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Festivals Together
A Guide to Multi-cultural Celebration
By Fitzjohn, Weston and Large
Book
223 pages

Resource guide for celebrations and observing special days, according to traditions based on many cultures. Faiths represented: Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh. Includes festival information, stories, songs, crafts, activities, and recipes for sharing throughout the seasons in Africa, the Caribbean, China, India, Ireland, Japan, New England, and more.

CONTENTS:
Original seasonal songs
: Anancy the Spiderman, Christmas Day & the Bells, Gateway of Spring, New Year, Snow Has Fallen, Spring Song, Sun Fire, Winter Solstice.

Traditional folk favorites: Sakura (Japan), Canoe Round, Christmas a Come, Dona Nobis Pacem, Song of the Harvest Hoe (China), Heneh Ma Tov, Iroquois Lullaby, Jane & Louisa, Prayer to the Prophet Muhammad, Song for Purim, Ramadan Is Come, Shalom Chaverim, Suzie in the Moonlight.   

Section 1-Crafts: Claywork (for lanterns & lamps); Papier Mache Models (for dolls & displays); Musical Instruments (drums, stringed instruments, clappers, jinglers, rattles, bells); Paper Kites.

Section 2-Spring
: Chinese Lantern Festival; Holi (Hindu); Eid-ul-fitr; Purim; St. David's Day; April Fool's Day; East; Baisakhi; Wesak; Flower Festivals.

Section 3-Summer
: Summer Sun; Midsummer; Midsummer Recipes; Moonlight Nights; Tanabata; Raksha Bandhan; Mawlid An-nabi; Janmashtami; More Summer Food.

Section 4-Autumn
: Spider Lore; Nancy Stories; Harvest; Kite Flying Festival; Thanksgiving; Succot; Stories for When the Evenings Grow Longer; Divali.   

Section 5-Winter: Filipino Fiesta; First Snowfall & Mother Holle; Winter Baking; Chanukah; Christingle; Christmas; Kwanzaa; Chinese New Year.

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I plan to use this in my position as an assistant teacher in a Montesorri classroom for children up to 7 years old.
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