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Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa

posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa, first celebrated in 1966, is a celebration of African American culture and heritage. Every year it starts on December 26 and lasts until January 1. Each of the seven days is dedicated to a different principle that can help shape a community. The principles of faith, unity and creativity are just a few described in this PBS LearningMedia holiday video. Traditions include lighting red, black and green candles, as well as and drum and... Read More

Teach Your Students about Christmas

posted on December 2, 2014 at 7:48 AM

Teach Your Students about Christmas
Before you know it, Christmas will be here! As this PBS LearningMedia video describes, Christmas originated as a commemoration of Jesus’s birth, and since then, it has evolved to encapsulate many other cultural holiday traditions and celebrations, like decorating trees, festive parties and meals with family, listening to Christmas music on the radio, visits with Santa and giving gifts. The gift-giving tradition dates back hundreds of... Read More

Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season

posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season
Celebrate the holiday season with Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas! In this heartwarming hour-long special, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat worry about what to give each other for Christmas and in the process and discover the true spirit of the holiday season. Click here to see our shedule for Curious George and more viewing information. In addition to the broadcast of the Christmas special, the Curious George website has been... Read More

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