A TPT BEST SELLER! (Just UPDATED to also include vocabulary cards, postcard and a full sheet of passport stamps for each country.)
If you are looking for a unit filled with over 265 pages of traditions, customs, activities, printables, landmarks/typical architecture, around the world people puppets, flags, maps, passports, airline tickets, a suitcase, lots of activity/food ideas AND 12 full sized Holidays Around the World MINI READER BOOKS, (ITALY, FRANCE, GERMANY, RUSSIA, ENGLAND, HOLLAND, USA, SWEDEN, MEXICO, DENMARK, CHINA, and AUSTRALIA)....then this is for you! (Just to buy the 12 books alone, would cost $24) So why not buy the entire unit with tons of activities too?!
This unit gives many fun ideas on how to incorporate traditions, food, mapping skills and so much more into your classroom. This unit has so many activities that you can make this unit as long or as short as you want it to be. Pick and choose the countries you want to teach. Teach in any order. Make each country a week long study or a day long study. YOUR STUDENTS WILL LOVE IT!
EACH country has: (Remember there are 12 countries)!
1. Multiple activities and printables (some have as many as 6)
2. An architecture page with a famous landmark/typical architecture
3. Grayscale traditionally dressed boy and girl people puppets
4. Colored traditionally dressed boy and girl people for posters
5. A colored poster with name of the country, the flag and the country's location on the continent's map
6. A 16 page mini reader book filled with holiday facts about the country
7. A page or two filled with ideas, activities, and food of the country during the Christmas Season
8. A blackline of the country's flag
9. Postcard for each country for a writing activity
10. Vocabulary cards for each country
In addition, you will get:
1. A suitcase template for students to make as they travel the world
2. A world map for students to color each country as they travel
3. A passport to put country stamps in each time they travel
4. Country stamps for the passport
5. Airline tickets for traveling the world
6. A "How to Use This Unit" page
Download the preview to see a very SMALL sampling. Note that the resolution is good on the actual downloadable unit.