CHRISTMAS SIMILES & METAPHORS
Holidays/seasonal content Created By, Ms. Jennifer Duke
SIMILE A simile is a phrase or sentence that compares one thing to another using the words like or as. For example: Rudolph's nose is as red as a stoplight. Rudolph's nose was like a shiny Christmas ornament.
METAPHOR A metaphor is a phrase or sentence that compares one thing to another and DOES NOT use the words like or as. For example: Rudolph's nose is a stoplight. Rudolph's nose was a shiny Christmas ornament. The stoplight on the front of Rudolph’s face lit the way.
Now it is your turn. Complete the following similes and metaphors to write some of your own.
METAPHOR The Christmas tree is a ___________.
SIMILE Santa is as ___________ as ______________.
SIMILE The bells sounded like___________.
METAPHOR The snowman is a ___________.
SIMILE On Christmas Day, I am as ____________ as a _____________.
METAPHOR Santa Clause is a ___________.
SIMILE The present is as ____________ as _____________.
METAPHOR The snow sled is a ___________.
SIMILE The present was like a _____________.
SIMILE The snowboarder was as fast as_____________.
SIMILE The candy cane was as sweet as_____________.
SIMILE The elves are as helpful as ______________.
METAPHOR The snowflake is_____________.
METAPHOR The reindeer are _____________.
METAPHOR The Christmas music is____________.