’Twas the day before Christmas vacation and all through the class,
Everyone was wishing the long day would pass.
__(teacher’s name)___ said, “Let’s work too, not just play.”
But the children were all thinking of Christmas Day!
So when s/he said to ___(student name)___, “Now read this page…quick!”
He just sat there thinking of jolly Old St. Nick…
Here is a Christmas freebie that is sure to excite your students. I’ve used this poem for 30 years and the children LOVE it! This is an editable pdf - just type in your kiddos names and print. (There are spaces for 34 different names. I never have more than 22 students, so I just duplicate the names throughout the poem.)
I read it aloud right before we dismiss for Christmas/winter break. The students love it! I usually print out a copy so that they can take it and read it over the holidays.:)
Jennifer @ The Primary Primer