New Year teaching resources
Take a look at our lovely collection of free teaching resources focused on the upcoming new year and featuring calendars, poetry, goal setting and plenty of celebrations – all shared by teachers, for teachers.
New Year resources
A PowerPoint presentation to discuss the meaning of New Year and New Year’s resolutions.
A display poster of children holding hands around the world to prompt a discussion on cultural differences and similarities.
A printable worksheet with a reading activity and an accompanying writing template for pupils to fill in.
A worksheet to use for New Year’s resolutions and wishes for self and the community, also to set a goal for the coming term.
Help your pupils to reflect on the meaning of the New Year, and the opportunities it presents, with this assembly pack.
A simple and colourful acrostic poem template for New Year.
A PowerPoint presentation about recycling after Christmas and protecting the environment.
A short but informative video clip on the process of recycling.
An interactive PowerPoint presentation in which students use their sorting skills to look at recycling on a basic level.
An information sheet on the rituals and values of the African-American Kwanzaa celebration.
A presentation combining information and a story about this French celebration that takes place in January, ending with a song.
New term, new targets
A tutorial activity to help pupils understand the difference between long-term and short-term targets.
A PowerPoint presentation with a tutorial on how to set SMART targets.
Show your pupils how to use calendars with this handy resource.
A set of calendar worksheets with opportunities to talk about the season, the weather and special days.
Four different printable colouring in templates to use as a calendar for any year.