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As you get milk and cookies ready for Santa (and don’t forget carrots for his reindeer!), use our free printable Santa placemats for the perfect finishing touch. Kids can color and personalize these placemats however they’d like. Who knows? Maybe Santa will even leave a reply! You never know!
Christmas Eve Magic
Do you have a favorite holiday? Mine is most definitely Christmas, but even more specifically: Christmas Eve. There is something so fun and special about the magical feeling of Christmas Eve. December 24th seems to hold all of the cheer and anticipation of Christmas, yet does not have the depressing “it’s all over” gloom that I tend to feel by Christmas evening. On Christmas Eve, Santa is out there on his sleigh somewhere, just waiting for us to fall asleep.
We typically get together with the whole family on Christmas Eve for dinner and some gift exchanges. When the extended family clears out, we are left with just the four of us. We enjoy a quiet evening and look forward to some annual traditions as we get ready for Christmas Day.
Favorite Christmas Eve Traditions
In our family, there are several Christmas Eve traditions that we look forward to every year.
- Watching a Christmas movie
- Making reindeer food and tossing it onto the lawn for Rudolph and his pals
- Hanging up our stockings
- Leaving cookies and a glass of milk out for Santa
- Saying goodbye to our elf, Oboe
Santa Placemat Pack
Our newest printable to join our collection of free printables is a super cute one. This printable Christmas placemats pack is an easy-to-open PDF file (which opens with a reader like Adobe Acrobat). There are two pages in the printable pack.
These paper placemats will work great when printed on regular printer paper. (Or print on cardstock to make them a little more durable.) You could easily incorporate these placemats into your holiday tablescape. They would look adorable as place settings for your kid guests! Grab some crayons or colored pencils and you have a cute table setting PLUS a fun boredom buster.
The first page has some games and activities, as well as pictures for the kids to color.
The second page offers more pictures to color and then some spaces labeled for Santa’s milk, cookies and carrots or reindeer food for the reindeer.
Get the printable: Santa Placemats for Kids
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