What happens if you take teachers who create and throw in a little Christmas spirit? Free worksheets! Here are 23 Christmas worksheets for kindergarten and first grade to use in December. You’ll find worksheets with the Gingerbread Man, Santa, the Polar Express, the Elf on the Shelf and lots of other festive worksheets too.
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Gingerbread Free Worksheets and Printables
Gingerbread Writing Freebie – Have your students create a class book so that they each draw the gingerbread man running away from them.
The Little Cookie – A free printable emergent reader based on the Gingerbread Man.
Gingerbread Math Centers – Students practice adding money (up to dollars) by matching gingerbread men and price tags.
Gingerbread Man Cause and Effect – Draw and fill in the blanks to explain the cause and effect the leads to the gingerbread man’s escape.
Secret Code Worksheet – Use the letters of the alphabet to crack the code.
Elf Application – Why would you make a good elf? Students apply for the coolest job ever and try to persuade Santa to let them join his team.
Elf Diary – Fill out the details on your classroom elf on the shelf!
Elf on the Shelf Class Book – Fill out the worksheet pages to create a class book.
Free Winter Themed Printables
Snowmen and Snowflakes – Create matches for words with a s blend, describe what a snowman is like with sensory words and count to 100 by 5’s using tally marks.
All You Need for a Snowman – Fill in the writing templates to expand on the classic book “All I Need for a Snowman.”
Find, Tally and Graph – A fun and kid friendly look-n-find graphing worksheet with Christmas themed images.
Trim the Trees With Teens – Fill in the missing teen numbers in the sequences. Students can color the Christmas tree when they’re done.
Holiday Smelly Marker Fun – Check out activity #2 for a fun “read, write, SMELL” sight word or spelling word editable worksheet.
Missing Addends – Complete the addition equations by filling in the missing addends for accelerated first graders or second graders. Also includes a double digit subtraction (without regrouping) winter worksheet.
What’s the Problem – Students create 3 sentence word problems to fit the holiday themed math problem answers. A fun and creative math activity.
Santa Worksheets for Kids
How Santa Lost His Job – Read the classic Santa books by Stephen Krensky and match the cause and effect statements.
My Christmas Story – Give students a quirky story starter image and see what they come up with!
Letter To Santa – Students can write a letter to Santa using this handy template and word bank.
Polar Express Worksheets
The Polar Express – Snag a Polar Express brace map or a bubble map graphic organizer worksheets. You’ll also find a beginning middle end worksheet, writing train, handwriting worksheets and even an activity in Spanish for bilingual (ELL/ESL) classes!
Sequence the Polar Express – Cut and paste six events in order to retell the story.
More Christmas and New Years
- Free Christmas Lights Plural Nouns Card Game
- 47 Elf On The Shelf Classroom Escapades and Resources
- 27 New Year’s Teacher Tools for January
- The Yin & Yang of It All – Chinese New Year Antonym Worksheet
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