'Twas the Night Before Christmas Cross-Curricular Choice Board for Elementary

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These cross-curricular Christmas activities for elementary students, inspired by the classic festive poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, are the perfect way to incorporate the holidays across the curriculum.

They are great as extension or early-finisher activities, for learning centers, or to use for take-home independent practice work.

This choice board of 9 cross-curricular activities includes printable Christmas activities and all the links you might need.

Explore the poem in class using our'Twas the Night Before Christmas full text printable.

Students can choose from Christmas activities like:

Christmas Tree Detective

Learn all about the history of Christmas Trees by completing this worksheet. Be sure to look up answers by researching each question. Record your answers neatly, then illustrate your own Christmas tree on the back of your paper.

Holiday Map

Design a map for Santa of either your neighborhood or house so he knows where to deliver the presents. Be sure to use a map key and draw a compass on your paper. Write out directions to your delivery destination, step by step!

My Wish for You

Use the Christmas wish list template to shop for other people! After all, this holiday is about the gift of giving. You have a budget of $75. Use flyers and ads to look up the cost of items. Keep track of what you buy, and how much it costs, and add up your total to make sure you say within your budget!
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Heather Aulisio


About Heather

Heather Aulisio (B.S., M.S. Ed.) is a 5th grade math and science teacher. She has been teaching in a public school setting for 19 years. Heather has previously taught third… Read more

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