Christmas Directed Drawings are Easy and Fun

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Christmas Directed Drawings are an easy way to add art and fun into these crazy days before the holiday break! Students need as much help as possible to practice following directions and paying attention.  These easy and fun directed drawings for Christmas include in the monthly pack: a reindeer, Santa, an ornament, an elf, and a moose. (I included the moose to go along with a favorite read aloud Mooseltoe.). In each of my directed drawing packs, you will see kid-friendly directions and also a video tutorial.

Reindeer Directed Drawing

Christmas Directed Drawings for the holidays

We usually do a unit on reindeer, including non-fiction reading and conclude the week with a directed drawing.  Reindeer are fascinating animals and I love watching YouTube videos that show their migration across rivers and land.  This is one of those drawings that my kiddos will draw again and again!

Reindeer Directed Drawing for kids

Elf Directed Drawing

Kids LOVE elves, probably because of Elf on a Shelf, but who doesn’t love the idea of Santa’s elves making our gifts? I even surprise my students with an elf of their own in their stocking on our “Elf Day.” There is also an Elf Craft that is easy to make for Christmas!

Elf Directed Drawing for Christmas


Directed Drawing Santa for kids

Out of all the Christmas directed drawings we do, this is the one that is my favorite. Best part is that each one is unique and different.  Even when they don’t turn out “right” they still are somehow perfect! Those end up being the “best” ones!

Santa Directed Drawing
My favorite Santa!

What are people saying?

Heather S. says:

These are my favorite directed draws!  I have several months now and the steps are easy for kindergarten students to follow. They come out SO cute every single time! 

Michelle M. says:

I have done one of your directed drawings every Wednesday with my class (that’s the day everyone is online), and they have LOVED them! They’re easy to follow, and the kids feel so successful when they’re done. They especially loved Santa and the elf this month! Thank you!

Want to see more?

If you are hoping to try these out, please see my Christmas Directed Drawing pack on TpT.  It is also included in my yearly bundle. Not sure if they are for you? I have a post all about the how and why I do directed drawings. 

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