Winter Holidays celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere during the winter season (roughly November through March)
Below are resources to help you plan for instruction in your classroom.
Scholastic activities, curriculum connections, printables, and articles for teachers on Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
National Geographic Kids provides information, games, and activities on celebrations that occur around the world during December and January.
Lesson plans and activities for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Features primary documents, teaching resources, and activities from the Library of Congress.
Teacher resources including student-friendly articles about the families, food, clothing, and pastimes of the Pilgrims and Wampanoag.
Videos and activities presented by History.
The History Channel presents an online interactive exhibit, textual background, and video detailing the history and traditions of Hanukkah.
Scholastic provides lesson plans, activities, printables and related books for Grades 1-8.
A collection o fchanukkah/Hanukkah lesson plans, powerpoints, and articles created by Lookstein Center staff and contributors.
Lesson plans, printables, games on Hanukkah and Winter Holidays around the world.
The History Channel provides online interactive exhibit detailing the history and traditions of the Christmas holiday.
Collection of historical Christmas celebrations for different countries.
Collection of lesson plans, ideas and resources for teachers by teacher. Multidisciplinary lessons provided.
Delivered December 24, 1941
The official Kwanzaa website of Dr. Maulana Karenga, the creater of Kwanzaa.
The History Channel provides online interactive exhibit detailing the history and traditions of Kwanzaa.
Printables, graphic organizers, lesson plans, quizzes, and resources for Grades K-8.
Lesson plans and activities.
Lesson planns, ideas, and resources for teachers by teachers.
Lesson plans, activities, clip art and resources from Teacher Planet.
Lessons, activities, printables, and other resources for New Year's celebrations around the world.
An overview of the traditional Solstice celebration include science and folklore surrounding the witner solstice (December 21)
Websites, lesson plans, activities, multidisciplinary lessons and other resources detailing the Winter Solstice.
Brainpop provides squizzes, activities and information.