Christmas Below, you will find a wide range of ideas and resources to help you when you are teaching children at Christmas time. If you have any relevant resources to share, please email them and I will add them to this page. Thank you! Favourite Christmas Activities - Share your ideas for Christmas lessons and activities to use throughout the festive season. Advent Acrostic - Use this poster as a starting point for getting children to write their own acrostic poems. Donkey's First Christmas - Foundation Lesson Plan - A lesson plan for children aged 4-5, based on the book Donkey's First Christmas (available here). <A HREF=" Merry Christmas Banner - A long banner with the text 'Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year'. Find ideas and resources linked to popular Christmas books!
Christmas Traditions, Christmas History, Christmas Around the World, The Christmas Story and Christmas Fun and Games! - whychristmas?com My Collection of Christmas Lessons 2010 Having just finished school for the holidays and as an early Christmas present to all my followers, I thought it would be worthwhile sharing a list of all the wonderful festive ICT activities I've done with children over the last few weeks while it's all still fresh in my mind: I hope some of these ideas are useful to someone out there - please remember bookmark this page ready to look back at it next November/December. Happy Christmas!
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50 holiday activities for Teaching English We have loads of holiday related materials. Get a start on our Christmas page or in our resources. Also some nice full lessons in our Lessons In A Can or purchase hundreds of resources for the holidays in our store. Also you can subscribe to Digital Resources for one lifetime fee to get hundreds of thousands of lesson materials/ideas. However, since I'm busy making Christmas lists, thought I'd make a nice one to share with fellow teachers and inspire with a few things in my brain for teaching lessons related to Christmas. So here is my brain purge. Get all the 50 lists. 50 Holiday Activities for The English Language Classroom Make snowflakes and angels. 101 Questions about Christmas. Decorate the classroom. Write Christmas cards to a classmate. Write a letter to Santa Claus. Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. Play Christmas carol “Pass The Paper”. Sing some Christmas carols. Simon Says. Watch the incredible short film: The Snowman. Go Christmas Shopping! Learn Christmas Vocabulary.
Teach Them About Kindness #30GoalsEdu Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, November 24th 2012 Goal 22: Teach Them Kindness of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! Click the link to find out more about the 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! “Help your neighbor’s boat across, and lo! your own has reached the shore. ” ~ Hindu Proverb Today’s goal is inspired by my oldest sister. Unfortunately, the curriculum completely focuses on teaching students facts, data, and knowledge. For goal 22, I would like to encourage you to teach your students about kindness. Make an advent calendar in which everyday you suggest a small way for your students to be kind. Other Resources Short-term- Have your students participate in at least one activity where they learn about kindness. Long-term- Try finding ways to teach citizenship in your curriculum regularly. Important News Challenge: Teach your students about kindess.
Tell Me about Christmas - Part 2 Advent Calendar Hi, I’m gonna tell you about our advent calendar. This has got all the days until Christmas Day on. And what happens is today’s the 14th of December, so we find the window with the 14th on. And then the lucky person whose turn it is, that’s me, can open the window, and then, ready, inside, there’s a picture of some kind of treat or toys. So this is a picture of a toy soldier. And when I was a child we’d have these, and in the family, each child would take it in turns, different day, to open the window and would be very excited about it. Mistletoe People often put mistletoe in their homes at Christmas. Christmas Cracker Christmas crackers are something that most people have at Christmas but I think they… It’s a bit of a silly tradition really because nobody, nobody takes Christmas crackers very seriously. And then inside the cracker, you find usually three things I think.
Christmas When did it start? Why do we have Christmas Trees? Who is Santa Claus? Learn about the history of this festive holiday. <A HREF=" Christmas is on Thursday, December 25, 2014. Here's a chart that shows what day Christmas is celebrated from 2012 - 2022. We have lots of kids games for Christmas. Play Christmas themed Jigsaw Puzzles, Mazes, Word Searches, and Strategy Puzzles. Free printable coloring book pages for kids of all ages. Share Christmas jokes with your relatives and friends to bring a smile on their face and brighten their day. If you are looking for children's books about Christmas, here are some great books, including Christmas picture books. Brighten up your Christmas dinner by making festive decorations for your dinner table. Wish your friends and family a Happy Christmas by sending a free musical postcard to someone you know! Make a wish list for Santa or write a thank you note on our Christmas stationery. Watch videos about Christmas.
Christmas | Customs and Traditions | Christmas in Other Countries Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25 . It is a joyous holiday where families get together, give each other presents, decorate houses, sing traditional songs and go to mass . The word Christmas comes from the old English “Christes Maesse” , which means Christ’s mass . By the 4th century Christians were divided into two churches: the eastern church was in Constantinople, today’s Istanbul, and the western church was based in Rome. Today, most countries celebrate the Christmas holidays from December 25 until January 6. Three wise men visit Jesus Christmas customs Giving presents is a special part of Christmas. Decorating the house is an old custom that comes from pagan times. Our traditional Christmas tree also comes from northern Europe. Christmas cards started to become popular in the middle of the 19th century . In medieval Europe Christmas was a celebration of feasting and dancing. Singing Christmas Carols in New Jersey
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Merry Christmas Mr Bean Teacher's note; The activities in the worksheet at the bottom of this post are based on the full episode available on DVD or on cannot be embedded here). This post contains some exercises based on the embeddable youtube clips. DVD availablehere Mr Bean celebrates the traditional British Christmas: the baubles, the crackers, the nativity scene, the carols, the presents, the turkey and the mistletoe... they are all here. You are going to discuss Christmaswatch the Christmas Mr Bean episode and do some activitiesfind Christmas words in a word search exercise write the story in the past tensefind out more about the typical British Christmas and some of the Christmas things in the video. Discuss Do you celebrate Christmas? Watch clip 1 Answer the questions in the interactive exercise after you watch Did Mr Bean have any Christmas decorations? Now do exercise 1 (the answers to questions 9 and 10 are in the next clip) Watch clip 2 2) Who says it? ___“Cup of tea?”
Christmas quiz Printable Christmas Coloring Pages What color do you think of for Christmas? Red, green, gold, silver, orange … and of course these colors go wonderfully with the lovely smells of Christmas – pine needles, smouldering log fires, spices, candied fruits ….oooh! Here you’ll find our original and free printable Christmas coloring pages for kids and this year we’re really excited about our new gigantic wall hanging Christmas tree coloring page. Grab the crayons and let’s get decorating! If you take a closer look…. our huge Christmas tree is full of busy wintery and festive goings on, with branches becoming roads and decorations as houses, trains and trees. Some of our absolute favorite Christmas things – candy cane, holly, Gingerbread man, Rudolf the reindeer, a Christmas tree and of course Santa Claus are also here.