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5 Kiwissential Christmas books for children.

What are the 5 children Christmas books every teacher NEEDS to have?

Here are my 5, they may change next year but they have not changed in 3 years.

I have made story baskets for 3 of them and Slinky Malinky lent itself to an invitation to play and provocation.

12 dogs of Christmas.

This is an essential book at I find at the end of every year there are children who love numbers and counting. There is a 12 cats of Christmas book and as much as I love cats it is hard to find enough for an invitation or story basket. This year I added counting sticks made with popsicle sticks and an ink stamp. Easy to make and such a cheap way to add maths to an early childhood environment.