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December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Are you ready for December? Ideas and Resources … plus a free file!

November 26 Deedee 3 min read

December kindergarten resources are here!  Ready or not!  November seemed to fly by… blink and you will be knee deep in December!  It is such a BUSY time of the year for most people, but for teachers, it can be down-right overwhelming.  I have gathered some ideas you can use for December in your classroom.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

December kindergarten resources: Books to read

So many books… so little time!  Here are a few favorites!

Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed

This book has been a favorite of mine for a long time.  I love the idea of paying it forward!  This is EXACTLY the theme of this great book! 

We made a fun activity for students to do that explores chain reactions!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Peter’s Chair

Another book about giving is Peter’s Chair.  Peter is less than excited about giving his chair to his baby sister.  However, he has a change of heart!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

We have a STEM challenge for this book!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Snow is Falling

This is an informational book about snow.  GREAT for December!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Bear Snores On

This is a sweet story about a group of unlikely friends!  So precious!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

We have a little stem challenge for this book too!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

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Gingerbread Stories

December would not be complete without lots of gingerbread man stories!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included\

These books are included in our Engaging Readers units.  These units allow students to interact with the text to deepen their understanding.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Here are a few links for you:

Reading Comprehension/Guiding Readers Set 1: 
Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth
The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman

Science, Math, and More for Set 1

Reading Comprehension/Guiding Readers Set 2: 
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
Snow is Falling by Franklyn M. Branley
Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson
Earrings! by Judith Viorst

Science, Math, and More for Set 2

You can find all of these books on Amazon.  I have collected them for you with one link!  SCORE!  Click HERE them all (affiliate links).  You can find some of my other favorite things with that link.

December kindergarten resources: Math Centers

As you know, I love using math centers that are really predictable.  These activities are from the following units:

Christmas Math Work Stations

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Hibernating Animals Math Work Stations

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Gingerbread Man Math Work Stations

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Christmas Around the World

I recently update my Christmas Around the World unit.  PLUS I added additional activities.   You can see it HERE.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Writing and Sentences Centers

Here is a peek at the writing center for December.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

This is the sentence writing center.  NOTE:  I added more pages to the unit, so you may want to go and update this little guy too.  You can see it by clicking HERE.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Christmas Worksheets

Sometimes it is nice to have a quick worksheet.  They work great for a quick assessment!   You can find the Christmas themed worksheets in my Save My Ink! Units.

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Additional Center ideas

To find these ideas, you will just click on the images below.

Editable Sight Word Centers and games

This is a sight word spelling game.  It is editable so you can put in your own sight word lists! Students love it!  

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

This is called Roll, Say, Keep!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

And these activities are also editable.  the are so easy to prep!

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

BUMP games for December!  

BUMP is a favorite game in our classroom!  

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

Click HERE to download even more ideas for December!  It’s FREE!

 

Gingerbread man FREE file

 

 

December kindergarten resources for math and literacy activities. Read aloud books and center activities your students will love. See lessons plan ideas including, close read and STEM activities. Free file included

 

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3 Comments

  • ig viewer December 16 at 1:46 am

    I love it! So many cool ideas to try. Thank you for sharing!

  • Ellen Powell December 16 at 7:22 pm

    I am sorry, but I am not able to print or download your cookie comparison game. can you please help me?

    • Deedee December 17 at 4:47 pm

      Hi Ellen,

      I’m sorry. Can you email me? I’m not sure what you are talking about (it might be the holidays finally getting to me)…HA!

      [email protected]

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