We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.
Get easy activities delivered to your inbox that’ll make your kids think you’re a genius for always having a fun activity up your sleeve! Join for FREE!
Looking for a simple Christmas craft for your toddler or preschooler? This no-mess and easy-prep activity is a great boredom buster that can be used to practice colors, hand & eye coordination, counting, or when you just want to do something fun!
Your little one will also be practicing fine motor skills as they’re peeling and placing stickers onto the Christmas tree.
This easy Dot Sticker Christmas Tree Craft can be set up in under one minute, so what are you waiting for?
Supplies Needed to Make Dot Sticker Christmas Tree
This dot stickers activity requires almost no prep and will keep your toddler or preschooler busy practicing their fine motor skills.
How to make a Dot Sticker Christmas Tree Craft
1. Start by drawing a Christmas tree onto green paper. Cut out the tree using scissors.
2. Draw a star on yellow paper, cut out, and attach to the Christmas tree.
That’s it! You’ve finished setting up the Dot Sticker Christmas Tree Activity for your child!
Give your child colorful dot stickers and show them how to peel them off and place them onto the Christmas tree.
How to Play & Learn with the Christmas Tree Dot Sticker Activity
The Christmas Tree Dot Sticker Activity helps children develop skills like:⠀⠀
- Color identification
- Fine motor skills
- Hand & eye coordination
How to Adapt this Activity for Your Childs Skill Level
You can modify this Christmas Dot Sticker Activity to match your child’s skill level:
1. For Very Young Children
For very young children and those that haven’t learned their colors yet, you could just start practicing their pincer grasp and fine motor skills by placing the stickers onto the Christmas tree.
2. For Older Children
For older or those that already know some colors, you can draw colored dots on the Christmas tree and let your child match them with the dot stickers.
You can also call out the colors of the stickers as your child add them to the tree to practice color recognition.
3. For Very Able Children
For very able children, you can add counting or letter recognition to the activity. Write numbers or letters on the tree and the stickers and let your child match them.
An even more challenging activity is to write equations on the Christmas tree and the correct answer on the stickers. Your child would then solve the equations by adding the sticker with the correct answer on top of the equation.
You can also work on color recognition by asking your child questions like:
- “What can you think of that’s red?”
- “What in this room is green?”
- “What food can you think of that’s yellow?”
Questions like these will elevate this activity and help build vocabulary.
More Christmas Ideas for Kids
If you enjoyed this post and would like to keep it close to you at any time, just save THIS PIN to your Christmas Crafts or Color Sorting Activities Pinterest board.