Teaching Resources

Festive teaching ideas for you

by Anna Whiteley
on November 30, 2018


It’s a magical time of year. The children are filled to the brim with excitement. This bubbles over into the classroom. Chuck in play rehearsals and masses of glitter and your classroom quickly fills with Christmas chaos. We wouldn’t have it any other way though!

Channel that Christmas craziness into some festive writing. We’ve searched Pobble for cracking examples of writing covering all genres. Use these as inspiration for your own lesson planning or simply to help you get into the spirit of things. They will have you feeling all warm and fuzzy in no time!

Christmas poems
Jesse’s frosty festive poem evokes all the senses. She’d love you to have a read.

Christmas in China
What is your Christmas fortune? Dexter discovered what happens at Christmas in China and then wrote fortunes to share with his family. Read here.

The Iron Man saves Christmas!
Father Christmas has one last hope: The Iron Man. This fun narrative is a fun twist on a traditional tale. Click to read.

A recipe for the perfect Christmas
What ingredients would you choose to create the perfect Christmas? A beautiful teaching idea! We think Libby’s recipe is spot on!

The Christmas Truce
After learning about the truce on Christmas Day 1914, Holly wrote this poignant piece outlining the events.

The sound of Christmas
What does Christmas sound like? Lee shared his thoughts in this joyful poem. Have a read.

Victorian Christmas
Joe time travelled back to a Christmas Eve in the Victorian era. In this piece he explains what he discovered.

The Bear’s First Christmas
This simile packed story is a festive treat! Tiah tells the tale of ‘The bear’s first Christmas’. Read here.

If Father Christmas got stuck up my chimney…
What would you do if Santa got stuck up your chimney? Jessica would give him a push! Read more.

Reindeer job application
A job application with a twist! Maxwell is applying to be one of Santa’s reindeers. Would you give him the job? Read Maxwell’s letter.

Have your class produced some festive writing to make you feel warm and fuzzy? Share it with us on Pobble!