Everything "Christmas" in One Place

Updated: Dec 13, 2021


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It is Christmas time, and there is so much to prep, from gifts to festive activities! We have put this post together so you can find all the help we have for the Christmas season all in one place!


We have also added links to end of the year articles and advice, considering in Australia, it is not only Christmas but we are also wrapping up the academic year as well.



Here is a round-up of our helpful (and festive) blog posts:

Student Gift Ideas

This article contains a selection of simple, inexpensive and thoughtful gift ideas for your students. Read it here.



Teacher Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for a teacher or colleague. Look no further! We add creative ideas to our gift guide every year.



20 Elf on the Shelf ideas

Looking for creative ideas, or just want to take all the thinking out of what to do with your class Elf on the Shelf? This is your one-stop-shop.

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Academic Ideas for your Elf on the Shelf Adventures

We have shared ways you can have fun with your Elf on the Shelf in your classroom above. But we wanted to dedicate this blog post on ways you can use Elf as a tool to get kids excited about an academic learning activity.



Ways to Promote Kindness this Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving. Kindness is a wonderful way to give to others without costing a dime. Read this article for 4 easy ways to promote Kindness in your classroom at Christmas.



How to Teach our Compliment Wreath Lesson

One of our most favourite and popular Christmas lessons are our Christmas Compliment Wreaths. This post will take your through each step we take to make these special keepsake wreaths.



The BEST Christmas Math Lesson

We love this Christmas-themed Number of the Day template (Psst: It is a paid product on TpT but you can grab it for FREE here on our blog).

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Academic Christmas Activities

Get your class thinking and not just crafting leading up to Christmas with these activities. Perfect to implement student voice and choice in the classroom too. This post explains everything you need to know.



A New Twist on your Advent Calendar

Traditionally, an advent calendar contains a treat each day in December that just 1 student receives. But we wanted to share a twist on the traditional advent calendar idea where all the students can befit.



Here is a round-up of our end of the year blog posts:

Transition Day Lesson ideas

In Australia, we are usually prepping for the following school year around Christmas. This post will help with some fun and helpful ideas if your school holds transition days/lessons.



5 FREE End of the Year Activities

Congratulations! You have managed to wrap up final assessments, reports and now you can relax and enjoy the last week with your class. Find 5 FREE activities to keep your class engaged and learning leading up to Christmas here.

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Grab some Christmas Freebies here:

We don’t know about you, but we are always looking for new Christmas activities that aren’t too complicated to do with our students this time of year. Here are a few of our fav freebies:

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Looking for even more ideas for Christmas? Check out our Mega Christmas Bundle. This Mega Bundle includes everything you need to keep your students engaged and learning in the lead up to Christmas.

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We also have a freebie with simple yet effective activity ideas to keep your students engaged and having fun in the lead up to Christmas. Click on the link to download the free A Cheats Guide to Celebrate Christmas in the Classroom.

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Before you go, are you a new teacher?

Come over and join us in our New Teacher Facebook Group. It is a community to share and learn together. We have also created printable labels and letters to display in your classroom that match this article that you can grab in the group. Join us here.



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