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Festive family activity sheets

Download your free festive family activity sheets

Download your free Christmas family activity sheets

From making the perfect decorations to spruce up your spruce, to getting arty with leaves collected from the forest floor, download these craft ideas to make this Christmas the best yet!

Christmas gives us all a chance to spend time with family, relax and get in a festive spirit, so why not get crafty with some festive forest fun! In this pack you can expect

  • Decorate festive pine cones - Decorate pine cones to create a mini Christmas tree, or paint a pine cone robin to get in the festive spirit.
  • Create a twig star - Ditch your plastic tree-topper in favour of a lovely handmade stick star with this guide. The perfect ornament for your family Christmas tree.
  • Forest artwork - Make forest artwork with branches, pine cones and leaves collected on your forest adventure.
  • Natural wreath - Get the family together to make your very own Christmas wreath for your home.
  • Gruffalo winter - Help the Gruffalo match the snowy footprints to each of his animal friends!

Why not take the opportunity to sign up for more family resources and activities? Just choose 'Yes' on the form.

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