Christmas Units and Activities Bundle 2

Christmas Units and Activities Bundle 2
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This second bundle is all about Christmas, both here and around the world! In this bundle you'll find four of my Christmas products! Here is information about each product, so you don't have to travel to different sites...

If You Give a Reindeer a Recipe (pages 73, $6.50)
This is an original story for you to use for a variety of Christmas Activities! It's called, "If You Give a Reindeer a Recipe". The story starts with Reindeer getting a recipe request from the man himself, Boss Claus. Reindeer has to travel to all his friends to get the ingredients to make the Rocky Road Ice Cream. He travels to Arctic Fox for the Almonds, Caribou for the Chocolate, etc.. There is even a spot at the end where your students are interacting with the text and must draw their picture in the story. I know your kiddos will just love this story!

There are numerous teaching moments packed into this Easy Reader! Sequencing, Retelling, Alliteration, and so much more. I've helped to bring these moments to life by including the following teaching goodies to the reader:

~5 Comprehension Printables (maps, vocabulary, sequencing)

~BONUS~ 10 printables with additional practice in sequencing, mapping, etc.

~Retelling Stick Puppets, complete with a Puppet Stage!

~Character Headbands to use with retelling and reader's theater activities

~Interactive Notebook Pockets, Books, etc. There are a handful of interactive activities that can or do not have to be put into an interactive notebook.

~Classroom book in which students have to create their own ice cream recipes. Very cute!

And more!

So this packet is filled with activities to practice numerous skills that you can tie into Christmas. The story is adorable and the graphics are perfect for it. I'm sure your kiddos will just love it and all the projects, activities, and printables. The majority of the book and activity unit is in black and white.

Highlighting Fun Christmas Edition (23 pages, $3.75)
Raise your hand if you're scared of using highlighters with your students... My hand's raised too! I've created these printables to hopefully take care of some of our worry of having highlighter marks over everything, including desks, faces, and maybe the paper!

Included in this set of no-prep printables are 4 types of highlighting printables and each printable has a practice section at the bottom as a recap:

~Words: These printables ask the students to highlight single specific words that are presented in a fun way. They are in the shape of the word asked to be highlighted.

~Scattered Words: These printables ask the students to highlight single specific words that are presented in random order. The type of these words is larger to give the students more practice with fine motor control.

~Line Tracing: Students are asked to follow a dashed line on these printables, in hopes of teaching them to highlight a sentence maybe or a group of words.

~Sentences: These printables present the students with a sentence in which they must just highlight one specific word only, which is ultimately the final goal we're looking for.

Please keep in mind that these printables are only meant to practice highlighting only. All other skills presented are secondary to highlighting, which is the main purpose of the printables.

Hopefully these printables will give you a sigh of relief down the line when you pass out the highlighters! All these printables are Christmas related. Please see the preview for a look at all the printables included

Reindeer Games Christmas Math Games (18 pages, $4.50)
Reindeer (Board) Games is a fun product that your little elves will just love this Christmas season! Included are 10 interactive board games that are all Common Core Aligned to First Grade Standards.

The following printable games are included:

~Silly Santa: Students spin two spinners, add to find the sum, and cover that number on the board. The winner is the player with the most spaces covered.

~Merry Shapes: Students roll a dice and follow the key to find that shape on a stocking. They cover the shape. The last player to cover a shape is the winner.

~It's Christmas Time: Students roll a dice and find that corresponding clock on the board and cover it with a counter. The player with the most clocks covered is the winner.

~Jolly Ten Frames: Students roll a dice and find that corresponding ten frame on the board and cover it. The winner is the player with the most ten frames covered on the board.

~Gingerbread Lane: Students roll a dice and add a zero to make it a ten unit. They may then add or subtract ten, find that number on the board and cover it. The winner is the first to cover all their numbers on their own rows.

~Reindeer Add 10: Students roll a dice and add ten. They find that number on the board and cover it. The winner is the last player to cover a number on the board.

~Peppermint Play: Students have their own boards. They roll two dice, add to find the sum, and add one. They can cover the number on their board if they have it. The winner is the first to cover all their numbers.

~Big Blue Present: Students roll a dice and determine if it is an odd or even number. Then they must cover an odd or even number on the board. The winner is the player that covers the most numbers. ***This games includes a bonus black and white printable version also!

~Elf on the Shelf: Students roll two dice and add to find the sum. They then must find on their own rows, sets of Christmas tree dice with sets of numbers that add to the same sum. The player that covers their own rows is the winner. ***This game includes a bonus black and white printable version also!

~Santa vs. Rudolph: One student is Santa; the other is Rudolph. They then roll two dice and find an addition OR subtraction number sentence that would equal the number they rolled. They cover that number sentence. The winner is the student that covers their own row first. ***This game includes a bonus black and white printable version also!

The kids will have a BLAST playing these Christmas games, perfect for parties, centers, and small groups. The games are all on one board, with the exception of one with a spinner board. Their are no prep printable games included that could also be sent home as homework.

Please see the preview to see each game board included! High Kinders and Second Graders could also play these games as a review. Many skills are able to be differentiated...Time, adding and subtracting 10 and 1, shapes, basic facts...There are many skills that could lend well to either grades!

Santa's Day Off (73 pages, $6.50)
Did you ever wonder what Santa did on his days off? Not just make toys! I recently found him on the beach... snorkeling, surfing, and even having a water gun fight with his reindeer crew! I was able to capture his events in this math unit that I'm sure will add some whimsy to your classroom this Christmas!

In this Common Core Aligned unit aimed at First Graders, you will find the following centers and activities:

~Surfin Santa~ Students will find the sum to basic facts and sort under specific sums.

~Light Bright~ Students will add the missing sequence numbers to a string of Christmas lights.

~I Wear My Sunglasses at Night~ Santa's wearing his sunglasses at night because the Christmas lights are so bright! Students must figure out the numbers before and after the shining lights!

~Flip-Flop Fa, La, La, La, La~ Students will add to find the sum on each flip-flop and them compare the answers with a <, >, or = symbol.

~It's Beach Time~ Students will match the digital Beach-Ball Clocks to the digital clocks.

~Snorklin' Santa~ Students will find the numbers 10 more, 10 less, 1 more, and 1 less to those given, while snorkeling with Santa underwater!

~Diving for Doubles~ Santa is taking the plunge down a double's water slide! Students must total the domino doubles and write a number sentence to match.

~Mixed-Up Gifts~ Students will have to choose the gifts from Santa's sack that make a fact family. One present doesn't belong...

~Lovin' Each Bite~ Students must spin the watermelon wheel and add the number to the amount of seeds on their Santa watermelon card. The numbers on the wheel are in 10's.

~Ho, Ho, Yum! Santa's taking an ice cream break and students must figure out if the number sentences are true or false and sort them accordingly.

~The Great Water Gun Fight~ (a must see!) Santa and his crew are having their annual water gun fight and the students are invited! They must determine who has the greater number...Santa or his opponent by using a <, >, or = symbol.
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