Lesson plans on food, holidays & customs

Social Studies is all about people, their customs, clothes, music, holidays, their ways of life and of all the things that make them distinct from one another.

Holidays are always an exciting and fun way to delve into another culture. Everyone loves a party and nobody loves one better than young children.

Find child-friendly recipe books here to print for children to take home and cook with their families or in the classroom. Download party plans for all the major holiday events and make your classroom party known worldwide with art project printables to decorate the class, with recipes to cook for the event and games and songs to keep the party going. 

Playing dress-up is another loved activity of young children. Print out worksheets of people in folk costumes celebrating their countries special holidays. Print out information, lesson plans and thematic units on cultures and customs from around the world here.