Exploring Christmas traditions around the world is a wonderful adventure to take kids on this holiday season! Every country has a fun way to celebrate with festive treats and customs that are just as varied as our own. Take a journey through over 15 countries including Italy, Sweden, Germany, Australia, and Japan, as you learn about special Christmas traditions or folklore with these printable Christmas around the world lesson plans.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
HOW IS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATED AROUND THE WORLD?
Kids get to learn about how Christmas is similar and just as important how it is different, and what it is that makes us all wonderfully unique. This allows for a greater understanding of the wide world out there as well as around us. Learning about Christmas traditions around the world creates acceptance and goodwill!
Exploring other countries will open up new doors for your kiddos and hopefully pique their curiosity as they learn new things. Plus, kids will love learning about the Christmas activities that other kids their age celebrate around the world.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD ACTIVITIES
Our high-quality printable Christmas Around the World worksheets are designed for kids in early elementary grades, but can also be used for a wide variety of learning abilities with more or less adult support!
From puzzles and games to information sheets about each country’s Christmas traditions, this pack makes for an easy and fun social studies Christmas around the world curriculum. Plus, it even includes recipes for some yummy Christmas treats from around the world. Read on to find out more!
Fly around the world on a holiday adventure exploring more than 15 countries and their unique and exciting Christmas traditions! Kids will be blown away by the many different ways their peers celebrate this special time of the year with these printable activities below!
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CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD FACT SHEETS
Take a trip to the following countries, Australia, America, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, and Sweden.
Each printable talks about the traditions and customs enjoyed by each country. Simple and colorful but engaging activity sheets for home, classroom, or group use. Perfect for kindergarten to 3rd graders but adaptable to many skill levels.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD GAMES
Test your knowledge of each country with fun crossword puzzles, word searches, writing prompts, and mini-quizzes. Show what you know as you collect Christmas ornament cards along the way.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD PASSPORT
Put together a passport with the printable passport template. Add country stamps as you travel from country to country to create a fun theme all month long. Don’t forget your printable airplane tickets! Make sure to color the map as you go!
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD STEM CHALLENGE
Try the suitcase STEM challenge complete with the engineering design process and special journal pages. Make sure to assemble your passport book and gather the airplane tickets first to get started.
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MORE CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD IDEAS
Even more printable activities for each country include 3D shape ornaments, a matching game, bunting and coloring pages along with color-by-number activities.
Bonus Recipe Pack! Try fun recipes from around the world!