Activities and Lessons
for Holidays in the Classroom

Family Journals
Devon Hamner

With our traveling journal, I ask each family to share a family tradition or celebration. They write about it as a family, and the kids draw pictures. Sometimes a parent will even come and do a presentation for the class. Last year a Mom with family in India, told how the new year's celebration is done. This gives everyone a chance to share something, from birthdays to family gatherings to traditional holidays.

We combine all the journal entries into a big book that we call "Celebrations."

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