Winter break will be here before you know it, and the kids in your classroom are sure to be excited about the holiday. Throwing an exciting classroom holiday party is the perfect way to end the year with some festive fun. Make sure your party is packed with holiday cheer with these fun party ideas that kids are sure to enjoy.
1. Polar Express Party Theme
If you’re looking for a fun party theme that all your kids can enjoy, a Polar Express theme is perfect. Most kids have seen the movie, and you can always show the movie at the party for those who haven’t. Decorate with trains and holiday ornaments, and be sure to serve up hot chocolate, just like in the movie. Add in a fun jingle bell ornament craft and it’s a great party.
2. 12 Days of Christmas Theme
Another fun idea for your classroom holiday party is a 12 Days of Christmas theme. Decorate using scenes from the 12 days of Christmas and be sure to have the song on hand to set a festive mood for the party. For a cool party game, put kids in groups and have each group come up with 12 days of memories in the classroom, coming up with the 12 best memories, traditions, and funny moments from the first part of the school year.
3. Holiday Sing-A-Long
Kids love singing, so consider turning your classroom party into a holiday sing-a-long. You’ll need plenty of great holiday songs that kids are familiar with. It’s a good idea to print out the lyrics ahead of time so everyone can sing along and have a great time.
4. Holiday Story Time
Holiday story time is another fun way to add some excitement to a classroom holiday party, especially for younger children. Pick out a few great holiday books to read during the party. You could even pick out a holiday story and have kids act out the story for even more festive fun.
5. Holidays Around the World
Make your holiday party by choosing a holidays around the world theme. Decorate using items that would be used to decorate for the holiday around the world. You can serve up holiday foods from different parts of the world as well. Be sure to note different traditions, decorations, and foods from around the world so kids learn something while celebrating the season.