Kids crack me up. They say, write and do the silliest things! Here’s another opportunity to capture all that creativity. This writing activity asks kids to apply to be one of Santa’s elves. Be sure to give kids an opportunity to share their application with other students. Maybe have the kids collect “endorsements” from classmates (Have students write their name on the back of a classmate’s paper to indicate that the student shared it with them). Merry Christmas!
I absolutely love reading letters kids write to Santa. So Why not turn this fun idea into an opportunity to practice persuasive writing! Here’s a FREE printable you can give your kids during the holiday season that you’re SURE to enjoy grading! You can use this page as a rough draft or a final copy page. Click here for the PDF: Schmoozing Santa- persuasive
More practice for reading circle graphs/pie charts… with a holiday twist! It deals with determining the greatest and least in the data set, subtraction and addition. So without further ado, here’s my free worksheet for kids: Tracking Toys- Christmas Graphing page