Music and Literacy Christmas Activity "The Twelve Days of (Christmas) School"

Grade Levels
3rd - 8th
Formats Included
  • Zip
5 pages


Elementary and Music Class students will get a kick singing and then rewriting the lyrics to “The 12 Days of Christmas” You'll find new Lyrics to sing and a writing activity for students to write and sing. Best for Grade 3 and up.


This resource includes a lyric sheet with the new lyrics

Circle Map

A writing activity sheet for ideas

A writing activity sheet for students to create new lyrics


Sing the Song as written.

Great to build school community and pride.

Use the circle map as a whole class, small group or individual activity.

Use the activity in one class time or spread out the activity over a whole week during your literacy centers/language arts time.

Students will enjoy sharing their new song.

Print or Project the new lyrics for the whole class to sing a long.

Most of all- Have a Happy Holiday!

I hope you’ll click on the little green star and follow my store.

And feedback is always appreciated.

Wish there was something else in this resource?

Just ask me in the question and answer section and I’ll be happy to figure out a way to help you.

Merry Christmas!



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Total Pages
5 pages
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