Engage students in a conversation about their favorite holiday, its special traditions, and any memories of celebrating it.
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: relationship skills, responsible decision-making, self-awareness, and social awareness.
Engage students in a conversation about their favorite holidays. You might ask:
As students share their thoughts and ideas, add them to the community Padlet board below! Encourage students to practice curiosity and kindness during your conversation, and to seek to learn more about their classmates’ culture and experiences by listening carefully and asking questions.
Following this conversation, explore some of the other holidays that are described in the community Padlet board, and help students identify ones they want to learn more about.