Christmas Maths Activities
On this page we have a selection of Christmas worksheets and other activities. Perfect for maths lessons in the runup to Xmas.
How To Make a Christmas SnowflakeGet your class practising their measuring, construction, symmetry and general geometry skills while decorating the classroom with these simple to make Christmas snowflakes.
All that is required is paper, pencil, compasses, ruler and scissors. Great fun for Christmas! Instructions can be found in my HubPages article here. 
The Twelve Days of Christmas Counting ActivityGet you class working out how many gifts they would receive over the twelve days of Christmas if they actually received a partridge in a pear tree, 2 turtle doves and so on.
The video here is from the DoingMaths YouTube channel and shows you how to work out how many gifts are received in total and how many of each type are received over the twelve days of Christmas. Alternatively you can read the article on Hubpages Twelve Days of Christmas. 

Christmas Arithmetic Codebreaker RiddlesThese Christmas codebreaker riddle worksheets are a perfect maths starter activity in the buildup to Christmas. Each worksheet features 26 arithmetic questions which require solving to allow your students to match up the letters and find the answer to the Xmas joke.
The four worksheets cover addition, subtraction, multiplication and general arithmetic (including some division) and are a great way of practising number skills while having some fun at the same time. The Christmas maths riddles can be found in the DoingMaths store on TES. 