Holiday Literacy Ideas

Texas Leadership Public Schools

Hello Parents!

Below you will find an abundance of holiday literacy resources and information to promote literacy while your students are on break!


Fun Books to read with your child for the Christmas Season

  1. How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan

  2. Turkey Claus by Wendi Silvano and Lee Harper

  3. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

  4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

  5. The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore and Charles Santore

  6. Little Red Sleigh by Erin Guendelsberger

Christmas and Literacy


  • Write a letter to Santa

  • Write a thank-you letter to a relative

  • Write a list of ingredients you need to buy at the store

  • Create a brand new Christmas recipe

  • Create some new tree decorations

  • Make a special gift for a teacher

  • Follow a cooking/baking recipes

Warm wishes for your holiday season!

Margo Lenz

Texas Leadership Public Schools

District Literacy and Reading Coordinator