Virtual Field Trip: Christmas Around the World
⭐️ Let’s all take a field trip and learn about Christmas Around the World! In this Virtual Field Trip, students travel around the world to learn how Christmas is celebrated in six different countries. Your students will travel to the United States, Mexico, Germany, Egypt, China, and Australia. This virtual field trip is an engaging and fun way to explore how Christmas is celebrated in different cultures around the world. This fun and meaningful holiday activity contains embeddable video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more so that your students can practice key skills while they explore the world around them!
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students engage with digital content as they complete reading and writing exercises, drag-and-drop activities, and other interactive and thought-provoking exercises. This virtual field trip was designed to incorporate key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, social studies, and other important skills.
⭐️Perfect classroom activity for the holidays. Can be completed independently, in small groups, as a whole class activity, in centers, as home assignments, or as a fun Friday or reward activity.
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for any classroom. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom, remotely, or as an independent exercise.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Science – Virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- What is Christmas? Passage
- Destination Map & Suitcase
- USA Christmas Traditions Video
- Christmas Parades
- Mexico Christmas Traditions Passage
- The Legend of the Poinsettia Read Aloud
- The Legend of the Poinsettia Graphic Organizer & Directed Drawing
- Germany Christmas Traditions Passage & Virtual Tour
- Candy Cane Sequencing
- Egypt Christmas Traditions Passage
- Cairo, Egypt Virtual Tour
- Christmas in China Passage & Video
- Artificial Christmas Trees Production
- Australia Christmas Traditions Video
- Compare & Contrast Graphic Organizer
- Send a Postcard!
- Other Places to Explore!
*Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.