cane Press, 2003]

The Christmas House by Carol Bullman and Jim Madsen [Ideals, 2008]

Christmas Cookies by Wendy Cheyette Lewison [Grosett & Dunlap, 1993]

The Christmas Kitten by Andrew Clements, Simon Galkin, and Alison Winfield [Little Simon, 2000]

The Night before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore [Philomel, 2004]

Christmas Early Readers Ages 4-8

Christmas in Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren, Ilon Wikland, Florence Lamborn [Puffin, 1981]

Marvin’s Best Christmas Ever by Katherine Paterson and Jane Clark Brown [HarperCollins, 1999]

A Wish to be a Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe [Sleeping Bear Press, 2000]

Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O’Conner and Robin Preiss Glasser [HarperCollins, 2009]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss [Random House, 1957]

Bear Stays up for Christmas by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman [Margaret K. McElderry, 2008]

Max’s Christmas by Rosemary Wells [Puffin, 2000]

Mr. Willowbys Christmas Tree by Robert Barry [Doubleday Books, 2000]

Humphrey’s First Christmas by Carol Heyer [Ideals, 2007]

Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas by Marjorie Sharmat, Craig Sharmat, Marc  Simont [Yearling, 1997]

My First Story of Christmas by Tim Dowley and Roger Langton [Moody Publishers, 2004]

Free Christmas Preschool Worksheets and Printables

There are many worksheets for Christmas that you can print out and use for your lesson plans and activities. Worksheets should include coloring pages, handwriting worksheets, and printable craft patterns.

The following websites provide free Christmas printables:

First-Preschool: Calendar, coloring pages, patterns, mazes and worksheets.
A to Z Teacher Stuff: Christmas printables, coloring pages, activities and word searches
ABCTeach:  Free Christmas worksheets and printables
DLTK’s Crafts for Kids: Christmas recipes, worksheets, coloring pages, crafts, games and puzzles
All Kids Network: Free color Christmas printable worksheets

About Carla

Carla Snuggs has written 88 post in this blog.

Carla is a freelance writer from Southern California. She has a B.A. in early childhood education and a Master of Library and Information Science degree specializing in public librarianship and youth services.

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