Christmas tracing sheets
Tracing is a great way for older toddlers and preschool age kids to practice fine motor skills and develop skills they’ll use when they start tracing letters and writing. These fun Christmas tracing sheets are a fun way to practice all December long.
Kids will love the fun pictures and not even realize it’s educational too! Grab the free printable and get tracing.
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This fun holiday tracing set includes 6 fun shapes on 3 pages. Print the cover page and you can staple it together into a fun booklet where the kids can trace the shapes and then color in the rest of them. My daughter loves the traceable Christmas tree the most!
Warning: The dry erase marker is made to come back off so it will also come off onto skin and potentially clothes. So don’t let them practice tracing in their fancy Christmas attire or when you’re not okay with cleaning off marker.
Fine Motor Skills
The act of tracing is great for working on fine motor skills. Tracing a line requires concentration and control of the pen. Don’t worry if their lines are wobbly or run far away from the shape at times, they’re still learning these basic skills that seem so simple to us.
Encourage, encourage, encourage, and it will make learning fun and seem like it’s just play.
Tracing also helps to develop important pre-writing skills. For older toddlers or preschool age kids help them with their pen grip so they start learning how to hold and control the pen or crayon correctly. Soon they’ll be ready to trace letters and then move on to actual writing!
Printing your Christmas tracing pages
Click below to download the 6 page PDF file. You only need to print pages 4-6 to make the booklet and pages 3-6 if you just want the tracing pages. They are black and white which makes them easy to print at home. Or, you can print them off at your local Staples, FedEx Office, etc. These places will even laminate them for you if you don’t want to go the sheet protector route!
Have fun and Merry Christmas to you and your family!
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