Celebrations Around the World
Most Celebrated Holiday Around the World
and Meanings of Christmas Items
the Night Before Christmas"
Lesson Plans &
Around the World Scroll down the page to the section titled,
"CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AROUND THE GLOBE WITH A "WORLD" OF CHRISTMAS
ACTIVITIES!" You will find wonderful ideas for seasonal activies
throughout the curriculum.
A Month of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations Check out this
page from Education World for links to lessons and other activities
to help you teach about December's "world of holidays."
Gani? Kwanzaa is the world's fastest growing holiday, originated
in 1966 to promote reacquainting African-Americans with their cultural
heritage and uniting them in a spirit of family and community.
The Festival of Lights
Many Ways Can You Say Merry Christmas? Students create a multicultural
holiday bulletin board map!
Scavenger Hunt #1 from Pleasant Grove Elementary Great questions
on Christmas traditions around the world. Questions include: "What
kind of tree do they decorate in India?" and, What is the main
symbol of Christmas in Greece?" Sites are included so your
students will be able to find the answers.