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158 resources with the concept holiday celebrations

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Snowman

For Students Pre-K - 5th
Add a snowy touch of holiday flair to your classroom celebration of winter holidays with a coloring activity showcasing a snowman equipped with a blank space for creativity to take over.
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Christmas Around the World

For Students K - 12th
Discover how the world celebrates Christmas with an interactive website that takes scholars on a journey through several different countries' holiday festivities.     
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Celebrate Hanukkah in Israel

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore Hanukkah and its origins with a social studies lesson. Learners discover the history of Hanukkah and its traditions. They locate Israel on a map, hear the story of the menorah and create their own dreidel. Afterwards, they sing...
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Presidents Day | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
A brief video equipped with eye-catching graphics and sound effects explains the ins and outs of the national holiday, Presidents Day. 
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Christmas Lights

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
An interactive adds a bright touch to the holiday season with a learning game that challenges scholars to hang 250 Christmas lights. Once the outside of a house is decorated, participants have the choice to see their work light up to a...
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How to Celebrate Kwanzaa on Your Campus

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
An article details everything you need to know about celebrating Kwanzaa at your school. An opening-day ceremony starts the seven-day holiday celebration followed a daily routine that includes a greeting, candle lighting, reciting an...
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Kwanzaa Celebration: Celebrating Family, Community, and Culture

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kwanzaa is the focus of a three-part lesson that celebrates the history and traditions of the holiday. Before lighting the Kinara, scholars listen to a read-aloud of Seven Candles of Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Learners express...
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Thanksgiving Challenge

For Students 3rd - 6th
Set the Thanksgiving Day holiday table with a learning game that challenges participants to think critically about family members' likes and dislikes. Players scroll over a character to reveal what the requirements are for their seating...
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Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel

For Students K - 5th
An interactive learning game challenges scholars to play a game of Dreidel with their peers or the computer. Small groups up to four take to the screen to digitally spin a dreidel and earn, or lose, gelt. After each turn, labels showcase...
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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Veterans Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
A quick video details the history of Veterans Day. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be, dating back to 1918 when it was known as Armistice Day, and how it has evolved to the holiday we celebrate currently. A question challenges...
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Hanukkah Flashcards

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
It's time to celebrate Hanukkah! Explore the sights, sounds, and foods of the Jewish holiday with a set of vocabulary flashcards.
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Halloween | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
Trick or treat! Discover the history of Halloween with a brief, engaging video. Dating back to ancient Europe, viewers listen as a narrator details the holiday's origins and how current celebrations came to be. Themed word search and...
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Eid Al-Adha | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Discover the holiday Eid Al-Adha, also known as the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice. An informative video offers facts about the four-day celebration including the story behind it and how families celebrate the holiday currently. 
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International Youth Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
They may be small, but they are mighty—celebrate today's youth on International Youth Day! Learn all about the special holiday with a brief, informative video that details the origin of the holiday and how it is celebrated around the...
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Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips

For Students 3rd - 8th
Take a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation with four video tours and a slideshow. Videos take viewers aboard the Mayflower, inside a pilgrim village, to a Wampanoag homesite, and the Plimoth Plantation. Slideshow pictures are...
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Summer Vacation | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Before saying your final goodbyes, share a brief video all about summertime! The video details the origins of the school, how summer break came to be and highlights the many ways how scholars spend their free time. 
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Mother's Day Cards to Print

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Eight printable cards celebrate Mom on Mother's Day. Pages come with pictures to color, space to write, and a special spot for scholars to sign their name. 
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Eid al Fitr | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
A video details the three-day Islamic holiday following Ramadan, Eid al Fitr—also known as the Festival of Breaking the Fast. An engaging narrator explains what the holiday is, why, and how it is celebrated around the world.  
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Flag Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Before celebrating Flag Day, find out how the national holiday came to be. A video sheds light on the involvements of Betsy Ross, Woodrow Wilson, the history of the flag, and examples of how we celebrate the holiday. 
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Father's Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
An engaging video informs viewers about Father's Day. A brief history of the holiday is followed by a showcase of today's celebration traditions. 
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Graduation Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Graduation, promotion, or move-up day—no matter its name, recipients deserve a celebration. Discover the history of the momentous feat with a brief video that highlights the traditional cap and gown, diploma, and infamous song, Pomp and...
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Memorial Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Discover the history of Memorial Day. An engaging video describes how the holiday came to be, what its original name was, and how we commemorate the national holiday currently. 
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Juneteenth | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
An eye-catching video details the national holiday, Juneteenth. Find out how and why fellow Americans honor the end of slavery on June 19.