In the lead up to Christmas, writing cards can be a great motivating way of practicing handwriting. Talk about giving their friends their 'best'.
We've also found some colour in tags here at Play Learn Bloom, to practice our pencil control while colouring. We used these ones: https://busymommymedia.com/free-christmas-printables-gift-tags-and-notepaper-with-envelopes/
But there is a variety available if you search on Pinterest!