Have students write a letter to Santa, or perhaps have them write to their parents, a friend, or a relative.
Make the lesson even more memorable by making homemade candy canes.
If the students are very young, consider making the homemade candies at home and bringing them in.
Your boards will be more attractive and your writers will be more enthusiastic as they create stories about a favorite holiday on this festive paper.
Interwoven candy canes make their way around this generic holiday writing paper to stimulate your students' best efforts.
Turn the letter-writing event into a botany lesson by explaining to students that there are 18 species of holly and that this plant can be deciduous or evergreen and grow into trees, shrubs, or lianas.
A string of Christmas tree lights acts as a border for this Christmas writing page.
Printable Christmas writing paper will make writing Yuletide missives a lot more fun for you and your students.
The printables range from candy cane and holly borders to Christmas tree lights and even snowflakes.
Give each student a candy cane to attach to their letters.
If your students are a bit older, consider making the candy canes with their help.