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Christmas Activities

Christmas Bulletin Board

Christmas Coloring Pages

Christmas Compare and Contrast

Christmas Critical Thinking

Christmas Crossword

Christmas Dot to Dots

Christmas for Kids

Christmas Glyphs

Christmas History


Christmas Lesson Plans

Christmas Literature Book Units

Christmas Math

Christmas Maze

Christmas Puzzles

Christmas Reading Comprehension

Christmas Science Project

Christmas Sudoku

Christmas Word Searches

Christmas Writing




Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture: Christmas


Holidays Draw the Picture
            Draw the Picture - Holidays


Critical Thinking
Christmas Logic Problem
     How many candy canes and ornaments are on each Christmas tree?

Christmas Thinking Puzzle
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (more difficult)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (more difficult)

Christmas Following Directions:  Counting the Images
             Christmas Counting (5 different puzzles)

Christmas Counting (only 1 puzzle)

Christmas Counting - 5 keys of 2 puzzles each (total of 10 pages)

December Holiday Analogies
             December Holiday Analogies


Find and Ponder the Picture
            Ponder the Picture: Christmas
            Holiday Puzzle


Make a Daily Christmas Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Christmas Activity Lesson Plan Book


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     A Shepherd's Snack (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Christmas Stockings (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Artificial Christmas Trees (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Natural Decoration (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Christmas Shopping (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3 Readability)
     Mistletoe (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)
     Jingle Bells in Space (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)

Short Readers
     A White Christmas (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Fruitcake -- A Sweet Christmas Treat (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     The Sounds, Scents, and Stories of Christmas (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Planning for Christmas (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     "Silent Night"- A Christmas Carol (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)

Spanish
     Compras de Navidad (grade 3)
     Loc calcetines de Navidad (grades 2-4)
     Árboles de Navidad Artficiales (grades 2-4)
     El muérdago (grades 3-4)
     Jingle Bells en el espacio (grades 3-5)
     Una blanca Navidad (grades 2-4)
     El budín de frutas: una dulce delicia de Navidad (grades 2-4)
     Sonidos, aromas e historias de navidad (grades 3-5)
     Planes para Navidad (grades 4-6)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Grandpa's Cane (Grade 1)
     Christmas Beside the Fireplace (Grade 1)
     The Christmas Wish (Grades 1-2)
     Magic! (Grades 1-3)
     Minty's Christmas Surprise (Grades 2-3)
     The Lonely Reindeer (Grades 2-3)
     Papa Wood Duck's Gift (Grades 2-3)
     How Noble Fir Became a Christmas Tree (Grades 3-4)
     Christmas at the Shelter (Grades 3-4)
     Christmas in Australia, Part 1 (Grades 3-4)
     Christmas in Australia, Part 2 (Grades 3-4)
     Grandpa's Christmas Tree Farm (Grades 3-6)
     The Biggest Tree in the Smallest Space (Grades 4-5)
     A Place for Sylvia (Grades 4-5)
     The Christmas Ornament (Grades 4-5)
     The Magic Present (Grades 4-6)
     The Stories Behind the Candles: Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa (Grades 5-6)
     A Colonial Christmas (Grades 5-7)
     Christmas in Italy (Grades 5-6)
     Christmas Competition (Grades 6-8)
     December 24 - A Slovak Christmas Eve (Grades 6-7)
     Hardscrabble Christmas I (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Hardscrabble Christmas II (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Hardscrabble Christmas III (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)

Non-Fiction
     Christmas Symbols (Grades 4-6)
     The Green, Prickly Things of Christmas (Grades 5-8)
     The Story Behind Christmas (religious) (Grades 5-8)
     Christmas at the White House (Grades 6-8)
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I (Grades 7-9)
     "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published in 1843 (Hi/Lo Grade 3)

Christmas Related
     Three Kings Day (Grades 4-6)
     Boxing Day (Grades 5-6)
     Orthodox Christmas (Grades 5-7)
     The Alternate Christmas (Grades 7-8)

Play
     A Play: Gift for a Snowman (Grades 2-3)
     Christmas Radio Play (religious play) (Grades 3-4)
     A Play: Candles in December (Grades 4-6)

