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141 resources with the concept holiday celebrations

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Holi | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A quick video equipped with engaging graphics and fun sound effects details the Hindu holiday, Holi—the festival of colors or love. 
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Ruby Bridges

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A two-part lesson features Civil Rights hero, Ruby Bridges. Part one focuses on the heroic actions of Ruby Bridges then challenges scholars to complete a Venn diagram in order to compare themselves to her. Part two begins with a...
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The Man Who Changed America

For Students 3rd - 5th
An informative video shares a quick history of Martin Luther King, Jr. The engaging narrator covers topics such as where and when MLK Jr. was born, what charged his passion, and good deeds he performed. 
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Chinese New Year | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
The Chinese New Year is a celebratory time for Chinese citizens and Chinese-Americans alike! A short video showcases the origin of the Chinese New Year holiday and how it is celebrated currently.
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Valentine's Day | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
Valentine's Day is all about appreciating the people you love! A brief video uses engaging graphics and exciting sound effects to explain the history of Valentine's Day. 
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Groundhog Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Discover the history of Groundhog Day with a captivating video that details how the holiday came to be and spotlights the key role Punxsutawney Phil plays in the celebration. 
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Martin Luther King Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January, is the focus of a short video that introduces young learners to the civil rights leader. The video provides a brief review of King's work and...
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The 100th Day of School | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
You've heard of Christmas, and New Years, and Kwanzaa, and Thanksgiving. Hanukkah, Mardis Gras, Valentine's Day, Halloween. But do you recall the most famous holiday of all? It's the 100th day of school, of course. Celebrate the number...
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Dia de los Muertos: Honoring our Ancestors Through Community Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Oral storytelling has been an important part of every culture. The time-honored practice uses stories as a conduit for a culture's values and customs from one generation to the next. Keep the tradition going with a family interview...
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The Elves and the Shoemaker

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A six-minute audiobook features the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Elves and the Shoemaker." It describes a fateful Christmas when a group of elves decided to help a husband and wife shoemaker team, and received fancy clothes in return.
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The Missing Bunny

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Add a 20-minute audiobook titled "The Missing Bunny" to your spring curriculum. Find out what happens when a monkey named Theo is framed when the Easter Bunny goes missing, but thanks to a helpful police dog, is set free and claimed...
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The Girl Who Missed Christmas

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
It can be tough waking up in the morning, especially for a young girl named Natalie. Follow along with a 15-minute audiobook to discover the lesson Natalie learned after one late morning caused her to miss Christmas. 
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Easter | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 6th
What does Easter have to do with bunnies? Find out with a brief and entertaining video that details the history of the holiday and why we celebrate it in spring with animals and eggs.  
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May Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
May 1st marks the world holiday, May Day. Find out why and how we celebrate this festive holiday with an engaging, yet brief, video that incorporates real-world pictures and exciting graphics.
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Arbor Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Discover how Arbor Day came to be with a brief, engaging video. Scholars watch how Nebraska's first pioneer in 1854 decided why planting trees was important and the journey that took place to make Arbor Day a national holiday celebrated...
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Earth Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Why do we celebrate Earth Day? Find out with a brief video that details the history behind the special day dedicated to our beautiful planet. The video answers the who, what, why, and how in a festive fashion while showcasing real-world...
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Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 12th Standards
Introduce young learners to Kwanzaa, an African American heritage celebration, with a short video that explains the basic principles of the seven day holiday. A great tool to inspire further research.
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Christmas | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A video discusses the American traditions associated with Christmas including gift-giving, decorating, going to church, and spending time with loved ones.
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Thanksgiving | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
What happens on the fourth Thursday in November? Thanksgiving! Watch a video that introduces young viewers to this American holiday.
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Celebrations: St Patrick’s Day

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a couple of fun English language exercises. After first activating students' prior knowledge about Ireland and Irish culture during a class discussion, learners work in pairs or small groups to complete a...
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Shamrock Necklace

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Add a festive craft to a St. Patrick's Day celebration with a shamrock necklace. Scholars cut and color paper shamrocks and string colorful cereal to create a bright and cheery fashion piece. 
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Groundhog Day Songs and Poems

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
This Groundhog Day add a bit of rhythm and rhyme with 23 songs and poems that put a spotlight on the holiday's shining star, the groundhog.  
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Chinese New Year – Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Traditions surrounding the celebration of the Chinese New Year are the focus of a reading comprehension worksheet designed for intermediate level language learners.
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Intermediate Kwanzaa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As part of a study of holiday traditions, language learners read about the creation of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to celebrate traditional African values.