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December Lesson Plans

Starting on my lesson plans for school for December....wondering if anyone has any great additions....I feel like I am missing something?

Children’s Devotional – Advent and Jesus’ Birthday

History/Social Studies
• History of Christmas
• History of Hanukkah
• Christmas Around the World – how is it celebrated?
• State of the Month – taking a break for Christmas teachings

• Animal of the Month – Penguins
• How do we prepare for the winter months?
• Ways to heat your home – wood, coal, oil, hot water
• North Pole – weather, climate, what lives there?
• How are snowflakes made?

Language Arts
• Letter of the Week – journals, crafts, practice
• Polar Express teachings
• Reading - Christmas and Winter themed books & Weekly library visits

Health & Safety
• Good Manners
• The gift of giving vs receiving

12 days of Christmas Activities

Instrument playtime
Dance & music time – Christmas Carrols

Visual Arts - Winter and Christmas Crafts

Physical Ed
Primo Sports (Indoor kids playtime at the gym)

Sign Language – letters of the week & Christmas signs


Lindsay said…
Looks like an awesome plan for December!
The Adventurer said…
I am curious what your teaching lesson would be for Polar Express. The kids and I watch it every year at Christmas along with a few others.
Every year we study the nativity story so this year we are going to do winter celebrations around the world, including Kwanzaa, Divali, Id, and a few others.:)

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