After several years working with international students and living in a city that has such a wealthy of diversity, not only do I get to participate in all the exciting events and opportunities for Christmas but I also get to witness first hand some other holidays as well as how other cultures may celebrate Christmas. It is so exciting to learn new things and to be able to share them with my children and have them exposed to the whole wide world of holidays. Here are some ways, I explain all the different holidays this month to my children through either our home school time or playtimes.
Our children, even homeschooled, come in contact with different people and cultures everyday. The month of December is the perfect time to teach them about other cultures and their holiday celebrations. Continue reading Teaching Your Children about Other Holidays — Hanukkah.