Lesson : Christmas with the Go-Givers

Overview

This lesson is based around a story, involving the Go-Givers characters, that explores the nature of giving. When everyone decides to give Callum a present for Christmas, they get an unexpected surprise!  The story shows the value of humour in achieving perspective, and how thoughtful gifts can be better than expensive ones. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, maths

Learning  Activities: 

  • Discussing our most valuable non-material gifts. Children make a Wish/Prayer Tree
  • Discussing what makes us laugh
  • Writing a story in which an unfortunate circumstance is turned into a funny situation
  • Writing a Christmas gift list
  • Calculating costs and talking about how to make savings