Festivals, and Special Days throughout the Year


Visit Mr. Donn's website. He knows everything about everything!

Play this Learning Chocolate game to match pictures of the months to their names

Go to Project Britain to learn all about Special Days around the year.

For EAL students, go to Symbol World to read about festivals and special days.

Design and print your own cards for any occasion with DLTK!



FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN SPRING
The SymbolWorld article on Chinese New Year.

Easter: vocabulary with Learning Chocolate games ; SymbolWorld: The Story of Easter ; SymbolWorld: information on the Easter holiday .

The SymbolWorld articles on St. David's Day and St. Patrick's Day .

The SymbolWorld article on Earth Day




FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN SUMMER
Learn " At the Beach " vocabulary  and Camping vocabulary with Learning Chocolate games.




FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN AUTUMN
Learn Thanksgiving vocabulary with Learning Chocolate games.

Learn all about Bonfire Night / Guy Fawkes Night at the Parkfield website.

Read all about Remembrance Day at the Parkfield website , read the poem In Flander's field, and other poems about the First World War.

SymbolWorld - an article on Diwali .




FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN WINTER
CHRISTMAS
Learn Christmas Vocabulary with Learning Chocolate games or read about Christmas celebrations .
Read about My Favourite Day with the British Council, with many other fun activities for Christmas.

See also these Christmas learning activities from Primary Homework Help, this lovely 1985 book about Christmas, or how to make a Christmas Cone .
Play with the Reindeer Carollers or read The Twelve Days of Christmas , or visit TheNorthPole.com to sing along to Christmas carols, play games or read about Christmas traditions around the world.
And don't forget to watch these lovely Christmas videos .

HANNUKAH / CHANUKAH
Learn all about this Jewish holiday with Mr. Donn ,  Activity Village , articles ONE and TWO from SymbolWorld, and Songs For Teaching .

Make a dreidel with Crayola . Play Quizzes made by 3D , 3C , 3S and 3Z .

KWANZAA
See Mr. Donn's information page , Activity Village , PrimaryGames.com and SongsForTeaching .