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Background

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas On December 25? - Christmas Facts by Kids Video Show - YouTube

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas On December 25? – YouTube (2:27)https://youtu.be/-iIJEiXEYFsDid you know why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25th? A Kids’ Video (Yr 5-6)

 

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation of Christmas Origins - YouTube

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation of Christmas Origins – YouTube (4:44)https://youtu.be/taVWVLK1wEcSpoken with a clear, slow voice. Easy to stop and explain (Yr 5-6)

 

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation of Christmas - Santa - YouTube

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation of Christmas – Santa – YouTube (6:30) https://youtu.be/blnGfJJqdUgSpoken with a clear, slow voice. Easy to stop and explain (Yr 5-6)

 

Warm-up

Santa's Elves - Dogs and Cats with Human Hands Making Toys - Freshpet - YouTube

Santa’s Elves – Dogs and Cats with Human Hands Making Toys – Freshpet – YouTube (2:09)https://youtu.be/y6NS77HLjEEAdorable dogs and cats dressed as Santa’s elves with human hands making toys

 

 

Songs and Carols

We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Christmas Songs Xmas Songs English Subtitle - Lala Cat Official - YouTube

We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Christmas Songs Xmas Songs English Subtitle – Lala Cat Official – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/BuE1uu4p-b0?list=RDBuE1uu4p-b0A long play of the song with subtitles (Yr 1-2)

 

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Christmas Xmas Songs English Subtitle - Lala Cat Official - YouTube

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Christmas Xmas Songs English Subtitle – Lala Cat Official – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/CZ5MhDvBbP8?list=RDBuE1uu4p-b0A Playlist with English Subtitles (Yr 2-3)

 

How many days till Christmas? Song GenkiEnglish.com - YouTube

How many days till Christmas? Song GenkiEnglish.com – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/NmIgPMgtNvs Originally written for kids to learn English, (Yr 2-4)  lyrics here

 

The Best Christmas Of All - Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs - YouTube

The Best Christmas Of All – Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/jZy7JNFJ82UDisney’s Very Merry Christmas Songs A playlist with subtitles (Yr 5-6)

 

Vocabulary

Christmas Picture Dictionary Vocabulary with matching activities (Year 3-6)
Christmas ESL Nice vocabulary worksheets to download (Year 3-6)

Learn Christmas Vocabulary | Talking Flashcards - YouTube

Learn Christmas Vocabulary | Talking Flashcards – YouTube (1:47) https://youtu.be/0rkP-R240YsA short video to teach kids some Christmas vocabulary (Yr 1-2)

 

Small Christmas Flashcards - Colour

Small Christmas Flashcards – Colourhttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/small-christmas-flashcards-colourThese Christmas flashcards print 4 to a page and are quick and easy to cut out and feature a lovely collection of our Christmas images (Yr 1-3)

 

Christmas Vocabulary | English Speaking Practice | ESL | EFL - YouTube

Christmas Vocabulary | English Speaking Practice | ESL | EFL – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/AyTQ7nFN7G0Learn important Christmas Vocabulary Hello Everyone! Vocabulary with pictures, words, and audio (Yr 2-4)

 

Christmas Vocabulary - English Picture Vocabulary

Christmas Vocabulary – English Picture Vocabularyhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/christmas/beginner-christmas-vocabulary.htmlOnline lessons, games and teaching resources (Yr 2-6) Christmas Shopping Vocabulary 

 

Christmas Traditions | People Do This For Christmas | Easy English Conversation Practice | ESL - YouTube

Christmas Traditions | People Do This For Christmas | YouTube (2:10) https://youtu.be/HRpKK_USmrkEasy English Conversation Practice. Sentences with pictures and audio (Yr 4-6)

 

Worksheets

ESL Christmas worksheets to download and print FREE (Year 3-6)

Santa, Where Are You? - YouTube

Santa, Where Are You? – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/CXaOaz3a8CgTwo versions of the song and a worksheet (Yr 2-3)

 

Christmas Worksheets for Kids and ESL Teachers

Christmas Worksheets for Kids and ESL Teachershttp://bogglesworldesl.com/christmas_worksheets.htm Requires time to explore but includes many gems (Yr 2-6)

 

Advent Calendar

Advent Calendarhttp://busyteacher.org/21443-advent-calendar.htmlDiscarding the name, this PowerPoint has many activities to print out (Yr 3-5)

 

