EDUCATION

15 Classroom Holiday Party Ideas To Help You Ring In Winter Break

Ain't no party like a K-5 party cuz a K-5 party has crafts.

The end of first semester can be hectic for teachers, with students turning in final projects in a series of never ending deadlines. With all that grading and lesson planning, a holiday party can be the last thing on teachers' minds.

Teachers, let us take party planning off your plate. We scoured Pinterest for the merriest classroom party ideas around. From holiday crafts to Grinch-tastic games, these activities will bring your students good cheer.

  • 1 Get your class in the holiday spirit with awesome door decor. Try a reindeer stable...
  • 2 Or a gingerbread house.
  • 3 A roaring fireplace will make any student excited to come to class.
  • 4 Plan some fun activities for your classroom party. Pin the nose on Olaf!
  • 5 Or pin the heart on the Grinch.
  • 6 Play "Snowman Slam" with DIY snowman cups and balled-up socks.
  • 7 Set up a Snowball Toss and let students throw marshmallows into a bucket. Whoever lands the most in 60 seconds wins!
  • 8 Students can dress each other up as snowmen with streamers or toilet paper.
  • 9 Have the class make simple snowman ornaments out of glue.
  • 10 Give kids time to make presents for their parents, like this DIY hot cocoa mix ornament.
  • 11 Parents will love their child's reindeer thumbprint ornament.
  • 12 Students can make a sparkling Star of David for their Hanukkah bush.
  • 13 And don't forget about the snacks! Donut Snowman Skewers are an easy treat your students will love.
  • 14 Let kids decorate their own melted snowman cookies.
  • 15 Send them home with a bite-sized healthy snack. Happy holidays!

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