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Holidays Symbols and Customs
Database. Available to members of Thrall. "People everywhere gather to celebrate different types of holidays and festivals, which reflect the history and identity of people of all cultures. This edition of Holiday Symbols and Customs provides an introduction to the many ways in which people celebrate and find meaning in these traditions."

Web Resources
Earth Calendar
Search for holidays by date, country, religion as well as the lunar phases for the current and next year.
Craft ideas for holidays grouped by season. From Disney.
Holidays around the World: A Festival of Lessons
Information and activities for teachers and students. See also Education World's Holidays and Special Days Center
Holidays - Frequently Asked Questions
From Factmonster.
Holidays: A Sampler from Around the World
A list of major holidays celebrated worldwide. Provided by Scholastic.
Holidays and Celebrations
Food, meals, appetizers, cakes and pies, desserts, recipes, and other cooking and dining ideas for various celebrations. Provided by Epicurious.
How Stuff Works: Holiday Channel
"The Holidays Channel includes background information, activities and stories about various holidays and celebrations throughout the year."
Multicultural Holiday Celebrations: A World to Celebrate
Includes information on: 'Eid-ul-Fitr, Santa Lucia Day, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day. From Scholastic.
New Years Traditions
"Auld Lang Syne and other New Year's customs" from various cultures around the world. From FactMonster.com. See also their "History of the New Year" page.
Snopes.com: Urban Legends about Holidays
Exploring rumors, misconceptions, and other aspects of various holidays throughout the year.

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