Kids will love these Christmas around the world book which doubles as a coloring book! Each page features a country with details on what tradition they do at Christmas along with some super cute illustrations. Add this Christmas around the world pdf printable book to your lesson plans this December!
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Christmas stories from around the world
Kids love to learn about the world around them.
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In December, I love to talk and build social skills around cultural awareness. What better time to discuss this than during December when doing your Christmas around the world theme?
The best way to begin discussing traditions around Christmas is to start a discussion and perhaps a large anchor chart with circles that have the name of countries in them, let the kids tell you what they do at Christmas time.
Christmas riddles for kids. Download a copy of these super fun riddles which double as phonics and letter activities.
For instance in the USA they decorate the outside of their homes with lights, Santa and reindeer.
In Australia they break out the bbq and shorts, sunscreen and hats. The family comes around for Christmas day and they go to mass that night on Christmas Eve or the following morning.
In Hawaii the family feasts on Kuala pig. It’s a tradition done for years.
Holidays around the world for kids
These ideas are a great way to get kids talking to one another and getting to know each other.
This also builds upon acceptance and friendships.
Christmas around the world reading passages.
Talking about the different traditions we have naturally creates an environment of openness and respect.
In turn, the kids begin to behave that way with one another.
Christmas around the world reading
A few years ago, I wanted to make sure I had mini reading task cards for my students to have their hands on during December. First, to build reading fluency skills and second, to build reading comprehension skills.
I’m always looking for ways to help ignite that passion for reading.
These reading comprehension task cards are differentiated and leveled so that I could use them with multiple learners.
I often put them in groups and rotate the cards.
Help students learn all about holidays around the world and Christmas around the world reading with these super fun nonfiction reading passages. All your students will be able to join in the fun because these task cards are leveled and can easily be differentiated. What’s more, each task card includes reading prompts and reading comprehension questions to help students delve deeper into each text.
See this bundle right here below, it includes all the task cards for Christmas and holidays around the world. That’s 60 task cards!
They’re conveniently placed in a bundle so I often print the tasks that I need to find and I’m ready to go.
More Christmas printables and activities:
- Christmas Riddles for Kids Printable Escape Room Tasks
- Christmas Elf Printables Elf on the Shelf Notes
- Christmas Sight Words Read and Match Printable Game
- Ugly Christmas Sweater Craft Name Printable for Kids
Christmas around the world book pdf
Don’t forget to grab the printable Christmas around the world book printables below too. The full bundle is in my TPT store.
You can grab a mini free download of three countries to try them out!