It would be safe to say that for the majority of the planet December is more fun than any other month of the year. It's all those Christmas (or some other cultural/ethnic equivalent) decorations, festive songs, suspense of giving and receiving presents, joyful celebrations and some closure people get as the end of the year approaches. This can only mean one thing: it's time to make your lessons more fun and joy rather than hard work you had to do with your students in the previous months.
We are happy to invite you to browse our collection of
153 December worksheets
which are there to help you set up amazing and challenging festive and year-roundup classes, theme celebration sessions, 'how they celebrate in different countries' activities and 'welcome New Year!' lessons.
Our 'calendar' worksheets will give you ideas for the last month of the year in terms of holidays, events and celebrations - like you do not have enough of them in your mind already! But if you find an opportunity to add some variety to your classroom, the occasions can include Special Education Day, Bill of Rights Day, Wright Brothers Day, or Rudyard Kipling birthday anniversary. And, of course, there is Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa (or whatever they call it in your part of the world!) - give your students some background information on the history and origin of these holidays, or encourage them to find that information themselves and present or discuss it in class.
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This fun Christmas quiz can be handed out to your class around the Christmas holidays. How many questions can your students answer correctly? You can set a time limit for your students to make the ...
I have written this Christmas story to use as a listening activity, but you could also adapt it for reading if you prefer. It has a seasonal theme, but aimed at adults and young people rather than ...
This is a Christmas Around the World worksheet that includes writing frames that students should fill in, after researching on the Internet or in books how different countries celebrate Christmas. ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
What happens in India at Christmas? What is Santa Claus known as in Hindi? What are visitors given at Christmas in India? What is displayed in the windows in Mumbai? Students are asked to read the ...
What happens in Australia at Christmas? What is the weather like at Christmas in Australia? What does Santa Claus travel in? Students are asked to read the informational text and answer the study ...
Find out how children in Holland celebrate Christmas. Who delivers the presents to the children? What does Prettig Kerstfeest mean? Students are asked to read through the passage and then answer t ...
Dot-to-dot: Students must start at 1 and count in 1s to connect the dots and complete the picture. This will help their counting skills. They can colour the picture of Santa Claus when they are fi ...
Dot-to-dot: Students must start at 1 and count in 1s to connect the dots and complete the picture. This will help their counting skills. They can colour the picture of the Christmas tree when they ...
Read the simplified version of Christmas story Jesus is born. Cut the sentences from the student`s worksheet, mix them and let students put them in the right order according to the story. Let ...
This resource was created for primary/elementary kids. Students are asked to read the sentences and fill in the missing words from the word bank to complete the facts about Rosa Parks. There are 1 ...
This word search can be used as a fun activity with your class when teaching them about Rosa Parks. There are fifteen words hidden in the grid that are associated with Rosa Parks. See if your stud ...
This research activity can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about Rosa Parks. Who was Rosa Parks? Why was Rosa Parks arrested? Students are asked to carry out some research and ...
This worksheet was created for primary/elementary children. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a story to tell what's happening. A Jewish family are celebrating Hanukkah. How do f ...
The worksheet was made for students of the age of 7-13. This winter task will help your students to practice winter vocabulary and revise the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is a winter worksheet for elementary students. It contains vocabulary (winter weather, winter activities, winter clothes), writing and reading activities and some winter rhymes to learn. Ther ...
A Christmas time worksheet based on this movie. Students need to complete a table which compares a few traditions in the UK and in the US accordingly. The second exercise is a "true or false" exer ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
The worksheet can be found useful in terms of Christmas as well as global issues. It is devoted to one of the most famous Christmas songs "Do they know it's Christmas time" recorded in 1984 by Ban ...
This is a reading worksheet designed to build students' vocabulary, share some fun facts, and get them thinking about what they enjoy doing in winter. Students can read the passage together and di ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
Find out about Christmas in the United Kingdom with this reading comprehension. In the UK (or Great Britain), families often celebrate Christmas together, so they can watch each other open their p ...
Find out about Christmas in France with this reading comprehension. In France, a Nativity crib is often used to help decorate the house. French cribs have clay figures in them, not wooden ones. Du ...
A big part of the Christmas celebrations in Germany is Advent. Several different types of Advent calendars are used in German homes. Find out some interesting facts about Christmas in Germany with ...
Find out about Christmas candles. Use this fact sheet as an extra resource when teaching students about Christmas. There are many different reasons why candles are associated with Christmas, altho ...
These worksheets give FCE students extra practice while completing Christmas related tasks. The material includes: Speaking - parts 1, 2, 3 and 4; Reading - part 2; Use of English - part 2 and Wri ...
A simple and fun way to teach or review Christmas vocabulary through a well-liked modern Christmas carol. The focus is exclusively on vocabulary, unlike others I´ve seen. Use the first page ...
There are 24 slides in this Advent Calendar PPT, one for each day before Christmas. Click on the numbers on slide 1. It takes you to a slide with some pictures or with some tasks on it.& ...
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