ERIC Number: ED408211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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International Winter Festivals. Projects and Patterns for Holiday Gifts, Greetings, Ornaments, Decorations, and Classroom Displays. A Seasonal Idea/Activity Book for Grades 1-6.
Barr, Marilynn G.
This book provides a collection of patterns and activities based on the origins of customs and traditions practiced during the winter holiday seasons in countries around the world. Christmas is a Christian tradition, but it is recognized by many in the world as a time of joy, hope, peace on earth, and goodwill for all. This book examines how many cultures have adapted this tradition or developed other winter traditions. The book features hands-on cut-and-paste activities for gifts, greetings, decorations, ornaments, bulletin board displays, songs, games, and holiday cooking ideas. Activities include materials lists, diagrams and directions, and illustrations of completed projects. The table of contents lists the following sections: (1) Africa; (2) Antarctica; (3) Asia; (4) Australia; (5) Europe; (6) North America; (7) South America; and (8) "Global Christmas Symbols." (EH)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Culture, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Multicultural Education, Social Studies
Good Apple, Inc., an imprint of Modern Curriculum Press, Simon & Schuster Elementary, 299 Jefferson Road, P.O. Box 480, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0480; telephone: (201) 739-8568 (GA1429).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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