Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

World Holidays

Vocabulary Words from World Holidays text

celebration A party or event to honor something or someone important.
holiday A day of festivity when no work is done.
tradition A custom or belief that is passed down from generation to generation. It is the specific way that someone celebrates.
decorations To make an area look festive for a party or celebration.
dreidel A spinning top with Jewish letters that is used for a game usually played during Hanukkah.
Holi A Hindu celebration that honors the end of winter and the arrival of spring.
kinara A candle holder used during Kwanzaa. It holds seven candles.
Kwanzaa A celebration that allows African Americans to honor their African heritage.
menorah A candle holder used during Hanukkah. It holds nine candles.
mkeka An African mat that holds the symbols of Kwanzaa.
Ramadan A Muslim holiday that usually involves fasting and prayer to feel closer to God.
fasting When a person chooses to go without food for a long period of time.
Chinese New Year A celebration to honor the New Year in China.
Hanukkah A Jewish holiday that is a time to remember the struggles Jews once had and the miracle that took place.
Created by: MokarenABC123


Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then tap the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, tap the green Know box. Otherwise, tap the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, tap "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just tap on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards