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Fun Christmas Decoding Worksheets

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The kids are going to love these Christmas Decoding Worksheets. They’ll love these free printables and trying to solve the Christmas sayings. Be sure to check out the rest of our fun Christmas worksheets, too!

Use these in combination with Christmas coloring pages or just have them on their own. Regardless, the kids are going to have so much fun working on these simple Christmas worksheets!

Take the time to print these worksheets for the kids! They’re such wonderful holiday fun!

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We love these Christmas worksheets and always took the time to print these out and work on them after we’d put up the Christmas tree.

Or if you’re looking for a fun activity to stretch out that holiday experience, these can be great for a happy new year as well!

If you’re looking for some fun holiday activities, these worksheets are a great addition to the day.

What is this Christmas Decoding printable all about?

These Christmas worksheets are so much fun to play with family and friends. There are so many Christmas words that you’re certain to get into the holiday spirit.

The kids will love this Christmas word puzzle that is so much fun for the holiday season. This Christmas activity really is perfect for the Christmas season and is really a fun time no matter what grade level your child is in.



What it includes:

These decoding worksheets for Christmas are a lot of fun to complete! The kids will feel as though they’re solving Christmas riddles and mysteries all from the comfort of home!

With writing prompts and Christmas quotes, this printable gives a fun way to decode a Christmas theme saying and helps to bring out the Christmas spirit.

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Fun ways to use this printable:

Who said finding ways to keep your kids busy can’t be fun? These days, most adults would say no. But with a little creativity and some time put into figuring out what they enjoy doing best you might just come up with something that leaves them wanting more!

Here’s my list of easy-to-use ideas for creating an activity session around this printable.

Put them in Christmas Cards

Challenge someone else to complete this printable! Your children will probably love the idea of sending this secret message to their friends.

The act of writing and addressing Christmas Cards is a great educational (and bonding) experience in itself!

Save it for Christmas morning

Why not save this printable for Christmas morning fun? The kids can wake up, work their brains, and then get on about the day!

Leave this sheet with their note from Santa Claus

Does Santa typically leave a note for the kids to find o Christmas morning? If not, it is never too late to start a new tradition.

If so, leaving fun (and secretly educational) worksheets like this secret message sheet with the note can add a level of fun that lasts longer than the initial two seconds of letter reading!

Make your own secret message!

Draw the icons or print a bunch out so that you can create your very own secret message. This can be especially useful if you prefer a more religious Christmas message!

Your children will surely have fun making their own Christmas time message, too!

Christmas Decoding Worksheets

Why are decoding worksheets essential?

Have you ever tried sounding out words? This secret message activity is a fun way for kids to practice sound-letter correspondence and building words with familiar sounds!

It’s not enough that we show them flashcards, their learning will only go so far! Often they will memorize a word as opposed to learning to sound them out. This means, they can only read words they are familiar with.

Everyone needs the ability to decode text in order to grow into successful readers! This means teaching children both sighted decoding skills (alongside reading levels), but also including fun practice worksheets like this one.

What is a fun way to encourage kids to learn with printables?

Printables can be an engaging way to encourage children to learn. They allow students to practice their skills, work on specific concepts or topics, and develop their knowledge beyond the classroom environment.

Printables can be varied in their scope, ranging from information-based sheets that feature facts, reports, and puzzles, or activity-based sheets that feature mazes and coloring activities.

Additionally, they can provide a fun challenge if they are set within a time limit or have specific milestones that need to be achieved within each task the child is presented with.

Teachers may also add particular incentives for completing printables, such as stickers or helping support at-home learning.



Are decoding printables for kids hard to do?

Decoding printables for kids can be both fun and challenging, depending on their educational level. In addition to helping children learn how to read and write, these activities serve as an entertaining way for them to practice sound awareness and word recognition.

For younger children, simple decoding activities may be all that is required, such as unscrambling letters of a short word or discovering the missing letters in a longer one.

Older students may find it more difficult to juggle tasks such as connecting letters to create two or more words from a clue.

Ultimately, regardless of the complexity of the activity, discriminating between sounds and writing/reading words will help strengthen their literacy skills and give them a sense of accomplishment.

What age group are these decoding worksheets geared towards?

These decoding worksheets are suitable for students of all ages. With adjustable difficulty levels, the worksheets can bring enjoyment to children who are in their early school years and challenge older elementary students to learn more complex secrets of language.

They help to cultivate a greater understanding of language concepts and aid in improving reading skills while encouraging word search game fun.

Regardless of the student’s age, these decoding activities offer an exciting way to enhance their literacy skills.

How can I make printable worksheets fun for the kids?

Incorporating interactive and creative elements into printable worksheets can make them more enjoyable for students. Strategies such as adding coloring or drawing activities, or incorporating puzzles and games, can keep children engaged while providing educational opportunities.

Additionally, it is important to choose fun topics that children can relate to so they remain interested. Connecting the worksheets to familiar concepts and interests can help increase engagement further.

Teachers could also provide incentives or rewards, such as virtual stickers or stars that they collect to motivate the children while they complete the assigned worksheets. All of these strategies can help ensure that printable worksheets remain both fun and educational for young learners.

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Wednesday 14th of December 2022

The Link you sent didn't work. It brought me back to this same page. I really was hoping to have these for an activity for my grandkids on Christmas. Could you please check the link? Kindly, Theresa

Kelli Miller

Saturday 30th of September 2023

Thank you for reaching out and expressing your struggle in downloading the free printable. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Should you continue to experience difficulties with the download, please don't hesitate to contact me via my contact form. I will be more than happy to assist you further.

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Wednesday 30th of November 2022

I am anxious to receive these printables. I think my students will really enjoy them. Hopefully I can download them soon. At the present, I continue to get sent back to the sign up page.

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 26th of September 2023

Thank you for bringing this issue to my attention regarding the orange download box on my blog post. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

To address the problem you encountered, it seems that when you clicked on the orange download box, the link resulted in a "no page found" message. In order to access the download, there should be a popup window that asks for your email address and name. If you are not seeing this little window, it is possible that popups are blocked on your browser.

To resolve this, please make sure to disable any popup blockers on your browser settings. Once you do so, you should be able to see the popup window where you can enter your email address and name to access the download.

I apologize for any confusion or frustration caused by this issue, and I appreciate your understanding. If you continue to experience any difficulties, please don't hesitate to reach out for further assistance.