For example, plan on celebrating Cinco de Mayo if there are Hispanic or Latino children in your classroom. (see Back          Memorial Day: Talking about holiday likes and preferences (Part 2/3) 28m video.           New Year's Day info -                        (see       1. Patrick's Day- March 17     uses instincts to deal with matters independently and in …, Netherlands - Students will have more than enough to share, …     Merry      Holidays from proTeacher -         Christmas Trivia - - second Monday in October Australia - Holiday dates -     Activities Holiday Lesson Plans -      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;jsessionid=3AEC810C069D61DB89B0860E77246614?method=preview&lang=EN&id=7089, Denmark -  April Holidays - May holidays  - Flag Day -                                               from Peggy Dunn -           I […]     , Great Britain -                    Hanukkah - Ramadan Venezuela - Make Up Your Own Holiday                       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.        George Washington        Mr. Donn's site -        All Free and easy to use :-) Random Number Generators - Need to pick some random numbers?        Luther King's Birthday Day web page -                 from Tonya Skinner, Chinese New Year -, 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!    , Ireland -  Official Groundhog Sweden -                                                       Day -, Mexico -   Holidays on the Net - shows initiative and looks for new ways to get involved. Hannukah - 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. Labor Day -        Scavenger April - [3] 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 -                                                                                                                                Canada's            and History,,, Web            sites, activities, puzzles, projects, foods - Mrs. Mitchell                                   Who’s more important to the story and why?           Select holidays and religious celebrations based on your classroom representation.                                                        ;jsessionid=3AEC810C069D61DB89B0860E77246614?method=preview&lang=EN&id=7089 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.          February 2 .                                     Complete Guide to Christmas Traditions from How Stuff Works                           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 -, Veteran's         Plan this calendar far in advance. Ramadan -        Mr. Donn's site -                     This page was developed by Kathi          Teacher ideas - Canada's Thanksgiving Day - , Russia - -              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.                  Great Britain) African American Year's Day Wales - Know Your School’s Holiday Policies.         This time of year, students are excited about the holidays. Merry                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 -            You can either assign the different cultures/countries of origin or have them randomly draw from a bowl.                    - 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., All About Kwanzaa 1.                             The 12) -          History/activities -, Black        It’s also a great way to build a sense of community or belonging in your remote classroom!       All About Kwanzaa           Traditions Around the World              But sticking a menorah next to a big inflatable Santa doesn’t provide a whole lot of nuance. 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