December 4, 2020 | Michelle
There are so many ways to celebrate each other during holiday seasons. What are your favorite traditions? The best thing about traditions is they are meant to be shared so take the time to tell others about your favorites and learn something about theirs.
Korean Celebrations takes young readers on an exciting exploration of Korea's colorful festivals and family celebrations--wonderful days that are filled with exciting activities and delicious foods. This book allows children to experience Korean culture firsthand by involving them in games, crafts, foods and other activities like the following: Preparing and enjoying delicious songpeyon--sweet dumplings that everyone loves to eat on Chuseok (Korea's version of Thanksgiving) Folding a paper carnation--a favorite Parent's Day gift! Making your own board game to play Yut-Nori--a game of luck and strategy that's played during Seollal, Korea's all-important New Year celebrations Writing simple Korean phrases using the Hanguel alphabet, Korea's written language--which is celebrated with its own holiday (Hanguel Day)! Making a paper fan--something kids always like to do when the hot summer holidays roll around! Making your own Pepero chocolate cookies or pretzel treats that also have their own just-for-fun festival day called Pepero Day Kids also learn about other special Korean celebrations and festivals such as: Dano--the end of the planting season which is full of fun competitions like wrestling and swinging contests Children's Day--a spring day off from school, when parents take their kids out for a day of fun Daeboreum--a holiday to celebrate the moon, filled with special dances, twirling fire, lots of walking and, of course, special foods Special birthdays (like turning one, or turning sixty) and other family celebrations. ...And plenty more. Because in Korea, a holiday or celebration is always just around the corner! Allow kids to immerse themselves in the lives of their Korean counterparts with this interactive multicultural children's book.
The text of a children's song describes the Diwali holiday, its traditions, and the joy it brings.
Presents an introduction to the Chinese New Year holiday and discusses its traditions, including family meals, remembering loved ones, decorating with the color red, and giving gifts.
Presents an introduction to the Christmas holiday and discusses its traditions, including decorating, exchanging presents, caroling, and attending church.
Let 'All About the Philippines' take you on an awesome journey to the lively and colourful country of Mary, Jaime and Ari - first cousins who look completely different from one another but are the best of friends. They'll introduce you to their homes, their schools, their families, favourite places to visit, holidays and more. They'll show you how kids there - just like kids in so many other parts of the world - come from many cultures and have their own traditions, languages and beliefs . . . and yet, they are all 100% Filipino. Along with fun facts, you'll learn about the spirit of the Philippines that makes this country and its people wonderfully unique. This is a book for families to enjoy together.
This cookbook mixes memoir and lifestyle into a creative cookbook, showing how food communicates love and is a way to connect and share family traditions. The authors are the bloggers behind SixSistersStuff.com which has 11 million hits a month, connecting with a wide spectrum of readers who relate to the sisters, each at a different stage of their lives from college-bound to raising active families. In this book the Six Sisters share their stories and expertise for making a memorable holiday season with practical tips, delicious recipes and great ideas as we share with them and their families the traditions and joys of Christmas. Includes recipes, projects, and ideas along with full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions.
Presents a compilation of Christmas trivia, discussing the origin of such traditions as the Christmas tree, decorations, caroling, and Santa Claus, the types of food and drink that have been served on the holiday, and famous Christmas news stories from the past.
Explores Christmas celebrations throughout history, sharing traditions from cultures around the world.
Presents unusual facts about the holiday, including how upside-down Christmas trees can be purchased, how Sweden erects a giant straw goat for the occasion, and how mystery elves have been spotted in Michigan handing out money to strangers.
Elmo is gearing up to celebrate Christmas. But what present will he give Dorothy, his beloved goldfish? As he searches for an answer, he learns about holidays around the world.
For those seeking to learn more about Jewish celebrations. Intended for the reader who has no prior knowledge about the Jewish holidays as well as the reader who knows the basics about the holidays but wants to understand them on a deeper level, Axelrod's book takes a humorous, light-hearted look at the eleven most important Jewish holidays. Instead of simply explaining that Jews are obligated to observe in a certain way because of a biblical text, Axelrod shows where each holiday, along with its rituals, came from in an historical context.
Do they celebrate Christmas in Thailand, or New Year's Eve in Iceland? What is Passover like in Israel? It's time to celebrate the holidays with people around the world. Readers are sure to be fascinated by the diverse ways people gather for and celebrate the holidays. Important vocabulary and cultural concepts are stressed in accessible text that's enjoyable for even the most reluctant readers. Striking, full-color photographs on each spread bring the diversity of our world's cultures into splendidly detailed focus.