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The Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Celebrations in December

Few months present the multicultural "teachable moments" that December does! The following multicultural events and celebrations are among those that will happen this year:

  • Ramadan (Muslim)
  • Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)
  • Saint Nicholas Day (Christian)
  • Eid'ul-Adha (Muslim)
  • Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican)
  • St. Lucia Day (Swedish)
  • Hanukkah (Jewish)
  • Christmas Day (Christian)
  • Three Kings Day/Epiphany (Christian)
  • Boxing Day (Australian, Canadian, English, Irish)
  • Kwanzaa (African American)
  • Omisoka (Japanese)


http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson213.shtml

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson246.shtml
Don't laugh at me.

Making a difference video clip

http://www.values.com/inspirational-stories-tv-spots/127-change-the-world

Making a difference. At first it seems so daunting. It implies that you must have some sort of influence, special talents and time. In fact, it takes only the desire to make just one thing a little better. In this message we see small acts of service with the wonderful lyrics of Eric Clapton’s iconic song “Change the World.”

Nice Christmas clips with Glee, Michael Buble even Justin Bieber - what could be better, eh?

GLEE - Baby, It's Cold Outside (Full Performance) (Official Music Video)
Justin Bieber Mistletoe Live on A Michael Buble Christmas