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Christmas is a wonderful time of year! This is our biggest collection of curriculum plans, with a huge range of activities. Learn about Christmas as it's celebrated around the world, play fun Christmas-themed games, create a reindeer restaurant, create Christmas stars and many many more, all with references to learning areas for Montessori and relevant Aistear themes.



Letter to Santa Blank

Letter to Santa Form

Leter from Santa

Christmas Around the World

Say Happy Christmas Around the World

Christmas with Santa Around the World

Say Happy Christmas Around the World Poster

Clothes Peg Rudolf

Felt Tree

Frosty Left and Right Game

Junk in the Trunk

Reverse Advent Calendar

Roll a Christmas Tree

Christmas Story Stones

Christmas Story Stones

It Was a Starry Night

Christmas in China

Christmas in Denmark

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Hungary

Christmas in Jamaica

Christmas in Mexico

Christmas in Poland

Christmas in France

Christmas in Hawaii

Ginger Bread House

Paper Bag Pinata

Pierniki Polish Spice Cookies

Polishing Shoes

Sugared Mice

Where in the World


Christmas Cards

Decorate Tree

Pretty Parcels

Wrapping Instructions

Toy Shop Number Stockings

Numbered Stockings

Santas Helper Gingerbread House

Gingerbread Playdough

Gingerbread Man Play Mat

Gingerbread Woman Play Mat

Gingerbread Man Recipe

Gingerbread Man Story

Christmas Dancing

Christmas Star

Christmas Theatre

Cornflake Coals

Elf Antics

Elves Wanted

If Santa Stuck

Jingle Bells

Lost Reindeer Noses

Magic Dust

North Pole

Reindeer Restaurant

Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer

Santa Comin

Santa Comments

Santa Home

Santa Name O

Santa Salon

Santa Stuck Song

Bauble Painting

Bean Bag Bells

Christmas Home

Christmas Countdown

Dancing Christmas Trees

Reindeer Facts

Christmas Fireplace

Flying Santa

Mistletoe Kisses

Reindeer Tracks

Santa Sack

Spider Web Christmas Tree

Santas Workshop

Toy Creations

Wrapping Station

Decorations Printables

Aistear Observations

Download and print out these observation sheets to make individual observations. The Aistear framework specifies that your curriculum should always be responsive to the children's interests. Use our curriculum plans as a starting point and then be led by the children to plan future curriculum and discussions. Sample observation sheet »

By using observation sheets, you have well-documented evidence that you are working within the Aistear guidelines.

Aistear Observation Sheet

Aistear/Montessori Observation Sheet

Weekly Observations (Simple)

Weekly Observations (Detailed)