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Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Around the World
Product Description
Christmas Around the World (Hanukkah and Kwanzaa Too!) is a unit study designed to introduce students to how different cultures across the world celebrate winter holidays.

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Countries and Celebrations Included
Australia
Canada
England
Germany
Italy
Las Posadas Mexico
The Netherlands
Russia
Sweden
United States
Hanukkah from Israel
Kwanzaa in the United States

Features
1. Teacher's Guide to Christmas Around the World (25 pages)
Brief notes for the teacher on all countries/celebrations included - dates observed, greeting, weather, symbol, traditions, gift giver and gifts

2. Book Suggestions (4 pages)
There are 3-4 book suggestions for each country/celebration. All the books mentioned are linked to Amazon in case you need to purchase them.

3. Student Travel Journal (26 pages)
-Journal Cover
-World Map
-2 Pages per country/celebration (greeting, symbol, weather, presents, ornament)
-Ornament Pockets (2 pages)

4. Print and Color Ornaments (13 pages)
One ornament per country/celebration - students color, cut, and add ribbon

5. Ornament Crafts (22 pages)
One ornament craft per country/celebration - materials list, directions, and template (when necessary) included

6. Passport and Stamps (14 pages)
Printable passport for students use while "traveling" - stamps for each country also included

7. Postcards (14 pages)
A postcard from each country/celebration is included

8. Informational Introduction Cards (25 pages - color and black and white)
Introduce each country or celebration with a fun introduction card from a friendly snowman. The talking snowman covers a few details from each country. Ex. "Joyeux Noel! It certainly is cold up here in Canada! The families celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas..."

9. Crafts (28 pages)
A craft suggestion and templates when necessary are included for each country/celebration. These are additional crafts and separate from the ornament crafts mentioned above. Some additional materials will be needed and are mentioned in the download.
Australia – Christmas Bush
Canada – Decorate a Christmas Tree
England – Christmas Crackers
Germany – Gingerbread Man
Italy – Broomstick
Las Posadas Mexico – Poinsettia
The Netherlands – Wooden Shoe
Russia – Nesting Dolls
Sweden – Lucia Crown
United States – Stocking
Hanukkah from Israel – Menorah
Kwanzaa in the United States – Woven Place Mat

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Total Pages
180+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
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