Growing Post: The Best of the Holiday Season

It's time for another holiday post! My students love celebrating the holidays, and I'm here to share with you some of my favorite activities including a Polar Express Freebie and a Holiday Addition Matching Activity of my own! This post does contain affiliate links, but the FREE activities posted are just ones I enjoy!

Don't forget to sign up for my FREE student holiday Zoom session Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 12:30- 1:00 EST where we will look at area and perimeter of our super cute gingerbread houses. You can sign up here! Even if you can't attend, sign up to receive your own copy of the digital resource we will use in the lesson.

Name Snowman Craft: My little ones still working on letter recognition loved making their own name snowman. These also looked super cute hanging on our windows!

Color by Sight Word Pictures: These are always a favorite in our house!

FREE Polar Express Teen Number Activity: I have one little guy who is OBSESSED with all things trains, especially the giant steam engine in Polar Express. Anything with a train on it instantly grabs his attention. Login to the Member's Area of this site to snag your free teen number Polar Express matching cards.

Pattern Block Shape Puzzles: These are so much fun! My students loved making new shapes with pattern blocks.

Salt Crystal Snowflakes: This fun STEM activity had my students having a blast! They felt like they were making snow inside!

Christmas Roll and Graph: This is such a fun way to practice graphing skills by building a bar graph based on the number of rolls with this super cute dice!

FREE Digital Holiday Decimal Addition Game: I realize now more than ever, so many of us are utilizing digital resources. Check out my FREE digital resource for adding decimals. Login to the Member's Area of my site and click on the FREE Grades 3-6 Resources page. It will take you to a document with an awesome link for resources.

All of these resources are so much fun! Don't forget to keep them lasting for years to come and through several students by laminating them. I laminate everything with my Amazon laminator with heating pouches. You can snag yours by clicking on the link!

Christmas Logic Puzzles: Besides some great fact fluency activities, problem solving is always a wonderful way to get our students thinking. Check out these three FREE activities for some of our older students.

Solve and Stamp Puzzles: I love the endless options with these stamping activities. Students can color, use stickers or even use Bingo stampers to create a secret picture. Check out the rest of the page for a ton of great resources too.

FREE Addition within 100 Matching Game: Reinforce place value by working with your student on addition within 100 with and without regrouping. Login to the Member's Area of this website for your FREE resource!

Free Initial Blend Christmas Tree Puzzles: We love puzzles and matching games! This super cute resource is fun to help students with their initial blends.

Free Christmas Equation Puzzles: You see these images on social media all the time. What a great way to get your students thinking about the ways the numbers work together. Great for middle school students!

This post will continue to grow as I add my favorites! Feel free to add your own favorites in the comments section and to grab your FREE downloads by logging into the Member's Area of the site!

I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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