Polar Express Themed Activities

Polar Express Themed Activities and Crafts

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg has become one of our family’s favorite Christmas books!

Here are several Polar Express Themed Activities and Crafts to go along with this sweet story:

Polar Express Name Train

Make a Polar Express Name Train from Tippytoe Crafts

Polar Express Shape Train

Polar Express Shape Train from The Bestest Mom

Polar Express Conductor Hat

Make a Polar Express Conductor Hat from My Activity Maker

polar express lantern craft

Create a Polar Express Lantern from Ready Set Read

polar express ornaments

 Printable Polar Express Ornaments to Color

snow globe craft

Make a Polar Express Themed Snow Globe using a Baby Food Jar

from Early Activities and Projects

toilet paper tube train

Toilet Paper Tube Train from Homeschool Creations

Egg Carton Train

Egg Carton Train from Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi

polarexpress Pack

Printable Polar Express Preschool Learning Pack from 3 Dinosaurs

Polar Express Dice Game

Polar Express Dice Game from Mrs. Freshwater’s Class (scroll down for the free version)

Polar Express I have who has

Polar Express “I have…Who has?” Reading Game (scroll down for the free version)


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  • Reply Betsy

    What a great collection! Thanks for the feature!

    November 26, 2013 at 11:31 pm
  • Reply Christy Garrett @ Uplifting Families

    Great ideas, don’t forget to add hot cocoa with marshmallows after your activity. ūüôā

    November 27, 2013 at 2:21 am
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    December 2, 2014 at 1:02 pm
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