Holiday calendar by Kahoot!

Hohoho, Kahoot!’ers! Check this collection for festive and fun games to play this holiday season with your students, family and friends. Check back for more quizzes and join our competition to win a Kahoot! holiday sweater and t-shirts for the entire class.

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The Science of Winter

This kahoot covers various science topics that relate to the winter season, such as: Earth's tilt, coldest places on Earth, condensation, snow, conifers, animal adaptations, and...

  1. What solid, white crystalline substance is formed by watermolecules under unique circumstances?
  2. In which hemisphere is it winter time from June through August?
  3. … and 13 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Traditions of Hanukkah

A Hanukkah kahoot based on the customs and traditions of the holiday!

  1. For how long does the celebration of Hanukkah last?
  2. What does the word Hanukkah mean?
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas in Literature

Literature, Christmas classics. Grade 6 - 8. RL6.3, RL7.3 and RL8.3.

  1. Who would be best classified as the protagonist in How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
  2. Which character trait best describes Scrooge at the start of the novel A Christmas Carol?
  3. In the sequence of events, what happens before Scrooge sees his childhood in A Christmas Carol?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Introduction to the Hour of Code

A kahoot for teachers to introduce the #HourOfCode to their students #Coding #Code #CSforAll

  1. What is the total number of students around the world who have tried the Hour of Code?
  2. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Slope of a Line – Winter Edition

Determine the slope of a line given a table of values, a graph, or two points on the line. Created in cooperation with Mathy Cathy!

  1. Which choice best describes the slope of the graphed line?
  2. Which choice best describes the slope of the graphed line?
  3. If the slope of the line containing the points is 2, what number is hidden behind the snowball?
  4. … and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Coding with Flappy

A kahoot to learn how to #code with #flappy based #HourofCode tutorial https://studio.code.org/s/flappy #Coding #Grade3

  1. What type of block is this?
  2. The "when run" block allows you to run code when your game starts. What will happen now?
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

How much do you remember about the "date which will live in infamy"? This U.S. history kahoot was designed to test your knowledge on a pivotal moment for a World War II-bound Un...

  1. On which date was the United States attacked by Japan?
  2. During what time of day did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Rudolph and others: reindeer quiz

How much do you know about #reindeer? Warm up with a few questions about Rudolph, and then learn more about his entire family

  1. Which of these isn't a Santa's reindeer?
  2. Where did Rudolph the reindeer make his first appearance in 1939?
  3. … and 10 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Multi-Digit Multiplication: Christmas Word Problems

Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. Based on Common Core Standard 5.NBT.B.5

  1. Sue made 17 dozen Christmas cookies for her friends. How many cookies did she make in all?
  2. There are 23 Christmas trees in each row of the lot. How many trees are in the 29 rows?
  3. Carolers went to 17 neighborhoods. How many houses did they sing at if there were 34 in each?
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Declaration of Human Rights – 70 years

This year marks the 70th anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This kahoot will take you on a journey from the origin of the declaration to present day.

  1. … and 18 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Science of Snowflakes!

This winter kahoot examines the science behind how a snowflake forms, including sublimation, hexagonal shape, and reflection of light.

  1. Snow crystals form when water vapor changes from a gas directly into a solid. This is called:
  2. True/False: Snow is white due to ice crystals reflecting all colors in the light.
  3. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Winter & Holiday Vocabulary

Winter, holiday vocabulary. An ELA style review of simple, classic winter holiday vocabulary terms. Aligns with L 3.6, L 4.6 & L.5.6.

  1. Which term describes a goal someone makes for a new year?
  2. What is the correct term for describing going around singing holiday songs?
  3. What is a type of plant with red berries and green pointy leaves?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Multiplication of Fractions – word problems (Christmas)

Solve real-world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers. Based on Common Core Standard 5 .NF.B.

