Showing posts with label celebrations. Show all posts
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Friday, December 7, 2018

21 December Holiday Celebrations Learning Fun

   Happy winter holidays! I've found some interesting and fun holiday educational learning ideas for your classes. These 21 links are from a variety of celebrations. Try a few.

1. What is Kwanzaa? (K, 1 and 2)

Students learn about the basic concepts surrounding the holiday of Kwanzaa.

2. Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Create crafts such as dreidel, Star of David, Hanukkah Advent calendar. Select from 44 different ideas. There are also Christmas crafts to make, too.

3. 12 Questions of Christmas - What is Hanukkah?

Puppets answer the question of what Christmas and Hanukkah are.

4. Jewish Circle Dance Instruction

Why a circle dance? Find out the answer to this question and try some dance moves. 


How do other countries celebrate Christmas? Find out how over 50 countries celebrate Christmas. 

7.  Christmas in Europe 4k

What is a Christmas market? It's not only a place to find classic wooden toys and foods sold only around Christmas.

8. Kevin's Kwanzaa | Children's Books Read Aloud

A story about Kwanzaa for elementary school grades.

9. Hanukkah Cookies with Sprinkles Read Aloud

A Hanukkah story for elementary school grades.

10. What is Las Posadas? Christmas Around the World

Learn about what happens with Las Posadas in this short video.

11. How to Draw a Christmas Tree

Grab a paper, pencil and colored pencils and draw along with the artist. 

12. Instrumental Christmas Music

Relaxing holiday music (under 4 minutes long) with a fireplace.

13. Christmas Around the World Song | Christmas Traditions

Learn about the traditions of other countries in this short video.

14. Crazy Santa Dance

Follow these wild dance moves as best as you can in this fun dance!

15. The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Rises And Lights

A time lapse of  events of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

16. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

The Royal Ballet presents this dance segment from the Nutcracker.

17. Hanukkah Dance

Music string arrangement by Matt Conaway.

18. African Bell Carol

19. Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Sleigh Ride

20. Vince Guaraldi Trio - Christmas Time Is Here

21. Nat King Cole Chestnuts roasting on an open fire