Bring the magic of Christmas into your classroom

Add some seasonal sparkle to your lessons this December with winter themed and Christmas resources, worksheets and activities to use across the curriculum. From quizzes and craftivities to games, lessons and displays, the teachers in our global community have uploaded their festive favourites to help you share the spirit of Christmas with your students.

Christmas quizzes

A Christmas Maths Quiz

A load of christmas themed questions. Aimed at level 4-5. A mixture of topics, ideal for revision. Please check out my website: http://mathsmakesmesmile.weebly.com/
By lauramathswilson

Christmas Quiz (suitable for 14-19 year olds) Tutor Time Activity

This is a 20 question Christmas Quiz powerpoint suitable for KS4 & KS5.
By funkyteach

Christmas Quiz

Interactive resource complete with INTERACTIVE scoreboard!!

SEVEN rounds.
Consisting of Religious,
popular culture (Secular) ,
Music, True or False,
A Teamwork round and
Symbols of Christmas.
Complete with YouTube links for the music round.

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End of term Christmas Quiz

A tutor time resource for Christmas - enjoy!
By PaulStaveley

Christmas 2019 Quiz Tutor Time

Christmas Quiz Tutor Time - Christmas 2019 Interactive FUN/C8/QZ/41
Complete with falling snow and the pulling of crackers!

Full Lesson Version
The Full Version Includes this Tutor Time Version

Tutor Time Version
Over 5 rounds and 20+ Questions. Christmas Quiz. This resource contains:

  • 1xPowerPoint
  • 1x Student Answer Sheet out of /20+ Marks (PDF and PPT Version) and all the answers!!
  • 3 x Sets of Editable Team Certificates (1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place)
    Contains 5 Rounds: Name the Christmas Film, Christmas Song Lyrics, , Twelve Days of Christmas, Christmas Crackers, Design Challenge and more…

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Round 1: Christmas Film Round
Identify the movies from the pictures
Round 2: Christmas Song Lyrics
Finish the lyrics to the songs
Round 3: The Twelve Days of Christmas
Use the pictures to work out which of the days are being shown
Round 4: Numbers Round
Multiple choice Christmas facts
Round 5: Christmas Crackers
Pull a Christmas cracker read the joke and pick the punchline

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This quiz resource is perfect for lesson time, form time, extra curricular clubs, part of a drop down day or as a fun treat for your class.

This will last 20/30 minutes for the tutor version by the time you get students into small teams and run through the Quiz and the interactive way the answers appear. A tie-breaker is included which involves drawing an image top 3 score points. This informative, fun and engaging quiz will be a great way to celebrate the end of term and Christmas.

Here are some of our other popular Christmas resources:
Big film and TV Quiz
Christmas Quiz - Christmas
History Christmas Quiz
Geography Christmas Quiz
Christmas Quiz Tutor Time

By Cre8tive Resources

Christmas Quiz - Paper Based

This resource contains a set of 5 printable paper-based Christmas quizzes and puzzles with answers. There are 3 sections:

General questions about Christmas.
The initials of Christmas songs and carols.
Christmas-themed anagrams.

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Christmas Quiz - 100 Questions

This resource is a fully editable, 100 question PowerPoint Christmas quiz. It is an ideal resource for an assembly, a lesson or with a tutor group. The quiz contains 100 questions, most contain multiple choice answers, with varying degrees of challenge. It is divided into six sections:

Christmas Themed General Knowledge

Christmas Literature

Christmas TV and Movies

Christmas Music and Songs

Christmas Around The World

Christmas Picture Round

The quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the question mark image on each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. A question and answer sheet are provided to allow individuals/teams to record their answers.

Sample questions: (Most questions contain 3 multiple choice answers.)

In which country does Santa have his own personal postcode - HOH OHO?

Who banned Christmas in England between 1647 and 1660?

What happened at Christmas in England for the last time in 1960?

Which two states in the United States of America have towns called Christmas?

What is ‘pfefferkuchenhaus’?

If you were given ‘frumenty’ at Christmas (in medieval times), what would you do with it?

What did Dumbledore swap his pointed wizard’s hat for at Christmas dinner in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’?

