Christmas - Secondary resources

This collection includes a wide range of resources to bring the Christmas theme into Science, Maths, Computing, and design and technology lessons.  Activities include:

  • deciding which planet Santa might live on
  • a coding lesson for lights on a Christmas tree,
  • making a Rudolph the red nosed reindeer decoration which lights up
  • calculations involved in planning a Christmas party or finding out the cost of Christmas.



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Rudolph the Reindeer Christmas decoration with push switch on/off

This resource describes how to make a Rudolph christmas decoration using a PCB LED that sits under the fabric and lights up when you hold the switch hidden in his cheek. The decoration is made out of felt fabric and is lightly stuffed to give a 3D effect. It uses embroidery stitches to decorate the surface and to...

Santa 2025

Santa may decide to move to another planet! In this fun activity from Science upd8 students analyse planetary data to find which planet best satisfies Santa's future requirements.

Issue 75: Christmas Puzzles

These four puzzles were initially published in 1917 but are now presented by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) in their Secondary magazine as starting points for mathematical exploration.


Speedy Santa

In this Bowland assessment task, students are asked to calculate the average amount of time Santa can spend in each house in the UK on Christmas Eve. Students are presented with facts about the population of the UK and constraints by which Santa must abide. They are then required to make reasonable assumptions and...