Irish music website Dabbledoo Music has put together some Free seasonal music activities for use in the classroom in the run-up to Christmas. There are three different activities to choose from. The first is aimed at younger classes where they can sing along to a variety of Christmas tunes, both traditional and modern. The second […]
Santa’s STEM Workshop is a set of STEM resources from IET Education in the UK. The website has lots of seasonal STEM activities to enhance work in the classroom at this time of the year. There are lots of art and craft activities as well as activities to integrate with other areas of the curriculum.
Links to lots of Christmas-themed activities on the web from the Scoilnet website including Reading Activities, Colouring Pages, Christmas Crafts, Quizzes and Games.
The Proud to be Primary website has gathered together 30 different ideas from the internet for marking the Christmas season in the classroom. It includes activities, arts & crafts, DIY decorations, books, freebies, and more. Each of the ideas is linked back to the original post.
I saw this website recommended online for some new Advent and Christmas songs. There are four new seasonal songs on this page. They come with words, sheet music, guitar chords or a Powerpoint with the songs words. Videos also accompany each of the songs. All of the material is available to download for free.
Seo póstaer faoin Nollaig atá le fáil saor in aisce ó Foinse agus an Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta (COGG). Bheadh sé an-úsáideach ag an am seo den bhliain le haghaidh obair ó bhéal faoin Nollaig.
Wonder Ponder is a website that specialises in visual philosophy for children over the age of eight. It uses engaging scenes and intriguing questions to prompt reflection and discussion, thereby encouraging children to develop their own thoughts and arguments and to build a visual and conceptual map. The website has produced a downloadable booklet full […]
The Christmas Truce refers to the events in and around Christmas Day in 1914, during World War I, when enemies laid down their arms. They sang carols to each other and met on “no man’s land” and exchanged Christmas greetings. Many teachers will be familiar with The Literacy Shed website which focuses on videos as […]
Teachers are always looking for plays to do with their class at this time of the year for the traditional Christmas concerts in schools. However, it’s not always easy to come across plays that are suitable. Matt Lee from the Drama Notebook website contacted me to let me know about lots of free plays that […]
Learn how to make these beautiful, but simple, Christmas Owls using the homemade clay recipe from the Paging Fun Mums website. The owls are made from a circle of clay and would make great Christmas tree decorations for pupils to bring home from school.