English Vocabulary for Christmas
Learn Christmas Vocabulary in EnglishThis is a lesson to help you learn common vocabulary related to the Christmas holidays in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.
Vocabulary Games forThe games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:
Table of Contents
- Match-the-Pairs Game
- Memory Game
- Basic Flash Cards
- Spell-the-Word Game
- Multi-Choice Test
- Learn with Hangman!
- "Sentence" Flash Cards
- "Missing Word" Flash Cards
- Example Sentences
Sets: getting ready...
- Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
- There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
- Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
Basic Flash Cards
Spell-the-Word GameSpell the word represented by the picture.
Multi-Choice TestSelect the correct word or picture.
Learn with Hangman!Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "Christmas" category. Choose your first letter to start.
- Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
- If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
- If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
- If the gallows are completed, you lose.
- Good luck!
Create Your Own Version of This Game
Here is the word library for this game:
"Sentence" Flash CardsClick on the box to see the word in a sentence.
"Missing Word" Flash CardsClick on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.
Example SentencesHere are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "Christmas" category:
- reindeer, Santa hat, Santa, sleigh, snowflake, snowman, star, stocking, wreath, angel, bauble, bells, candle, candy cane, Christmas pudding, Christmas tree, elf, gift tag, gingerbread, holly, mince pie, present
- A reindeer is a type of deer known for pulling Santa Claus's sleigh on Christmas Eve.
- Children often leave carrots for the reindeer alongside cookies for Santa.
- We saw a picture of a cute reindeer with a red nose in a storybook.
- A Santa hat is a red hat with a white pompom that Santa Claus wears.
- During the holidays, many people wear a Santa hat to spread Christmas cheer.
- We decorated our Christmas tree while wearing matching Santa hats.
- Santa Claus is a jolly, bearded man who brings gifts to children on Christmas Eve.
- Children write letters to Santa to tell him what they'd like for Christmas.
- We left milk and cookies out for Santa by the fireplace.
- A sleigh is a festive vehicle that Santa Claus uses to deliver presents.
- In some snowy places, people enjoy riding in a horse-drawn sleigh during the winter.
- We sang Christmas carols while riding in a colorful sleigh through the neighborhood.
- A snowflake is a delicate ice crystal that falls from the sky when it snows.
- No two snowflakes are alike; each one has a unique and beautiful shape.
- We caught snowflakes on our tongues during a winter snowfall.
- A snowman is a figure made of snow, often with a carrot nose and coal for eyes and a mouth.
- We built a big snowman in our backyard after a heavy snowfall.
- Some people decorate their snowmen with scarves and hats.
- A star is a bright, twinkling object in the night sky that shines with a soft glow.
- At Christmas, a star is often placed on top of the Christmas tree.
- We looked up at the sky and saw a beautiful star on a clear winter night.
- A stocking is a long sock that is hung by the fireplace for Santa Claus to fill with gifts.
- We decorated our stockings with our names and colorful patterns.
- On Christmas morning, we eagerly checked our stockings for surprises from Santa.
- A wreath is a circular decoration made of leaves, flowers, or other festive materials.
- People often hang a wreath on their front door during the holiday season.
- We made a beautiful Christmas wreath with holly and red ribbon.
- An angel is a celestial being often depicted as a beautiful, winged figure.
- Angels are sometimes featured in Christmas decorations and are said to bring messages of peace.
- We placed a golden angel figurine on top of our Christmas tree.
- A bauble is a small, shiny ornament that is commonly hung on Christmas trees.
- Some people like to decorate their Christmas trees with colorful baubles and glittering lights.
- We carefully placed each bauble on the tree to make it look festive and bright.
- Bells are musical instruments that produce a ringing sound when shaken or struck.
- You can hear the joyful sound of bells during Christmas carol performances.
- We decorated our front door with jingling bells to welcome guests.
- A candle is a slender stick of wax with a wick that can be lit to produce light.
- During the holiday season, people often place scented candles around their homes for a cozy atmosphere.
- We lit a red candle on the dinner table to create a warm and festive ambiance.
- A candy cane is a sweet, striped confectionery treat often enjoyed during the holidays.
- Candy canes are typically red and white and have a peppermint flavor.
- I love to slowly lick a candy cane until it's gone, savoring the minty taste.
- Christmas pudding is a traditional dessert served on Christmas Day in some countries.
- It's customary to set a Christmas pudding on fire with brandy before serving it.
- We enjoyed a rich and fruity Christmas pudding with a dollop of creamy sauce.
- A Christmas tree is a decorated evergreen tree that is a central part of Christmas celebrations.
- People often decorate their Christmas trees with lights, ornaments, and tinsel.
- We decorated our Christmas tree with colorful balls and a shining star on top.
- An elf is a mythical creature often associated with helping Santa Claus make toys.
- Elves are known for their pointy ears and mischievous nature in stories.
- We read a fairy tale about a friendly elf who helps save Christmas.
- A gift tag is a small card or label attached to a present to indicate who it's for.
- We wrote a heartfelt message on the gift tag before attaching it to the beautifully wrapped gift.
- The colorful gift tag added a personal touch to the present we gave.
- Gingerbread is a type of sweet cookie or cake flavored with ginger and often shaped into festive designs.
- We baked and decorated gingerbread houses with colorful icing and candies.
- The spicy aroma of freshly baked gingerbread fills the house during the holiday season.
- Holly is a traditional Christmas decoration with shiny green leaves and red berries.
- We used holly to make a festive wreath to hang on the front door.
- The bright red berries of the holly plant add a pop of color to holiday decorations.
- A mince pie is a sweet pastry filled with a mixture of dried fruits and spices.
- Mince pies are a popular treat served during Christmas in many countries.
- We enjoyed warm mince pies with a dollop of cream for dessert on Christmas Eve.
- A present is a gift wrapped in colorful paper and given to someone on a special occasion.
- Children eagerly open their presents on Christmas morning to see what surprises await.
- We carefully selected a thoughtful present for our friend's birthday.