Product: Children Around the World Celebrate Christmas
Category: Christmas Books for Elementary Teachers
Student Level: toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary
Children Around the World Celebrate Christmas by Susan T. Osborn, Christine H. Tangvald, Jodie McCallum (Illustrator)
This book is written very simply, but provides alot of information to
the readers. The book includes 16 different countries and how they celebrate
For each country, the author introduces a (fictional) child.
The page tells the child's name, country they are from, about their
family, their favorite Christmas things to do, how they celebrate
Christmas in their country, and best of all - how to say "Merry
their language. The illustrations are very cute - they show the children
in their native dress, their type of home, and other relevant details
about the culture in their homeland.
Suggestions for use:
- Read about one child (country)
a day and taking the time to discuss what was learned.
- Add in an activity, making the learning hands-on. your child will
understand and enjoy it even more.
- Use the pages in the back of the book for your child to make
his/her own culture page.They can write about their favorite
Christmas activities and their families. There is even space to
draw their own picture.
- Have students share their pages with the rest of the class.