Looking for a fun way to get your kids excited about writing in December? Use these daily writing prompt calendar pieces to motivate writing while counting down to Christmas or winter vacation!
Teaching in December can be a bit hard with all the fun chaos, but your students will love writing in these journals, and will look forward to each day's mystery writing prompt or activity!
*Days till Christmas sign with numbers to count down the days (you can tape, velcro, use Fun Tak, or simply laminate and write in).
*Colorful calendar pieces and December heading- 2 style options
*Word Wall: 16 words for display with pictures, plus 4 blank templates.
*36 writing prompt cards- Print 2-sided with the calendar pieces and simply turn over each day for the writing prompt!
*9 fun activity/ craft cards- easy-to-do activity ideas, like make a thumbprint snowman or play Tic-Tac-Toe with red and green M&Ms. You can slip these behind the card numbers on surprise days for a fun break.
*Glittery candy cane card: Hide this behind a number card for a fun treat from you when you get to that day, or hide behind a number card and kids guess where it is- an easy number recognition game!
*Writing journal and slips- 2 options:
-Covers- Christmas Writing Journal or December Writing Journal
-Picture Word wall with editing reminder
-2 lined options: dotted mid-line for younger writers, smaller-spaced for older ones.
-Pages have a space for a picture, plus there is a 2nd page with just lines, if you want to make 2-sided for extra writing room.
-Every writing prompt has a slip to go with it- simply copy the slip page you want and students glue onto journal page
-Pages also available without slip box, so you can use for other Christmas or winter-themed writing activities
-Optional: Don't want to use the journal? Simply have them glue the slip onto an individual sheet or any notebook.