Mein erster Schultag

My first day of school Activities for Mein erster Schultag Further information about celebrations and festivals in Germany and the German-speaking world.

Tag der deutschen Einheit

German Unity Day 03 October every year: The day of German unity (Tag der deutschen Einheit) is a nationwide public holiday marking the official reunification of Germany in 1990. Find out more on the UK German Connection website.


St Martin’s Day St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children – it is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism. Click here for further information and resources. Find teaching ideas and activities here. 


St Nicholas’ Day 06 December Further information: Christmas resources, Voyage Kids website and German Festivals on Pinterest.


Christmas 25 December Further information: Christmas resources and German Festivals on Pinterest.