We're Going on a Word Hunt (fun hide and seek game!) for sight words/vocab words. To diferentiate for multiple students use colored post it notes (each child has their own color post it with words they are working on) adaptable to Letter Hunt.
Not Christmas Related but I love It: ABC Exercise Cards
The Anglo Saxons spoke Germanic languages and were not very good at reading and writing. Instead They used symbols called runes. Whereas the Britains who were pushed westward understood the Roman language of Latin and could read and write.