ELSA Christmas Advent Calendar - Elsa Support

ELSA Christmas Advent Calendar

This is an idea for an ELSA Christmas advent calendar and would be a fab activity for groups of children or your one to one children. Each child can colour one or two of the booklets. Some of them require faces drawing on first. They can just colour the image or they can colour the image and background. Depends how much time you have. There are 24 little foldable books. The child can colour the front of one of the books and then write or draw something inside.

The pupil needs to understand that what they write or draw could be seen by anyone so they are writing for an audience. What could they write?

The purpose of this advent calendar is some quiet mindful time and of course positivity. This activity is ideal for that last week in November, preparing for the 1st of December.

Ideas for what you could work on:

  • A Christmas memory
  • Something you are grateful for
  • An act of kindness
  • Positive quotes about Christmas
  • Self care and ways to look after yourself
  • Positive characteristics
  • Relaxing moments
  • Positive affirmations
  • A gift to give someone
  • A joke or something to make you smile
  • Compliments

Once all the pieces have been coloured you can use the enclosed A3 sheet to stick the numbers on at random and close each book with a bit of bluetak. You can then use it as an advent calendar. Everyone has been involved and pupils are writing things for others to see so they need to think carefully what message they want to convey.

Of course if you want to make it very simple,  they could just draw a Christmas picture inside if they want to.

Download: Advent calendar

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