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 - [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 - 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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