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. Every day in December, we’ll be adding one new kahoot, themed around Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year. Come back for more quizzes and join our competition! The teacher who hosts the most games and assigns the most challenges in December will win Kahoot! t-shirts for the entire class.

Holiday calendar by Kahoot!

Winter Trivia

A #fun #quiz about #winter and winter #holidays

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  1. What did my true love give to me on the 11th day of Christmas?
  2. Which of these things is NOT part of a Hanukkah celebration?
  3. The most snow ever fell in Colorado in 1921 and amounted to...
  4. … and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Christmas Picture Jumble

Find the correct word/sentence to describe animated #christmas #pictures

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  1. Arrange the letters in correct order to describe the picture
  2. What sentence describes this picture?
  3. Arrange the letters in correct order to describe the picture
  4. … and 11 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!

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  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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Wintery Words for the Holidays by MrsWordsmith.com

Bring your holiday stories to life with Tier II vocabulary to describe winter settings. SIGN UP at http://bit.ly/MrsWKahoot for FREE HOLLYWOOD ILLUSTRATED VOCABULARY resources #weather #creativewriting #storytelling #ELA #vocabulary #narrative #settings

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  1. The ______ weather froze Bearnice’s fur, one hair at a time.
  2. Darkness descended as the ______ grey clouds blocked out the sun.
  3. A violent ______ tore through the town, sweeping up cats and dogs in its path.
  4. … and 8 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 welcome :)

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  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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Introduction to the Hour of Code

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

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  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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Coding with Flappy

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

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  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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Christmas candy and sweets around the world

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

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  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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Physical Science: The Energy of Holiday Lights

This kahoot explores how holiday lights use energy and energy transformations to create the festive lights we see at Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Bodhi Day. Grade 4 - 9. Based on NGSSS: NGSS 4-PS3-2.

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  1. What inventor 1st used lights on a tree becoming The Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights?
  2. What was used to represent lights on a Christmas tree before the invention of electric lights?
  3. Incandescent tree lights pass electricity over what kind of circuit to create light?
  4. and 11 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.

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  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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The Traditions of Hanukkah

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

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  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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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.

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  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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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!

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  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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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.

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  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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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 classes to have some festive learning this holiday season.

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  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”.

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. These games were created by other Kahoot!’ers, our partners and some of us on the team. Not only they’re a great match to play in a live settings, but also work great as mobile challenges!

Here’s a sneak preview into what’s coming: Christmas songs, traditions in different countries, holiday vocabulary for young students or foreign language learners, winter trivia, and more. And it’s not just Christmas, of course: we also have awesome games in stock for such big dates as Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year and other events in December.

To find a new holiday-themed game every day, keep an eye on the Holiday Picks 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 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!

Kahoot! holiday competition