  1. Steven uses 4/5 ft of ribbon to wrap a gift. How much ribbon will he need for all 17 gifts?
  2. Sam had 2/3 of a pie and gave Jo ½ of what he had. What fraction of the whole pie does Jo have?
  3. It took an hour to cut down 3 1/2 Christmas trees. How many trees will be cut down in 8 hours?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas trivia: celebrations in different countries

It's that special time of the year! Decorate the Christmas tree, prepare holiday greetings and get ready to test your knowledge of Christmas traditions around the world!

  1. What's the Spanish name of Santa Claus?
  2. True or false: In Russia, Serbia and some other countries Christmas is celebrated on January 7.
  3. Pinnekjøtt is a popular Christmas dish in Norway. What is it exactly made of?
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Math: Order of Operations – Winter Edition

Simplify numerical expressions using the correct order of operations. Created in cooperation with Mathy Cathy!

  1. If the value of the expression is 8, what number is hidden behind the snowball?
  2. Which expression is equivalent to the one you wrote?
  3. What number completes this prime factorization?
  4. … and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Geometry: Holiday Coordinate Pairs

#math #geometry #grade5 #CommonCore #5GA1 #5GA2 #Graph points on the #CoordinatePlane to solve real-world and mathematical problems

  1. Name the coordinate pair for the location of the candy cane.
  2. What is the coordinate pair for the location of the gingerbread house?
  3. What is the coordinate pair for the location of the gingerbread girl?
  4. … and 13 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Wright Brothers

How much do you know about the Wright Brothers? Test your knowledge with this kahoot highlighting their contribution to the history of aviation!

  1. What item from their childhood sparked the Wright Brothers' interest in aviation?
  2. True or False: The Wright Brothers both attended Harvard University.
  3. Where did the 1st successful flight of a self-propelled, heavier-than-air aircraft take place?
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Scientific Facts About Christmas!

This Christmas kahoot looks at scientific, holiday facts about inventors, lights, reindeer, cards, and the physics behind Santa's delivery of presents!

  1. Which scientist introduced Christmas tree lights to the public in 1880?
  2. Before electric lights were strung on Christmas trees, what did people use to illuminate them?
  3. T/F: Christmas lights will tangle due to entropy: billions of ways to tangle, only 1 way to fix
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Santa Claus: how much do you know about him?

Jovial, generous, legendary, white-bearded - it's all about him, Santa Claus! How much exactly do you know about Santa? Test your knowledge in this #Christmas quiz. Ho-ho-ho!

  1. It was the ____ settlers who brought the Santa Claus tradition to America.
  2. When was the name "Santa Claus" used for the first time in America?
  3. The figure of Santa Claus is based on St. Nicholas who lived in the 4th century. Where exactly?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Multi-Digit Addition Word Problems (Christmas)

Fluently add multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. Based on Common Core Standard 4.NBT.B.4

  1. Jim has 11 pairs of shoes. He hopes to get 12 more pairs as gifts. How many pairs will he have?
  2. There are 149 people ice skating & 124 people watching. How many people are there in all?
  3. Santa’s elves produced 41,924 toys on Tues and 119,288 on Wed. What is the two-day total?
  4. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: The Science of Holiday Cooking

This kahoot reviews the physics and chemistry behind traditional holiday foods. Grade 5 - 9. Based on NGSSS: 4-PS3-2, 5-PS1-3, MS-PS1-2, MS-PS1-4.

  1. Hanukkah's latkes made from potatoes become softer while frying due to what chemical change?
  2. What kind of change occurs to the turkey and ham traditionally cooked for Christmas dinner?
  3. Sodium bicarbonate is the scientific name for this ingredient in many holiday cookies:
  4. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Strange Christmas traditions around the world

Learn more about strange Christmas traditions around the world in this holiday quiz for families, classrooms and social settings!

  1. This hollow log, that supposedly poops out gifts, is introduced into Catalan homes on Dec 8.
  2. Still in Catalunya. This fella is often placed in nativity scenes. He is called:
  3. … and 17 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas Traditions from Around the World

A Christmas kahoot based on the unique customs and traditions of the holiday as celebrated around the world!

