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Five Physics Experiments for the Holidays

These five holiday-themed physics experiments will keep you and your family busy with science during the winter holidays! All experiments involve materials found around the house. Parental supervision advised. (Grades 6-12)

Christmas Vocabulary Word Search

Learn the vocabulary of Christmas with this fun word search from All About the Holidays. (Grades 2-6)

Hanukkah | All About the Holidays

Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, but anyone can find meaning in the holiday. Check out the origins of the tradition, and and how it is observed today. (Grades 2-6)

Christmas | All About the Holidays

Christmas Day isn't just a holiday for Christians. Learn about the various traditions that people hold to celebrate it. Then have yourself a merry little Christmas! (Grades 2-6)

Let's Go Luna | Celebrate Christmas Around the World

Celebrate Christmas Around the World with Luna and the gang! (Grades PreK-3)

PBS Kids Wrapping Paper and Ornaments

Print out these wrapping paper and ornament coloring sheets and let your child decorate and wrap presents and decorate the tree!

Jingle Peg Jingle Cat

Peg and Cat count to 20 to the tune of "Jingle Bells". After watching, kids will be more familiar with counting to 20. (Grades PreK-K)

New Years Day | All About the Holidays

On January 1st around the world, people celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Some people make resolutions for the new year or attend parties to celebrate. How do other cultures celebrate the new year? (Grades K-5)

Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays

Kwanzaa is a time to celebrate African American heritage. Learn the ways people observe this festivity and trace back its roots to ancient African customs. (Grades 2-6)

Missing Reindeer | The Odd Squad

Join Odd Squad as they practice mapping coordinates to find two of Santa's missing reindeer! (Grades K-3)

The Story of the Jews: Interactive Map

Students can examine 3,000 years of Jewish history and the immense geographic scope of the Jewish diaspora with an interactive map. (Grades 9-12)

Hanukkah Vocabulary Word Search

Learn the vocabulary of Hanukkah with this fun word search from All About the Holidays. (Grades 2-6)

It's Snowing

Daniel Tiger teaches children that just like people, each snowflake is unique and special! (Grades PreK-1)

Can You Be the Nutcracker, Daniel?

Are your students ever scared they can't learn all the steps to something new? Daniel Tiger shows them how to tackle things a little bit at a time. (Grades PreK-K)

World Religions Map

Explore the distribution of religions around the world with an interactive map. (Grades 9-12)

The Perfect Gift | BrainCraft

We provide some scientific gift-giving tips for your holiday. (Grades 6-12)


Working with researchers at Rutgers’ Blueberry and Cranberry Research Center, the "cranbassadors" become experts in all things cranberry. (Grades 9-12+)

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