Free December Classroom Activities

We all know how crazy the month of December can be, so I’ve collaborated with some amazing friends to put together a round up of FREE December classroom activities and resources to use with your first grade or second grade students!

Take a Look at Your 12+ FREE December Activities

These free print & go Christmas board games will help students work on doubles, doubles plus one, and ways to make ten!

Free December Activities: Christmas Math Board Games

Students will love these free winter activities from Raise the Bar Reading! They include a winter word search, “Snowy Senses” 5 senses graphic organizer, and winter vocabulary flash cards!

Free December Activities: Snowy Senses worksheet

This Santa cut and paste craft from Brittani Black is fun to use after reading your favorite Christmas picture book! The activity also comes with writing paper, too!

Santa craft

This rhyming freebie from Mrs. V’s Chickadees is so much fun! Students must match up Santa and Mrs. Claus by finding the rhyming words. Picture clues are provided on each card for our struggling readers.

Have you ever held your own classroom holiday book exchange? Plan one easily with this book exchange freebie from Missing Tooth Grins!

Holiday Book Exchange template

Free Writing Templates

Looking for a festive way to practice “how-to” writing? This freebie from Literacy with the Littles is perfect! It comes with an adorable gingerbread house topper and writing pages with boy and girl gingerbread options.

Free December Activities: How to Make a Gingerbread House writing paper

If your students are writing a friendly letter to Santa this year, then you’ll love these 40 different Dear Santa writing templates from Littles Love Literacy!

Free December Activities: Dear Santa writing paper

Free Math Games

This no-prep FREE subtraction game from You’ve Got This Math gets children practicing their subtraction facts. Simply spin, solve, and then cover up the answer.

Free December Activities: Subtraction game

Practice adding doubles with this fun reindeer themed center from Live Laugh I LOVE Kindergarten! Students will pick a card, add, and record.

Reindeer math center

Students will love searching for sums with this Christmas math activity from Aloha Elementary!

Christmas math activities

You’ll love this free winter themed subtraction center from The Connett Connection! It’s a hands-on center for students to practice subtracting numbers within 20.

Subtraction math center

This Christmas tree themed color-by-code freebie from Alyse at ACfromAZ will help students work on short vowels, long vowels, nouns, verbs, and adjectives.

Christmas Color by Code

These free gingerbread QR code read alouds from Apple of their Eye are great literacy activities for the holidays. There are a variety of different leveled graphic organizers to choose from to use with the books!

Gingerbread QR Code Read Alouds

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Math and Reading Christmas Activities



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