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  • St. Patrick's Day Resource Page

    Lessons, units, activities, videos. Detailansicht

  • St. Valentine's Day Worksheets

    From lesson plans and activities to printables and clip art you can find everything you need to bring this holiday to life for your young students. Word Scrambles, ESL lesson plans and even fun and original arts and crafts ideas – it's all there for the taking. Detailansicht

  • Super Simple Halloween Songs!

    Hello My Friends (Let's Go Trick-or-Treating!) Knock Knock, Trick or Treat?
    The Skeleton Dance Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving: History of Thanksgiving (5:33)

    "Although Thanksgiving celebrations dated back to the first European settlements in America, it was not until the 1860s that Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November to be a national holiday." Original American video clip (5:33). Highly recommendable. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Crossword puzzle

    Interactive crossword puzzle. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — History of celebrations

    The history of Thanksgiving and its celebrations. Throughout history mankind has celebrated the bountiful harvest with thanksgiving ceremonies — from the ancient Greeks, the Chinese, the Egyptians to the Americans of today. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving Idioms

    Do you know the expressions "to be stuffed", "go cold turkey" and "Let's talk turkey"? If not, you should watch this video and do the exercises. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving in the United States

    Thanksgiving in its historical context. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Things we do

    Illustrated pdf-printable worksheet about things which we usually do on Thanksgiving. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Vocabulary

    Thanksgiving wordlist with pictures. PDF-printable. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Word search printables

    Six Happy Thanksgiving word search exercises for print (pdf). Detailansicht

  • The Christmas Reindeer... The Ancient Caribou

    This article about Caribous gives a good contrast to what is known about Reindeers in our Christmas-connected latitudes. It is a highly informative text and would suit perfectly for a pre-Christmas lesson (jigsaw method)…

  • The Christmas Stocking Game

    Christmas board game (photocopiable for use in class - pdf) Detailansicht

  • The Gunpowder Plot

    By Bruce Robinson. Even though the Gunpowder Plot failed, all British Catholics suffered because of it. Bruce Robinson describes the bitterness that lay behind the cruel endeavour, and the treachery and persecution that was its result. Detailansicht

  • UK-Christmas

    What people do, eat, celebrate etc. in the United Kingdom with links to stories and other material. Detailansicht

  • Valentine's Day - a card for you

    Two worksheets with short fill-in and matching exercises, including some examples for Valentine phrases. Detailansicht

  • Valentine's Day - Lesson

    A lesson with listening and writing exercises, online exercises, and printable worksheets. Detailansicht

  • Valentine's Day — Lesson material

    Plenty of Valentine's Day material, sorted by difficulty (including poems, flirt tips, reading comprehension etc.). Detailansicht

  • Valentine's Day Printables

    Ten PDF worksheets to print out, including wordsearch, crossword and other activities. Detailansicht

  • Valentine's Day – Teacher Resources

    Make February 14 a special day with activities and lesson plans that extend Valentine's Day into academic subject areas. We have plenty of printables, slideshows, worksheets, quizzes, and art projects that will make all your students feel included in this holiday of romantic and platonic love. Detailansicht

  • Various Christmas Activities

    On this website, there are some really nice ideas for Christmas activities with younger children, but also for a higher learning level.

    There are links to videos, pictures and other websites which are connected to the topic. You can also find jokes about Christmas there. Detailansicht

  • What is 'Bonfire Night'?

    Follow the link on this site to more information. Detailansicht

  • Wikipedia - Valentine's Day

    Information on the history of Valentine's Day, traditions and similar days honoring love around the world. Detailansicht

  • Working with Christmas Songs

    Beside many other possibilities, the website provides nice gap-fill activites for many famous Christmas songs which can be done online. Detailansicht

  • Xmas cheer makes Austrians sour

    'The countdown to Christmas has only just begun, but thousands of Austrian shop assistants say they are already sick of the sound of it.' (BBC News World Edition)
    Read and discuss this article in class. Follow the link to the printer friendly version. Detailansicht