Ideas for activities as the holiday season approaches

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The holiday season is just around the corner! Here are several ideas for activities to do in class! We create a Christmas quiz, we discover holiday traditions around the world, we write to Santa Claus to ask him for a book, we share traditional recipes and we enter the madness of the elves!

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Despite the health restrictions still in effect for the 2021 holiday season, we expect family gatherings (according to the rules!), Laughter, good meals, gifts, decorations ...

Here we are already in the introduction creating a lexical field around the Christmas and New Year celebrations! In addition, it sounds festive and happy!

Why not introduce the activities by developing your own vocabulary for the holiday season with your students? First ask them what comes to mind when the Christmas spirit is mentioned! Create a word cloud using an app like Wooclap,, AnswerGarden or Mentimeter (You have options!)!


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