What better way to jump into the Christmas holiday season then with a Christmas song!
Deck the Halls is a festive Christmas song to help preschoolers and kindergarten students learn about one of the most popular holidays of the year.
With Christmas just around the corner, it’s clearly time to start making Christmas lesson and Christmas party plans.
The Deck the Halls Christmas song is easy enough for young learners to follow but fun and active enough for older elementary school students to enjoy, too.
Before playing Deck the Halls song, be sure to review unfamiliar vocabulary with the class.
Christmas Songs are an amazing teaching tool.
They can be particularly effective in making Christmas fun and educational.
The Deck the Halls Christmas song is just perfect for a December theme unit.
The lyrics to Deck the Halls song can be found in our Christmas Songs & Lyrics section. Feel free to print as many Christmas song lyrics as you need you need.
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After listening to the Deck the Hall song, introduce another fun activity to the class.
Make a Poinsettia!
Preschoolers and kindergarten students can be Santa’s Helper by making a Paper Poinsettia for someone special in their life, for Christmas.
The Poinsettia is a tropical plant of Mexico that is well-known and representative of the Christmas holidays.
This simple and pretty Christmas craft is a ton of fun for young children to make, and just perfect for a Christmas-theme unit.
So, what are you waiting for?
Make the holidays brighter with this Poinsettia!
Craft items you will need:
- Blue, black and red construction paper
- Green glitter and/ore green glitter paint
Have the children draw a circle on black construction paper and cut it in half. This will be the flower pot for the Poinsettia.
Next, have the children draw and cut out 5 Poinsettia petals from red construction paper.
Then, have the children glue the flower pot onto the blue construction paper.
After that, have the children glue the Poinsettia petals, above the flower pot, at the top of the construction paper.
When ready, using glue and/or green glitter paint, have the children paint a flower stem and leaves from the flower pot to the Poinsettia petals.
Then, add freen sprinkle glitter all over the stem and leaves.
Lastly, have the children glue on a few pieces of popcorn in the center of the poinsettia.
And, voila, the children have now made a Poinsettia for Christmas.
We hope you’ll find a lot of ways to use this Christmas song as a teaching tool at home or in the classroom with kids of all ages.