This resource is also suitable for SEN students due to the highly visual nature of resource and multiple choice format.

More Christmas Resources

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Christmas activities and worksheets

Maths Christmas Activities Booklet

A collection of Christmas themed Maths puzzles and problems. Ideal for the end of term.
By ryansmailes

Christmas Coordinates

Christmas Coordinates: 4 Quadrant - Elf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Rudolf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Santa (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Rudolf (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Frosty (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Holly (1x1cm) Enjoy!!! When i get a chance will make the following. 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Christmas Pudding (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant - Mistletoe (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Fireplace (5x5mm) 2 Quadrant - Holly (5x5mm) 2 Quadrant - Angel (5x5mm) 2 Quadrant - Tree and Presents (5x5mm) 4 Quadrant - Robin (5x5mm) 4 Quadrant - Frosty (5x5mm)
By DNewley

Christmas Codebreakers

Three codebreakers ranging from easy to difficult as you go through them, but all with a Christmas joke (made up by me, so I apologise now) and with all the questions being Christmas-y too. All sorts of topics covered. Hopefully errors corrected (I found one on each sheet!).
By alutwyche

Christmas Activities

Here are a few worksheets to keep children busy during this busy/hectic/most wonderful time of the year :D Some of them might need a bit of jazzing up or the children can do it themselves!
By gemraroloz

'Twas the night before Christmas - comprehension

Copy of poem for children to read followed by a set of comprehension questions either for group discussion or as a whole class activity.
By pinguina81

Christmas Transformations

Here is another set of transformation pictures that will create a lovely Christmas scene. There is a reindeer and Christmas tree which only require multiple translations to create, the other snow man and reindeer involve a mixture of rotations, reflections and translations.

All the worksheets are as pictures to help preserve the positions of each piece that needs to be transformed. These have been double checked for mistakes but if any are found do let me know!

Hope these prove to be useful and an enjoyable task to end the long autumn term on!
By dave789

Christmas Craft activity - Making a Xmas bauble

The children really enjoyed this activity and had a lovely end product to take home
By ejanebarnes

Free Christmas Ornament Template

Color and make your own Christmas tree ornaments with this free template!

These DIY Christmas ornaments are easy for anyone to make. Just print, color, cut, fold, glue to make your 3D decorations to hang on your Christmas tree or sit as a centerpiece on your table for Christmas dinner!

These ornaments are included in my HUGE Coloring Christmas Printable Activity Pack – See what else is included: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/coloring-christmas-printable-activity-pack-11743369
By Sarah Renae Clark

Christmas quiz - Dingbats

Included in your download is a Christmas themed Dingbats quiz sheet, instructions on how to play/ideas on how to use in the classroom and a full answer sheet.

Dingbats is very literally a game of ‘say what you see’!

Use as a starter, plenary, part of a quiz, form-time fun or simply as a fun activity as a class, in teams or for individuals.

Print the sheet out and present to students (recommended A4 and colour recommended for one of the dingbats to make sense) or pop on the whiteboard.

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Thankyou :-)

By history_quizmaster

Nativity Pack

A wide range of symbolised resources to support the teaching and learning around the Christmas story. For more resources visit: www.widgit.com/resources
By WidgitSoftware

Winter Poetry Word Bank

A comprehensive child centred word bank to help children write a poem about winter.

Includes:

* Technical words - this is a general word bank
* Adjectives
* Similes
* Verbs
* Connections (conjunctions and connectives)
* American and British spellings (2 versions)

Please look at the document before printing to save paper - one page is a credit page for font licenses.

Original Artwork my own.
By KatQatresources

Five Mince Pies Animated PowerPoint

This is my daughter's Christmas version of Five Currant Buns. The animated PowerPoint held the attention of even the most unfocused learners (Santa seems to do that...) and gave them a good understanding of 'one less than...'. We're going to act it out with mini mince pies at the end of term as a treat :-)
By kmed2020

French Christmas Cards to colour

3 Christmas Card Designs (Christmas tree, Father Christmas and Mrs Christmas, Rudolph)

Pupils colour the picture according to the instructions.

I have included colour background and black and white version to save on printing.

