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Holiday Unit

We study, compare, and contrast the three holiday's - Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. We start our unit at the beginning of December, concentrating on one holiday per week. We incorporate a "Holidays of Light" theme into the three holidays.


Activities:

1) Santa handprint cards with poem

2) Marshmallow print trees

3) Sugar cone trees

4) Edible dreidles

5) Letters to Santa

6) Santa Calender & Poem

7) Light up Rudolphs
Books:
*Petunia's Chrismas
*The Twelve Days of Christmas
*The Night Before Christmas
*The Polar Express
*The Mole Family Christmas
*Mousekins Christmas Eve
*K is for Kwanzaa
*The Wild Christmas Reindeer
*The Tree Angel
*This is the Star
*Tale of the Christmas Mouse
*Clifford's Christmas
*Santa Claus Forever
*The Mouse Before Christmas


Songs:

*10 Little Reindeer
*Jingle Bells
*Rudolph
*We Wish You a Merry Christmas
*Happy Kwanzaa
*Happy Hanukkah
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