Holidays and Special Days in December - January



December


Christmas

My Christmas Page
You will find inspirational links, coloring, crafts, skits, and more.

Winter

Our Class is Cool
A cute bulletin board idea with penguins. You could use the same idea with snowflakes the children make. Put a photo of each child in the center

A Winter Banner
From teacherhelp.org.

A Pretty Winter Banner
From Sparkle Box.

We're as Unique as Snowflakes Bulletin Board
This board was made by Stephanie Giese.

You are Unique Banner  and  Just like Snowflakes Banner
Use these banners with a bulletin board similar to that above. Cut out different snowflakes and put each child's photo in the center.

Paper Snowflake Heaven 
Make 2, 3, 4, and 6 sided snowflakes.

Color a Snowman
A cute snowman with hat, mittens, scarf, and broom. This has the word "snowman" down the side of the page.This is from coloring-pages-book-for-kids-boys.com.

Snowman Paper Bag Puppet
from pacon.com. This is a cute project for the younger kids.

Free Preschool Winter Activities 
These are from kidssoup.com.

The Four Seasons
A graphic showing a tree in all four seasons.

Clay Pot Winter Friends
A cute winter craft. We used small foam cups instead of clay pots to cut down on expense.

Ten Little Snowmen
An online book for young readers from starfall.com.


January


New Year

New Year Bulletin Board Idea
(*Files have been updated for 2019 - 2021) Forgetting those things which are behind.... Add pictures that illustrate your purpose for the board. Here are four files you can print to help you make your board.  file1       file2      file3      file4
Healthy Habits for a New Year Banner
Put this on a bulletin board and put things under it as you wish. This could include healthy habits in general, or healthy study habits, or healthy habits for Christian living, such as pray, read your Bible, attend church, love others, and trust God.
Happy New Year Banner (color)
From teacherhelp.org.
Happy New Year Banner  
Children can color in the letters. From teacherhelp.org
Free Printable Custom Calendars
Print calendars through 2022. From DLTK.

Some Calendar Songs I've Used

There are Seven Days  (printable 4 sheets)
 (to the tune of "Oh My Darling Clementine")

 There are seven days
 There are seven days
  There are seven days in a week
  Sunday, Monday,
  Tuesday, Wednesday,
  Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  ©Audrey Smith

  The Months Song (printable 4 sheets)
  to the tune of "Ten Little Indians")

  January, February, March, and April,
  May and June, July, and August,
  September, October, November, and December,
  There are 12 months in all.
  ©Audrey Smith

Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History

A Teeny Tiny Book About Martin Luther King Jr.
This is from bry-backmanor.org.

Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness 
This project allows students to participate in Dr. King’s dream by doing 100 acts of kindness. This is from readwritethink.org.

Black History Month Banner
With drawings of George Washington Carver and Marian Anderson on it.

George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book
The first seven pages make a nice book about George Washington Carver. There are 23 more activity pages about the peanut to print such as dot-to-dot, crossword puzzles, and more. This is from usda.com.gov.

Black History Month Activities and Resources for Children
Many activities here. This is from fun.familyeducation.com.

Black History Word Search (10 words)
from EdHelper.com

Black History Word Search (20 words)
from EdHelper.com

Black History Word Search (all words)
from EdHelper.com