This Sock Snowman would be a lovely visual arts lesson to do in the weeks leading up to Christmas or at any time during the winter months. It looks pretty straightforward, but then again …..!!
“Christmas Is For Sharing” is the 2014 Christmas advert from the Sainsburys store in the UK. It commemorates an extraordinary event which took place during the First World War one hundred years ago: the Christmas Truce. On Christmas Day 1914, the opposing troops laid down their arms, crossed “no-man’s land”, shared some food and played a […]
This video about homelessness at Christmas was made by three sixth year secondary students and two teachers in 2012. One of the teachers composed a special song called “Christmas Time” for the video. It features the line “It’s Christmas time, keep the light on for me”. The video would make a great introduction to dealing […]
For those of you who are familiar with “The Literacy Shed”, you may already know that one of the sections on the website is “The Christmas Shed”. It contains some Christmas-themed videos with suggestions of how they can be used to support literacy in the classroom at this time of the year. Have a look […]
This video of the traditional Christmas song, “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” contains the music and on-screen lyrics. It is perfect for school assembly or in the classroom for the pupils to sing along to.
This video of the traditional Christmas Carol, “The First Noel” contains the music and on-screen lyrics. It is perfect for school assembly or in the classroom for the pupils to sing along to.
This video, from the Super Simple Learning website, is in the style of the B-I-N-G-O song , which pupils will love to sing.
This video, from the Super Simple Learning website, is great for teaching the words of Jingle Bells to younger pupils. It follows a “teach-it, learn-it” format and the tempo is much slower than the original song to make it easier for pupils to learn.
This short video asks the viewer to think about the real meaning of Christmas and what “Christmas Is”.
This video explains the meaning and significance of Advent in an easy-to-follow format.