Christmas Activity Worksheets for Middle School Math - Make Sense of Math

Christmas Activity Worksheets for Middle School Math

Christmas Activities for Middle School Math

Christmas Holiday Activities for Middle School Math
I've got some great activities to keep your middle school math students engaged right before Christmas and the Holidays.  Burnt out students + winter blues + holidays around the corner often means less engaged students.  I'm here to tell you that it doesn't have to be that way.  Keeping your students working on quality holiday-themed resources is a win-win for both teachers and students. 

Christmas Activities for Middle School Math

These Christmas math activity worksheets are a must-have for middle school. These 5 different activities cover a variety of math tasks.  Also includes ideas and ways to easily differentiate between grade levels or different ability levels with in your classroom. Take an in-depth look at each activity.

  • Snow Day: This task requires students to reason through the size of a snowman and calculate the volume of the snowman. Easier level: Students can calculate the area of the 2d snowman. This task also includes a challenge as an extension.

  • Santa vs. The Grinch: Students calculate who wins in a sleigh race between Santa and the Grinch. Higher level: Students use systems of equations and solve both algebraically and graphically. Lower level: Students reason through the task using problem-solving skills. This task also includes a challenge as an extension.

  • Geometric Snowflake: Students learn how the Koch snowflake is created and find the area of a stage 3 Koch snowflake. Higher level: Students use the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing side lengths. Lower level: Students use a ruler to practice measurement and find the composite area of the shape. This task also includes an extension for higher students.

  • O Christmas Tree: Students are given equations in slope-intercept form and end points to draw on a graph. The finished product is a work of art. Easier level: Students use substitution to find the end points. A challenge is also included as an extension. Graph is included.

  • Colorful Crystals: Students classify real numbers as whole, natural, integers, rational or irrational. Students then color snowflakes according to their answers. This activity is perfect to keep students engaged before a break or a substitution.

What teachers Are Saying About Christmas Activities for Middle School Math

  • It is well thought out, practical for student learning and application, has clear instructions for students, is easy for me to present to students, has wonderful graphics, and etc....

  • Perfect activities for right before winter break!

  • Saved the day when we had no idea how to keep their attention!

  • This is such a fun way to integrate seasonal work!!! Thank you for making fun and challenging work.

  • Lots of options on how to use it.


Middle School Math Christmas and Holiday Activities

If you want some fluency developing activities then you will also want to check out these fun Christmas math worksheets for middle school.

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