This adorable Santa game is a little like Bingo, it reinforces number recognition and the tokens can be dropped in a cup of hot cocoa when the game is over! Check out the instructions and material list over at No Time For Flashcards.
Celebrate the holidays with a Santa-themed afternoon! After playing the Santa’s Beard game, share some of these stories about that jolly old elf, they’ll have you laughing in spite of yourself.
How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky
Santa tries his hand at many jobs before finding the perfect job as the world’s greatest gift giver.
How Santa Really Works by Alan Snow
Santa Claus has a complicated and sophisticated Christmas operation, which includes the training of and numerous jobs for his elves to the celebrations at his own Christmas Day party.
Santa Claus Doesn’t Mop Floors by Debbie Dadey
The new janitor at Bailey Elementary, Mr. Jolly, keeps the school magically clean and cold as the North Pole. The kids begin to suspect Mr. Jolly may be Santa Claus.
Wake Up, Santa Claus! by Marcus Pfister
Having overslept on the day he is supposed to deliver his sleighful of presents, an anxious Santa finds everything going wrong as he frantically scrambles to get ready for the big job.
The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Demi
Recounts pivotal events in the history and life of Saint Nicholas, including how he came to be associated with Christmas and Santa Claus.