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Holiday Celebrations, Information and Activities

Holidays on the Net – links to sites for many different holidays

Autumn Themes and Holidays – St. Mary’s School

Monthly Holiday Word Lists - printables and internet activities (Vocabulary.co)

Holidays Around the World (zuzu)

Chinese New Year

Teacher Link

Multicultural Study – Chinese New Year

Dancing Dragon Toy

Chinese Paper Lantern

Kaboose - crafts

Activity Village – many activities and information

Yahoo Kids – many links to Chinese New Year Sites

Enchanted Learning – Crafts and Activities for Chinese New Year

Gigglepotz – Chinese for Kids

More Chinese New Year info

Chinese Graphics

Chinese Calendar

Parade Dragon Puppet – Kansas City Public Library

Teacher Vision - Large selection of info

DLTK - Pictures to color

Chinese New Year Mini Book


Kiddy House

Stories from China and more (Activity Village)

Chinese New Year – Background information geared for 2nd and 3rd grades (Teacher Link)


Black History Month

Black History Month – Lesson Plans Page

African American History Month - Scholastic

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day – Official Site

Groundhog Day - St. Mary’s School

Valentine’s Day

DLTK's Valentine's Day Activities for Kids

Free printable templates and instructions for Saint Valentine's Day crafts plus coloring pages, a brief history and recipes.
Valentine's Day 2010: Kaboose - Valentine's Day Ideas and Valentines

Valentines Day for Kids – Activity Village

Valentine's Day Activities - FamilyEducation.com

Find Valentine's Day recipes, slideshows, printables, tips on kids and crushes, a timeline to chart your child's romantic development, and more!
Valentine's Day Resources for Kids and Teachers - Kiddyhouse

Facts, history, crafts, worksheets, clipart, lesson plans about Valentine's Day.
Valentine’s Crafts and Songs – 123 Child

Valentine’s Day – Reading Rockets

Dangling Hearts Mobile - Crayola

Valentine’s Day Ideas - Scholastic

Presidents Day

Web Hunt: Presidents Past, Present, & Future - Scholastic

Take a trip to meet presidents from long ago and get a glimpse into the future as you find facts about the Commander-in-Chief.

Annie’s Home Page

Apples for the Teacher

Enchanted Learning

Family Education

Teaching Heart

Surf Net Kids

Education World


Presidential Biographies - PBS

Dr Seuss’ Birthday - March 2 – Scholastic
St. Patrick’s Day

A to Z Teacher Stuff

Lesson Plans Page


Teacher Planet

The Teacher’s Corner

Incredible Art - history and lesson plans

Teacher Vision

The Teachers Guide – including Powerpoints SmartBoard presentations

Enchanted Learning


April Fool's Day

Mother's Day



Father's Day


Columbus Day
Hotchalk – Columbus Day Lesson Plans and Activities by grade
Short Videos

Columbus – Biography Channel

Columbus – National Geographic

Columbus - History Channel

Columbus – BBC Famous People Slide Show


Pumpkin Minibook to print and color for K -1 (Shaw)

Kinderart – What to do with a pumpkin

Hotchalk - Halloween Lesson Plans and Activities by grade

Halloween Internet Activities for Lower Grades

THE HUMAN SKELETON GAME - Place each of the pieces of this human skeleton together in the right places, and the skeleton will up and dance away.

SCARECROW PUZZLE - Aaargh! All the puzzle pieces are mixed up in this online scarecrow puzzle. Find their mates, me hearties, and win the prize! Okay, there's no prize - except for puzzle completion in this K-2 harvest puzzle.


Veteran's Day

Veterans Day – Love to Learn Place



The First Thanksgiving – Scholastic

Plimouth.org – grades 3 - 6

Making Friends – Pilgrim bonnet

Making Friends – Pilgrim hat

The First Thanksgiving – Mayflower Voyage, etc. Scholastic

Harvest Festivals Around the World (Everything ESL)

Thanksgiving Wordsearch to do online (The Holiday Zone)

Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle to do online (iteslj)

Thanksgiving Word Scramble – online (a4esl)

Plimouth Plantation – Smithsonian - interactive


Christmas Around the World – Christmas Cultures

Christmas Celebrations Around the World (the holiday spot)