This post originally appeared on SSSTeaching.
Maybe you’re in a classroom, homeschool, virtual or distance learning when winter comes around this year….how to celebrate Christmas virtual or have a social distance holiday activities for your students!
If you’re celebrating New Year or winter online this year or remotely with students here are some ideas to help!
Holidays and celebrations are cornerstones of the year in the classroom or at home. They give students something to look forward to.
Social distance or virtual winter student ideas are not too tough and there are so many ways to incorporate virtual holiday classroom activities all throughout January.
If you love these ideas to keep students engaged you HAVE to grab this student engagement calendar with TONS more at your fingertips!
If you want great January Winter Virtual Morning Meeting ideas at your fingertips – this BUNDLE is for you! Games, prompts, practice and more perfect for your elementary classroom virtually or in person!
What are some virtual winter or New Year’s ideas for social distancing in January?
Virtual New Year’s and Janary classroom ideas do not have to be boring!
Winter Virtual Activity – Would you Rather?!
Hilarious to play with students OR use as writing prompts, – this Winter January Would You Rather version is awesome!
Easy to use digitally or in person for a great virtual January classroom activity!
Virtual Winter/ New Year’s Scavenger Zoom for elementary!
A winter indoor Zoom scavenger hunt is a fun virtual January idea!
This Winter Indoor Scavenger hunt is a great for all elementary classrooms!
Use this in January and have a fun Friday or activity for any class or winter fun activity!
Distance Learning Winter Charades
Send students clues in chat and have one student act at a time!
Digital Hot Chocolate Party
Send or mail hot cocoa and everyone get together to drink at your virtual christmas party.
*bonus* wear fun pajamas or holiday themed attire.
Virtual Winter Read Alouds
Put up a fireplace as a screen share and listen to the tales, grab hot cocoa and take turns reading chilling or cold tales.
This is such a fun virtual winter classroom idea.