Christmas Activities and Ideas

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Tons of ideas and freebies for your classroom (and a few fun ones for home).

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New Years resolutions are sometimes a sore subject, but they can be helpful if planned and executed carefully. As you head into another new year in your classroom, consider these three New Years resolutions for teachers--and take it easy on yourself! Writing Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Quotes, Autism Classroom, Future Classroom, Teacher Resources

3 New Years Resolutions for Teachers

A new year, a fresh start. It's a wonderful opportunity for a clean slate in the classroom, so check out these three new years resolutions for teachers.

This collection of Christmas activities will keep students engaged during the busy Christmas season! Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Christmas Activities, Christmas Ideas, Winter Activities, Holiday Ideas, Montessori Elementary, Upper Elementary

A Collection of Christmas Activities - Ashleigh's Education Journey

I’m not sure if you’ve heard the news, but Christmas is coming. While fun and exciting, this can be an incredibly busy and stressful time of year. To help you out, I’ve compiled a Mega Collection of Christmas Ideas into one post! That way you can find everything you need in one place and not …

Check out this list of freebies for Christmas and Hanukkah activities. Your students will love these activities while they celebrate the holidays! Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Christmas Activities, Classroom Activities, Winter Activities, Christmas Math, Christmas Ideas, Math Words

Christmas and Hanukkah Activities

Check out this list of freebies for Christmas and Hanukkah activities. Your students will love these activities while they celebrate the holidays!

Setting New Years resolutions is inspiring, but sometimes we don't meet those goals. I love this idea of making New Years resolutions with adjectives in order to help make them more attainable and achievable. Try this method when setting them with your st 4th Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Nouns And Verbs, Reading Workshop, Elementary Teacher

New Years Resolutions with Adjectives

Making New Years resolutions is great, but what's even greater is refining them to make them more achievable. Learn about resolutions with adjectives.

Every student needs a brain break now and then, and these fun and festive brain breaks are the perfect way to let them shake off the cobwebs while doing a fun game or activity with a holiday theme! Christmas Drama, Christmas Games, Christmas Music, Christmas Activities, Kids Christmas, Christmas Crafts, Xmas, Freeze Dance, Reindeer Names

Christmas Brain Breaks!

Every student needs a brain break now and then. These Christmas brain breaks are a fun and festive way to give students a break with a holiday theme!

Summarizing task cards are an excellent addition to your centers or to your classroom games. This set of summarizing task cards features a winter holidays theme covering Christmas Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Plus they're free! Summarizing Activities, Reading Activities, Therapy Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Skills, 6th Grade Reading, Classroom Games

FREE Summarizing Task Cards for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa

Did you know I offer free summarizing task cards that have a winter holidays theme? This post describes the type of content on the cards. Happy Holidays!

You know we love "Would you rather." questions here at Minds in Bloom, so we made one just for Christmas, of course! Get your students thinking and practicing decision-making skills with these fun Christmas Would You Rather Questions. Christmas Party Games, Xmas Party, Christmas Activities, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Ideas, Holiday Ideas, Christmas Trivia, Winter Holiday, Holiday Parties

Christmas Would You Rather Questions

We've got a great list of Christmas-themed "would you rather" questions to share with you! You can download the questions for free in this post.

The question, "What do you want for Christmas?" is an age-old one that could use some updating. In this post I list 10 fun, creative spins on the question that will encourage your students to practice creative and critical thinking in order to answer it. Christmas Activities, Christmas Crafts, Winter Activities, A Christmas Story, Christmas Tree, Writing Resources, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts, Teaching Reading

10 Creative Spins on the Question: What Do You Want for Christmas?

The question, "What do you want for Christmas?" is an age-old question that can do with some creative updating. Check out these 10 fun twists on it.

Making new years resolutions with kids can be a challenge. I provide guidance on how to do this in such a way that the child has control and accountability. Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Reading Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Crafts, Classroom Activities, Christmas Activities, Winter Activities

Making New Years Resolutions with Kids

Making new years resolutions with kids can be a challenge. I provide guidance on how to do this in such a way that the child has control and accountability.

We all have our favorite Christmas books that we love to read out loud to our children and students. But, if you're in the mood to switch things up this holiday season, then check out this list of Christmas books that are perfect for read alouds. Christmas Books, Christmas Ideas, Christmas Activities, Christmas Budget, Merry Christmas, Christmas Goodies, Christmas Traditions, Xmas, Extra Money

Favorite Christmas Books to Read Out Loud

The holidays are a special time of year, and we all have our favorite Christmas books to read aloud to our students. Is your favorite on the list?

Got Kids Who Love to Color? Make this Star Ornament! (Minds in Bloom) Christmas Projects, Kids Christmas, Holiday Crafts, Christmas Ornaments, Christmas Templates, Christmas Door, Holiday Ideas, Christmas Writing Prompts, 3d Star

Got Kids Who Love to Color? Make this 3D Star Ornament!

Celebrate the holidays with a fun 3-D star ornament that your students can color! This post gives several ideas of ways to use these creative templates!

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20 Christmas Writing Prompts

Here are 20 Christmas writing prompts for you to use during the last few stressful days before winter break! These are free and great for creative writing.

This Christmas analogy freebie will allow your students to celebrate the holiday while practicing word work at the same time. Sounds like a win-win to me! Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Ideas, Teaching Jobs, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Common Core Reading, Literature Circles, Vocabulary Activities

Christmas Analogy Fun

This Christmas analogy worksheet provide a fun way for your students to both celebrate the holiday and practice with word work. Get their brains working!

Rachel Lynette has compiled a list of freebies for Christmas and Hanukkah. Check out this list of activities that you can use during the holiday season! Christmas Activities For School, Christmas Ideas, Christmas Hanukkah, Holiday Activities, Vintage Christmas, Christmas Crafts, Writing Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Materials

Freebies for Christmas and Hanukkah!

Rachel Lynette has compiled a list of freebies for Christmas and Hanukkah. Check out this list of activities that you can use during the holiday season!

Engage your students with these cheap holiday crafts for your elementary classroom to help pass up the time before winter break! Cheap Holiday, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Ideas, Winter Holiday, Christmas Ideas, Preschool Crafts, Classroom Crafts, Classroom Resources, Teacher Resources

More Holiday Crafts

Engage your students with these cheap holiday crafts for your elementary classroom to help pass up the time before winter break!

 Banish run-on sentences and fragments forever! Use these free Winter Sentences to Expand task cards to teach kids how easy it is to write more interesting sentences! Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Resources, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Writing Websites, Morning Activities

Expanding Sentences About Winter

Do your students have trouble writing interesting sentences? If so, you can use these winter-themed task cards as starter sentences for them to expand and revise with details. There are two sets of sentences. The first set has basic sentences related to winter weather and the second set has winter h...