This project was offered for the first time in the 2016-2017 school year.
Register Closed for 2018-2019
This project is in progress for the 2018 school year. Click HERE to subscribe to an email list to learn about new collaborative projects for the 2018-2019 school year.
Visit the RCAN Christmas Card Exchange Site
The site will contain directions on how to access and use the card exchange form and sheet, as well as adding a pin to the card exchange map, and how to use the Advent page once the class partnerships are emailed to the classroom teacher.
All Classes: Card Exchange and Map Pin
Receive a Christmas card exchange list. Create cards as a class and exchange cards with other classes of similar age groups. You will receive access to a Google Sheet with contact information the week of November 12.
Add a pin to our Google Map to show where you are with a photo of Advent preparations in your class or school.
Directions to do so will appear here at the project start.
Option 2: Share a Video
Have students take photos and make a "Creating and Sending Cards" or "Signs of Advent and Christmas" video to share with all schools.
Creating and Sending Cards Example Video
Signs of Advent Example Video
Option 4: Skype or Google Hangout with a Partner Class
Make arrangements on your own with a partner teacher to have your students...
Meet your partner class and share school traditions OR
Have a Mystery Saint call OR
Come up with an idea between teachers and share your experiences and ideas for next year
Share class reflections about the experience on the 2018 Advent Calendar page.