Web Resources for Christmas Around The World Christmas Around the World Christmas Around the World teaches teachers and students how cultures around the world enjoy this holiday with music, recipes, and different traditions, including how the cultures view Santa Claus. http://christmas.com/worldview/ http://christmas.com/worldview/ Holidays: Jerry's Christmas Wonderland Background information on Christmas and traditions that go along with the holiday; links to music files, sounds clips to Christmas movies, and information on Christmas symbols such as the poinsettia and the Christmas Tree. http://wilstar.com/xmas/ http://wilstar.com/xmas/ Christmas This Newfoundland elementary school created a resource page with links to sites about the meaning of Christmas and the symbols and traditions surrounding the holiday. http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/christmas.htm http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/christmas.htm Christmas Thematic Unit A Christmas page from Kids Domain; stories and books about the season, holiday games, and recipes that would tempt Scrooge. http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/xmas/index.html http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/xmas/index.html Christmas! Christmas! Christmas! Fun activities for Christmas! http://www.countrygraphics.com/fun.html The History of Christmas Travel back in time 4,000 years with this concise history of Christmas. http://www.holidays.net/christmas/story.htm http://www.holidays.net/christmas/story.htm Merry Christmas in 135 Languages Teach your students how to wish everyone a Merry Christmas in 135 languages; this could be a wonderful addition to your "Christmas Around the World" unit. Students can also click on the country to see the flag and national anthem. http://www.flw.com/merry.htm http://www.flw.com/merry.htm
Christmas Around The World After we visit the resource websites together, please complete the Christmas Around The World worksheet. You may work in pairs.