Halloween Worksheets and Activities Lanternfish has a variety of different activities for Halloween. Just click on the worksheet below. It may take a while to open as most of the files are MS Word documents. Happy Halloween! Crosswords: What monster likes blood? Halloween Crossword 1 Halloween Crossword 2 Monster Madness Ultimate Halloween Crossword (Hard) All About Witches All About Vampires Answer Key for Ultimate Halloween Crossword Scrambled Pumpkins: Students unscramble pumpkins to find out what monsters eat for breakfast on Halloween morning: Halloween Scrambled Pumpkins Word Searches: Students find 33 Halloween words hidden in the backdrop of a haunted house. Halloween Search Easy1 Halloween Search Easy2 Halloween Word Search Hard Reading Comprehension and Creative Writing: Students read a page-long beginning to a spooky Halloween story. Haunted House Reading and Writing Relative Clause Grammar Practice: Students use the relative clause is a monster that to define Halloween monsters. Kinds of Monsters Halloween Word Scrambles:
Halloween Interactive Games Here are some Halloween themed interactive games that you can use in your classroom for learning and for fun: Candy Corn Math: Find the matching pairs. Trick or Treat Route: Click the houses in sequence to choose the shortest route. Candy Cards: Try to clear all of the cards. Click a card that has a matching picture next to it and the set will disappear and reveal the new cards below. Castle Dracula: Use words to describe the castle. Pick a Pumpkin: Young students will enjoy interacting with this Starfall.com story. Halloween, Halloween, What Do You See? Pumpkin Patch Match: Try to find all of the matching symbols. Halloween Dress Up Game: Select makeup, eyes, hair, and clothes to dress the child for Halloween. Ghost Blasters: Choose a multiple and blast the ghosts that have numbers of that multiple. Spooky Sequences: Find the missing number when counting by 5's. Find other Ghost Blaster and Spooky Sequences games using different numbers on the Oswego School District Interactive Games site.
Santa Claus Facts, Origins, Christmas celebration in different countries, and fun Tidbits In the United States and Canada, his name is Santa Claus. In China, he is called Shengdan Laoren. In England, his name is Father Christmas, where he has a longer coat and a longer beard. In France, he's known as Pere Noel. In Germany, children get presents from Christindl, the Christ Child. Customs of the Christmas Season in Spanish speaking countries have many similarities, and many variations. In Costa Rica, Colombia, and parts of Mexico, the gift bearer is el Niño Jesus, “the infant Jesus.” In Puerto Rico, children receive gifts from the Three Kings on January 6th, also called the celebration of Epiphany, the 3 Kings' Day. Epiphany remains a part of the holiday season in Puerto Rico and is a day off from school. However, the celebration of Epiphany is not just in Puerto Rico. In Italy Babbo Natale, which means Father Christmas, is Santa. In Morocco he is known as Black Peter In Japan, Santa Claus is called Santa Claus or just “Santa”. In the Netherlands, he is called Kerstman.
English Christmas Traditions - Lovely Christmas (UK) Author: Jan De Ryck - Updated: 19 October 2011| Comment Christmas traditions in England stem from the many and varied parts or our history. The English had many festivals during the winter, way before the birth of Jesus and some of our (now) Christmas traditions even go back to that time. Christmas Cards The Christmas craze begins weeks before, when Christmas cards are sent off to relatives, friends, loved ones and business contacts. The Nativity Play Another eagerly awaited event in the run-up to Christmas is the nativity play: each year hundreds of thousands of school children act out the story from the Bible about the birth of Christ. The Christmas Pantomime Equally popular are the pantomimes: cheerful musical interpretations of classic fairy tales that are performed by professional or amateur actors - and the audience: crowd participation is a big part of pantomime fun. The Christmas Tree Mistletoe Wassailing Wassail comes from an old English term 'waes hael' meaning to be well. Title:
Crew's Nest Holidays & Celebrations Hello, and welcome to Holidays & Celebrations Christmas. We hope you enjoy your visit and see something which makes you smile. We wish each and every one a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! There are 26 days until Christmas! Christmas Traditions Find information about customs for the Christmas season, including trees, Santa Claus, holly, mistletoe, and more by David Johnson Christmas Tree The practice of tree worship has been found in many ancient cultures. Often, trees were brought indoors and decorated to ensure a good crop for the coming year. Trees have also been linked to divinity. The modern Christmas tree was likely born in the 8th century, when St. Prince Albert, who was German, introduced the Christmas tree to England after his marriage to Queen Victoria in 1840. Mistletoe The Druids believed mistletoe fell from heaven and grew onto a tree that sprang from Earth. Santa Claus Patron saint of children and sailors, Saint Nicholas was a 4th-century bishop from Asia Minor. Kriss Kringle, another name for Santa Claus, developed in Germany around 1600. In the Netherlands and Germany, the Santa Claus figure often rode through the sky on a horse to deliver presents to children. Read Names for Santa Around the World Holly Yule Log
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