These free Christmas symmetry worksheets for kids provide a great drawing activity during the holiday season. Whether your children or students are wanting to develop skills in drawing or if you are doing a lesson on symmetry, these 10 free worksheets are here to equip you with your plans.
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Free Christmas Symmetry Worksheets for Kids
My goal at Meaningful Mama is to help equip you to live a creative and intentional life with your families. It is my heart to come alongside you in this often challenging and often beautiful thing called parenting.
Whatever the season, I want to be a place of resource. These free Christmas symmetry worksheets for kids align with that purpose. I want to provide a fun activity to engage with your kids and students this season.
I am providing you with ten different seasonal symmetry drawings for kids to complete. Here you will find:
- a snowman
- a Christmas tree
- a star
- a wreath
- a bell
- a gingerbread man
- an elf
- a snowflake
- a Santa hat
Learning how to complete symmetry drawings teaches kids many skills. It helps them learn the definition of symmetry but also works on spacial awareness, pattern recognition, attention to detail, fine motor dexterity and observation skills.
Further, it’s so fun! I know this is an activity for kids, but you might just want to join along. As you can see in the video below, I had fun trying it out.
How to Teach Symmetry to Kids
To talk to kids about symmetry, it is great to have a small, hand-held mirror. Ideally, this would be rectangular shape so one of the sides can lay flat. A mirror like this would be perfect (affiliate link)
- What do you think we will see when we hold the mirror up against this Christmas image?
- Let kids hold the mirror up to a chosen image. They can do multiple images.
- If desired, kids can try and find things in a room they think are symmetrical. Using the mirror, find the center point of an item and let them observe whether it is really symmetrical or not.
- How would you define symmetry? Here is the definition of symmetry: The quality of something that has two sides or halves that are the same or very close in size, shape, and position.
- What are some things in our world that you think have symmetry?
Complete Christmas Symmetry Drawings
Some people will want to give the lesson above to their children. Others will just want to jump into the Christmas symmetry drawings as a fun activity. Either is fine.
As a former teacher, I wanted to provide a bit more context for those desiring to use this as a classroom lesson.
Whatever your use, I think you and your kids are really going to enjoy these Free Christmas Symmetry Worksheets for Kids.
These can be completed with pencil. Sharpie or both. Further, they can be colored for more enjoyment.
I hope this activity provides a bit of gladness to your schedule this Christmas season. Christmas is a time of joy to the world and peace on earth. It will come eventually, but until then we get an extra taste each December.
May you enjoy this one!