Countdown to Christmas Template

Be sure to download this Countdown to Christmas template so your preschoolers can countdown to a visit from Santa!

As you begin preparing your Christmas activities for preschoolers, be sure to provide an opportunity for kids to countdown to a visit from Santa Claus. This print-and-go countdown template is perfect! And, it can be printed year after year as it becomes a part of your holiday traditions.

Add this free Christmas printable to your upcoming holiday festivities. Your kids will love counting down from 25 to 1 as they anticipate a visit from Santa.

Countdown to Christmas Template

Are you and your preschoolers getting excited about Christmas? Are your little ones asking how many more days until Santa comes?

If so, you’ll love this Christmas countdown template! All you need to do is print and go!

Gather some colored circle stickers or some foil star stickers, and you’re all set.

This activity is a fun way to sneak in a little number recognition practice. Call out a number, have your child find it, and have them put a sticker on that ornament on the tree.

This is also a great way to have preschoolers practice counting backward if they’re ready. Each day, as they put the sticker on the tree, have them start at 25 and count backward to that day’s number.


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 (The Bear Books)The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (picture book edition)Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House Picture Book)


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.

These handmade, adorable Christmas finger puppets are perfect for Holiday party favors or any play day!

Turn ordinary laundry pins into a fun clothespin Christmas tree ornament that your kids will love hanging on the tree this season. 

Kids will love this adorable Candy Cane Holder and Gift Tag that is perfect for little ones!

With this Magic Reindeer recipe, kids can help guide Santa’s reindeer to your home on Christmas Eve!

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