Holiday Calendar

Earth Calendar: Holidays around the world - search by date, country, or religion: http://www.earthcalendar.net/index.php
World Holidays: search holidays by country and how they are observed: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/
Kids Turn Central - holidays by month from around the world: http://www.kidsturncentral.com/holidays.htm

Thanksgiving

Scholastic Thanksgiving webquest: http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/
Plimoth Plantation History Detectives: http://www.plimoth.org/sites/default/files/media/olc/intro.html


Christmas Around the World


Online Advent Calendar: http://projectbritain.com/Xmas/calendar/

Christmas traditions around the world and holidays of light (Museum of Science and Industry): http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/christmas-around-the-world/trees-and-traditions/

Christmas traditions worldwide (History.com): http://www.history.com/topics/christmas/christmas-traditions-worldwide
Why Christmas - Christmas in different cultures around the world: http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/
NorthPole.com Christmas Around the World: http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/
Say Merry Christmas in different languages: http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/christmas.htm