The Christmas ideas and activities below will help you keep your students engaged those last few weeks of school before winter break. Whether you are looking for free, no prep printables, holiday or Christmas party ideas, or low prep literacy activities that will keep your students learning, you've come to the right place.
The Christmas activities and ideas below are ideal for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.
Low prep literacy activities to help you celebrate Christmas in the classroom while still keeping things educational. Includes ELA activities - writing, reading, and oral language activity ideas for your upper elementary students.
Looking for some affordable and educational gift ideas for upper elementary aged kids? This is the Christmas gift list for you.
Having students write on Christmas topics is a fun, no prep activity for the upper elementary classroom. Check out these 18 Christmas writing prompt ideas for this holiday season.
Christmas party ideas for your 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade students. Some of the ideas are geared towards Christmas, while others can be used in classrooms or schools where Christmas is not celebrated.
Wanting to watch Polar Express with your students? Here are some ideas to make comparing the book to the movie a rigorous and meaningful activity this Christmas!
Stuck inside? Have an indoor snowball fight! You can use this activity as a brain break, an ice breaker, or a way to review different skills. The possibilities are endless.
A collection of some of my favorite free Christmas printables on TPT for upper elementary classrooms. Includes math activities, ELA activities, and just for fun activities.
This free printable has students use their knowledge of fractions to create a snowman scene. Your 3rd and 4th grade students will love this activity that integrates art and math!
Need some engaging ideas for keeping students engaged during the holidays? Check out these 15 Christmas activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.
These strategy games make perfect gifts for upper elementary teachers or for families with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade aged kiddos.