Christmas Time!

I just love Christmas time! It is my favorite holiday of the year!  Here are some of my favorite books to read-aloud during this time of year:

Cliffords Christmas

  • Kinderreaders.com has some great free resources for the month of December.  Here are some links to some their great activities:

Christmas Pattern Block Mats

How Many Reindeer Center Activity Note:  these are full color math mats that would be an excellent resource for your station activities!

Caps of Red Note:  this center activity can be used to reinforce beginning sounds!

Christmas Tree Colors Note:  this center activity reinforces color word recognition and sorting skills.

Christmas Tree Colors 2

  • Frog Street press has these wonderful Reindeer ideas available from their online newsletter:

Reindeer Glyphs

Reindeer Feed

Reindeer Actions

My Special Reindeer Art Project

Reindeer Hokey Pokey Song

  • Preschool Printables has this great file folder game available from their site:

Christmas Tree Shape Match File Folder Game

  • Bry Back Manor has the following Christmas Themed activity sheets to print:

Help Santa’s Elf

Guide Santa to the House

Christmas Alphabet Book

Holiday Five Senses Match

Gift Box Patterns

Fill Santa’s Sack

Christmas Dominoes

  • Shelley Lovett’s Childcare Land website has shared the following fantastic printables on her website:

Holly Letter Tracing Cards

Santa Alphabet Match Cards

Christmas Bulb Letter Matching Mats

Christmas Song Book

Five Little Ornaments Flannel Board Activity

Bell Visual Discrimination File Folder Game

Bell Counting Board Game

Santa Countdown to Christmas

Tree Countdown to Christmas

  • Nora Flanagan posted the following emergent reader books on her Little Giraffes site.  These books were written by Maureen Tumenas.

Brown Reindeer, Brown Reindeer

Christmas Lights

Here is Santa

I Can See Christmas

  • Nora Flanagan has also created this great Roll a Christmas Tree game.  This is a great center activity that promotes one to one correspondence, counting and following directions!

Roll a Christmas Tree

Dotted Tree

  • I just found this website that has super cute art projects!  It is http://www.storkrally.com.  It is a website designed for parents with lots of great information.  Anyway, here are some links to some very cute art projects that you can make with your students:

Star Santa and Santa Paper Hats art project ideas

  • Marcia Goudie has shared some wonderful Christmas themed emergent reader books:

At Christmas Time Emergent Reader

My Toys

Rudolph, Rudolph

  • Do 2 Learn has some great free holiday themed worksheets:

What Comes Next Patterning Worksheet

Holiday Addition

Dear Santa Writing Paper

  • TLS Books also has a Holiday printable section.  Here are some great printables that would be appropriate to use with preschool or kindergarten students:

Christmas Counting worksheet 6-10

Christmas Counting worksheet 1-5

Christmas Themed Following Directions Worksheet

Christmas Themed Picture Addition Sums to 10

Christmas Themed Big/Little Worksheet

Christmas Doubles Addition Worksheet

  • Kidssoup.com offers the following free holiday themed worksheets (there are also many things available if you pay to subscribe to their site):

Gift Box Sorting and Matching Worksheet

Christmas Ornaments Find the Pairs worksheet

  • Here are some links to some great free holiday themed dot to dots:

Stocking Dot to Dot 1-30

Christmas Stocking Dot to Dot 1-26

Christmas Tree Dot to Dot 1-19

  1. Season’s Greetings from Little Giraffes
  2. Christmas Trimmings at the Virtual Vine
  3. Mrs. Broome’s Christmas Unit
  4. Mrs. Beggs’ Kindergarten Christmas Page

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