Holidays Around the World - Holiday Customs Activities

Traci Clausen
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Traci Clausen


Holidays Around the World is a huge social studies unit provides lessons and materials for the standard: Compare the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions and social practices of varied cultures. I use it with my first graders, but it contains parts that can be used in K, 2nd and a bit of 3rd.

Holiday Customs Around the World is designed to be a cohesive unit, incorporates literacy with social studies with plenty of cute crafts/activities in the mis! Your students will study the origin of many holiday traditions and create projects that celebrate many of those different traditions and customs.

This detailed unit includes 49 pages of:

*Lessons and building background information

*Bulletin board ideas and an adorable header

*'Twas the Night Before Christmas mouse craftivity

*Writing Lesson and Writing Plans

*Detailed instructions and samples

*Loads of craf blacklines

*Mini-book blacklines

*Focus wall vocabulary cards

Countries include: Holland, Mexico, Sweden, Germany, Israel and USA

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