readilearn: Celebrating Christmas in the classroom

As December draws nigh, thoughts all over the world turn to celebrations of Christmas, a time for spreading joy through sharing acts of friendship and kindness to others.

Those of us in the Southern Hemisphere are also thinking about finalising the school year and taking a much-deserved long summer break.

Before we do, we look for ways of celebrating Christmas in the classroom while maintaining children’s focus and keeping them engaged in meaningful learning until the final moments of the school year.

While there are a variety of readilearn resources already existing to help you do that, this week I have uploaded four more, all of which support use of the popular interactive digital story Who’s hiding at Christmas?

Who's hiding at Christmas template

The Who’s hiding at Christmas -template is a printable resource with both template and instructions for children to make their own Who’s Hiding at Christmas book based upon the original. Children love to share their own Who am I? puzzles, and, as well as providing ongoing practise with both reading and writing skills, the booklets make a lovely gift for sibling or parent.

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11 thoughts on “readilearn: Celebrating Christmas in the classroom

    1. Norah Post author

      Yes, we have opposite seasons, if you call ours seasons. Where I am, we don’t really have a winter and never get to freeze our buns off! But we do get very hot and humid in summer. So far, it’s been fairly mild and pleasant. I’m sure there’s more heat to come though. 🙂

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    1. Norah Post author

      Thank you so much, Tina. I’m pleased the resources look fun. I’m no longer in the classroom, but I enjoy making the resources for other teachers to use to make teaching and learning fun for them and their students.

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