If you are a teacher looking for December activities for Kindergarten or first grade, look no further.  This post is packed with 7 ideas to get you through until holiday break!

December Writing Activities

You can find all of the resources below in my TPT Store sold separately or as part of my December Merry and Bright MEGA Bundle!


1.  December Writing Journals

First on the list are my December Writing Journals.  This resource includes cover options and writing prompts for the entire month.


December Writing Journals

2.  Gingerbread Men Make a Ten

Gingerbread Bulletin Board

Next up is my Gingerbread bulletin board bundle.  It is one of my best sellers!  Math, art, and fine motor skills are all rolled into one fun and engaging lesson!  There’s also a writing option on How to Make a Gingerbread man if you prefer to use that instead of the math page.

Gingerbread Math Craft

3.  Merry and Bright December Family Homework Bulletin Board & Class Book

Christmas Bulletin Board

Each month, I send home a family homework project.  December’s assignment focuses on family holiday traditions.  It’s a great way to incorporate diversity as the kids love learning about new traditions and different holidays celebrated by their classmates.  You can read more about this activity HERE.

Christmas Lights Bulletin Board

4.  &  5.  December Number Sense Book for Numbers 1 to 10 & Book for Numbers 1 to 20

December Math Activity

These books come with Christmas or Winter wording cover options.  They are perfect for reinforcing proper number writing formation, ten frames, one to one correspondence, number sentences, and number lines.

December Math Book

6.  My Christmas Senses Writing and Science Mini-books

5 Senses Christmas Activity

These print and go science and writing mini-books are the perfect way to talk about how the five senses apply to the holidays!

7.  My Winter Senses Writing and Science Mini-books

5 Senses Writing

Similarly, these Winter Senses mini-books get your students writing about what they see, hear, taste, touch, and smell in the winter season.


Overall, I hope that this post has provided you with some inspiration when it comes to December activities for Kindergarten and first grade.   You will find all of these resources in the December Merry and Bright MEGA Bundle in my Teachers Pay Teachers Store.

Happy Holidays!