Christmas Ideas and Activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade

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 Christmas literacy activities (ela) for 3rd grade, 4th grade, 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 gift ideas for your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade child / grandchild? These ideas are educational and encourage creativity

Looking for some affordable and educational gift ideas for upper elementary aged kids?  This is the Christmas gift list for you.

These 18 Christmas writing prompts are a no prep way to keep students learning over the holiday season

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 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade classrooms

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.

Free Christmas printables for 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade

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.

A fraction freebie that has students use fractions to create a winter scene.  You can differentiate by requiring students to reduce (or not reduce) their fractions.

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!

These tips and activities will help make teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students around Christmas time a breeze!

Need some engaging ideas for keeping students engaged during the holidays?  Check out these 15 Christmas activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.

easy to learn strategy games that are great for Fun Fridays, indoor recess, game days in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

These strategy games make perfect gifts for upper elementary teachers or for families with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade aged kiddos.

For no prep Christmas activities to keep students engaged and learning even during the holiday season, check out my Christmas Literacy Bundle - Reading and Writing Activities.  It includes singing Christmas songs together to build fluency, comprehension activities, a fun snowman writing activity, discussion starters or writing prompts, and more do make planning Christmas lessons less stressful for you.
No Prep Christmas literacy activities for 3rd grade and 4th grade