Christmas Word Searches

Christmas Word Searcheshttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas-word-searchesHere is our collection of fun, printable Christmas word searches for kids to enjoy in the classroom or home (Yr 3-5)

 

Christmas Worksheets for Children

Christmas Worksheets for Childrenhttp://www.dltk-holidays.com/xmas/worksheets.htmThese Christmas worksheets are more fun than work.  Behind each link, there is a variety to choose from for printing (Yr 4-6)

 

Read and Complete - Creative Santa Questions worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers

Read and Complete – Creative Santa Questions worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/read_and_complete_-_creative_santa_questions/read-and-complete/63268Downloadable worksheet. Free registration required

 

Lesson Plans

The Christmas trip | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

The Christmas trip | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttps://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/grammar-videos/the-christmas-tripA lesson plan from British Council based on a short video (Yr 3-5)

 

ESL Christmas Lesson

ESL Christmas Lessonhttp://www.elcivics.com/esl-christmas.htmlThree pages with short simple sentences and links to Worksheets and Activities (Yr 4-6)

 

Reading

How The Grinch Stole Christmas - Cartoon Dr Seuss - Full Movie Storybook - YouTube

How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Cartoon Dr Seuss – YouTube (14:30)https://youtu.be/04_gGu3-_1w Animated story read out with the text on screen (Yr 2-5)

 

Gingerbread Man Story - Topmarks

Gingerbread Man Story – Topmarkshttp://www.topmarks.co.uk/stories/GingerbreadMan.aspxA nice story and a game for the IWB (Yr 4-6)

 

Christmas - Easy Online Reading Text For ESL Beginners

Christmas – Easy Online Reading Text For ESL Beginnershttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/christmas/elementary-christmas-reading.htmlReading simple sentences (Yr 4-6)

 

Winter Time worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers

Winter Time worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttp://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/winter_time/winter-elementary-a1/62989This downloadable worksheet is best suited for high school students, elementary school students (Yr 5-6)

 

RUDOLPH THE REINDEER Short Christmas Story - YouTube

RUDOLPH THE REINDEER Short Christmas Story – YouTube (4:08)https://youtu.be/MICFS-dJaLQBook on YouTube. Mute the sound, pause and read together with the class (Yr 5-6)

 

ELC Study Zone: A Special Christmas Present

ELC Study Zone: A Special Christmas Presenthttp://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/200/reading/xmas1.htmA short story with an interactive comprehension quiz (Yr 5-6)

 

Christmas Traditions in England, Scotland and Wales (A British Christmas)

Christmas Traditions in England, Scotland and Wales (A British Christmas)http://projectbritain.com/Xmas/Everything there is to know and links to more reading (Yr 6)

 

Listening

My favourite day - Christmas | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

My favourite day – Christmas | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/my-favourite-day-christmasSome customs and traditions for Christmas in the UK. Activities to download below (Yr 4-6)

 

Famous Actors Reading Holiday Stories – Page 2 – Flavorwire

Famous Actors Reading Holiday Stories – Page 2 – Flavorwirehttp://flavorwire.com/351844/famous-actors-reading-holiday-stories/2Well known stories and poems on various levels (Yr 4-6)

 

Learn English With Christmas Songs - Winter Wonderland

Learn English With Christmas Songs – Winter Wonderlandhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/songs/christmas/elementary/winter-wonderland.htmlOnline lessons, games and teaching resources Multiple Choice Listening (Yr 5-6)

 

ESLvideo.com :: Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: "All I Want For Christmas Is You" (14124)

ESLvideo.com :: Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: “All I Want For Christmas Is You” (14124)http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_low_intermediate.php?id=14124&utm_source=MadMimi&utm_medium=email&utm_content=ESLvideo_com%20:: Song by Mariah Carey and a lyrics quiz (Yr 5-6)

 

Viewing

Freshpet Holiday Feast - 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands - YouTube

Freshpet Holiday Feast – YouTube (1:53) https://youtu.be/vhg7Xm4FXAY13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands (Yr 1-6)

 

My Magic Christmas Present - My Magic Pet Morphle Episode #11 - YouTube

My Magic Christmas Present – My Magic Pet Morphle Episode #11 – YouTube  (6:33) https://youtu.be/EzuafxnaJecIf difficult to understand, pick up the keywords: present, pet, cat, horse, dinosaur etc (Yr 1-2)

 

Santa's Surprise (1947) - Christmas cartoon (Classic Funny Santa Claus Cartoon in HD!) - YouTube

