Christmas Ornaments Coloring

Christmas Ornaments Coloring Pages

We have a brand new set of Christmas Ornaments Coloring printables for you! These are great for adults who like to color as well as children. 

The idea behind “Just Color!” is simple ~ theme packs all focused around coloring. There are mostly coloring pages, and a few coloring activities. The coloring pages are all in one download to make it easier to download and print all at once, in case you have coloring monsters like I do!

If you want to make a mini coloring book, you can scale down PDF files. You could even make some really cute decorations if you scale these down, have your children color them, laminate them and hang them up around your house {or on a tree, or as garland}!

Here’s a peek at the different ornaments in this free printable set! Pick the ones you like and enjoy some coloring time {with or without your kids}!

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Download the Costume Kids coloring printables and more here!

Look for this graphic and click to download!

Christmas Ornaments Coloring Printables

If you have any problems downloading or printing these or other PDF files, see troubleshooting tips here.


Find tons of free Christmas printables here!

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Tot School Gathering Place Week 150

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature! {disclaimer ~ affiliate links used in this post}

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Happy Thanksgiving! As you prepare to give thanks this Thursday please know how thankful I am for you, my readers! You are a blessing to my heart and to your Tots that you are growing into beautiful children! I hope you have a blessed week and a wonderful time with family and friends. Don’t forget to post those wonderful activities done with your Tots throughout the week to the Gathering Place!

Are you looking for a way to introduce or reinforce squares and cubes with your Tot? Take a look at the ten different activities that Mama Kristin from ­SmartE PartE put together for Tot E! Maybe your Tot will enjoy them as well!

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Is your Tot just beginning to learn her colors? Head on over to Shield of Faith Homeschool to see the simple learning activity that this Mama put together for Little Brother.

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With winter on its way are your Tots thinking of building snowmen! Check out this sensory bin that GrandMama Deb from Living Montessori Now put together for GrandTot Zoe! It will have your Tots singing “Let It Snow”!

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Were you featured? You are welcome to a button but you certainly don’t have to use it! Totally optional! Tot School Feature

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Where to Begin with Tot School eBook?

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See the Tot School webpage here!

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 Are you NEW or have never been featured? Read this! Basics: write a specific post about what you did with your tot, link up the permalink from your post, link back to Tot School within that post, put your tot’s age in months in ( ) like this: (43 months).



Christmas Tree Letter and Sound Match Printables

Christmas Tree Alphabet Match

I may not have a young child to use these Christmas Alphabet Match printables with, but I still love creating early childhood resources for YOU! I used an idea like this when I taught Kindergarten many years ago and have always wanted to create a printable version.

There are a few ways to use these printables, you can choose based on the abilities of your child. They can be laminated for repeated use year after year!  Do the hard prep work once, and then pull them out at Christmas time for many years!

Ideas for Using…

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  • Cut out Christmas trees and leave the tree whole.  Use them in a pocket chart or simply on the floor to work on ABC order.
  • Cut out the Christmas trees and cut the top upper case letter off.  Use the bottom half and the top half for matching ~ this is good for kids who are working on matching upper and lowercase letters.
  • Cut out the Christmas trees and cut the bottom picture off, leaving the upper and lower case letters hooked together.  Use for matching the letters to the object featuring the beginning sound {most common sound}.
  • Cut out the Christmas trees and cut into 3 sections. Use for a BIG matching activity to work on everything all at once!

I hope many of your young children have fun with these free Christmas Tree ABC Matching printables!

Download your FREE Christmas Tree ABC Match Printables here!

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Find tons of free Christmas printables here!

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Learning About Wild Animals

Learn About Animals with Free Resources from IFAW

{disclaimer ~ this post is sponsored by We Are Teachers in partnership with IFAW – all materials shared are FREE!}

Teaching kids about animals is something I truly enjoy.  I personally LOVE animals and was a bit of an animal obsessed teenager many years ago.  I had a personal fascination with chimpanzees and dreamed of studying them in the wild. Teaching my own children about animals is fun and natural, as it is for many of you. Many of our interest based unit studies are about animals!

I am excited to share new animal preservation lesson plans, printables and teaching resources, available for free at We Are Teachers.

Animal Studies from IFAW

Keep Wild Animals Wild is available at three levels of instruction, I am most excited to share the resources available to children ages 5 to 7 {grades K-2}. Through lesson plans, a student magazine, and an awesome video students are introduced to the concepts of what makes an animal wild and how people can observe and appreciate wildlife responsibly.

The image below is the K-2 Student Magazine, which you can download for free here {just look for this image and click!}.

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Take a peek at the awesome educational video made for the younger students…

I hope to dig deeper into these resources soon, especially with Ladybug, my animal lover.  I wanted to share with you now, so you can pin or save this resource to use when you are ready to dig deeper into this topic!

There are many more animal resources for students K-8 which you can access here!



Christmas Story Starters

Inspire Me Story Starters Fall Fun

Inspire Me! Story Starter Photo Cards feature a simple photograph on the front, and word ideas on the back.  You can see more about why they were created and how we use them here in our original post!

We have a brand new CHRISTMAS set for you today, with 6 different photographs with a Christmas theme to inspire young writers. Many of these Christmas photos feature animals, which are sure to inspire young writers!

Word ideas print on back if desired!

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See a video walk through here showing you how we use and organize our cards, and the extra printables we use alongside of them.

We have more themes coming and many will be released here on my blog for FREE.  I am also listing sets in my Teacher’s Notebook Shop.  Be sure to subscribe to our blog posts so you don’t miss any of our free printables!

Have a theme idea for a set? Leave me a comment!

Download your free Christmas Story Starters here!

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Looking for more Christmas fun?

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The printables shown below were were created to go along with our story starters! 

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Grab our other free Story Starters…

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