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December Holidays Resources for Teachers

Use our printables, lessons, and activities to show students how the December holidays of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the New Year are celebrated. You can find resources for subjects across the curriculum, such as reading & language arts activities, science worksheets, social studies projects, art ideas, slideshows of festive activities, and more. No matter which grade you teach, you will find an activity that your students will enjoy – and learn from!

December Holidays Themes

Christmas – Teacher Resources
Hanukkah - Teacher Resources
Kwanzaa – Teacher Resources
New Year's – Teacher Resources


Ho! Ho! Ho! The History of Christmas
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)
Top 10 Classic Board Games for Kids
Favorite Christmas Art Activities
Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
Top 10 Kwanzaa Activities (Grades K-8)
Favorite Hanukkah Activities Slideshow, Grades K-4
Christmas Printables Slideshow (3-5)
Christmas Printables Gallery (K-2)
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (3-5)
Hanukkah Slideshow
Top 10 Stocking-Stuffer Gift Ideas for 2014
Top Christmas Movies of All Time


Shape Poems
Poetic Language in "Memories of Christmas"
Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray
Starch Poinsettias
Winter Holidays Worksheets
Winter Geometry Bulletin Board
Kwanzaa Craft
More Popular December Holidays Printables

Lesson Plans

Paper Making
African Storytellers
Potato Print Wrapping Paper
Activities for African Folk Tales
Make a Desk Set
Holiday Poems
Observing Crystals
More December Holidays Lesson Plans


All About Hanukkah Quiz
A Traditional Christmas Quiz
Santa's Spelling Quiz
Kwanzaa Facts Quiz
Hanukkah Spelling Quiz
Hanukkah Facts Quiz
Christmas Word Problems
More December Holidays Quizzes

Art Activities

Collage Christmas Tree
Snowman Mobile
Stained Glass Window
Make Gift Certificates
Create a Menorah Gallery
Bouncing Tree
Make and Play the Dreidel Game
More Popular Art Activities for the December Holidays Activities

Reading & Language Arts Activities

O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"
"Twas the Night Before Christmas": Full Text
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
"The Little Match Seller"
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Seasons Greetings Around the World
A Holiday from Another Culture
More Popular December Holidays Activities for Reading & Language Arts

Mathematics Activities

The Measurement Elf
Add 'Em Up for Santa
The Elves' Chocolates
Kwanzaa Word Problems
Santa's Workshop
Christmas Concerns
Christmas Word Games
More Popular December Holidays Activities for Math

Social Studies Activities

Popular Black History Month Printables, Grades K-5
Popular Black History Month Lesson Plans, Grades K-5
Popular Christmas Printables, Grades K-12
Events in the Life of Jesus
Popular Black History Month Articles
Hanukkah History
What Is Kwanzaa?
More Popular December Holidays Activities for Social Studies

Science Activities

Winter Holidays
Winter Holidays Chart
Viewing Snowflakes
Snow Journals
Quotations from Winter Poems
Jan Brett's Winter Books
Be a Christmas Tree Detective
More December Holidays Activities for Science

Winter Activities

Seasons Printables Slideshow
Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Weather Station
Winter Math & Art Bulletin Board
Groundhog Day Videos & Activities
Writing Activities: Using the Newspaper
Glacial Pressure
More Winter Teacher Resources

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