Christmas Sleigh Craft | Descriptive Writing Activity and Contest for ELA / ESL


This is a great low-prep Christmas craft and descriptive writing activity designed for elementary level English students to participate in a "Decorate Your Sleigh" contest. Use the included writing page along with the sleigh topper! Students are encouraged to be as creative as possible. Students will vote for their favorite sleigh using the included "ballot slips".


ESL classrooms with limited language skills can benefit from this simple descriptive writing task.


What's included:

Reindeer & Sleigh topper to color, cut out and attach to the writing page

Writing prompt:

  • Name and Describe your sleigh


Two Blank templates:

  • Lined and unlined writing paper versions


Directions are included on the student writing page.

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How to assemble and use this resource:
This is a full color pdf file. After printing the resource, I recommend laminating the cards before cutting. This increases durability and ensures that you can continue using this set again and again.

How will you receive the resource?
After your payment has processed you will be redirected to a download page where you can immediately download the file and save it to your computer. You will also receive an email containing a link to the resource.

* Due to the digital nature of this product. Hot Chocolate Education does NOT offer refunds. Once the product has been downloaded, it can't be returned and refunds can not be issued.