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Christmas Fun! - A Spoonful of Learning

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! We sure did get into the holiday spirit this week! We started our Christmas Fun Unit and did so many math and literacy activities that were all holiday themed! We also squeezed in a ton of end of the quarter testing! Our room is so festive with […]

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If I Were an Elf {Freebie}

Let your students imaginations roam free with this freebie! "If I Were an Elf" is perfect for centers or small groups. Students can either draw pictures, write words or do both! Please leave feedback if you download and consider following my store for future freebies. Merry Christmas! Melis...

Teach opinion writing with these fun Would You Rather Prompts!  FREE!

December Journal Prompts: Would You Rather? FREE

Teach opinion writing with these fun Would You Rather Prompts! FREE!

Polar Express FREEBIES for the classroom. TeacherKarma.com

Teacher Alert: Polar Express FREEBIES! — Teacher KARMA

Polar Express FREEBIES for the classroom. TeacherKarma.com

Compliment Presents! A Holiday Gift FOR Students, FROM Students

Kids love having the opportunity to give and receive gifts from each other, especially during the holidays. So I took advantage of them...

A SLEIGHFUL OF LANGUAGE ARTS ACTIVITIES BASED ON THE BOOK "THE GRINCH" - TeachersPayTeachers.com

A Sleighful of Language Arts Activities based on the book "The Grinch" - CCSS

*With accordance to copyright laws, there are no actual graphics of the "Grinch" on this product. The activities can be completed after reading the book or watching the movie.* Dear Teacher, I hope you enjoy these activities that bring the Grinch into your classroom to teach about fun-damental La...

Smitten with First: Mooseltoe sequencing FREEBIE

Mooseltoe sequencing fun! - Smitten with First

I love reading Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini. It brings all the giggles every.single.year! After reading it today, we reviewed sequencing and using our “signal” words. We used index cards…folded in half, to create the sequencing flaps. The cards and the Mooseltoe craft are available here. If you need another fun Christmas activity, you can download this How to …

These ideas are perfect for teaching students about spreading kindness during the holiday season. Students will learn about the gift of giving.

Ideas for Teaching Kindness at Christmas

These ideas are perfect for teaching students about spreading kindness during the holiday season. Students will learn about the gift of giving.

Christmas in The North Pole Reader {FREE} - Across the Hall in 2nd Grade - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Christmas in The North Pole Reader {FREE}

You and your kiddos will LOVE this free excerpt from my Christmas Around the World resource: a reading passage about what Christmas is like from Santa's perspective! This is perfect for your primary students, especially thanks to the skills it teaches! ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●...

Twelve Days of Giving | A Holiday Countdown of Generosity

Practice the real meaning of the holiday season by showing your students just how easy giving can be. There are 12 cards with a simple activity on each one and they can be used in any order. Show your students that kindness counts and have to doesn't cost a thing! ***********************************...

Grinchy STEM Challenge for Christmas

In this task, inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, students must create a sled to carry the most presents (connecting cubes). The challenge includes a material list, a printable student direction card, teacher directions, and a printable student recording page. If you enjoy this task, pleas...

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A Christmas in the Classroom Rewind

Don't you wish we could all rewind and do our favorite parts of the Christmas holiday again? I want to rewind back to the start of break! This is just going by too fast! In the rush of the holiday, I barely posted any of the fun we had in the classroom leading up to the big day! Here are some highlights! Parent Gifts The students sponge-painted wooden frames from Michaels. We added snowflake punches (made with a Martha Stewart tool), a little Mod Podge to seal the cutouts and paint, some…

HUGE Christmas book list for little learners in your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms or home.

Christmas Books for Little Learners - Pocket of Preschool

HUGE Christmas book list for little learners in your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms or home.

Ornaments of Kindness! Perfect for the holidays and Christmas

These ornaments will spread kindness and cheer in your classroom. Use them to decorate a tree, a bulletin board or hang around the room. There is also a tree with ornaments that you can use. I included ornaments that say Random Act of Kindness. Your students can collect random acts of kindness this ...

Host an unforgettable Grinch Day this Christmas. Includes printables, links to freebies, decor ideas, and more!

How to Host an Epic Grinch Day - Just Reed & Play

Host an unforgettable Grinch Day this Christmas. Includes printables, links to freebies, decor ideas, and more!