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Celebrate Winter Holidays

Students explore three fun interactive scrapbooks to learn the history and traditions behind Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Activity Type

  • Interactive Whiteboard Activities

"Celebrate Winter Holidays" allows students to explore Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa through engaging interactive scrapbooks. Articles, slideshows, and free printable activities give students a history lesson, let them connect with cultures around the world, and test their reading skills. 

  • In the Christmas scrapbook, students learn about the Christian holiday that's celebrated across the globe through various traditions.
  • Students can explore Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday that honors an ancient victory of the Jews and a miracle that followed.
  • With the Kwanzaa scrapbook, students study a holiday that celebrates African-American people, their culture, and their values.
  • Students can Send a Holiday eCard that includes fun holiday facts.
  • In Make Your Own Scrapbook, students share their own holiday traditions.
  • They can print and answer these Thinking Questions to reflect upon each holiday.
  • And they can use Clip Art and Images, a rich collection of visuals, to enhance any holiday project.
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