Simply print, pupils fold in half, write a message inside (suggestions provided).
By Betsy Belle

Christmas Winter Writing Frames, Page Borders FREEBIE - 35 printables

In this pack you will receive 35 FREE Christmas / Winter page borders / writing frames in the following designs:

Christmas / Winter mixture:
Snowman, Elk, Holly
Christmas string lights
Double decoration (red/green)
Hanging decoration (red/green)
Sweets decoration
Double decoration (red/green)
Snowflake

For each design you will receive:
3 different line sizes to choose from
Half lines/ half blank
Full blank

PDF format (please set print option to fit).

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By PrimaryStarsEducation

Letter to Santa

So! It's not many days until Christmas. How many sleeps now?

Here are some original letter to Santa templates.

It links with my Christmas Writing unit

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/christmas-writing-11422971

Happy Writing (and Merry Christmas!)

Letter to Santa / Father Christmas Note paper

** Blank
** Lined
** Holly Border
** Original Artwork
*** Suitable for KS1 and 2
*** More lines for more able writers
By KatQatresources

Copy and Write Winter Words!

My students who struggle with writing benefit from structured writing activities with small spaces for each letter. The visual cue helps them remember to keep their letters small and neat!

This set contains 12 winter vocabulary copy and write activities. You can use these as worksheets but I love to laminate these and keep them on a binder clip. Students then can use dry erase markers to write the words and it is a reusable activity!
By Theautismhelper

Christmas games

Santa's Reindeers - A Christmas game.

A Christmas puzzle. Use the clues to work out the names of the reindeers by matching their noises to number properties.
By msharman

Christmas taboo game

This is a Christmas themed version of the game, although I have other versions available aswell. There are different ways of playing this game. This is how I play it. I choose one child to come to front of class. They have their back to IWB. The rest of class have to describe the thing in red to them, without saying the words written in yellow.
By groov_e_chik

Seasonal/Christmas Taboo

A great starter/plenary game for students. Students must work in teams to guess the seasonal word without saying key words listed on the slide. Explores synonyms. VERY POPULAR WITH STUDENTS!
By Sian Cumming

The Great Elf Game

A great Christmas activity, requires money calculations, probability & percentages. The excel spreadsheet needs to be printed or it could be done in a computer room. I hope all of the hyperlink work, I got fed up of checking them!! My first share so please rate and comment.
By slambell

A Christmas Carol word search

Great as a starter or a mini-plenary to re-focus students and to remind them of the correct spellings. This was aimed at a lower ability group so you may need to adapt to suit your class.
By Temperance

Phonics Christmas Snowman Puzzles - CVC Words

This pack contains 97 Snowman Puzzles for CVC words. Print onto card and/or laminate depending on preference. Cut along the dotted lines.

Great festive activity for continuous provision or interventions.

By FunkyPhonics

Christmas Crossword Puzzles (x3) [Christmas, Xmas, Crossword]

This download includes three A4 worksheets: each one containing a crossword puzzle and clues. Answers are also provided.

The worksheets look really nice: please ignore the terrible preview the Tes-website generates! The cover picture for this item illustrates the three worksheets as they should look! :)

The worksheets are Christmas themed, all of the clues/answers are Christmas related. These are ‘Christmas Trivia’ crosswords dealing with Christmas-related general knowledge: they are, therefore, suitable for teachers/students of any subject.

This product is suitable for KS2-4

It is ideal for:
-Tutor time / Form groups
-End of lesson fun
-A component of a Christmas lesson

Merry Christmas! <3

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By godwin86

A Christmas Carol Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'A Christmas Carol.'

Round 1. The characters in A Christmas Carol
Round 2. Quotations from the text
Round 3. Themes, Ideas, and Objects
Round 4. Places where the ghosts take Scrooge

The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels.

A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
By TandLGuru

Christmas Themed Sudoku (9x9)

Excellent way for children to develop their logic skills. No maths is needed to complete the puzzles, just simple spot the missing letters from the word CHRISTMAS.
By jinkydabon

Christmas Bingo Quiz - FREE

Christmas themed bingo quiz.

