Holidays Around the World

Use the writing prompt below to inspire you during this busy holiday season.

December is a month of multicultural holiday celebrations. From Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican) to St. Lucia Day (Swedish) to Hanukkah (Jewish) to Christmas (Christian) to Kwanzaa (African American), numerous holidays are celebrated and traditions upheld. Which holiday will you celebrate? What traditions will you follow, and will you make new ones?

Celebrating Hanukkah

Use the following writing prompt to inspire you to write a scene about Hanukkah.

The story of Hanukkah begins with a tiny amount of oil that lasts for eight days. You have a small amount of something that lasts a lot longer than you thought it would. What is it, and how does this make you feel?