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Christmas SEN

Resources | Published 5 December, 2012

Festive resources, teaching activities and lesson plans to support SEN pupils at Christmas time.

Nativity story flash cards

This straight-forward re-telling of tale of Jesus’ birth is perfect for younger learners.

Newsflash: Baby Jesus is born

Help pupils understand the story of Jesus’ birth with these picture flash cards.

Fun Christmas vocab

Let Father Christmas remind pupils of words to use over the holidays.

Christmas numbers: 0-20

Printed on dyslexia-friendly blue backgrounds, these baubles and snowmen can help pupils practise counting.

Christmas counting lotto

Play this game to help pupils remember the numbers one to nine.

Christmas colours

Let pupils sort Christmas presents by colour.

Winter borders

Pupils can present their work on this winter-themed paper. .

Christmas borders

Or try this Christmas-themed paper for a bit of variety.

Christmas presents

In this sorting activity, pupils must recognise which presents are big and which are small.

Christmas pencil skills

A collection of tasks to help pupils master their pencil, from drawing Santa’s route to following presents to the chimney stack.

Colour by numbers

Colouring activities that will make a lovely seasonal display.

How any?

Santas, Santas everywhere! Pupils need to count the number of Santas in this Christmas number activity.

Tell a Christmas story

These word and picture cards, from languageisheartosay, will help pupils recite the nativity story or their own tale of Christmas.

Twelve days of Christmas

Help pupils recall seasonal song with these image prompts.

Christmas shape pictures

Pupils will have fun cutting and sticking with this Christmas-themed activity. Can they find the circle and triangle to make the perfect angel for the top of the Christmas tree?

Pip recounts Christmas

Find out what Pip did for Christmas in this PowerPoint picture story.

Christmas colouring

Help pupils to recognise the sights of Christmas with these colouring sheets.

Christmas dot-to-dot

Join the dots to discover Christmas characters and scenes.

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