How are we all? The time is almost here- only 8 and a half days! In the mean time, the concentration levels are dwindling rapidly and so we need lots of fun activities to keep our classes engaged! Here’s a few activities I hope to do with my class, time allowing.
Elf application letter.
I am thankful letter.
Christmas vocabulary and sentences
Procedural writing- making snowmen cookies and other Christmas treats!
Narrative: Christmas stories- https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas-story-starters loads of lovely ideas here.
An Nollag, goes without saying really!
Colour by number- Christmas colouring sheets. These are an excellent way to revise addition facts! http://tiny.cc/6k809y
Geography: Christmas traditions around the world., exploring the north and south pole, winter weather etc.
History: Christmas traditions around the world, focusing on Ireland and contrasting Ireland with another country.
Religion: the story of Christmas, St Nicholas.
Art: I don’t even know where to begin- check pinterest for more ideas than you could ever use!
Science: Designing a warm and weather suitable outfit for Santa- exploring different materials. We also studied the life cycle of penguins and the habitat of polar bears in science over the past week.
Music/Drama; I am sure the Christmas play practices have most of you covered for this!
SPHE: the importance of giving, sharing and thinking of others at Christmas.