Christmas Trivia Quiz. Suitable for a wide age range - year 7 to 13! Includes unique bingo cards for up to 36 students. Ideal for last week before Christmas.

I will be adding a Christmas Trivia Puzzle to my resources over the next day or so :-)

[Christmas Trivia Puzzle Freebie now added here.](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/christmas-trivia-quiz-free-puzzle-activity-12036823)

By TenTors

Christmas Escape Room

Brand New Christmas Special Escape Room - Help Santa Claus save Christmas by retrieving the stolen presents and work out who stole them along the way… This lasts an hour or under depending on how quick the teams can solve each puzzle! Students love this style of lesson, great as an educational treat for your class to start the year and engage them in some fun team problem solving. C8/ES/109

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Product Contents:
☞ Escape Room Interactive Tracker PowerPoint - Keeps the competitive nature on display
☞ Escape Room Puzzle Keys (Six Sets for Six Teams)
☞ Escape Room Team sheet - Record codes, answers clues as they progress through the 7 rooms
☞ Escape Room Puzzles (7 Rooms = 7 Different styles of Puzzles involving numeracy, literacy and lateral thinking)
☞ Teacher Answer Sheet - Quickly confirm to teams they have solved the puzzle correctly
☞ Teacher instructions of how to set up the escape room and what to print and top tips and shortcuts.
☞ Successful Escape Certificates for those that complete the entire challenge (There is a difficult bonus escape too :) for any quick teams

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The 7 Rooms include:
✿ Games room ✿ Reading room ✿ Igloo
✿ Nursery ✿ Chambers ✿ Hallway and a Secret Location!
✰ Each Puzzle has been adapted to suit the topic of this Escape Room and is suitable
for KS3 and KS4 Student

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Why not try out one of our other fantastic Escape Rooms
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Big Fun End of Term Digital Escape Room
PSHE and Form Time Escape Room
Careers Digital Escape Room
Drama and Performance Digital Escape Room

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They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment.

By Cre8tive Resources

Christmas lessons

Christmas Writing

Students look at conntotations, vocab. for effect and language devices before writing their own Christmas themed piece of work. Snowy scene/Xmas shopping examples provided. Very popular with students and alwys ensures we have a focused and fun end to the term in English.
By Sian Cumming

Christmas Performance Poetry

Christmas Performance Poetry for KS1 or KS2.

A five-lesson literacy unit of poetry planning, based on performing Christmas poetry. The planning is adaptable for Key Stages 1 and 2, with ideas included for how to use it younger or older classes.

In this unit, pupils will read the poem ‘Sly Santa Claus’ and they will consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when the poem is read aloud, particularly focussing on the use of verbs and onomatopiea. Children will work towards creating their version of the Christmas poem and turning it into an effective performance.

The aims of the unit for pupils are:
• To listen to a classic Christmas poem being read aloud
• To identify verbs and onomatopoeic phrases
• To prepare a poetry performance by planning actions or props
• To perform a poem to an audience
• To identify successful features of a performance

The PDF file contains 5 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poem and all accompanying pupil resources.

By KS2History

Christmas Poetry

Here is a quick activity to reinforce rhyming in poetry.

The children are provided with a frame that contains common words associated with winter. They then use two rhyming words at a time to write simple sentences that together make a winter poem.

* Original artwork.
* Poetry maker rhyming frame
* Two blank versions of writing paper
* A winter poem activity writing frame - helping children to plan their own poem in small stages
* Winter Morning by Ogden Nash - poetry inspiration for study
By KatQatresources

Christmas displays

The 12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas posters have been created by professional illustrators at Upson Downs. This set of beautifully illustrated posters are sure to brighten up your classroom.
By UpsonDowns

Simple Christmas Display Sign

One sign with the word ‘Christmas’ in red and green, on a gold background and surrounded by green and red stars. Please email me via my website if you have any feedback or ideas for future display signs. ;0) www.just-teaching.co.uk

By just-teaching

Christmas Vocabulary Display

Christmas Vocabulary Display: A series of 70+ vocabulary cards relating to Christmas on a themed background. Also includes blank cards so you can add more vocabulary if required.

For more Outstanding resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
By Helen Rachel Crossley