‘Tis the season to celebrate. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the Holidays,  a collection of short videos exploring the history and significance behind holidays.

Hanukkah | All About the Holidays
Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, but anyone can find meaning in the holiday. Check out the origins of the tradition, and how it is observed today.

Christmas | All About the Holidays
Learn about the various traditions that people hold to celebrate Christmas.

Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays
Learn the ways people observe Kwanzaa and trace back its roots to ancient African customs.

Sign up for a free PBS LearningMedia account to access thousands more educational resources from PBS and partners. Build interactive lessons, quizzes and storyboards to create media rich teaching and learning opportunities in your classroom with PBS LearningMedia.

This post was published December 17, 2014.

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Almetria Vaba

Almetria Vaba  is the associate director for education partnerships and distribution at KQED.  In her role, she leads collaborative efforts with education agencies, public media stations and other non profit organizations.

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