Seasonal activities for the Early Years
Celebrate Christmas in your classroom with lots of fun ideas and activities, stories to share, rhymes to learn and songs to sing. Free to download PDFs compiled by Jan Homden.
Part 1 includes: Decorations that will put a smile on your face. Designs for festive role play corners and ideas to encourage writing. Look at Winter Reading for a selection of favourite stories to read or listen to and enjoy reciting the poems/action rhymes; perfect to perform at a winter/Christmas assembly.
Click on the snowdog to download your free PDF for Part 1
Part 2 includes: Sing-a-long songs and activities for the tuff spot, sand and water trays (Frozen Foam Dough, Sugar Cube Dens, Snow Slime, Ice Balloons). Decorate sandy Christmas cakes and make Reindeer Food to sprinkle on the lawn. There are ideas for presents & cards and have fun revising/introducing 2D & 3D shapes with a Christmas theme.
Christmas is a time for giving and as a school you may wish to raise money to support a local or international charitable organisation; there are links to follow and ideas for fund raising.
Click on the toddler to download your free PDF for Part 2