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    Christmas Around the World
    By Carrie

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    It sounds like you need to do Christmas Around the World. The best way is to ask other teachers in your grade level to participate too. Each teacher can pick a country (France, England, Germany, etc.)to present the history of Christmas in that country. Children really love to compare Christmas traditions we have with other students. We make a pocket book to take from class to class before our students rotate. Students make a small craft in each country and place it along with any informational material in their pockets. Before they enter another country, the students must present a passport for the teacher to stamp with a Christmas stamp. This is also okay to do in only your classroom. But, I would really suggest asking around. For your first year, it can really be overwhelming.

    We also have a Polar Express day in 2nd grade. Each student wears their pajamas, does activities that revolve around the book, and drink hot chocolate. A real success!

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