John Muir Elementary

Holiday Web Sites and Resources

Choose a category below.

Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Holidays from other Cultures
The Many Faces of Santa
site tells the different names Santa is known by. Christmas music plays while you're at this site. Check out the TREE link before you go!
Kwanzaa
means first fruits and is a seven day event that encourages those who participate to think about their African roots and life in the US.
Everything About Kwanzaa
 
Official Kwanzaa Web Site
- tells about the holiday, it's symbols, and celebration practices.
Virtual Chanukah
- Learn, play games, then test your Chanukah knowledge.
A to Z Teacher Stuff Features December Holidays
- Thematic units and lesson plan ideas for Christmas, Christmas Around the World, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah
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Kids Domain Holidays
 
Billy Bear's Holiday
- A site for primary students about holidays throughout the year.
Jewish holidays
- Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Haunukkah, and Passover.
Chinese Holidays

Cinco De Mayo history

History of JUNTEENTH

Holiday Sites
Holiday activities

Celebrating holidays
- lists holidays by month as well as type (ethnic, national, religious.) Also describes them.
Holidays in the USA
 
Festivals around the World

Special Days
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony
Labor Day
and the contributions of workers across the US and Canada
Women's History
and their contributions.
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington's Birthday

Arbor Day

Earth Day

April Fool's Day
- How it started and the best hoaxes ever!

Thanksgiving
Sail aboard the Mayflower and learn about life as a pilgrim. Take a picture tour of like back in 1620!
Thanksgiving crossword puzzle

Spend time reflecting on your life and the good fortune you enjoy compared to others.

Valentines Day

Send a Virtual Valentine to a friend or relative

 

 

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