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Christmas Greetings from TES Resources


As teachers everywhere prepare to set aside their marking and their planning, log off their email, input the last of this term’s data, leave the teaching, the parents’ meetings, the faculty meetings and the after school clubs behind, pull off a school play and wish their students a Merry Christmas… TES Resources would like to say a huge thank you.

In the spirit of the season, and to help all you unsung heroes along until the bell rings next week, we’d like to share with you our carefully researched Top 10 Christmas Cracker Jokes – and invite you all to join our exclusive webchat with Father Christmas who will be live in our studio at 11am on Wednesday, 19th December.

And finally… we have special Christmas messages for you from children’s author Julia Donaldson, who thanks the brilliant teachers she has met this year, and the one and only Henry Winkler (aka The Fonz).

Julia Donaldson

Henry Winkler



Our own message is this: teachers’ holidays are well deserved.

Thank you and Happy Christmas
TES Resources


TES Resources’ Christmas Crackers


What do you call Father Christmas’ workforce?
Subordinate clauses

Who hides in the bakery at Christmas?
A mince spy

Darth Vader: Luke, I know what you’re getting for Christmas.
Luke Skywalker: How could you possibly know that?
Darth Vader: I have felt your presents.

What do you get if you cross Santa Claus with a duck?
A Christmas quacker

What did the Spanish sheep say to the shepherd on Christmas Day?
Fleece Navidad

What do you get if you cross an archer with a present wrapper?
Ribbon Hood

What’s furry and minty?
A polo bear

What goes red, white, yellow, red, white, yellow, red, white, yellow, red, white, yellow?
Father Christmas falling down a hill with a bunch of daffodils in his hand

My Christmas cake has gone missing. I’ve reported it as stollen.


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