Santa’s Surprise (1947) – YouTube (8:20)https://youtu.be/rQRWcw7hHaQClassic Funny Santa Claus Cartoon, the pictures say it all (Yr 1-4)

 

The snowman | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

The snowman | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council (1:14) http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-snowmanTwo children build a snowman (Yr 2-4)

 

Santa's little helper | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

Santa’s little helper | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council (2:40) http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/santas-little-helperIt’s Christmas Eve. Can Santa deliver all the presents in time? (Yr 3-5)

 

Santa's Christmas: Learn English (US) with subtitles - Story for Children "BookBox.com" - YouTube

Santa’s Christmas: Learn English (US) – YouTube (5:43) https://youtu.be/SwdM8mBUxjMStory for Children, with subtitles (Yr 3-5)

 

The First Christmas: Learn English (US) with subtitles - Story for Children "BookBox.com" - YouTube

The First Christmas: Learn English (US) with subtitles – YouTube (5:22)https://youtu.be/_ZpAj7-ohJEThe story of Christmas told by the Star of Bethlehem (Yr 3-5)

 

Christmas in Britain - YouTube

Christmas in Britain – YouTube (8:10) https://youtu.be/YzSGEeaYvJcWhat is Christmas like in Britain? Watch the video and you will know all there is to it! (Yr 4-6)

 

Mickey's Christmas Carol Movie 1983 - full movie - YouTube

Mickey’s Christmas Carol Movie 1983 – YouTube (25:41) https://youtu.be/YFXA_dLCCVQAnimated film, no subtitles (Yr 4-6)

 

Christmas traditions for kids - YouTube

Christmas traditions for kids – YouTube  (7:27)https://youtu.be/h24X5ywDQiwA short video about some Christmas traditions and Santa Claus  (Yr 5-6)

 

The Polar Express - Book Adaptation - YouTube

The Polar Express – Book Adaptation – YouTube (8:52) https://youtu.be/UmUBGHtjGZ4Book Adaptation of the popular book and film (Yr 4-6)

 

Top 10 Best Christmas Movies Of The Last Decade

Top 10 Best Christmas Movies Of The Last Decadehttp://www.forbes.com/sites/markhughes/2013/12/03/top-10-best-christmas-movies-of-the-last-decade/An article presenting the best X-mas movies (Yr 4-6)

 

A Christmas Carol 1971 ~ Animated ~ Alastair Sim ~ Full Length ORIGINAL POST - YouTube

A Christmas Carol 1971 ~ Animated ~ Alastair Sim ~ Full Length ORIGINAL POST – YouTube 25 minhttps://youtu.be/iN6IMZFwY50The excellent 1971 animated version of the Charles Dickens classic. (Yr 5-6) 

 

The 12 Labours of Santa Claus | Secret World of Santa Claus | ZeeKay Junior - YouTube

The 12 Labours of Santa Claus – YouTube (23:35) https://youtu.be/qV9LoWydtWUAn animated story of Santa’s test, no subtitles (Yr 5-6)

 

Christmas Stories for Children and Kids - Christmas Car Stancer the Santamobile Santa's Car - YouTube

Christmas Stories for Children and Kids –  YouTube (6:26)https://youtu.be/MLHzxyy1VQYChristmas Car Stancer the Santamobile Santa’s Car (Yr 5-6) 

 

Mr Bean 07 Merry Christmas Mr Bean 1992 - YouTube

Mr Bean 07 Merry Christmas – YouTube (25:22) https://youtu.be/SyWSTvwZPGYNot much language but a lot of traditions (Yr 5-6)

 

Writing

A letter to Santa A printable pdf to fill in (Yr 4-6)

Interactive

I-Spy Game Get through the maze by clicking on the Christmas words you hear. 1:1 or IWB (Yr 3-4)

Whose present? | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

Whose present? | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/games/whose-presentWhose present? Game

 

More Materials

Christmas Activity Pack In this 11-page pdf-document there are activities on various levels, one for each.

Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditions, The History of Christmas -- whychristmas?com

Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditionshttp://whychristmas.com/customs/Find out how many Christmas Traditions and Christmas Customs started and how they are celebrated.

 

Santa Claus and Christmas at the North Polehttp://www.northpole.com/The Official Website of Santa Land

 

Christmas - English Exercises, Vocabulary and Worksheets

Christmas – English Exercises, Vocabulary and Worksheetshttp://www.esolcourses.com/topics/christmas.htmlChristmas – free English Lessons and Activities |

 

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