After we travel to each place we fill out our classroom passport on how they celebrate in each country!
To start off our week of Christmas around the world, we traveled to Mexico in our pretend airplane and I read the book: La Leyenda de la Flor de Nochebuena (The Legend of the Pointsettia).
We traveled to Africa and read: Seven Candles for Kwanzaa.
straw placemats. I did it guided and being in kindergarten a few struggled with it. They had to fold the paper in half and then cut up to the line from the folded side. Then, they had to weave the red and then green paper over and under, over and under. Each paper had to follow the opposite pattern.