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Christmas Words: Color and Trace Worksheets for Preschool to First Grade
Christmas Words: Color and Trace Worksheets
for Preschool to First Grade

Enjoy coloring and practicing early handwriting skills and expand vocabulary with these Christmas holiday words worksheets. These are suitable for preschool thru first grade. Review the suggestions below for different skill levels or to turn the sheets into a booklet.

For repeated use, insert in a non-glare sheet protector and use dry-erase color markers to both color and trace.

christmas vocabulary words worksheet 1
Christmas words 1
w/words · blank lines
bell · candy cane · elf · gift · hat · holly
christmas vocabulary words worksheet 2
Christmas words 2
w/words · blank lines
ornament · reindeer · Santa · stocking · tree · wreath
christmas vocabulary  mini-book insert
Optional mini-book cover insert


  • These worksheets are meant for children that have had significant handwriting practice of all the letters.
  • Present the words in batches, 4 to 6 words at a time.
  • The worksheets are available with dotted words or blank lines. The blank lines format is to practice independently (beginning letter or word), select a different word used in your country or region (example: bauble vs. ornament, present vs. gift), or for a another language.
  • Discuss and select the appropiate holiday colors for specific items, such as red for Santa's hat, green for tree, etc.

Mini-book assembly ideas:

  • The booklet can be assembled after it is colored in or blank. The booklet is a purse friendly size to take on holiday trips.
  • Print the booklet cover insert. The word cards are inserted in the middle fold of this template.
    • Cut on the outside frame of the template.
    • Cut word cards individually or cut across the two middle lines to keep the word cards in pairs and fold these in the middle line.
    • Organize in alphabetical order, insert in the booklet cover insert.
    • Staple close to the left edge ensuring the pages are held together, but not obstructing the images.
  • Accordion booklet: keep the image pairs together, and tape the pairs in the blank side, side by side.