Free Kindergarten Different Cultures Lesson Plan

Topic: Different Cultures and Traditions

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to identify and understand the traditions and customs of different cultures in their community.


  • Pictures of different cultures and traditions (e.g. Chinese New Year, Japan's cherry blossom festival, Ramadan)
  • Chart paper or whiteboard and markers


  • Have students bring in magazines or books with pictures of different cultures and traditions.
  • Review the concept of different cultures and traditions and ask students if they have heard of any before.
  • Ask students to raise their hands if they have experienced a different culture or tradition in their own family.

Direct Instruction

  • Show the pictures of different cultures and traditions to the students and discuss what they see.
  • Ask students questions about the pictures, such as:
  • What are these people wearing?
  • What are they doing?
  • What are the surroundings like?
  • What are some of the traditions or customs depicted in the pictures?

Guided Practice

  • Have students work in pairs or small groups to create a collage of the different cultures and traditions they have learned about. Encourage them to use the pictures and other decorative materials to create a representation of the cultures and traditions they have learned about.
  • Once the collages are finished, have students present their collages to the class and explain what they have learned about the different cultures and traditions depicted in their collages.

Independent Practice

  • Project-based: Have students choose a culture or tradition that they have learned about and create a presentation or poster about it. Encourage them to use research and quotes from their classmates to provide more information about the culture or tradition.


  • Recap: Review the main points of the lesson and emphasize the importance of understanding and respecting different cultures and traditions.


  • Observation: Observe the students during the independent practice and provide feedback on their understanding of the topic and their ability to demonstrate respect for different cultures and traditions.

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