Christmas Is Coming
Lesson plans, crafts, and more to help create holiday cheer
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
What would a survey of winter holidays and cultural celebrations be without Christmas? As your students get excited and antsy for winter recess, capture their attention with these fun teaching ideas and festive classroom crafts.
Celebrate Winter Holidays Interactive Unit
Students explore three fun interactive scrapbooks to learn the history and traditions behind Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
Lessons to help your students learn about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and other holidays around the world
Celebrate the holiday season with these craft ideas for Kwanzaa wreaths, reindeer puppets, snowmen ornaments, and more!
Create these easy-to-make holiday decorations and crafts, including a Hanukkah mobile, Kwanzaa cards, and more!
Spark a class discussion about Christmas by comparing and contrasting it to other cultural holidays such as Ramadan, Diwali, and Hanukkah.
This Clifford the Big Red Dog lesson teaches respect and appreciation of diversity by introducing children to holiday celebrations, customs, and traditions through reading, language, and art.
Read and recite facts about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa customs. Then use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast them.
Classroom activities to help familiarize students with the Mexican holiday La Posada