Social Skills
     A Very Special Christmas Gift (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)

Spanish
     La caña de mi abuelo (grade 1)
     Navidad al lado de la chiminea (grade 1)
     La Sorpresa de Minty en Navidad (grades 2-3)
     El Reno Solitario (grades 2-3)
     El regalo de papá Pato Silvestre (grades 2-3)
     Navidad en el refugio (grades 2-3)
     Un lugar para Sylvia (grades 4-5)
     Una Navidad colonial (grades 5-7)
     Una Nochebuena eslovaca (grades 6-7)
     Día de los Reyes (grades 4-6)
     El Día de las Cajas (grades 5-6)

French
     Menthe et sa surprise de Noël (grades 2-3)
     Le renne solitaire (grades 2-3)
     Une Veille de Noël Slovaque (grades 6-7)

Italian
     Il bastone del nonno (grade 1)
     Natale accanto al caminetto (grade 1)
     La sorpresa di Natale di Mentino (grades 2-3)
     La renna sola (grades 2-3)
     Una vigilia di Natale slovacca (grades 6-7)
     Il Giorno dei Re Magi (grades 4-6)

German
     Opas Spazierstock (grade 1)
     Weihnachten neben dem Kamin (grade 1)
     Mintys Weihnachtsüberraschung (grades 2-3)
     Das einsame Rentier (grades 2-3)
     Ein slowakischer Heiligabend (grades 6-7)
     Dreikönigstag (grades 4-6)


Writing - Christmas Letters
Replying to Letters


Leveled Books
            The Magical, Mystical Reindeer: More Than a Myth
            Christmas Gifts
            Questions About Santa Claus
            History of the Christmas Card
            Seventeen Symbols of Christmas
             Fedex Frank Makes the Rounds
             A Stocking for My Sister
             A Sweet Christmas
             Let's Decorate the Tree!
             Santa's Coming
             A Happy Christmas Flower
             Paul Practices Patience
            Oranges for Christmas


Books
            The Twelve Days of Christmas (Grades 3-5)
            C Is For Christmas (Grades 4-6)


For Door or Bulletin Board
            Happy Holidays Poster
            Christmas Cube Countdown
            "Sing a Song of..." - Giving to Charities
            Christmas Poster


Christmas Bulletin Board
            "Dream Delivery" Bulletin Board
            "Christmas In Other Countries" Bulletin Board
            "Santa's Secret" Bulletin Board
            Class Christmas Clock
            Bell Banners
            "Dazzling Decorations" Bulletin Board


Compare and Contrast Activity - Venn Diagrams
            Topsyturvy Trees


Christmas Craft
            Stenciled Stockings (A Christmas Craft)
            Recycled Reindeer (A Christmas Craft)


Glyphs
        Christmas Tree Glyph
        Stocking Glyph
        Elf Glyph


Ornaments
            Oversized Ornaments


Compare and Contrast
        Food Traits: Compares three popular holiday desserts (Grades 3-4)

Holiday Traits: Compares three holidays celebrated in December (Grades 3-4)



Math Lesson: Plotting Ordered Pairs to Make a Picture
        Plotting Ordered Pairs (Grades 4-6)

Plotting Ordered Pairs - student will also write what they think the picture is (Grades 4-6)


Christmas Hidden Pictures
            Christmas Hidden Pictures


Christmas Game
            Chimney Champ (A Christmas Game)
            Sacks of Stockings
            Santa Selection (A Christmas Game)


Give Your Students a Card
            Candy Cane Creations


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


English and Spanish Conversation (ESL or Spanish Class)
     The Christmas Party (a conversation)


Funda-blanks
     Christmas Eve (grades 2-3)
     Our Tree (grades 2-4)
     The Missing Snowman (grades 2-4)
     The Night Before Christmas (grades 2-12)


Books
     Literature Unit: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Literature Unit (Grades 2-4)
     Literature Unit: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (Grades 3-6)


Science Project
    Christmas Science Activity on Electricity


Poetry Units
     The Night before Christmas (grades 6-12)


Coloring and Hidden Pictures
            Holiday Havoc
            Shannon Shops
             Christmas - Hidden Pictures Coloring Book


