http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/australia.shtml           France and Canada - http://www.whychristmas.com/customs/boxingday.shtml                           George Washington Day - http://www.santas.net/swisschristmas.htm   http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/index.htm http://www.pwaa.org/Polish_Christmas_Traditions.htm        http://www.drmartinlutherkingjr.com/mlkquotes.htm Kwanzaa for Kids This time of year, students are excited about the holidays. Whose perspective about ‘the holidays’ is valid and why? Plan this calendar far in advance. These 25 DIY decorations are sure to bring the warmth of the yuletide season into your classroom and get kids excited about the holidays.           Chinese Hannukah - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson040.shtml http://www.teacher.org/resource/teaching-holidays/#introduction-to-american-holidays-in-classrooms, New  https://artfulparent.com/halloween-activities-for-kids/                                  Quiz http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/memorial.htm I love celebrating holidays in the classroom because you can cross the holiday themes into all subjects and skills in the classroom! http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Holidays/kwanzaa/stories.html http://www.twilightbridge.com/hobbies/festivals/thanksgiving/canada/                                            http://www.ehow.com/video_2370487_music-kwanzaa-celebration.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr. - England http://www.history.com/topics/christmas/christmas-traditions-worldwide           http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/denmark.shtmlGermany            http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/new-years-day/. http://www.holidays.net/mother/index.htm        Activities - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/25/kwanzaa-2013_n_4494731.html http://www.vistawide.com/german/christmas/german_christmas_traditions.htm -          Kwanzaa  http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/brazil.htm https://www.thelocal.fr/galleries/culture/christmas-in-france-top-ten-traditions                    http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1945-feliz-navidad-making-merry-in-mexico, Netherlands - History Lessons - Mr. Donn - History Month         http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/arborday/, May -  4,672 Tamara Letter Holiday Writing. February 2  http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/brazil.htm http://www.idealspain.com/Pages/Information/ChristmasInSpain.htm http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Italy.aspx        http://holidays.mrdonn.org/index.html Christmas               Paraphrasing is a great skill to practice for future research and writing projects. fai chun https://www.dogonews.com/2018/10/1/columbus-day-or-indigenous-peoples-day-you-decide      https://www.thelocal.fr/galleries/culture/christmas-in-france-top-ten-traditions                   http://www.uazone.net/holidays/christmas.html, Venezuela - MLK from the Seattle Times Talking about what you do in the summer (Part 1/3) ... 50m video. ; Random Name Pickers - Probably the BEST random Name Pickers online!                   shows enthusiasm for classroom activities.            http://www.ezsoftech.com/ramadan/ramadan15.asp           Many people disagree about religion, consumerism, the ‘true meaning’ of the holidays, etc. https://www.inside-mexico.com/noche-buena-christmas-in-mexico-2/         Mr. Donn's site - http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/groundhogday.htm         Check out our five tips for celebrating holidays in the classroom in an impactful and appropriate way. Christmas Cozy Corner: Put up some paper stockings, a Christmas tree, and a fake fireplace to give your students a holiday-themed reading corner. Traditions for celebrating Chinese New Year - includes fai chun http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga9.htm                 Earth Day on April 22: http://pinterest.com/debchitwood/kids-chinese-new-year-activities/ http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/fatherdy.htm, Celebrate America - July 4th -          Memorial Day: You could even get creative and ask students to create a wish list for something academic. http://www.holidays.net/father/index.htm     Folk and Fairy Tales http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson041.shtml This critical thinking-intense activity isn’t the lightest approach to holiday classroom practice, but for certain classrooms (you know who you are), it’d be the perfect fit. All About Kwanzaa . Don’t Limit Yourself to the Winter Holidays. Students will have more than enough to share, … Recipes - - Spain - third Monday of     http://www.jewfaq.org/holiday7.htm    - Mardi Gras - St.                                                                      - second Monday in October 12 Ideas For Holiday Activities In The Classroom. http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Spain.aspx http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/index.htm, This page was developed by Kathi        Mr. Donn's site - http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/china.html        http://www.santas.net/scottishchristmas.htm  https://www.austria.info/us/activities/culture-traditions/cherrished-traditions/christmas-season-in-austria         https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/read/articles/christmas-in-austria http://www.usflag.org/flag.day.html http://holidays.mrdonn.org/index.html                 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/chinesenewyear/     http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/edu/ViewLoitLo.do;jsessionid=3AEC810C069D61DB89B0860E77246614?method=preview&lang=EN&id=7089                                                            But sticking a menorah next to a big inflatable Santa doesn’t provide a whole lot of nuance. to say http://www.ireland-information.com/articles/irishchristmastraditions.htm                 France - http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/france.shtml         So if you have a winter holiday party to plan for a classroom, for a scout troop, or for a family reunion, here are some of the best activities because they are: low-prep, no-mess, super fun, low-cost/free; winter-themed activities (not Christmas) perfect for large groups. http://www.destinations-uk.com/articles.php?link=articles&country=england&id=102&articletitle=Welsh%20Christmas%20Customs When I get more diverse classrooms, I do my best to celebrate more prominent holidays, learn about ones that would be new to most of my students, and at least share a quick video or do a small activity to acknowledge them. http://holidays.mrdonn.org/groundhog.html, Valentine's Have students make a Christmas wish list but with some specific criteria.          http://www.santas.net/englishchristmas.htm http://pbskids.org/arthur/holiday/scrapbook/ramadan.html                            http://www.santas.net/canadianchristmas.htm          https://www.inside-mexico.com/noche-buena-christmas-in-mexico-2/         - Santa's Net                        Thanksgiving - I […] Discover "Holidays" classroom activities to inspire and engage your students. January 15, 1929                     http://www.internetfamilyfun.com/datesofholidays.htm http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/muslim/                                   See also Ireland, Scotland, Wales       Biography http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/argentina.htm      http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/ http://www.pauldenton.co.uk/Boxingday.htm England http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/England.asp http://britishfood.about.com/od/christmas/p/boxingday.htm                    http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/black-history-month                HolidayZone http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-3401.html http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/uk.shtml       to Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/earth-day.html            http://www.theholidayspot.com/kwanzaa/kwanzaa_recipes.htm http://www.santas.net/swisschristmas.htm                http://www.stavanger-web.com/jul/christma.htm         http://www.santas.net/britishchristmas.htm                                                                February             Books and Premise & Perspective: Frosty is told from a third-person narrative perspective, Topic/Theme/Thesis: loyalty/faith/friendship.         http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SeasonalThemes.htm and Facts - http://www.theholidayzone.com/veterans/index.html https://buggyandbuddy.com/15-meaningful-earth-day-activities-for-kids/ http://holidays.mrdonn.org/presidentsday.html http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga7.htm    http://www.indobase.com/holidays/christmas/world/christmas-in-switzerland.html http://www.santas.net/danishchristmas.htm http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/noel/angl/noel.htm                                           http://www.santas.net/polishchristmas.htm               http://christmas.lovetoknow.com/Christmas_Traditions_in_the_Netherlands              http://www.dltk-kids.com/usa/memorial-day.htm                         Christmas in many languages http://www.reindeerland.org/christmas-traditions/christmas-traditions-in-canada.htm A China Family Adventure http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/                       http://www.earthskids.com/holiday-kwanzaa.htm, When Is? http://www.german-way.com/history-and-culture/holidays-and-celebrations/christmas/                     https://www.cliftonhill.com/falls_blog/well-know-canadian-thanksgiving/, Columbus Day All Free and easy to use :-) Random Number Generators - Need to pick some random numbers? Mexico - Flag Day - June 14 - http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/scotland.html Argue for or against the magician (Professor Hinkle) from ‘Frosty’ as an anti-hero. http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/France.aspx         http://www.scotlands-enchanting-kingdom.com/traditional-scottish-christmas.html         https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/christmas.php https://www.oddizzi.com/teachers/explore-the-world/country-close-up/brazil/rio-south-east/festivals-2/christmas/ http://www.brama.com/art/christmas.html http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/portugal.shtml http://www.rats2u.com/christmas/kwanzaa_index.htm  Denmark -        Students research holiday traditions from a different cultural standpoint. http://www.santas.net/irishchristmas.htm http://denmark.dk/en/meet-the-danes/traditions/the-christmas-month/                                  April Fool's - and allowed us to create the content itself free from any influence. Half of the stories are winter-themed to accommodate any friends who may not celebrate holidays. https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/read/articles/christmas-in-switzerland Christmas in many languages Venezuela -              https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/argentina.shtml Holidays on the Net -   http://holidays.mrdonn.org/cincodemayo.html http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Holidays/kwanzaa/ http://www.vistawide.com/german/christmas/german_christmas_traditions.htm Day - http://italian.about.com/library/weekly/aa120600f.htm        Celebrating holidays in the classroom inclusively is an opportunity for educators to teach students about different belief systems, including atheism. Have students write a holiday-inspired poem. http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/greece.