When reading a blog, sometimes you just want to jump straight in with what is available. I'll actually be surprised if you read this paragraph as I know I usually jump to the hyperlinks so I'll keep this short and sweet. If you want to keep up to date with news and ideas, make sure you sign up to the mailing list too. Here are a bunch of different Christmas websites full of different activities to try with your class.
Here is a range of different ideas for in the classroom if you are struggling to think of non-screen-related activities.
This is my classes personal favourite which is full of all sorts of fun activities for children, ideal for early mornings or Christmas party games. Step aside Google Slides.
On similar lines, this shares a range of songs, games and activities while gain, tracking Santa!
Reindeer Cam: See what Santa has been up to over the past few days. https://reindeercam.com/web-free/
Christmas ‘Our survey says’ https://youtu.be/Fji5wkdqu00
Get active with some 'Go Noodlesque' Christmas activities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_fotrA70fo
How Christmas is celebrated around the world. Chech out the related kahoot quiz too.
This Christmas around the world Kahoot could make for a great lesson when attached to the above website
Requires children to have their own devices.
Personalised Elf Stories (A great potential Christmas gift)
Now here are a couple of activities you can try with a little bit more training which can be found on the videos attached and linked to my YouTube channel.
Seesaw cards: One activity we will be doing with our class is making Christmas cards on Seesaw. These can then be shared online with parents. Sustainability (tick)
ThingLink Thing link opens up a range of different ways to use it. They can create a range of different links for a picture sharing different media. Children could add vocal descriptions to winter scenes, make a christmas card or and advent calendar too.
Have a wonderful christmas time!