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Holiday Reading Activites

Challenge 1-

If you haven’t done so already, try these Christmas reading comprehension activities.

Challenge 2-

How many Christmas books can you find in your house? Read them. Which is your favourite and why?

Challenge 3-

Each year a new animated version of a Julia Donaldson book is released over Christmas on the BBC. So far there has been: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on The Broom, The Snail and the Whale and Zog. This year they are going to release Zog and The Flying Doctors. Can you find of of these books to read at home? Which is you favourite? Why?

Challenge 4-

It is traditional to pull crackers when eating Christmas dinner. Inside the crackers is often a joke. Make sure you read your joke and see if you can explain to a grown up why the joke is funny. Why not try doing this for all the jokes around the table?