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Lesson

grades 4–12

Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers

Write a meaningful letter of thanks to essential workers that returns their acts of service and kindness.

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Worksheet

grades 4–6

Money-Making Movies

Use facts about these popular holiday movies to practice some math skills and graph your results.

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Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

Family Legends

After you read the poem, write about your own family legend or story with as much detail as you can.

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Video

Preschool–grade 12

Found-Object Music

Listen to this holiday jingle using wrenches. What songs can you recreate with objects found around your house? Pots, pans, bottles, or glasses with water are a great start.

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Video

Preschool–grade 12

Family Baking Time

Make "snoball" cookies with this winter-inspired video and cookie recipe. Don't forget to write down the ingredients as you see them pop up.

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Hanukkah

Video

grades 2–6

Festival of Lights

Watch this short video to learn more about the origin and traditions of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah.

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Video

grades 2–6

Celebrating Kwanzaa

Learn more about this seven-day celebration of African American culture and heritage.

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Video

Preschool–grade 12

Snow Days!

Enjoy winter wonderland with over 100 videos about snow. Learn what makes a snowflake, the dance of snow fairies, and how to build a snow home or igloo.

Video

grades 3–6

That's a Wrap!

Watch this video to learn how to wrap gifts. All you'll need is a box, paper, scissors, and tape. Pause the video as you go.

Activity

grades 6–12

Family Newsletter

Make and send out a family newsletter. It can be digital or just stapled paper. Try including a variety of stuff: news, interviews, history, recipes, and more.

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Activity

grades 3–12

Thankful Pictures

During the week, take pictures of things you're thankful for. Then combine them into a slideshow, collage, or other collection to revisit and add to.

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Article/Ebook

grades 7–12

Importance of Love

After you read this poem, write one sentence that captures its theme. Then write about the role of love among our basic needs.