Its the Christmas feeling…

December 14th, 2009 Categories: Websites

Sooo, it’s a four day week and the students are mentally away on holiday already stuffing their faces with festive candy.
So I thought I wouldn’t add any new big projects before the holidays because I am that nice.

So whats the plan for all my lovelies.

Well, I first of all get them all elfified in Elf Yourself! This is always a big hit year in and year out. They have added some nice touches this year with the moving mouths and a rather humourous snowball fight sendable.

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After uproarious laughter for 15 minutes, I let them loose on my Christmas related Diigo list. http://www.diigo.com/list/colingally/xmas 
Included there is ElfYourself so that’s where most of the students go first. I have put all the students’photos in a shared network folder. I never tire of seeing how weird they can get their classmates’ faces.

Second in popularity is Snowline. Basically you have to draw a line for Santa’s sled to follow and collect all the present on the way. It’s tricky and gets their brains working a little! It quickly becomes a race to the end between everyone. I think I’m stuck on the 5th level!

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One website that hasn’t been given much love is The Christmas Fix. It’s an escape the room type game where you have to fix a clock so that Santa will come down the chimney. It really is a thinker’s game and get the logical thinking juices flowing. One of my grade 4 classes got really in to it and I’m going to challenge my Grade 5 class to finish it in class. Winner gets a sock full of oranges. Not really.

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