Christmas Activities
            Stocking Sequences
             Christmas Activity Pages
            Racing Reindeer
            Tabletop Trimmed Tree
            Sort the Santas Game


Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Christmas Graph Puzzles
            Holiday Color Graph Puzzles


Finish the Story
     Stuck in a Snow Globe! (Grades 2-4)
     Is Santa Lost? (Grades 2-6)
     I Live in a Gingerbread House (Grades 3-4)
     Operation Christmas Fairy (Grades 3-4)
     Nutcracker to the Rescue (Grades 3-4)
     Sammy the Elf (Grades 3-6)
     Twelve Different Days of Christmas (Grades 3-6)
     Holiday Giving (Grades 4-5)
     Tonka's Special Christmas (Grades 4-6)
     The Ugly Scarf (Grades 4-6)
     A Different Christmas (Grades 5-6)
     Christmas (Grades 6-8)

Finish the Stories with Graphics
            Elf Encounter


What would YOU do?
     The Christmas Present (Grades 3-6)


Writing
Christmas Story Starters and Christmas Borders
Christmas borders with Christmas story starters

Christmas Photo Writing Prompts
Christmas Photo Writing Prompts

Christmas Draw and Write
Christmas Draw and Write

Christmas Sentence Starter
            Dear Santa Sentence Starters Printable Page

Be an Elf
            Myself as an Elf

Santa's Stuck
            Santa's Stuck


Christmas Visual Perceptual Skills
   Visual Skills - No Rotation of Images
2 by 2: Multiple Choice - Easy printable
2 by 2: Full image given
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete
2 by 2: Full image given (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Full image given
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete
2 by 3: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete (two extra pieces not used)
Mixed Book - one page of each worksheet

   Visual Skills - Images may be Rotated
2 by 2: Multiple Choice - Easy printable
2 by 2: Full image given
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete
2 by 2: Full image given (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Full image given
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete
2 by 3: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete (two extra pieces not used)
Mixed Book - one page of each worksheet


Pretend Christmas Cookie Actiivty
            "Christmas Cookie Cutouts"


Christmas Mazes
            Christmas Mazes: Easy
Build Christmas Mazes - Make multiple mazes at once


Christmas SUDOKU Puzzles
   4 by 4 Christmas Sudoku
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)

4 by 4 Christmas Sudoku: Includes Hints (blank boxes have smaller pictures to pick from)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)

6 by 6 Christmas Sudoku
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)


Winter Holidays - Social Studies Mixed Review Questions
     Winter holidays first grade social studies questions
     Winter holidays second grade social studies questions
     Winter holidays third grade social studies questions
     Winter holidays fourth grade social studies questions
     Winter holidays fifth grade social studies questions
     Winter holidays sixth grade social studies questions


Christmas Math Worksheets
     Easy Christmas Addition and Subtraction
     Christmas Addition and Subtraction (bigger numbers)
     Christmas Money Worksheet #1
     Christmas Money Worksheet #2
     Christmas Time Problems
     Christmas Algebra Problems


Christmas Math Facts
             Addition Math Facts with Pictures

Subtraction Math Facts with Pictures

Addition and Subtraction Math Facts with Pictures

Multiplication Math Facts with Pictures



Book Units
    Fancy Nancy - Splendiferous Christmas (Grades 1-3)
    Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas (Grades 1-3)
    The Gingerbread Man (Grades 1-3)
    The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree (Grades 1-3)
    Winter's Gift (Grades 1-3)
    I, Amber Brown (Grades 2-4)
    The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Grades 2-4)
    Elves Don't Wear Hard Hats (Grades 2-5)
    Great Joy (Grades 2-5)
    A Christmas Carol (Grades 3-6)
    The Family Under the Bridge (Grades 4-6)
    The Polar Express (Grades 5-7)


Reindeer
     Reindeer reading comprehension (Christmas)
     Reindeer reading comprehension
     Reindeer coloring page
     Reindeer bookmark - Christmas (color)
     Reindeer bookmark - Winter (b&w)
Reindeer borders with reindeer story starters


Christmas Puzzles
            Christmas Puzzles


Craft
            Gingerbread Guys and Girls


Christmas Puzzles (with pictures)
        Unscramble Christmas words
     Fill-in missing letter (one missing letter)
     Fill-in missing letter (two missing letters)
     Circle Christmas words (correct spelling)
     Match Christmas words with pictures
     Christmas word search

