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Holiday Resources

  • Dinosaur Train Christmas Special
    Grades PreK-1

    What's better than snow during the holidays? Watch Dinosaur Train dance and sing in celebration of the weather and the season!
  • Sid's Holiday Adventure
    Grades PreK-1

    The holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa – are Sid the Science Kid’s favorite time of the year! Since Sid is traveling to Minnesota to celebrate the season, he decides to investigate the science behind cold weather.
  • Daniel Tiger + Holidays
    Grades PreK-1

    Celebrate the season with this collection of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood holiday resources that teach the value of friendship, individuality, cooperation and more!
  • Peg + Kat: 8 Days of Hanukkah
    Grades PreK-K

    As we know, Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days. Invite students to sing-along with Peg + Cat – and Albert Einstein – in celebration of this magical number!
  • Peg + Cat: Peg and Cat Save Christmas
    Grades PreK-2

    Peg + Cat show us that we can do almost anything – deliver Christmas presents, dance gracefully, or even count to 100 – if we take it one step at a time!
  • Mrs. O Naughty or Nice? Odd Squad
    Grades K-3

    Ms. O is on Santa's "Naughty List"! Find out how Santa came up with the nice-versus-naughty equation in this "Odd Squad" segment.
  • Twelve Days of Fitness
    Grades K-5

    Get your fitness on this Christmas with a holiday-themed workout that encourages students to exercise while singing along to a traditional Yuletide song!
  • Wilson & Ditch: We love the holidays
    Grades 1-4

    Give kids an overview of the traditions of Chanukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa with this sing-along featuring fun-loving gopher brothers Wilson and Ditch!
  • Word Search | Kwanzaa
    Grades 2-6

    Unity, heritage and creativity – students learn more Kwanzaa-related vocabulary with the help of this holiday-themed word search puzzle!
  • Celebrating Christmas in the Spanish Speaking World
    Grades 3-5

    Teach students new Spanish language vocabulary while they learn how the Spanish-speaking world celebrates two of its most important holidays – Christmas (la Navidad) and Epiphany!
  • Is Santa Real? A Scientific Analysis
    Grades 6-12

    In this episode, It's Okay to be Smart unravels some our most vexing holiday mysteries, including: "How is Santa able to circle the Earth and deliver presents to the good little children of the world in less than 24 hours?"
  • The Perfect Christmas Gift (According to Science)
    Grades 6-12

    Wondering what to get your loved ones for the holidays? Braincraft has gift-giving suggestions – based on scientific research.
  • Mercy at Christmas
    Grades 6-12

    Compassion teaches valuable lessons. Hear how the spirit of the season revealed itself through one World War II veteran's act of mercy during the war on Christmas Day.
  • Circuit Analysis
    Grades 6-12

    Have you ever wondered what it would take to figure out the current required to power all of the tiny bulbs that make holiday lights glow? Crash Course has the physics lesson.
  • PBS Idea Channel | Yule Tube!
    Grades 9-12

    Warm your hands by the screen just like they did in the '60s with this history lesson on the tradition of the yule log! From PBS Idea Channel.

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