International Holidays to Celebrate in Preschool

 

International Holidays to Celebrate in Preschool

January Holidays

  • Genjitsu (Japanese New Year’s Day)

February Holidays

  • Gung Hay Fat Choy (Chinese New Year)
  • Vietnamese New Year

March Holidays

  • Hina Matsuri (Girl’s Day in Japan)
  • Purim (Jewish)
  • Now Ruz (Persian New Year)
  • Independence Day (Greece)

April Holidays

  • Passover (Jewish)
  • Children Day (Turkey)
  • Pan-American Day (Southwest U.S., Central & South America)

May Holidays

  • May Day (U.S., Canada, Europe)
  • Lei Day (Hawaii)
  • Cinco De Mayo (Mexico)
  • Tango-No-Sellu (Boys’ Day in Japan)
  • Victoria Day (Canada)

June Holidays

  • Dragon Boat Festival (China)

July Holidays

  • Dominion Day (Canada)
  • Bastille Day (France)
  • Egyptian National Day
  • Ethiopian National Day
  • Spain’s National Day

August Holidays

  • Whai Oh! (Jamaica’ Independence Day)

September Holidays

  • Independence Day (Mexico & Central America)
  • Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
  • Oktoberfest (Germany)

October Holidays

  • Sukkot (Jewish)
  • Thanksgiving (Canada)

November Holidays

  • El Dia de Los Muertos (Mexico)

December Holidays

  • Hanukkah (Jewish)
  • Las Posadas (Mexico & Spain)
  • Kenya’s National Holiday (Africa)
  • Kwanzaa (African-American)

 

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