You can use this adorable gingerbread house as a writing prompt craftivity, or send home as a home-school connection for the entire family to take part in. Completed projects make a sweet December bulletin board.
My students really enjoy making class books. It's a fun writing prompt for them, and the completed project is usually a favorite during free reading time. Students complete the writing prompt and illustrate their page. Collect, collate and add the cover to make a sweet class book. There are 2 options for the student page. This writing prompt is a quick, easy and fun way to review action verbs as well as nouns.
Review parts of speech with these adorable gingerbread anchor chart posters. The posters include one for nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns and adverbs.
Here are a variety of quick, easy and fun activiies for your students to practice words that begin and end with the st blend.
"Welcome To My House" is an interesting and fun writing prompt. Students decorate their door, trim and glue it to a sheet of white paper that they also trim. Their writing prompt is revealed, when the the door is flipped open.
"Wishful Thinking" is an interesting and fun writing prompt for December. Completed projects make an adorable bulletin board. Students finish the writing prompt: "If money were no problem and I could have 5 super-fabulous gifts for Christmas, I'd like..."
This is a Dear Santa letter with a twist. Instead of students writing a letter to Santa of the things they'd like for Christmas, they think of someone they think should get an extra special gift from Santa, and write a persuasive letter on their behalf.
Making a class book, was one of my 1st graders favorite writing activities. These booklets were also a much sought-after option during quiet reading time. Here's the scenario for this fun December writing prompt: Santa's reindeer are sick! Who will pull his sleigh on Christmas Eve?