April 2011 Holidays and Activities

Learn about the saying: April Showers Bring May Flowers.

Fun Easter and Spring craft ideas from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/easter/

April 17, 2011–Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday crafts and activities. Palm Sunday children’s sermons, devotions, activities, and music: http://www.kingskidstuff.com/palm_sunday.htm#Childrens%20Sermons.

Passover is April 18, 2011–Jewish Passover Activities http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/passover/

Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride (April 18-19) http://www.paulreverehouse.org/

(See also an interactive map for a virtual field trip.)

April 22–Good Friday (or Holy Friday).

April 22–Earth Day. Crafts from Enchanted learning.

Easter is April 24, 2011–Easter Activities http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/easter-religious/

Make Resurrection Cookies.

Make Resurrection Eggs to tell the Real Easter Story.

April 24Pigs-n-blanket Day (or–Cows in a cradle)–try this neat recipe using pancake batter, breakfast links, and a sandwich maker. Great for Easter morning breakfast!

April 29, 2011–National Arbor Day is celebrated the last Friday in April. Here are some fun Arbor Day crafts from Enchanted Learning. Visit the Arbor Day Foundation for the history of Arbor Day. Take virtual field trips into various habitats from Deserts to Grasslands.




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