Studying Christmas around the world was one of my favorite unit studies as a homeschooler. But I had limited resources available in the 1980s and 1990s. Today, you’ll find a huge number of resources available online. I’ve organized more than 40 free resources for you to more easily create your own Christmas around the world unit study for multiple ages.
This post is called 40+ resources, but many of the resources have many links within them, so hundreds of resources is more accurate!
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Christmas Around the World Activity Ideas
These resources can be used to create a Christmas Around the World unit study of a few countries or many countries. If you already have a Little Passports World Edition subscription, you could use some of the ideas here to prepare some extra Christmas activities for the country you’re studying!
Christmas in Different Lands from Multicultural Kid Blogs (collaboration in 2013 with traditions and activities)
Christmas in Different Lands from Multicultural Kid Blogs (collaboration in 2014 with traditions and activities)
Christmas in Different Lands from Multicultural Kid Blogs (collaboration in 2015 with traditions and activities)
Holidays Around the World Blog Hop at A Teachable Teacher (collaborative blog hop with activities and free printables)
Christmas Around the World Map Activity and Free Printable from Edventures with Kids
Christmas Around the World 6 Crafts and Activities from Kristina of School Time Snippets at 123 Homeschool 4 Me
DIY Christmas Ornaments Inspired by World Cultures by Marie-Claude of Marie’s Patiche at Multicultural Kid Blogs (ornaments inspired by 5 different countries)
Around the World in 24 Merry Christmas from Glittering Muffins (learning Merry Christmas in a different language every day with free printable)
Christmas Crafts from Around the World from Ben and Me (links to craft ideas)
Five Preschool Activities for Exploring Christmas Around the World by Elizabeth Wistrom at Bright Hub Education (activity ideas and book recommendations)
Holidays Around the World from Mrs. Nelson’s Class (unit from Mrs. Nelson’s kindergarten class)
Christmas Around the World Advent from Preschool Alphabet with link to free Christmas Around the World Advent Calendar from LDS.org
Christmas Around the World: A Christmas Play from DLTK Holidays
Christmas Around the World Unit Study from Confessions of a Homeschooler (free printable unit study)
Christmas Around the World from a Moment in Our World (their family’s study of Christmas around the world)
Christmas Around the World: Traditions, Crafts, Recipes from Kid World Citizen (activities for multiple ages)
Christmas Around the World Lessons and Activities from Education World (elementary and upper grade activities)
Year Round Christmas Goodness (50+ Recipes from Around the World) from Glittering Muffins (roundup of recipes)
Christmas Around the World Book Lists
Christmas Around the World K-2 Book List from This Reading Mama
Christmas Books Around the World by Becky of Kid World Citizen at Multicultural Kid Blogs
Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World by Jodie of Growing Book By Book at Childhood 101
Christmas Around the World Information Resources
“Christmas Celebrations in Different Countries” | Mocomi Kids
Christmas Around the World Videos for Kids from Simply Kinder (teacher-approved videos)
Christmas Around the World Videos from Primary Theme Park
Christmas Around the World Videos from Santatelevision
Celebrating Christmas Musical Traditions Around the World by Lisa from Squishable Baby at Multicultural Kid Blogs
Christmas Traditions Around the World You Will Love from ABC Creative Learning
Christmas Around the World Free Presentations in Power Point from Mr. Donn’s Site for Kids and Teachers
Christmas Around the World from The North Pole (historical Christmas celebrations for many countries
Christmas Traditions Around the World from Santa’s Net (links to countries with Christmas information for each country. Many of the traditions listed are over 100 years old so may not be the way Christmas is celebrated today.)
Christmas Around the World from Kids World Travel Guide (How Children Celebrate Christmas Around the World)
Christmas Around the World from Why Christmas? (links to flags or countries on a map with information for each country)
Christmas Celebrations Around the World from The Holiday Spot (flag links to online information about Christmas in many different countries)
Christmas Traditions Worldwide from History (Information and videos)
How Children Celebrate Christmas Around the World from Kid Safe (traditions from a number of countries)
Christmas Around the World from Christmas.com’s Worldview (Christmas around the world with continent and then country search)
Christmas Around the World from Reader’s Digest (traditions from a number of countries)
Merry Christmas Around the World from Christmas.com (how to say “Merry Christmas” in languages around the world)
Christmas Around the World from All Things Christmas (how to say “Merry Christmas” in a number of languages)
Merry Christmas in over 350 Languages from Google Earth Hacks
All Sorts of December Holiday Activities
I don’t just have Christmas activities here, though. You’ll find Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa ideas in my “Hundreds of December Holiday Activities for Kids” post!
These aren’t all free resources, but I have a review of some awesome Montessori printables for holidays around the world, Christmas and many other holidays!
Little Passports Subscriptions for Geography and Science Studies
Like to know more about Little Passports? I have lots of posts with Montessori-inspired Little Passports activities! You can see all my geography activities in my Montessori-Inspired Little Passports Global Adventure!
Learn more about the new Little Passports Science Expeditions Edition here: Fun Steam Activities with Little Passports Science Expeditions.
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