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Festive teaching ideas for you

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 22, Nov 2021
19 min read

It’s a magical time of year. The children are filled to the brim with excitement and 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
This frosty festive poem evokes all the senses. We’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 this recipe is spot on!

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

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

Victorian Christmas
This young author 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! This talented young writer 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? This author would give him a push! Read more.

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

 

If you're looking for more ideas to channel that Christmas craziness into some festive writing. We’ve got you covered on Pobble. You'll find cracking examples of writing covering all genres. From reindeer applications and recipes for the perfect Christmas to living in a snow globe! Use these as inspiration for your own lesson planning, they'll have you feeling all warm and fuzzy in no time and your class producing fantastic festive writing.

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