For example, plan on celebrating Cinco de Mayo if there are Hispanic or Latino children in your classroom. (see http://holidays.mrdonn.org/index.html Back Memorial Day: Talking about holiday likes and preferences (Part 2/3) 28m video. http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art26683.asp New Year's Day info - http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/venezuela.htm http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/netherlands.html http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/canada.html (see 1. Patrick's Day- March 17 http://www.santas.net/spanishchristmas.htm http://www.santas.net/austrianchristmas.htm http://holidays.mrdonn.org/aprilfools.html uses instincts to deal with matters independently and in … http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1945-feliz-navidad-making-merry-in-mexico, Netherlands - Students will have more than enough to share, … http://www.santas.net/spanishchristmas.htm Merry Holidays from proTeacher - http://www.proteacher.com/090032.shtml http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/christmas Christmas Trivia - - second Monday in October Australia - Holiday dates - Activities http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/earthday/ http://holidays.mrdonn.org/presidentsday.html Holiday Lesson Plans - https://www.thanksgiving.com/all-holidays/presidents-day/ways-to-celebrate-presidents-day-with-your-kids 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. April 23 - May 23, 2020 http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/edu/ViewLoitLo.do;jsessionid=3AEC810C069D61DB89B0860E77246614?method=preview&lang=EN&id=7089, Denmark - http://www.santas.net/ukrainianchristmas.htm April Holidays - May holidays - Flag Day - http://mylittlenorway.com/2009/12/a-norwegian-christmas/ http://www.boston-discovery-guide.com/patriots-day.html from Peggy Dunn - I […] http://www.santas.net/dutchchristmas.htm http://www.santas.net/welshchristmas.htm http://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga6.htm, Great Britain - http://family.disney.com/valentines-day Hanukkah - Ramadan Venezuela - Make Up Your Own Holiday http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/noel/angl/noel.htm http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/ http://www.reindeerland.org/christmas-traditions/christmas-traditions-in-great-britain.htm http://www.twilightbridge.com/hobbies/festivals/thanksgiving/canada/ Netherlands - Check out these five holiday classroom bulletin board ideas that you can create in Google Slides and post in your virtual classroom stream or as your virtual background to help get everyone excited for the upcoming holidays. You could have them come up with a wish list for their parents–or favorite book character or sports team. http://www.vistawide.com/german/christmas/german_christmas_traditions.htm http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Portugal.aspx George Washington Mr. Donn's site - All Free and easy to use :-) Random Number Generators - Need to pick some random numbers? http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/poland.shtml http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/brazil.html http://www.theholidayspot.com/halloween/ http://www.songsforteaching.com/kwanzaasongs/ Luther King's Birthday http://www.reindeerland.org/christmas-traditions/christmas-traditions-in-great-britain.htm Day web page - http://www.jewfaq.org/holiday7.htm http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/kwanzaa_for_kids.htm from Tonya Skinner, Chinese New Year - https://www.cliftonhill.com/falls_blog/well-know-canadian-thanksgiving/, Columbus Day So these Simple Classroom Holiday Party Ideas are a perfect way to add some festivity to the classroom without breaking your back (or the bank!) 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! https://theculturetrip.com/south-america/brazil/articles/how-christmas-is-celebrated-in-brazil/ http://www.mexonline.com/christmas.htm https://www.thelocal.fr/galleries/culture/christmas-in-france-top-ten-traditions http://www.united-hellas.com/tourism/christmas-greece.html http://www.santas.net/greekchristmas.htm, Ireland - Official Groundhog Sweden - https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/arbor_day.php http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/ http://www.brama.com/art/christmas.html http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/England.asp http://www.santas.net/irishchristmas.htm http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/portugal.shtml http://www.uazone.net/holidays/christmas.html Day - http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/italy.htm, Mexico - Holidays on the Net - http://denmark.dk/en/meet-the-danes/traditions/the-christmas-month/ shows initiative and looks for new ways to get involved. http://christmas-world.freeservers.com/scotland.html http://www.indobase.com/holidays/christmas/world/christmas-in-switzerland.html Hannukah - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson040.shtml France and Canada - Christmas Cozy Corner: Put up some paper stockings, a Christmas tree, and a fake fireplace to give your students a holiday-themed reading corner. http://french.lovetoknow.com/French_Christmas_Traditions Labor Day - http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/argentina.htm http://www.holidays.net/kwanzaa/ http://www.thehistoryofchristmas.com/traditions/sweden.htm Scavenger April -  Because sharing and caring for others is such a common theme, some classrooms have held food and supply drives for the community. Patriot's Day - third Monday in April - Integrate ethnic art, music, and games into classroom activities. Sweden - https://www.soundvision.com/article/a-ramadan-fact-sheet-for-teachers https://www.myus.com/blog/fun-ramadan-activities-for-kids/ http://www.xmasfun.com/Trivia.aspx http://www.indobase.com/holidays/christmas/world/christmas-in-brazil.html http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/England.asp Canada's http://www.holidays.net/chanukah/ and History, http://www.theholidayzone.com/newyear/index.html, http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/newyear2.htm, Web sites, activities, puzzles, projects, foods - Mrs. Mitchell http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/muslim/ Who’s more important to the story and why? https://www.history.com/topics/halloween http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/italy.shtml http://www.santas.net/frenchchristmas.htm http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Germany.aspx Select holidays and religious celebrations based on your classroom representation. http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/index.html http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/edu/ViewLoitLo.do;jsessionid=3AEC810C069D61DB89B0860E77246614?method=preview&lang=EN&id=7089 https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/christmas.php http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/british.html Critical Thinking About The Holidays Discussion Or Writing Prompt. The ways a classroom may give attention to a holiday can vary greatly. Day - These 25 DIY decorations are sure to bring the warmth of the yuletide season into your classroom and get kids excited about the holidays. http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/canada.shtml February 2 . http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/flag-day/ http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Switzerland.aspx Complete Guide to Christmas Traditions from How Stuff Works http://americanfolklore.net/folklore/2011/11/kwanzaa_stories.html The Presidents Day info from Maryland Unless you’re actually teaching a whole curriculum about religions, you’re going to end up with religious tourism at best. Crafts - http://www.ahowlinggoodtime.com/carvingsrecipes.php?obj=carvingpumpkins, Veteran's Plan this calendar far in advance. Ramadan - http://www.holidays.net/ramadan/ Mr. Donn's site - http://www.educationworld.com/holidays/archives/memorial_day.shtml http://www.vistawide.com/german/christmas/german_christmas_traditions.htm http://www.ehow.com/christmas/kwanzaa.html http://www.stavanger-web.com/jul/christma.htm This page was developed by Kathi http://www.brama.com/art/christmas.html http://www.thanksgivingnovember.com/canadian-thanksgiving.html Teacher ideas - http://www.santas.net/dutchchristmas.htm Canada's Thanksgiving Day - http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/portugal.shtml http://www.worldofchristmas.net/christmas-world/portugal.html, Russia - - https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/brazil.shtml Many are made from materials you probably already have handy. For self-guided homework, you can also choose a short holiday novel for students to read and have them paraphrase in writing what the novel is about. https://www.pinterest.com/supersimpleofficial/halloween-for-kids/?lp=true http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Sweden.aspx http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/sweden.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/christmas/sites/content/pages/customs.shtml 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 Great Britain) African American http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/netherlands.html http://www.holidays.net/dates.htm Year's Day Wales - Know Your School’s Holiday Policies. http://www.holidays.net/father/index.htm http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/groundhog-day This time of year, students are excited about the holidays. http://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org/index.shtml Merry http://www.foodnetwork.com/holidays-and-parties/packages/holidays/holiday-central-kwanzaa.html Practice verb tense in this simple holiday-themed activity. 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. Italy - https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/earth-day.html You can either assign the different cultures/countries of origin or have them randomly draw from a bowl. http://www.bhg.com/holidays/kwanzaa/recipes/ - In this activity, students would choose one or more of the above categories and alter it to create something new. The most obvious approach is to reach for low-hanging fruit like holiday traditions–stories like The Night Before Christmas are good examples for discussing the concepts of rhythm, rhyme scheme, and figurative language. http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/china.html http://www.infoplease.com/black-history-month/ http://www.destinations-uk.com/articles.php?link=articles&country=england&id=102&articletitle=Welsh%20Christmas%20Customs, All About Kwanzaa 1. http://www.ehow.com/video_2370487_music-kwanzaa-celebration.html The 12) - http://sunniebunniezz.com/holiday/happy_halloween_pages.htm History/activities - http://www.dltk-holidays.com/china/, Black http://www.worldholidaytraditions.com/Countries/Spain.aspx It’s also a great way to build a sense of community or belonging in your remote classroom! http://www.holidays.net/mardigras/index.htm All About Kwanzaa Traditions Around the World http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/denmark.htm https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/argentina.shtml But sticking a menorah next to a big inflatable Santa doesn’t provide a whole lot of nuance. 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