Christmas Cut and Paste Activities

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To help your younger children learn to read, write, and spell Christmas words this holiday season, grab these free Christmas Cut and Paste Activities.

Cut-and-paste worksheets like this one are a fun way for kids to strengthen their vocabulary and reading skills by reading, writing, and spelling various holiday-themed words.

Add them to your literacy centers this holiday season or use them as independent work. Either way, these free printable cut-and-paste pages are perfect for homeschoolers and classroom teachers alike.

Christmas Cut and Paste Activities

Not only will these printable scissor skills worksheets help children with important literacy skills, but they are also a great way to have kids work on strengthening fine motor skills.

Writing, cutting, and pasting all help develop the small muscles in your child’s hands and fingers.

What’s in this pack?

This digital download includes twelve pages featuring the words Santa, reindeer, candy, present, wreath, and more!

What else is needed?

  • printer paper
  • crayons
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • glue

Completing the Activity

To complete the Christmas printables, young learners will identify the picture at the top of the page. They can color the picture if they’d like.

Next, they’ll trace the word. Encourage them to say each letter aloud as they trace it. Speaking and hearing the spelling can help lock it in your child’s memory.

Then, your child will write the word on the line. If you’d like to test their spelling skills, have them cover the traced word before spelling it from memory.

Finally, have your child cut out the letters at the bottom of the worksheet. Have them arrange the letters to spell the featured word.

Then, they will glue the letters in order in the boxes to correctly spell each word.

If you want to make this free Christmas cut-and-paste activity reusable, laminate the page after printing it. Children can complete the writing portion with dry-erase markers.

You can put velcro dots in the boxes and on the back of each letter, or your kids can just write the word again in the boxes.

Why include cut and paste activities?

Cutting printables provide kindergarten students with an opportunity to strengthen fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

First, when you provide your child with a pair of child-sized scissors made for them, you can teach them how to properly hold their scissors.

Next, you can teach them how to hold the scissors in one hand and the paper in the other.

More holiday cut and paste worksheets

If you want more free Christmas worksheets, you can pair this activity pack with one or more of the following printable activities:


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!

This Paint-by-Sticker Christmas Art Book includes everything you need to create ten sticker paintings on study card stock. Plus, all the pages are perforated—making it easy to tear out each finished work to frame and share!

Christmas Cut & Paste

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