Christmas Poems:  Riddles
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Created especially for Christmas 2017, this Christmas Present Riddles lesson will make a fun English activity for the festive season! We ho-ho-hope you will love making these lift-the-flap Christmas riddles!

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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.

This resource includes:
- A full lesson powerpoint
- A resource pack including teacher instructions and templates for the activity.

This is a fun activity easily adapted for KS1 or KS2.

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Created: Nov 7, 2017

Updated: Sep 11, 2018


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pptx, 23 MB


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