Here is one student's finished ornament that I will be laminating and getting ready to trim the tree next week.
The ornament looked like this before it was folded and glued together:
During this activity, the students chose a book to recommend and then decorated the cover of the book on the ornament, including the title, author, and book cover decoration. On the other side, they had to explain why the book they chose was a "gift" to read. The expectation was to pull in the other students by giving them just enough to prompt them to read it for themselves.
If you would like to try this in your own classroom, click here to go to this freebie in my TPT store.
I hope you enjoy this activity as much as my middle schoolers have. Happy Holidays and enjoy trimming your classroom tree.