The conductor of the train says, “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.”
And Santa Claus says to the children, “This bell is a wonderful symbol of the spirit of Christmas, as am I. Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.”
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- Read the book
- Watch the movie
- Drink hot cocoa
- Pretend to board a train where they get magical tickets like these ones available here!
- Creating a bell with tag for students to place on Christmas tree.
- And so much more!
- The Polar Express Flip Book activity – focuses on characters, summary, story timeline and more
- The Polar Express Teach-Go Pennants- a wonderful book review template that makes a beautiful bulletin board display.
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Here are some other wonderful favorites by some wonderful upper elementary teachers!
Meaningful Reading Activities with Henry’s Freedom Box // Think Grow Giggle
Favorite Classroom Tool // Tried & True Teaching Tools
Favorite Cardboard Cutting Tools // Feel-Good Teaching
The Amazing Power of Floor Maps // Reading by Heart