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Easy Printable Santa Name Craft for Preschoolers (Free)

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I’m so excited to share this printable Santa name craft with you! This Santa craft idea will have you singing “Up on the housetop, reindeer pause. Out jumps good old Santa Claus. Down through the chimney with lots of toys.”

My easy printable Santa craft ideas make celebrating the season fun and filled with learning! This low-prep printable Santa craft for preschoolers is the perfect activity to add to your holiday lesson plans. It’s got everything you need to have some fun, build name recognition, and craft adorable keepsakes for Christmas with your students.

Keep reading to get this easy printable Santa name craft and more holiday craft ideas to enjoy with your preschool learners this December.

You can even use this Santa craft for preschoolers to introduce your students to the many names of Santa around the world!

Santa name craft

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Free Santa Craft Ideas

Christmas is almost here! Have fun crafting this winter holiday with an adorable Santa craft idea for kids.

This preschool Santa craft can be used in so many ways! Use it as name writing practice for Winter, practice writing sight words, or use it as a fun way to teach numbers before the Christmas break.

I love pairing it with this Santa children’s book too.

Plus, it’s a fun way to incorporate hands on name activities for more added fun this Winter!

Free Printable Santa Name Craft for Preschoolers

Preschool students need lots of practice writing and spelling their own names. Fortunately, there are all kinds of fun ways to make it happen!

It’s easy to add name recognition practice to your preschool lesson plans with my printable name crafts.

This December, your preschoolers can practice writing their own names with Santa! My free printable Santa Name Craft for Preschoolers makes it easy for kids to practice writing and spelling their names as they craft an adorable Christmas keepsake.

Christmas Name Craft Supplies

If you’re wanting to make a Christmas name craft of Santa you’ll need to gather the following supplies:

Supplies for making a Santa name craft

You’ll love that the supplies for this Christmas Santa craft for kids can be found around your house or classroom.

How to make the Santa craft

My free Santa name craft template is easy to use as you craft this winter holiday.

Before you know it, your students will be mastering recognizing and writing their names and building upon their fine motor skills with ease. Here’s the step by step guide to creating your very own elf name craft for preschoolers.

Step One: Print

Click the link below to grab the free cut and paste Christmas craft for preschoolers and toddlers.

Print the free Santa craft for kids on colored construction paper or use crayons to allow your students to color their own chimneys and Santas however they like. Coloring these cute crafts is an easy way to add fine motor skills practice to this holiday activity.

We used traditional red, black, and white for Santa’s suit, but feel free to get creative and use whatever color you want.

Step Two: Cut

When you’re done printing, grab your scissors because it’s now time to practice cutting skills. Cutting is such an important skill for this young age group, so try to let them do this part themselves, if possible.

It helps to strengthen their fine motor skills and helps to make each winter holiday craft look unique.

Step Three: assemble

You’ll love that this Santa craft is not just festive, it’s another learning opportunity to teach names this Winter.

After these are assembled, have your students write the letters of their own names on their chimney. 

Once you’re done, hang them around the room for the cutest DIY Christmas decorations or show them proudly on your Christmas bulletin board.

Santa name craft

Isn’t this the cutest Santa name craft for kids?

I love how low-prep and versatile this Santa craft idea is for teachers and moms! You can even use these cute little Santa craft ideas to decorate. Make one for everyone!

Have Fun Learning the Many Names of Santa

I love how versatile this Santa name craft is for lesson planning! Whether you’re looking for an adorable decoration, a fun way to practice names or an activity you can use with your latest holiday lesson plan, this is the craft for you!

Santa has lots of different names and personalities! Expose your preschoolers to other cultures, and learn about geography and history too while exploring the many names of Santa. Then, use this printable Santa name craft to display all the names of Santa in your classroom. Here are a few of my favorites:

Christkind (Austria)

Papai Noel (Brazil)

Sinterklaas (Netherlands)

Noel Baba (Turkey)

I love the idea of displaying these names of Santa on my cute printable Santa name craft chimneys along with a flag from the country of origin. You can post them all over the classroom for a fun multicultural holiday celebration!

More Santa Craft Ideas and Activities

There are so many fun Santa craft ideas you can incorporate into your December lesson plans this holiday season! If you’re looking for more Santa crafts and Santa activities for preschoolers, discover more of my printable holiday crafts below.

Santa Shape Craft for Kids

Build a Santa Beard Christmas Worksheet

Free Printable Santa Advent Calendar

Christmas Around the World Crafts

More Cut and paste Christmas Crafts

I hope you loved my free Santa craft. Check out more Christmas crafts for kids below.

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Pete the cat Christmas craft

Christmas activities for preschoolers

If you loved my Christmas craft ideas, I know you will really enjoy my hands on Christmas printables, perfect for preschool and kindergarten students. I have tons of Christmas resources to use this December as you teach all about snow, reindeer, The Polar Express, and Santa.

Check out my favorites below:

winter color by number pages
ugly Christmas sweater Christmas activity for counting
Christmas science experiment with candy canes

I hope you’re as excited about all these hands on learning Christmas activities and Christmas printables for preschoolers as I am.

What activities are you most excited to share with your preschoolers this Winter? How will you use this free printable Santa name craft with your preschool students?

Share your fun Santa craft activity ideas in the comments. I can’t wait to read all your fun ideas and try a few with my students too!

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