This bundle now includes THIRTY TWO foldable books-First Day of School, Healthy Habits, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Welcome Fall, Halloween, Day of the Dead, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, SIX Holidays around the World: Diwali, Hanukkah, Santa Lucia Day, Christmas, Las Posadas, and Kwanzaa; Winter Break, Snow Day Fun, New Years, Martin Luther King Jr., 100th Day of School, Groundhog Day, Chinese New Year, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring Break, First Day of Spring, Earth Day, Ramadan, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Last Day of School.
No cutting, no gluing, no stapling needed! Just print and fold!
Please note: This is a growing bundle! I will continue to add foldable books to this bundle. Do you have a holiday or special ocassion you'd like to see included? Email me at [email protected]
Also note: I am working to add digital versions to each book so they are compatible with distance learning. Digital versions have been added to: Ramadan, Father's Day, First Day of School, Healthy Habits, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Halloween, Day of the Dead, Veterans Day; Holidays Around the World: Diwali, Las Posadas, Santa Lucia Day, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas, Celebrating the New Year, and Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., 100th Day, Groundhog Day.
The Bonus Files have digital versions for Mother's Day, Welcome Fall, and Election Day.
Students will create cute memory books by simply folding! To assemble, simply copy two sided; fold in half and then fold again in fourths to make a small book! If you are printing two sided from your printer, choose to “flip pages on the long side” to print on both sides.
Writing topics for the first day of school include: #firstday, first day thoughts, I am so excited about, one thing I learned, one important rule in our classroom, the best part of our classroom, and #bestclassever.
Writing topics for healthy habits include: if you are feeling sick, staying healthy, ways germs spread, ways to stop germs from spreading, healthy habits at home, healthy habits at school, and a healthy me.
Writing topics for Rosh Hashanah include: traditions of Rosh Hashanah, traditional foods, looking ahead, forgiveness, goals, wishes.
Writing topics for Yom Kippur include: Traditions, Teshuvah, things you do and do not do on Yom Kippur, forgiveness, and sights and sounds of Yom Kippur.
Writing topics for Fall book include: signs of fall; summer was fun, but I'm excited for fall because, sights and sounds of fall, when I think of fall, this fall I hope to, top 5 favorite fall activities.
Writing topics for Halloween include: all about my costume, picture of my costume, #allaboutthecandy, candy corn: yes or no, Halloween favorites, and #topfive-top five favorite Halloween costumes.
Writing topics for Day of the Dead include: Dia de Los Muertos Traditions, The Altar, Day of the Dead Facts, Decorating the Grave, Create a Skull, and #topfive-top five favorites about Dia de Lost Muertos.
Writing topics for Election Day include: what is an election?, vocab: ballot, campaign, vote; what does it mean to make an informed decision?, three facts about elections day, five characteristics that are important to you in a candidate, it is important to vote because…
Writing topics for Veterans Day include: Veterans Day information, The Poppy, adjectives to describe a veteran, an acrostic VETERAN poem, thank you note to a veteran, and “What does Veterans Day mean to you?”
Writing topics for Thanksgiving include: Traditions (with an illustration), Thankful acrostic poem, Something special I will try to do this year, #allaboutthefood, I am Thankful-five things you are thankful for.
Holidays around the world: each holiday includes a short informational reading passage and a foldable book. The writing prompts include traditions for each holiday, food, celebrations, facts, and more.
Writing topics for winter break include: memories of break, favorites, family traditions, staying up late, the last day of break, ringing in the New Year and a snapshot of break.
Writing topics for New Years include: New Year, New Me, Out with the old, In with the new, Top 5 moments from last year, Looking ahead to this year, New Year's resolution.
Writing topics for Snow Day Fun include: When I heard the snow day news, the best part about a snow day, snow day: this or that, snow day favorites, snow day snapshot, it is nice to come back to school after a snow day because…
Writing topics for MLK Jr. include: Because of Martin-Then and now, I have a dream for myself, school, community, the world.
Writing topics for 100th Day of School include: how many ways can you make 100? Write a word problem with the solution of 100, estimate 100's, how many words can you make with the letters in “one hundred,” what costs $100; if you could have 100 of one thing, what would it be?
Writing topics for Groundhog Day include: Who is Punxutawney Phil? Will he see his shadow? Predictions, #PhilFacts, if there are 6 more weeks of winter I will, visions of an early spring.
Writing topics for Chinese New Year include: the year of the ________, decorate the lanterns, prosperity, fruits and flowers, fireworks, cleaning the house.
Writing topics for Valentine's Day include: What does love mean to you? How do you show someone you love them? My heart is full, I love _________ to pieces, I feel loved when, create your own conversation hearts.
Writing topics for St. Patrick's Day include: I am lucky because, If I had a pot of gold, lucky simile, If I caught a leprechaun I would, Me, as a leprechaun, favorite leprechaun tricks.
Writing topics for spring break include: memories of break, spring break favorites, family time, staying up late, the last day of break, spring is in the air and a selfie of break.
Writing topics for the first day of spring include: spring is in the air, spring makes me feel, sights and sounds of spring; this spring, I want to, #bestspringever.
Writing topics for Earth Day include: My Earth Day Promise, I pledge to do better, Let's recycle, I can reuse, Reduce what we use, and Let's work together.
Writing topics for Ramadan include: Traditions, Suhoor and Iftar, Breaking the Fast, Fanous, Good Deeds, and Fasting.
Mother's Day includes two versions; one that is specific to mom and another that can be used for someone special. Mom's foldable includes: Mom, you are, a photo of mom, my mom loves, mom acrostic poem, our favorites, you make me happy when skies are gray, and you mean the world to me. The non-specific foldable includes: You are special, a photo, we love to, love acrostic poem, our favorites, you make me happy when skies are gray, and you mean the world to me.
Father's Day includes two versions; one that is specific to dad and another that can be used for someone special. Dad's foldable includes:my dad's favorites, me and my dad, my dad & I love to, DAD (acrostic poem), memories, my dad always says, and I love you to pieces. The non-specific foldable includes: your favorites, this is us, we love to, LOVE (acrostic poem), memories, you always say, and I love you to pieces.
Writing topics for last day of school include: I'll never forget, #lastday, summer goals, bucket list, would you rather, next year I can't wait for, and hello summer!
Bonus informational passages are included in the Holidays around the world bundle, and the Ramadan and Rosh Hashanah books.
These are fun activities for special occasions with very little prep! Your students will love creating a fun collection of foldable books throughout the year.
If you have any questions, please email me at [email protected].