The elf is watching and reporting back to Santa. Students write why they think that they should be on Santa's "nice" list. Includes a Santa's List poster to use as a good-behavior motivator.
Make a classroom elf of your own, or use this as an individual behavior modification technique and have each child make one. The body is made out of a decorative lunch bag. Children add tally marks for staying focused, completing tasks, behaving etc.
Children read, add end punctuation, circle the capital letters, underline the adjectives, trace and write the directional words and then color, cut and glue the matching picture.
Cover lots of Common Core State Standards as students read, add end punctuation, underline capital letters; trace and write the shape word; trace and write the color word, trace the shape and then draw and color that shaped nose on the reindeer.
Students trace and write the numbered pages to make a Rudolph's nose counting booklet.
Choose to count by 1's to 20, count backwards from 10 to 0 or 20 to 0, + skip count by 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's.
Choose a keepsake reindeer for your kiddo's to make by tracing their foot with their shoe on. Antlers are made from their hand prints. One reindeer is a slider and reviews 2D shapes.
Teach secondary colors by having students mix yellow and blue to make a green wreath. When dry, they add red finger-print holly berries, a bow and a poem in the center.
Make a single one for your class and have a different child glue a cotton ball to the appropriate number each day, or run off a Santa for each student and set this up as a daily center on a TV tray.
Countdown the days of December with this sweet finger print wreath, sure to become a keepsake.