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By Jean EvansEarly Years consultant and author

Use these imaginative activities based on favourite festive songs to explore your children’s senses

Christmas trees

Activities in this article:

  1. O, Christmas tree!
  2. We all like figgy pudding
  3. Jingle bells


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Editor of Nursery Education PLUS, Tracey, introduces our ‘Countdown to Christmas’ themed activities and offers more ideas for exploring the topic with your children:

‘Use these festive songs to inspire creative and sensory exploration. You could also introduce young children to the German version of ‘O, Christmas tree’ – why not ask the parents of children in your care to try to translate the words into any other languages they speak? When the children are familiar with the tunes and repeated phrases, adapt the songs to make up some fun alternative versions!’


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1. O, Christmas tree!

Inspired by this song, delight in the scent of fresh pine needles

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