  1. In which two countries did Christmas greeting cards become popular in the mid-1800s?
  2. In the eastern part of France, what day is symbolic of the holidays?
  3. Which day is considered to be the beginning of Christmas in Sweden?
  4. and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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“Merry Christmas” language quiz

Gather your family by the Christmas tree, and entertain them with some festive language

  1. In France, people would say ______ to each other at Christmas.
  2. Feliz Navidad can be used in?
  3. Mele Kalikimaka means Merry Christmas in _____
  4. … and 10 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas songs and carols: do you remember the lyrics?

Christmas tunes are in the air! How well do you know #Christmas #songs and carols? See if you can complete these quotes or remember the lyrics! Singing while playing is very wel...

  1. Warm up! "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you ____"?
  2. In "Jingle Bells", how many horses are there in the open sleigh?
  3. Fill in the gaps: "Silent night, holy night, all is ___, all is ___"
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The History and Traditions of Kwanzaa

A Kwanzaa kahoot highlighting the history and traditions of this African American holiday.

  1. In what year did the holiday of Kwanzaa begin?
  2. What event caused Dr. Maulana Karenga to want to bring the African-American community together?
  3. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas vocabulary with pictures

All things #Christmas in one kahoot! This quiz will help #young students practice their Christmas #vocabulary, including a bit of spelling. It's also a good match for #ESL class...

  1. A Christmas tree is often a ____ tree
  2. There is another word meaning the same as "present". What is it?
  3. How do you spell the word that means a religious folk song or hymn?
  4. … and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas candy and sweets around the world

A #Christmas #Kahoot about #candy and #sweets that are eaten around the world in the #holiday #season

  1. True or false? Candy apples are coated with caramel?
  2. Which country is candy cane believed to originate from?
  3. Which Brothers Grimm fairy tale includes a ginger bread house?
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The ultimate holiday trivia

All December, you've been warming up with different holiday quizzes - now, can you crack this one that combines all sorts of trivia questions?

  1. Which song is this line from? "I don't care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree".
  2. It was the ____ settlers who brought the Santa Claus tradition to America.
  3. Where is today's Santa's home said to be?
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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2018 in Music

Discover all the greatest hits of 2018! Warning: this kahoot will make you want to sing out loud 🎤🎧🎵

  1. Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino brought out the song. This is ________.
  2. Who brought out the pop hit One Kiss together with Calvin Harris?
  3. Complete the title of Ariana Grande's song: God is ______.
  4. … and 9 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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2018 in Movies

Hello movie buffs! 2018 has been an amazing movie year! Do you remember them all? Grab some popcorn and test your knowledge! 🍿

  1. In the movie _______ we see animated dogs on an island full of garbage.
  2. The scenes set in Kashmir, India in Mission Impossible: Fallout were actually filmed in ______.
  3. … and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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New Years around the world!

How do you celebrate New Year's Eve? Find out how other countries celebrate this festive night! 🎉🎊

  1. In Spain, people eat 12 _____ right before midnight. One for each bell strike.
  2. Which country has a giant hour glass wheel that needs to be turned on its head at midnight?
  3. True/False: China celebrates New Year's Eve on the 31st of December.
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Christmas quizzes and other holiday games

Play these festive kahoots with your students, friends and family

Ho-ho-holiday season – it’s a truly magical time of the year! Do you feel its spirit in the air? To make it even more awesome and fun for you, we prepared some special festive games.

Every day in December, we’ll be adding one new kahoot that you can play with your students, friends or family. To find the new holiday-themed games, keep an eye on the Holiday calendar list on the start page of Kahoot!, or bookmark this collection in our Explore section and come back for new kahoots.

On top of that, we’re also running a competition for teachers of awesome. If you host the most Kahoot! games in December, you’ll win an exclusive Kahoot! holiday sweater and t-shirts for your entire class. To join the competition, just enter your Kahoot! username in this form – and play as much as you can 😉 Happy holidays!

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