Elf Christmas Activities for a Classroom Theme Day

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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Elf-themed Christmas activities for an entire day of engaging lessons are all planned out for you with this fun product! Elf activities for reading, writing, language, social studies, science, and math are all included. Your students will LOVE all the hands-on activities. You will love having meaningful, standards-based activities AND an entire day of instruction planned out for you! This product is perfect to use anytime in December to keep your students engaged and busy on those crazy days leading up to Christmas break.

Although pages are set up to complete in one day, activities could be spread out over a day or week. There are more than enough activities to keep your students busy beyond one day of instruction.



  • About this product directions/ suggestions for use
  • Teacher directions for each subject. Includes standards, materials, and how to
  • Elf Day invitations for your students
  • "What's your Elf name?" elf name generator poster


  • "The Elf and the Reindeer" an original fable
  • context clues graphic organizers (2)
  • reading comprehension
  • Elf examining characters text-based questions
  • Reindeer examining characters text-based questions


  • set of 8 task cards and recording page-using quotation marks
  • parts of speech coloring page


  • Narrative writing prompts and writing paper
  • Explanatory writing prompt, graphic organizer, and writing paper


  • "The Great Ornament Challenge": a STEM project about gravity, wind resistance, motion, and design
  • student directions page
  • STEM planning and recording page
  • "How to Slow a Falling Object" informational text

Social Studies

  • "Searching for Santa" a cardinal and intermediate directions game
  • "Getting around the Workshop" giving directions practice page


  • Design a New Workshop-area and perimeter activity
  • student directions page
  • workshop requirements page
  • grid paper

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Total Pages
58 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object. Examples could include an unbalanced force on one side of a ball can make it start moving; and, balanced forces pushing on a box from both sides will not produce any motion at all. Assessment is limited to one variable at a time: number, size, or direction of forces. Assessment does not include quantitative force size, only qualitative and relative. Assessment is limited to gravity being addressed as a force that pulls objects down.
Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.


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