Christmas for Early Years

Two great PDFs to download and use!

Celebrate Christmas in your classroom – with fun activities, stories to share, rhymes to learn and songs to sing. A bumper pack of ideas to dip into collated by Jan Homden.


Click on the image to download your free PDF for Part 1

Part 1 – Keep warm at base camp or keep busy in Santa’s workshop – ideas for themed role play. Sensory writing with a wintery feel while developing a festive vocabulary. Listen to Liam Neeson as he reads The Polar Express – just magical. Learn about polar bear cubs – penguins and their chicks and watch the amazing hunting techniques of the Arctic fox as he struggles to survive. Recite poems and action rhymes – perfect for the season.



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Part 2 – A great selection of Christmas themed songs to sing along to. Experiment with snow slime, shaving foam and ice balloons in the water tray while scooping and sifting for sparkly treasure in the sand tray. Make reindeer food for Rudolph and the team – they are sure to visit! Recipes for chocolate truffles and chocolate bark – an ideal present for your children to take home to their parents. Have fun with shapes (2D & 3D) as the children create seasonal works of art. It is a time for giving – a few ideas to come together as a community.




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