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These two fun poetry activities provide festive fun in primary classrooms in the run-up to Christmas! Both of these resources are adaptable for different year groups and include ready-to-teach Powerpoint lesson presentations and teacher resource packs.
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Activity 1: Christmas Tree Kennings
In this Christmas literacy lesson, pupils will learn about what kennings are and practise using them with a festive twist! Then they will make their own kenning poem about Christmas trees and turn it into a fantastic colourful kenning tree ready for a Christmas classroom display! The Powerpoint provided guides you though the full lesson, including time to discuss ideas and vocabulary. Then pupils can use the templates and instructions provided to make their own colouring kenning trees.
Activity 2: Christmas Riddles
Uh-oh! There has been a mix-up in Santa's workshop and the cheeky elves have left clues about the presents instead of labelling them correctly! In this lesson, pupils will help Santa to solve the elves' riddles and then they will write their own riddles about Christmas presents. Follow the instructions to turn the riddles into fun lift-the-flap Christmas presents, perfect for a festive classroom display! The Powerpoint provided guides you though the full lesson, including time to discuss ideas and vocabulary. Then pupils can use the templates provided to plan their riddles and turn them into fun lift-the-flap pictures.
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