Posts Tagged ‘Geography’

November 2nd, 2012

The North Pole

This short video gives lots of information about the North Pole, place of residence of Santa Claus. It could be used as a starting point for some Geography work on the North Pole. The information appears on screen like in a presentation and I think pupils will enjoy learning some of these snippets of seasonal information.

October 15th, 2011

Christmas Celebrations in Other Countries

Christmas Celebrations in Other Countries

Learn about how Christmas is celebrated in countries like England, Mexico, the United States, France, Germany and Sweden. There are also some other resources like Christmas Clip Art, Poetry and Recipes.

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October 14th, 2011

Christmas Traditions of the Ukraine

Christmas in Ukraine

Traditions and customs that occur in the Ukraine.

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October 9th, 2011

Christmas With Virtual Finland

Virtual Finland

Find out about Christmas celebrations in Finland both long ago and in the present day.

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October 9th, 2011

Norad Tracks Santa

Norad Tracks Santa

Track Santa’s journey around the globe during December during his annual present-giving trip.

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October 9th, 2011

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

This is a collection of historical Christmas celebrations for many different countries. The celebration or activity is the earliest history for each country and may not represent the current Christmas celebrations of today. Visit over 30 different countries and see how they celebrated Christmas.

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September 17th, 2011

Christmas Webquest Puzzles

Christmas Webquest

Visit the whychristmas website to search for the name of the Christmas present-giver in 16 different countries. Two other worksheets require the pupils to find the capitals and flags of the countries. Answers are provided.

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July 16th, 2011

Christmas Around the World

Resources

Handout of the Christmas greeting from 22 different countries around the world.

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July 14th, 2011

Christmas Greetings from Around the World

Christmas Greetings

26 posters of how people say “Happy Christmas” in different countries around the world.

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July 13th, 2011

Present Givers Around the World

Present Givers

30 A4-sized posters with the names of the Christmas present-givers from around the world, as well as the name of the country from where they come. This could integrate well with Geography work on the theme of “Christmas Around the World”.

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