     Christmas with pictures puzzle book


Christmas Picture Puzzles
   Picture
Word Search


   Cut and paste picture
and write the word


   Circle letters
and write the word




Christmas Word Shapes
        Christmas word shapes


Christmas Word Wall
        Make a custom Christmas word wall



Coloring Pages
     Draw decorations on a tree.
     Picture from A Place for Sylvia story
     Picture from Christmas at the Shelter story
     Boy with gift
     Kitten
     Nutcracker
     Ornament
     A Santa cat
     Wreath
     Reindeer
     Santa in a train
     Santa in a rocket


Christmas Patterns
     Draw the missing picture: 2 pictures are missing at the end (LARGER pictures)
     Draw the missing picture: 1 picture is missing anywhere in the pattern (LARGER pictures)
     Draw the missing picture: 2 pictures are missing at the end (smaller pictures)
     Draw the missing picture: 1 picture is missing anywhere in the pattern (smaller pictures)


Christmas Dot to Dots
            Challenging Christmas Dot to Dots with Number Patterns
            Challenging Christmas Dot to Dots with Number Patterns: Solutions


Holiday Dot to Dot
            Holiday Extreme Dot to Dot (difficult)


Dot to dots
Christmas: Dot to dots (booklets - PDF files)
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)
Alphabet
     Alphabet (lowercase letters)
     Alphabet (CAPITALIZED letters)
Counting
     Mixed: Each page count by a different number
     Count by 1's (easier)
     Count by 1's
     Count by 2's
     Count by 3's
     Count by 4's
     Count by 5's
     Count by 6's
     Count by 7's
     Count by 8's
     Count by 9's
     Count by 10's
     Count by 25's
     Completed drawings (no dot to dots)
Easier Dot to Dots
            Christmas Easy Dot to Dots
            Easy Dot to Dot Christmas Book #2
     Christmas Connect The Dots
     Boy with gift
     Kitten
     Nutcracker
     Ornament
     A Santa cat
     Wreath
     Santa in a rocket


   Art Project: Christmas Village (grades 2-4)
     Make a Christmas village. Includes templates to design buildings. (PDF file)


   Art Project: Stained Glass Decorations for Christmas (grades K-6)
     Make colorful stained glass decorations for Christmas (PDF file)


Shapes
     Christmas Shapes


More Activities and Printables
        
Ornaments
        
Santa
        
Stockings
        
Toys


Christmas Classroom Decorations
            Stand A Scene (Christmas)


Christmas Countdown Kit
            Gifts To Go


Teacher Recommendations:  Worksheet and Lesson Plan Activity Ideas

Math
     Math Worksheets and Math Printables

Hanukkah
     Hanukkah

Kwanzaa
     Kwanzaa

Poetry
     Poetry

Handwriting
     Handwriting Worksheets and Handwriting Based Activities

December
     December

Science
     Science Theme Units

Spelling
     Spelling Words

Gingerbread Man
     Gingerbread

Reading Comprehension
     Reading Comprehension Stories and Worksheets

Water Cycle
     Science:  Water Theme

Social Studies
     Social Studies Theme Units

Native Americans
     Native Americans


  
  Fraction Worksheets and Printables
  
  Capitalization Worksheets and Puzzles
  
  Measurement
  
  Place Value Worksheets
  
  Language Arts Review: Synonyms and Antonyms
  
  Contractions Theme
  
  Complex Numbers Worksheets
  
  Homonyms
  
  Thanksgiving
  
  Bulletin Board Ideas - Bulletin Boards And Centers
  
  Printable Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
  
  Dinosaurs
  
  Math Grade Four Worksheets! Fourth Grade Worksheets! 4th Grade
  
  Quotation Marks
  
  Special Education: Social Skills
  
  Immigration
  
  Rain Forest
  
  Short Story Literature Units
  
  Weather
  
  Inventors and Inventions
  
  Energy Worksheets
  
  Forces and Motion
  
  Verb Worksheets and Verb Puzzles
  
  The Five Senses
  
  Electricity

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