Need a special gift? See: Gifted by Grace
April 2–World Autism Day;
Light it up blue for Autism! Articles about Autism and about Asperger’s Syndrome as well as other special needs.
April 9 — Day of Valour in the Philippines; Kids’ activities
April 12 — Cosmonautics Day in Russia; Cosmonaut coloring pages. Russia Coloring pages.
Fun Easter and Spring craft ideas from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/easter/
April 13, 2014–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.
The Stately Palm (a Palm Sunday poem by Delana H. Stewart)
April 14 — Nepalese New Year (Navabarsha) — Kids, learn about Nepal — http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/nepal/; Make Nepalese Coconut Rice Pudding.
Passover begins April 15, 2014–Jewish Passover Activities http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/passover/
April 18, 2014–Good Friday (or Holy Friday).
Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride (April 18-19) http://www.paulreverehouse.org/
Easter is April 20, 2014–Easter Activities http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/easter-religious/
April 22–Earth Day. Crafts from Enchanted learning.
April 24—Democracy day of Nepal (Loktantra Diwas) — print and color the flag of Nepal
Pigs-n-blanket Day (or–Cows in a cradle)–try this neat recipe using pancake batter, breakfast links, and a sandwich maker.
April 25, 2014–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. (new link!)