As a Kindergarten teacher, the holiday season can be a bit hectic with all the downtime and festivities. However, it’s crucial to have a well-thought-out plan with intentional resources and activities that are both meaningful and enjoyable for your little learners. Intentionally Teaching During the Holiday Months has ideas and resources to help you navigate this joyous time of year while maintaining academic excellence.

Ideas and Activities

With the winter and holiday breaks fast approaching, it’s important to keep your little learners engaged and on track. Try these fun, purposeful and engaging activities to continue with academic achievement.


Looking for a fun activity for the last week of school before Winter Break? 🕵️‍♀️Try a Gingerbread Man Hunt! I have the clues all ready for you that include the front office staff, the nurse, the librarian and principal! But…the clues are editable to change and reflect your school and environment! You could do the hunt all in one day or 1 clue a day! #kindergartenchaos #gingerbread #decemberactivities #gingerbreadman

♬ original sound – Kindergarten Chaos

Let’s make a Gingerbread themed sensory bin!🤎 Use items you have from your classroom or buy inexpensive fillers from DollarTree!➡️I love these editable gingerbread themes task cards!🤎You could add letters, numbers, sight words, addition, subtraction or any skill you wish! These resource also includes optional recording sheets!🙋🏻‍♀️Who wants to check this out? P.S. my husband made this DIY sensory bin and I have the free printable directions available! #kindergartenchaos #kindergarten #gingerbread #sensorybinideas #handsonlearning

♬ Carol Of The Bells – Lindsey Stirling

By incorporating these activities into your classroom, your little learners can stay engaged and excited about learning while still enjoying the holiday season.

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