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: 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!
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!
We have a STEM challenge for this book!
Snow is Falling
This is an informational book about snow. GREAT for December!
Bear Snores On
This is a sweet story about a group of unlikely friends! So precious!
We have a little stem challenge for this book too!
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December would not be complete without lots of gingerbread man stories!
These books are included in our Engaging Readers units. These units allow students to interact with the text to deepen their understanding.
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
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
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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 Around the World
Writing and Sentences Centers
Here is a peek at the writing center for December.
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.
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!
This is called Roll, Say, Keep!
And these activities are also editable. the are so easy to prep!
BUMP games for December!
BUMP is a favorite game in our classroom!
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