Chinese New Year 2023 Craft Reading Comprehension Activity HOLIDAY UNITS BUNDLE

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So many different activities to do, my students really enjoyed learning about all of the different holidays and cultures around the world. This was so fun and engaging for them.
This resource was wonderful. I loved having a way to introduce my students to different holidays around the world. They also loved learning about all these different cultures.

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    Bonus Materials


    This Holidays Around the World project BUNDLE includes crafts, reading passages, a passport, a suitcase, journal & scrapbook activities, bulletin board & much more for 14 celebrations from different countries.

    If you are looking for activities that include culture, diversity, traditions or customs, you'll love all that is included. It is perfect to use throughout the school year.


    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • China
    • France
    • Germany
    • Mexico | Las Posadas and Cinco de Mayo
    • Italy
    • Israel
    • Holland / The Netherlands
    • Sweden
    • Spain
    • The United States
    • Christmas
    • Chinese New Year
    • Boxing Day
    • Diwali
    • Hanukkah
    • Kwanzaa
    • St. Lucia's Day
    • Epiphany
    • Las Posadas

    Start with the suitcase template and boarding pass along with the passport and passport stamps. Use the printable maps to introduce the countries and the reading passages (included as booklets and projectable ebooks), book list and videos to share not only Christmas Around the World, but many other winter holidays as well.

    Pick and choose between postcards, travel journals, and scrapbooks as ways for students to demonstrate their learning. There are also flags, coloring pages, recipes, and more included. Some teachers even use the different resources to create lapbooks or interactive notebooks as well as for independent research for project based learning.

    This Holidays Around the World Unit will make your job not only easier, but also more enjoyable. If you are searching for quality December activities that require little to no prep and are engaging, fun and educational then you'll want to download this unit now. Quick note on the free digital resources...they are included as Google Slides but you can export them as a Powerpoint or images to use with Seesaw or other online platforms.

    This resource is great for

    ◼️ social studies lessons

    ◼️ whole group lessons

    ◼️ learning centers

    ◼️ sub plans

    ◼️ morning work

    ◼️ homework

    ◼️ a social studies project

    ◼️ a bulletin board display

    ◼️ holiday activities

    ◼️ remote learning tasks


    resource overview that identifies all of the printables included in the product

    teaching ideas that offer suggestions for how to implement the resources in your classroom

    organizational tools to help you keep track of the resources you add to this thematic unit

    book suggestions to help you find relevant read alouds you might like to use as part of your unit

    close reading passage for both teachers and students to learn more about the holiday

    printable book for students to use to learn about the holiday

    two-column notes graphic organizer so your students can organize their ideas and the research they collect

    top-down web graphic organizer so your students can take the information they collected and transfer it into a paragraph framework

    cover pages that students can color in or design their own illustration

    geography map to help students make sense of where the country is in relation to themselves

    flag bunting that looks great displayed on a bulletin board

    flag coloring page that pairs well with the writing project and makes a great bulletin board

    postcards so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way

    travel scrapbook so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way

    travel journal so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way

    art project to engage your students in a fun learning experience based on an academic topic

    recipe for students to bring home, share with their families, and enjoy a hands-on learning extension

    digital version of the product so students can access the materials in school and at home


    • Access to a Digital Portal for Easy Planning
    • Passports and Country Stamps
    • Luggage Craft Activity
    • Boarding Passes
    • Travel Map
    • Compare and Contrast Countries with Venn Diagrams
    • Craft Ideas
    • Scrapbook Cover
    • Recipes


    ► This resource includes a bunch of activities, so it’s a great value!

    ► Many of the resources are completely print and go, which saves you lots of prep time.

    ► You can customize it to fit your needs by selecting which included activities you implement.

    ► The activities are open-ended making it easier to differentiate and make modifications and enabling you to use this in multiple grade levels.

    ► It’s a great way to keep students engaged during a month where that can feel extra challenging!


    ❶ It doesn't focus on a specific holiday or religion so it's perfect for a public school setting.

    ❷ It's jam packed with different activities to pick from so it's a great value. You can use one activity alone or use several to last you until winter break.

    ❸ The activities are open-ended making it easier to differentiate and make modifications and enabling you to use this in multiple grade levels.


    ❤ "This was fantastic for the week before winter break. My third graders were fully engaged in these lessons, and I felt like I was doing meaningful teaching during a crazy week. Thank you for this!!!" (Kristen, 3rd Grade)

    ❤ "This was a perfect unit for Language Arts in December! My students loved learning about holiday traditions in other countries. Thank you for including book ideas to use with each country." (Kimberly, 4th Grade)

    ❤ "While every other teacher in my school was complaining about their class being out of control I took great pride in the fact that my kids were enjoying learning about other cultures. My class was seriously focused and on task right up to the vacation because of your amazing unit. Best of all they were excited to learn and felt like they were doing 'fun holiday projects." (Jessica, 2nd grade)


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    Total Pages
    600 pages
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    Teaching Duration
    2 Weeks
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