Hasn’t this year gone fast? I can’t believe that it is nearly time for Christmas again. The shops here are starting to fill up with lots of yummy Christmas treats, including those fun peppermint lollies; candy canes. Which, for some reason our boys don’t like and refuse to eat, but I always buy a couple to use in our Christmas studies. I created this candy cane printable pack to go with these fun treats and the book, The Legend of the Christmas Cane by Lori Walburg.
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Whether the legend of the candy cane is true or not (no one seems to know if it is), it is a great way to teach children about the love of Jesus and all that He has done for us.
Included in this 78 page printable pack are:
- The Legend of the Candy Cane posters – These posters include the Bible verses that relate to each of the spiritual meanings of the candy cane.
- Bible Verse Copywork – Copywork containing each of the Bible verses from the posters. There are two versions, the King James Version and the English Standard Version.
- Alphabet Puzzles – The letters of the alphabet are ‘dressed up’ in the colours of candy canes and once cut up, can be used as matching cards.
- Handwriting Practice – These pages are great for practicing certain letters of the alphabet as well as learning to spell and work on handwriting.
- Follow the Path- These pages are great for hand-eye co-ordination. Draw a line down the middle of the path, trying not to hit the sides.
- Maze and puzzles pages
- Vocabulary cards that can be used for matching and spelling practice as well as games like memory and snap
- Size Sequencing Cards and Pages
- Simple Addition Page where you colour in the answer
- Simple Subtraction Page, again where you colour in the answer
- Shadow Matching Cards
- Story Pages – 6 pages where your child can write a few sentences or a short story about certain things about the legend of the candy cane and how they feel about it. It is a great way for them to get in some creative writing practice.
- Count and Clip number cards
I hope your children enjoy reading and learning about the legend of the candy cane this festive season!
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