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Strengthen fine motor skills while practicing color matching with this Christmas lights dot marker printable.
This print-and-go worksheet is the perfect addition to your preschool Christmas activities. Kids will use dot markers, bingo chips, or pom poms to fill in the circles on each of these festive Christmas lights.
Add this free preschool printable to your Christmas or Letter Cc lessons. It also works well in any of your fine motor or color-themed learning centers.
Christmas Lights Dot Marker Printable
Are you ready for another fun Christmas activity to use with your little ones? I can’t wait for you to use this Christmas Lights dot marker worksheet with your toddlers and preschoolers.
Do you have a little one that loves to work with dot markers? If so, you’ll love this hands-on learning activity.
Building fine motor skills is important for little ones. These muscles will help your child with handwriting, buttoning buttons, tying shoes, and so much more.
This holiday activity encourages kids to practice color recognition and color matching. They’ll also strengthen hand-eye coordination as they dot each circle.
PREPARING THE ACTIVITY
All you need to do to prepare this activity is print and go. If you want to use pom poms or playdough instead of dot markers, you can laminate the page. If you don’t have a laminator, you can slip it into a dry erase pouch.
Laminating (or using the pouch) allows kids to use this activity page over and over again. The playdough won’t stick to the paper.
USING THE PRINTABLE
This is a simple activity to use with little ones. Provide dot markers in every color you see on the worksheet – yellow, green, purple, blue, and red.
Have your child identify the color of each light. Now, have them fill in the blank spaces on each light with matching dot marker dots (or playdough balls, pom poms, etc).
For toddlers who aren’t quite ready for color matching, let them just work on filling the holes. It’s not too early to start strengthening fine motor skills.
If you don’t have playdough, you can use other items to fill in those holes. Use buttons, dot markers, or even crayons to complete the activity.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT Christmas
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Christmas. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Meet the Herdmans—they lie, cheat, and love to give clonks on the head. They are, without a doubt, the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.
Christmas in the Big Woods – Christmas has come to the Big Woods of Wisconsin! Laura and her family are excited to celebrate. When Laura’s cousins, aunt, and uncle arrive, they spend their time together eating sweets, playing in the snow, and reading. Their holiday celebrations are full of simple joys.
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