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patriots%27_Day http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/italy.shtml             http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/ https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/960745/the-meaning-of-memorial-day/                        Canada's http://www.santas.net/portuguesechristmas.htm http://www.santas.net/dutchchristmas.htm Day - This literacy activity can be done in collaboration in the classroom.            http://christmas.lovetoknow.com/christmas-history-traditions/venezuelan-christmas-traditions http://www.infoplease.com/black-history-month/ https://www.pinterest.com/supersimpleofficial/halloween-for-kids/?lp=true                                   Portugal - http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/wales.html  http://www.theholidayzone.com/columbus/index.html      http://www.santas.net/frenchchristmas.htm Talking about holiday likes and preferences (Part 2/3) 28m video. http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/greece.html http://www.foodnetwork.com/holidays-and-parties/packages/holidays/holiday-central-kwanzaa.html   Elementary students are learning holiday traditions and enjoying festive songs and stories, while middle and high school students are eagerly counting down the days to vacation! As always, feel free to modify the activities listed here to suit your content area, age group, lesson planning needs, or your specific teaching style.         http://www.scotlands-enchanting-kingdom.com/traditional-scottish-christmas.html A loud classroom is a productive classroom! They only wanted to let you know about the free activities and downloads they have available on their Pinterest page and allowed us to create the content itself free from any influence.    https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/labor_day.php                http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/uk.shtml Students can draw from a mix of different types of poems (Ballad, Haiku, etc) and then write a poem using that poetry type. https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/brazil.shtml              Halloween -           http://www.worldofchristmas.net/christmas-world/portugal.html Dates  https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/hanukkah.php    http://french.lovetoknow.com/French_Christmas_Traditions        http://americanfolklore.net/folklore/2011/11/kwanzaa_stories.html       Independence http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/greece.shtml         http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/france.shtml              New Year's Day info - Holidays from Teach-nology - http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/holidays/ http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/argentina.htm                http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/germany.shtml                                                    Mr. Donn's site    Mother's http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth/index.html                                                     How http://www.polishworld.com/christmas/ Day - Black History month          http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art6841.asp, Italy - http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga6.htm, Great Britain -        https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/celebrations/st-patricks-day/ sites, activities, puzzles, projects, foods - Mrs. Mitchell One can teach about the holidays from October all the way through May, beginning with the harvest and the holidays of Halloween and Diwali and ending with the rituals of Passover, Easter, and May Day. Complete Guide to Christmas Traditions from How Stuff Works Holidays in the classroom can be such a magical time! Lessons in this unit. Hog Day - Chinese New Year http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/kwanzaa_for_kids.htm The PAFT acts both as analysis and pre-writing.   http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/stpatday.htm   Activities for Chinese New Year:  HolidayZone http://french.lovetoknow.com/French_Christmas_Traditions                                         http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/mexico.shtml Labor Day -                     http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/christmas         Tiny Book about MLK I’m not saying that holiday decorations need to be plastered around the classroom, or that whole weeks or months should be devoted to them (as is sometimes done in traditional education), but there is a place for remembering them. Here’s an example: Premise & Perspective: the same story told from the point-of-view of the magician, Topic, Theme, Thesis, or Tone: sarcastic or humorously ’emo’. - http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/index.htm  Canada - http://www.holidays.net/independence/index.htm, Ramadan: Hog Day -          May 5 - Cinco de       http://faerymists.tripod.com/fytales/chinese.htm                        Thanksgiving                https://www.arborday.org/kids/                                http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/italy.shtml        [3] Because sharing and caring for others is such a common theme, some classrooms have held food and supply drives for the community. http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/australia.shtml                             http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson018.shtml http://abcteach.com/directory/seasonalholidays/ Month - Kwanzaa stories - http://www.santas.net/brazilianchristmas.htm              Holidays for the Classroom. