Preschool and Kindergarten Christmas Projects

In these theme lesson plans your pre-k or kindergarten learners will enjoy the festivities of Christmas through using their five senses.  The Christmas season is a perfect time to integrate this Science concept. This concept will be explored through using the read aloud, shared reading and experimentation.  The students will also be reading, writing, playing games related to specific literacy skills,working with numbers to twenty and measuring.





Includes: (Duration 2-3 Weeks or Longer)

- 90 page theme pack, focusing on the five senses during the festive season
- 6 emergent readers
- 8 craft ideas and templates
- 6 games and more literacy center ideas and templates
- Math activities to cover 6 Common Core outcomes
- Smart Board activities
- Songs
- AND MORE!



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Total of Six Emergent Readers That Address Key Learning Concepts 




How to Use the Readers
The video in the link below demonstrates how emergent readers can be used to meet a number Pre-K or Kindergarten curriculum outcomes.

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Emergent Readers for Meeting Pre-K Curriculum
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Focus Christmas Emergent Readers

Emergent Reader - What Does Brown Bear See?
Focus on the sense of sight

Based on the book  "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle.  
 

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.   Letter "Bb" and its related sound.  In the interactive version the students would cut and paste the "Bb" pictures referred to in the text.
2.   Sense of sight



Emergent Reader - What Does Polar Bear Hear?
Focus on the sense of hearing

Based on the book  "Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carle. 

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  1.   Letter "Pp" and its related sound.  In the interactive version the students would cut and paste the pictures referred to in the text.
2.   Sense of sound



Emergent Reader - What Did He See?
A simple story retelling of the literature selection "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg

The students can identify what senses were used in this story and recalling sequence of events.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Recalling sequence of events
2.  Do a story comparison
 



Emergent Reader - Christmas Mouse - A Book on Five Senses
Follows a format from the series "If You Take A Mouse to the Movies" by Laura Numeroff

In this reader mouse goes to the mall and uses his five senses.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Identifying how mouse uses his five senses
2.  Do a story comparison to other literature selections written by Laura Numeroff
 



Emergent Reader - Our Christmas Traditions
Introduces the concept of traditions

The book is meant to initiate a discussion on the concept of traditions.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Students verbally explain their Christmas traditions
2.  Students relay ideas in written form



Emergent Reader - Fox Plays Rhymes
A concept reader meant to introduce the letter "Xx" in meaningful context and also rhyme

In the black and white version of the reader the students cut and paste the matching rhyming picture.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Letter "Xx"
2.  Rhyme


 

Preschool and Kindergarten Literacy Centers Overview

The Christmas theme pack includes a number of literacy games. The following is a quick list of all the games, materials and center activities included within the pack.
 

-  Alphabet review game
 

-  Rhyming picture matching game
 

-  Vowel in the middle game
 

-  Sight word activities

 

Vowel in the
Middle Game
Rhyme Around The
Christmas Tree
Alphabet Printing
Game






Preschool and Kindergarten Math Outcomes Addressed

-  I can tell if a group has greater than, less than or an equal amount. K.CC.B.6.

-  I can compare two printed numerals between 1-10. K.CC.B.7

-  I can write numbers 0-20 and show the correct amount of objects for these numbers.
K.CC.A.3

-  I can count 20 things. K.CC.B.5

-  I can tell what the height and width of an object.

-  I can compare the length, width of two objects and explain the difference.



Shape Stocking

Template for Stocking Shape Card 

 
             
Stocking verses for the Card




 




Examples of Craft Templates and Materials Included

Elf Writing

Convincing Santa Letter
Stain Glass Art


 


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Includes:
- 90 page theme pack, focusing on the five senses during the festive season
- 4 emergent readers
- 8 craft ideas and templates
- 6 games and more literacy center ideas and templates
- Math activities to cover 6 Common Core outcomes
- Smart Board activities
- Songs
- AND MORE!

 

 




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