Holiday Educational Activities
With the holidays rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to engage your students in fun and educational holiday activities!
Scholastic’s Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa interactive lessons
Scholastic’s holiday activity guide offers an informative and interactive look at Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Click through the different items in each lesson to learn more about the history, important symbols, and traditions of all three celebrations.
History Channel Exhibits on Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas
The History Channel offers rich and informative videos and text that discuss the origins of Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. It provides photo galleries of Kwanzaa celebrations, and educational videos about different traditions from the different celebrations.
ABCya’s Hanukkah and Christmas word searches
Math Playground’s holiday math puzzles
Choose from a selection of Math Playground’s holiday math puzzles! Students select the puzzle piece at the bottom right corner and drag it to the correct number on the screen. The finished puzzle will reveal a fun and festive holiday picture! Available in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Sesame Street’s Cookie Decoration
Decorate cookies without any of the mess! Choose different icing colors, and select form an assortment of decorative candy toppers. Looks good enough to eat!
ABCya’s Tree Decoration
For the students who have always wanted to be in charge of decorating a Christmas tree, now is their chance! Select different tree styles, lights, garland, ornaments, and tree toppers to make a unique tree with this fun ABCya activity!
What are some of your favorite holiday activities for your class? Let us know!