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Holidays

The holidays category is meant to introduce children to the stories, crafts, and other traditional elements of various holidays. Contributors, please bear in mind that videos should be potentially useful as educational materials.

There are 9 videos in this category and 451 videos in 59 subcategories.

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Ages: 9 - 18
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A Brief Look at the History of Passover
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video explains the history of Passover and how it came to be as the Jews escaped the Egyptians. Good video and easy to follow. A word wall might be a good idea as many words are used that may need more explanation.   04:37 run time.
Found by freealan in Holidays
December 9, 2010 at 02:10 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Katie Couric's Notebook: The Meaning Of Labor Day (CBS News)
From YouTube, produced by CBS News
Katie Couric reflects on the history of Labor Day, a celebration of all American workers. (CBSNews.com) (01:09)
September 3, 2011 at 03:22 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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History of Ramadan
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Ramadan is the most holy time of year for Islam. They show their love to Allah through personal sacrifice and self discipline. In the ninth month of the Islamic year, all Muslims fast for the entire month. This video shows how it is celebrated and wh... [more]
Found by freealan in Holidays
January 9, 2011 at 04:55 PM
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Ages: unspecified
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Learn about Canadian Thanksgiving
From 5min, produced by watchmojo.com
This video is about Canadian Thanksgiving, which is celebrated on the second Monday of October. Canadian Thanksgiving gives thanks for a successful harvest and is the essence of this 1:13 video. It reviews why it is celebrated later than the American... [more]
Found by freealan in Holidays
August 29, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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Ages: 3 - 18
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Holiday Traditions
From yahoo.com, produced by Yahoo
The world has some odd holiday traditions, from the yule goat of Sweden to "reservations required" at KFCs in Japan, a recent, popular Christmas tradition is the subject of this 1:37 video.
Found by freealan in Holidays
December 23, 2011 at 12:02 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Learn about Boxing Day
From 5min
Boxing Day in this short video. It is celebrated the day after Christmas in many commonwealth countries, and is known for boxing day sales. After the chaotic start the video starts to explain how the name came to be. (0:55)
Found by freealan in Holidays
January 10, 2011 at 09:04 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Juneteenth celebration explores the importance of family history
From YouTube, produced by Temple University
This video is a documentary of artificats from early slave trade and how it relates to the celebration of Juneteenth.
Found by freealan in Holidays
January 8, 2011 at 04:16 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Holidays
From YouTube
This is a short video clip about the different holidays for very young children. The narrator say the holiday and there is an animated picture of the holiday.(Computer-generated voices)
Found by grazianione in Holidays
July 24, 2009 at 03:48 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Ten Strange Holidays
From dailymotion.com
A fun video that can get the students started thinking about possible holidays they might like to have based on what they are studying. Video is fast moving.
Found by freealan in Holidays
January 9, 2011 at 05:28 PM
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