Joyeux Noël, fröhliche Weihnachten and ¡feliz Navidad! It’s not just how people wish each other a merry Christmas that varies from country to country, but the way that it’s celebrated too. Try this collection of hand-picked Christmas teaching resources and lesson plans to help pupils understand festive traditions and learn seasonal vocab so they can join in with celebrations wherever they may be.
This comprehensive PowerPoint explains how Christmas is celebrated in France.
Build pupils’ research and dictionary skills with this seasonal language quiz.
This picture labeling exercise will help students learn Christmas words in French.
See what pupils can find out about Christmas in France with this research and presentation task.
This picture bingo game tests how many Christmas words pupils know.
A selection of word searches with Christmas and nativity vocab.
Step-by-step instructions for pupils to create their own Christmas cards with French greetings.
This game helps pupils to practise directional language in French.
Explain the story of baby Jesus with this simple version in French.
This simple vocab list will help pupils to write a letter to Santa.
Seasonal stickers that reward good work while reminding pupils of festive French vocab.
Bring a little French festivity to school by trying these ideas for an assembly or concert.
This simple story about Father Christmas getting ready for his Christmas Eve adventures is great for revising clothes.
This Christmas song is set to the tune of Frère Jacques
These starters activities are perfect for the festive period.
Introduce pupils to Christmas traditions in England and Germany with this multiple choice quiz.
There are 50 Christmas terms for pupils to find in this word search.
Fill-in-the-gaps and matching games are just two of the activities in this bundle of fun festive tasks.
These picture cards will help pupils remember Christmas words.
This simple seasonal rhyme will remind pupils of grammar points and asks them to create their own Christmas poem.
Help pupils to remember colours in German with this poem and accompanying dance.
Students can practise reading the imperative by studying these simple German recipes.
This German translation of ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer’ combines animation and sound for singing along in class.
This festive counting song will remind pupils of the numbers one to ten in German.
Click on the numbers to reveal how each one is pronounced.
A poem that combines Mexican Spanish and English to help pupils get to grips with both languages.
These simple picture flashcards will help pupils remember Spanish Christmas words.
Use these step-by-step instructions to design Christmas cards with Spanish greetings.
Practise numbers and Christmas vocab with this simple, festive board game.
Posters, a quiz and vocab to bring some Spanish Christmas cheer to your classroom.
Pupils must guess what each of these Christmas images are before they are fully revealed.