February 2014 Holidays and Activities

Seeing-ShadowFebruary:

Read–poem: To My Lover on Valentine’s Day and an adoption poem: I Choose You

{January 31 — Chinese New Year–activities, crafts, and printables for kids;}

February—Black History Month (began in 1926) Historical Printable Activity Gr1-2

February 2—Groundhog Day—Groundhog Day Crafts

February 6 (in New Zealand)–Waitangi Day–http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waitangi_Day; Waitaheart3, bear holding heartngi Day crafts and activities–http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/waitangi_day.htm

February 14—Valentine’s Day– The Heart: An Online Exploration (6th grade and up); Internet Scavenger Hunt–Heart (Gr 2-6); American Heart Association Facts–Are You Taking Care of Their Hearts?

Printable Coloring Pages and Puzzles (on their first page, scroll down to see all the options); The Greatest Gift (John 3:16);

February 15 (in Canada) National Flag of Canada Day — http://www.calendar-updates.com/info/holidays/canada/flag.aspx

February 17—Pheart, valentine, scripture, John 3:16resident’s Day— Abe Lincoln Project

Also check out this interesting blog post on forefather festivities…

http://wordnymph.com/2011/02/21/forefather-festivities/

February 17–in Canada–Heritage Day–http://www.calendar-updates.com/info/holidays/canada/heritage.aspx

February 23 — in Russia–Defender of the Fatherland day–http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defender_of_the_Fatherland_Day

February 28 — in Taiwan–Peace Memorial Day –http://www.mongabay.com/reference/new_profiles/Taiwan.html; printables for kids

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A poem about true love!

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Need a Valentine’s gift for someone you know who is going through the adoption process (or has recently completed it)?

Click here: My Paper Pregnancy Journal

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Would you like to read a devotional about being loved even in difficult times?

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See also: https://theeducationcafe.wordpress.com/2013/01/31/are-you-taking-care-of-their-hearts/

(importance of keeping our kids physically fit)

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Education, Homeschool, Gap Year

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