Multilingual Christmas and Hanukkah Posters

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These Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah posters make a great bulletin board display in your classroom, in a hallway, or at your school’s front door! There are 26 posters that say Merry Christmas and 20 posters that say Happy Hanukkah. Each 8.5” x 11” poster presents the holiday greeting in the center of the page. In the corners, students will see the name of the country whose greeting is displayed, a map of the country, its flag, and a holiday decoration. A list of 8 ways to use these winter holiday posters to extend your students’ learning is also provided.

✓ Please note:

* The Merry Christmas posters are available in another resource (but with different holiday decorations in the bottom corners) and it also includes a word search puzzle; you can find that resource HERE.

Resource at a Glance:

What will students learn?

* Which countries have large Christian and Jewish populations.

* Where the countries are located and what the flags of those countries look like.

Who is it for?

* All students.

How does it help teachers?

* The posters create a multicultural holiday atmosphere in your classroom or school during December.

* The 8 suggested ways to use the posters help your students develop their research, writing, and speaking skills through Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts activities.

* A page listing all the countries in alphabetical order is provided, along with a decorative cover page to help you keep the materials organized.


What you get in this product:

★ A table of contents for easy reference (1 page)

★ A Notes to the Teacher page with background information (1 page)

★ A page offering 8 ideas for using these multilingual posters (1 page)

★ Cover pages for the Christmas and Hanukkah posters (1 page each for a total of 2 pages)

★ A page listing countries with large Christian populations and a page listing countries with large Jewish populations (1 page each for a total of 2 pages)

★ 26 multilingual Merry Christmas posters (26 pages)

★ 20 multilingual Happy Hanukkah posters (20 pages)

More Info:

All the posters are 8.5” x 11” in size so they can be easily printed out.

The 26 Merry Christmas posters have a border in either red or green and present the holiday greeting 23 languages. (English and Spanish are represented by more than 1 country.)

The 20 Happy Hanukkah posters have a border in either blue or silver and present the holiday greeting in 14 languages. (English, Spanish, and German are represented by more than 1 country.)

The countries represented in this resource were selected because they have large Christian or Jewish populations and because they provide geographical diversity. Below is a list of the countries which are included in this holiday resource:

* For Christmas, the countries are:

Armenia, Brazil, China, Colombia, DPR Congo, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Moldova, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia.

* For Hanukkah, the countries are:

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.

The extension ideas for using the posters can be done by English Language Learners at intermediate and higher levels of language proficiency as well as other students. They include graphing, drawing, reading and writing, technology, and oral history activities.

If you laminate these Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas posters, they will last a long time. Brighten up your room and school with these colorful multilingual posters if you are teaching a unit about Christmas, Hanukah, or winter holidays around the world!


You may also like these holiday products:

Christmas & Chanukah Word Search & Crossword Puzzles

Christmas and Chanukah Vocabulary Boom Cards™ (Distance Learning)

Winter Holiday Task Cards: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa Facts & Grammar Review

Color By Number Math and Language Arts Activities about Winter Fun {No Prep}

Multilingual Happy New Year Signs: Polka Dot Theme

Multilingual Happy New Year Signs: Snowflake Theme


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Thank you and happy teaching!


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