Celebrations and Holidays


http://www.kidsparties.com/index.htm
Birthday traditions from around the world.
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/macslibrary/celebrations.htm
Some celebrations in Australia.
http://www.shagtown.com/days/index.html
Holidays in other countries
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Food_and_celebrations?OpenDocument
Food and Celebrations
http://www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp
Official website of the Olympic Games


Festivals


http://www.chinapage.com/newyear.html
Chinese New Year
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/easter/
Easter in Australia
http://www.islam-australia.com.au/revert/information_ramadam.htm
Ramandan, the month of fasting
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/DIWALI.html
Diwali Hindu -New Year
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Social_Studies/Holidays/SSH0202.html
St Patrick's Day
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Social_Studies/Holidays/SSH0200.html
A comparsion between Easter and Songkran, a Thai holiday.

Webquests
http://www.abc.net.au/civics/whoarewe/default.htm
Our country and how it makes us who we are.

For Teachers

http://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/go/human-society-and-its-environment-hsie-/resources-linked-to-units-of-work/stage-1/celebrations
A list of recommended resources from the Board of Studies, some of which are in our Library.
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/Birthday.html
Mini unit on birthday celebrations
http://www.abc.net.au/civics/celebrations/default.htm
Lesson plans on various celebrations
http://www.angelfire.com/la/kinderthemes/extrae.html
A great site on Easter.








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