I loved this 3 page freebie. Hopefully we will all have a smooth transition back to school in January! So Thursday was a like a little gift from teacher heaven.
Bake and Decorate Cookies Baking is one of our favorite things to do this time of year, especially these gluten-free sugar cookies! Waking up in the 5s was a harsh reality check.
Here is a list of some of the most-loved holiday movies. It will also get them thinking and using math to decide who wins the hunt!
Clean out any remnants of holiday treats. CrosbieHappy HolidaysArtsoniaThe Vintage Umbrella I love this post from Krissy Miner about being a performer in the classroom and it is so relevant throughout the entire school year.
I got a BUNCH of planning and prepping done plus got some extra special quality time with some of my lovelies. Write about a positive or negative emotion you felt that had nothing to do with gifts. Write about the best gift you gave to someone else. This is harder and harder to do the more tired you are which is what can make January feel like such an exhausting battle.
This was very helpful to get them thinking and talking about different aspects of their break. Make a list of at least ten ways that you think your life will be different a year from now. Okay back to it.
If your kids are anything like mine they were brimming over with excitement to tell me about their Christmas break. At this point I think the bottom of my teacher bag is pretty much coated in glitter from sweet cards from students and candy that escaped from our gingerbread trains on the last day before break.
Make a different New Years wish for ten different people in your life. Are the kids home for Christmas break and already bored?
Go on a Candy Cane Hunt Every kid loves a good scavenger hunt! Teach Forward had a cute little graphing activity that would be awesome to do as a class: Write about something that you are worried or nervous about this year. Start with the easy stuff. It was all good. And last but not least go home as soon as you can!
I had only 3 students. I also loved that one kid said he slept until It can be so depressing when you head back into your classroom in January to see empty, bare walls instead of glittery bright holiday projects everywhere. Friday I had all but one so it was back to business as usual.
Write about something that happened last year that you think you will remember for the rest of your life. They did really well.School Christmas break may fly by or drag on depending on how much fun you have.
but use these ideas to get the most out of your Christmas break. Some are things we do every Christmas season; some are things we mean to get to But penning a story together can be a great memento of your holiday break.
And this is a wonderful activity. I hope that everyone has been basking in winter break!
Mine has been filled with gingerbread, latkes, & lots of cheesy Hallmark movies. Survive the First Day Back at School After Winter Break. After we share we’ll complete this cute page to get in some writing about winter break.
Click the image below to get a copy to use with your class. 10 Pre-Writing Activities for Preschoolers to help them build strength in their hands.
Teaching Mama. playing, creating, and learning at home Kids love this activity and you get to make beautiful art! Preschool, Writing Tagged With: fine motor skills, writing. Comments. Pen Mama says. 20 Back from Winter Break Writing Prompts. Tweet. Share Be sure to make the sections proportional to the amount of time you spent doing each activity.
Label your pie chart. 20 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Writing Prompts 20 Back to School Writing Prompts Free Christmas Tic-Tac-Toe Journal Prompts Quick and Fun Creative Writing Idea.
Christmas theme activities for Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten Kids. Lots of activities for math, literacy, art, science for your classroom or home. Skip to primary navigation. Give students the opportunity to share all about their winter break with these back from Christmas break writing prompts.Download