6 Simple Christmas Crafts and Activities for Your Classroom

Do you need some simple Christmas activities for your classroom? These crafts, games, projects, and ideas are perfect for school aged students.

These projects are fun for both primary and older students in elementary school.

Students won’t even know that they are learning when doing these fun holiday activities!

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December Writing Prompts & Activities

Get students writing with these engaging December writing prompts, covering every genre.

  • My Snowman Came to Life (narrative)
  • All About Reindeer (informative)
  • Dear Santa, Persuasive Letter (opinion)
  • How to Decorate a Christmas Tree (procedural)

Each writing activity includes graphic organizers to guide students through the writing process, as well as fun publishing pages and a craft.

Looking for more December writing projects? Check out this blog post as well.

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Holiday Read Alouds and Summaries

Do you want to pair an easy reading comprehension activity with your favorite Christmas read alouds?

Writing summaries is a great way to have students practicing recalling what they just read.

Read your favorite holiday book, have students write personal summaries and then make a simple craft.

This can be done daily, weekly, or as needed during the winter season.

Math BUMP Game

Need to add an interactive component to your math centers?

Students will love this competitive BUMP game.

Practicing math facts is fun with this easy to play dice game.

Pair it with your favorite Target mini erasers for even more festive fun.

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Christmas Math Worksheets

Middle of year testing have you stressed out?

Have students practice every common core standard with these fun holiday themed worksheets.

These easy to print and go worksheets are jam packed with interactive activities, color by numbers, and more!

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Christmas Fluency Worksheets

Fact fluency is important to practice ALL YEAR LONG.

These festive printable and digital worksheets are an easy routine to add into your math centers for daily practice.

Grab what you need for:

Math Challenge Problems

Need to bump up the rigor and engagement all at once?

Students will LOVE these seasonal challenge problems.

These multi-step story problem task cards are a great way to boost mathematical thinking in your classroom.

Students in 2nd or 3rd grade will love these challenging problems that will get them thinking critically.

Allow students to work in groups or independently to find the solution.

Closing Thoughts

What are you favorite holiday or Christmas activities for your classroom?

Drop them in the comments below!

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