Winter writing; winter activities
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 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 Winter Break 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
*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/penguin, make a holiday card for someone, or draw a winter scene and decorate with glitter. You can slip the ones you want behind the card numbers on surprise days for a fun break.
*Special glittery snowman 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- Winter Writing Journal or December Writing Journal
-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 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.
This calendar is non-holiday specific. Some of the prompts ask to write about holidays, but don't mention which. For example: Write about your favorite holiday tradition, What is your favorite holiday treat? etc.
For a Christmas version of this pack, click here:
Countdown to Christmas!
For a huge bundle of Christmas activities at a big discount, click here: December/Christmas Activities BUNDLE: 8 packs in one!
Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome year!