Holiday parties require some thought and planning! One of the best presents Santa can give me is a smooth and drama free classroom holiday party! 🙂 A pre-holiday vacation disaster is the last thing you or I need. We are all probably running on fumes just pining away for that glorious release of sweet, sweet winter break. Delicious. Almost. There. Ugh. So back to the holiday party. It’s time to get planning and prepping. You need stations, you need adult assignments, you need cute and fun activities, and of course you will need mini schedules 🙂 Tired yet? Learn more about the way I run a class party in the post. It ain’t your typical classroom chaos which is why it works. Our kids need structure and routine every day of the year – why should we think class parties are an exception?!
Here are one of our party visual schedules from last year. Each group gets their own schedule that guides them throughout the party activities.
Check out what we did last year: Gingerbread houses, Christmas crafts, snow flubber, Christmas sensory bins, cookie decorating…
We used my Christmas Reading Centers and Speech Games in one center. Easy, peasy lovin’
.. and of course, December Bingo. That station is always a fav!