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5 Senses Christmas Book

It’s time to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the 25 Days of Christmas Activities! From singing Christmas carols to baking gingerbread men, Christmastime is full of magical experiences for children that only happen once a year. It’s also the perfect holiday to teach kids all about their five senses. What do they see, feel, smell, touch and taste during Christmas?  Through writing activities like this 5 Senses Christmas Book, they can share their experiences!


Printable Book


5 Senses Christmas Book:

This free printable book is in the shape of a Christmas ornament.  Each page has a writing prompt that begins “I see,” “I feel,” “I smell,” “I touch,” and “I taste” and writing lines for young children.  There is also a space on each page for children to draw a picture of their Christmas experiences.


Sensory Activity


What Is A Printable Book?

A printable book is simply a little book that you can print for your kids. Simply follow the directions below to download, print, and assemble the book for your kids.


You can make as many copies as you need so it is great activity for classroom teachers, homeschool co-ops, and childcare providers.


Getting Ready To Make The 5 Senses Christmas Book:

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What’s Included:

  • 5 Senses Christmas Book Printable


What’s Needed:

  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Pencil
  • Crayons


To prepare this activity, click on the pencil below to download and print the book.


How To Make The 5 Senses Christmas Book:

To begin this activity, read books about Christmas.  Then, talk about things relating to the season with your children. Next, brainstorm a list of Christmas things and divide the list into categories for the five sense. 


After creating a list, your kids will write one Christmas related thing for each sense.

Here are some possible things that they may write on each page:

  • I see…
    • Christmas lights
    • Christmas tree
    • Santa Claus


Writing Activity


  • I hear…
    • Jingle bells
    • Christmas music
    • Christmas carolers
  • I smell…
    • Fresh-cut Christmas tree
    • Gingerbread house
    • Christmas cookies baking
  • I taste…
    • Candy canes
    • Cookies
    • Eggnog
  • I feel…
    • Ornaments
    • Stockings
    • Wrapping paper


After writing their answers to the prompts, your kids will draw and color a picture for each Christmas related item. Then, your children can cut out the ornament on each page and staple all the pages together. 


This 5 Senses Christmas Book is a fun way to incorporate everything that your kids experience during the holidays and teach them all about their senses.



Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this holiday writing activity for later? Pin this to your elementary writing board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


25 Days of Christmas Activities


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Christmas Tree Tracing Worksheets

Christmas Tree Matching Game


Download The Freebie:

Click on the pencil below to download and print the 5 Senses Christmas Book!