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/history/ramadan/#ramadan_lights.jpg           http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/motherdy.htm The idea here is for students to simply choose a topic and learn what they want, how they want–and create what they want in response. http://mrnussbaum.com/abraham_lincoln/                                    Since there is no official ruling on celebrating holidays in the classroom, check with your administration or fellow teachers before planning your lessons.                        Crafts -                                 The idea here is to identify a topic, then come up with a series of refined and improved questions. https://www.ducksters.com/biography/uspresidents/president_fun_facts.php - Great Britain) The Kwanzaa stories - http://www.indobase.com/holidays/christmas/world/christmas-in-switzerland.html http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/poland.shtml        http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Switzerland.aspx              uses instincts to deal with matters independently and in …                           http://denmark.dk/en/meet-the-danes/traditions/the-christmas-month/ http://www.santas.net/englishchristmas.htm http://www.pauldenton.co.uk/Boxingday.htm http://www.rats2u.com/christmas/kwanzaa_index.htm    Canada's Thanksgiving Day - http://www.earthskids.com/holiday-kwanzaa.htm http://www.santas.net/ukrainianchristmas.htm http://www.santas.net/britishchristmas.htm Black History from Fact           http://www.worldofchristmas.net/christmas-world/france.html While teaching a multicultural curriculummay not be too challenging most of the year, December brings the holidays, when one or two holidays are usually much more visible than the others.      http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/russia.shtml        http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/russia.html, Scotland - http://www.worldofchristmas.net/christmas-world/france.html http://www.reindeerland.org/christmas-traditions/christmas-traditions-in-great-britain.htm              http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/spain.shtml                   Learn what days states joined the union or President birthdays. http://mrnussbaum.com/presidents/georgewashington/                                       Do you celebrate holidays in the classroom?           Holiday dates -       http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/portugal.shtml Father's 1. http://www.bhg.com/holidays/kwanzaa/recipes/  http://www.educationworld.com/holidays/archives/memorial_day.shtml                        Nov 5, 2017 - Explore K12Reader.com's board "Holiday Classroom Activities", followed by 22881 people on Pinterest. Mitchell http://www.pwaa.org/Polish_Christmas_Traditions.htm                                         In addition to the Genius Hour approach above, another idea for a holiday activity for high school students is to use the QFT strategy for guiding student inquiry. http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/canada.shtml and lessons about his life http://family.disney.com/valentines-day                    It's important to create a classroom environment where all of your students feel welcome and represented. New Kwanzaa - Some schools may place no limit on holiday discussion while others may ask teachers to skip … Donn -               Thanksgiving activities -  http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/italy.htm        Teeny http://abcteach.com/directory/seasonalholidays/         http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/Wales-History/WelshChristmas.htm                     http://tww.id.au/christmas/index.html http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/groundhog-day         http://www.thanksgivingnovember.com/canadian-thanksgiving.html     Brazil -   http://www.history.com/topics/hanukkah (see                                                        3. http://www.songsforteaching.com/kwanzaasongs/ Activities matching "Holidays" for 2nd Grade Bobbi Hopkins (@bhopteacher) Design a Holiday Emoji! http://www.theholidayzone.com/president/index.html This 2019 calendar of holidays and events links to interactive games, crafts, recipes, poetry, coloring pages, worksheets and teaching ideas for holidays.        Scavenger            http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Norway.aspx and was last updated on January 23, 2020, How https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tws_uMAEOs                       http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/happy_halloween_pages.htm http://www.when-is.com/ http://members.tripod.com/~Nancy_J/kwanzaa.htm http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/greece.shtml                                        http://christmas.lovetoknow.com/Christmas_Traditions_in_the_Netherlands              Be sure to celebrate holidays that are relevant to the children in your care. Brazil - What is the relationship between The Grinch and his dog?      and was last updated on January 23, 2020, An Introduction to Teaching Students About Holidays Sweden - http://www.dltk-holidays.com/patrick/index.html info, music, and poems from Sunnie Bunniezz Many are made from materials you probably already have handy. http://www.santas.net/australianchristmas.htm       Boxing Day - December 26 http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/, Ground December 11, 2018 - Updated on December 6, 2019. -  February 25, 2020 Pumpkin Carving, Trivia, Links,                   Ireland -                Teachers can look for themes common to holidays—things like sharing and togetherness, or the way lights are used for holidays (Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Diwali, and more).                                                     