Zimbabwean Holidays

  • New Year’s Day — Jan. 1
  • Good Friday — March or April
  • Easter Sunday — March or April
  • Independence Day — April 18
  • Christmas — December 25

(Rogers, Barbara R and Rogers, Stillman D. Zimbabwe. New York, NY: Children’s Press, 2002.)

Lesson Plan Ideas for Zimbabwean Holidays

  1. Research and read about the last three holidays listed – discuss the importance of these.
  2. What are some holidays that are unique our country? How are these similar to / different than the holidays of Zimbabwe?
  3. Have a class party where you “celebrate” one or more of these holidays!