Save yourself some time and energy planning a post-holidays reflection activity. This is a great writing/drawing activity to get kids back into the swing of things after the winter holidays. You can differentiate easily - single word responses for the little guys, paragraph only for the older kiddos, drawings/pictures, etc.
What a better way to talk about the New Year than to let your students make their own New Year's Resolution, or goal! Student will practice their friendly letter writing skills and will make New Year's resolutions for the coming year. They can write to a friend, parent, or even to themselves! Friendly Letter, New Year's FREEBIE