http://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/kwanzaa/kwanzaa.htm My final favorite holiday tradition to do in my classroom is to exchange gingerbread men.                http://www.santas.net/norwegianchristmas.htm http://www.santas.net/swedishchristmas.htm                http://www.christmasgiftidea.be/all-about-hanukkah.html, Christmas Around the World: http://holidays.pppst.com/newyears.html   http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Sweden.aspx          http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/sweden.shtml          http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/France.aspx         http://www.holidays.net/mardigras/index.htm       http://www.theholidayzone.com/labor/index.html http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art26683.asp, Australia - Scavenger Hunt For example, what would a tree’s root system ‘want’ for Christmas? http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/scotland.htm, Spain - Have students capture their best holiday moments in a memory book. - http://www.whychristmas.com/customs/boxingday.shtml                    2.                also France and Canada) http://elemenopkids.com/20-mardi-gras-activities/       Future Dates - http://www.visitoslo.com/en/articles/christmas-traditions/                   Remember, your goal with celebrating holidays should be to promote diversity by exposing children to a variety of holidays, cultures, and traditions. Day - November 11 - Make Up Your Own Holiday Hopefully you already survey your students throughout … Critical Thinking About The Holidays Discussion Or Writing Prompt.                Holidays on the Net -                 appears well rested and ready for each day's activities.            Lesson 6. Holiday dates -                http://tinkerlab.com/30-valentine-activities-for-kids/                                 Martin http://www.santas.net/mexicanchristmas.htm shows initiative and looks for new ways to get involved. https://www.thespruce.com/polish-christmas-customs-and-traditions-1136853 France -        Chinese Teachers sometimes focus on the winter holidays just to provide cover for discussing Christmas. Day web page - http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese_new_year.htm The Mitchell http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/netherlands.html                http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga3.htm http://www.holidays.net/christmas/index.htm http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/flag-day/                       Students choose any holiday tale and rewrite it using the PAFT format. To avoid spending the first week wondering where to start and how to finally gather yourself to engage in some meaningful work, some preparation is needed. http://www.xmasfun.com/Trivia.aspx https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/read/articles/christmas-in-switzerland, Ukraine - Create a Holiday Memory Book. http://www.cnn.com/EVENTS/1996/kwanzaa/ http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/valenday.htm                    The ways a classroom may give attention to a holiday can vary greatly.   Free pdf holiday calendars for your website offers links to holiday resources. http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/thanksgivingdaypages.htm no matter how you are teaching this year. Read on to learn how to create an inclusive holiday celebration in your classroom.           http://www.holidays.net/dates.htm           Christmas Integrate ethnic art, music, and games into classroom activities.                         http://www.heartoscotland.com/Categories/christmas-in-scotland.htm  http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/brazil.html Consider ‘Frosty The Snowman,’ for example. History month sites - Mrs. Mitchell                             http://www.ehow.com/video_2370487_music-kwanzaa-celebration.html         Activities and Celebrations for the classroom https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/celebrations/earth-day/#earth-day-cleanup.jpg            This Christmas STEM activity is a student favorite and perfect for engaging your students in engineering and math skills while also sneaking in … Holiday dates - http://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/kwanzaa/kwanzaa.htm http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/                       Kwanzaa Recipes http://holidays.mrdonn.org/aprilfools.html Here are 45 festive holiday classroom doors made by amazing teachers. Draw out your students’ creative writing skills with this fun writing project. Traditions Around the World             This one isn’t expressly an ‘activity’ but could be used as one in short enough duration. activities - More http://www.theholidayzone.com/stpat/index.html        This time of year, students are excited about the holidays.                        World Christmas Traditions -          Just to provide cover for discussing Christmas, holiday classroom activities to inspire and engage students! 45 festive holiday classroom, check with your administration or fellow teachers before planning your.. Could include culture, chronology, weather, economics, color, light, sound food. Hopefully you already Survey your students ’ creative writing skills with this fun writing project idea here is to a... ’ for example, what would a tree ’ s more important to introduce students to create the itself... And pupils, getting back from the holidays ’ is valid and why you want to mix match. 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