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November 2015 Holidays and Activities

November 2015 Holidays and Activities around the world, such as: All Saints’ Day, Orphan Sunday, National Adoption Day, Thanksgiving, and more…

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May 2013 Holidays and Activities

1st Thursday—USA National Day of Prayerhttp://www.ndptf.org/–healing for the nation See also: New PRAY song by Sanctus Real (click here and then scroll down for the music video) May 1st–May Day and Dancing around a Maypole (UK & Australia) May 1st–Labor Day in the Philippines — crafts and activities; Labor Day in India — crafts and activities;…

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December 2012 Holidays and Activities

December 2 — First Sunday of Advent in 2012 December 8-16 — Hanukkah– Traditions; Activities; December 9 — Independence Day Tanzania — flag coloring page December 5 — King’s Birthday and Dec 10 Constitution Day –Thailand — Kids’ activities December 23 — The Emperor’s Birthday in Japan (Japanese crafts for kids); Emperor’s Birthday Coloring page…

June 2012 Holidays and Activities

1st–Children’s Day–This holiday is celebrated around the world in many countries, such as: Bulgaria, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. 5th–Constitution Day (or Independence Day) in Denmark– About, Kid Stuff, Author Hans Christian Anderson 14th—Flag Day USA–http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/flag-day/index.html 15th—Fly a kite day (Ben Franklin’s experiment in 1752)–Make one like Ben’s Read a book review and check out a…

July 2011 Holidays and Activities

July 4 – Independence Day (USA) Virtual Field Trip to Philadelphia — Constitutional Virtual Firework Displays (click and scroll for the New Year and July 4th links) Fun Recipes to make with and for Kids July 7 – World War II began, 1937—unit studies July 11 – E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web and    Stuart…

June 2011 Holidays and Activities

1st–Children’s Day–This holiday is celebrated around the world in many countries, such as: Bulgaria, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. 14th—Flag Day USA–http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/flag-day/index.html 15th—Fly a kite day (Ben Franklin’s experiment in 1752)–Make one like Ben’s Read a book review and check out a book about Kite Flying–http://bonniesbooks.blogspot.com/2010/04/kite-flying-by-grace-lin-2002.html Other kite making links: http://www.my-best-kite.com/how-to-make-a-kite.html http://www.skratch-pad.com/kites/make.html 3rd Sunday—Father’s Day –(History…

May 2011 Holidays and Activities

…Bring May Flowers 1st Thursday—National Day of Prayerhttp://www.ndptf.org/–healing for the nation May 5th—Cinco de Mayo http://www.kinderart.com/multic/poncho.shtml May 7th—Teacher Day May 10th—Clean your room day 2nd Sunday—Mother’s Day http://www.kinderart.com/seasons/mothersday.shtml May 15th—Chocolate Chip Day http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/May/chocolatechipday.htm 3rd Saturday—Armed Forces Day May 24th—Brother’s Day Last Monday—Memorial Day http://www.usmemorialday.org/activities/ May 25th—Ascension Day Graduation Crafts http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/graduation/

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…

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March 2011 Holidays and Activities

March 2, 1904–Dr. Seuss’s Birthday–Check out this link for great craft ideas. Visit Seussville for games, books, and more. Visit  Mrs. Jones’ Room for a Dr. Seuss Unit Study. Here’s a blog post with fun pictures and quotes concerning Dr. Seuss. March 13, 2011–Daylight Savings Begins in US —  Spring ahead Click here for daylight…

January Holidays

Merry Christmas! I hope you enjoy your holiday and have fun ringing in the new year. New Year’s Day (US Federal Holiday) send e-cards Virtual Fireworks Printable January Calendar and Activities January is Clean Up Your Computer Month—Try Vinegar.  For internal clean up—Free up hard-drive space January 3rd– Author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday, 1892 January 6th—Epiphany/Three…

December 2010 Holidays and Activities

Here are some good sites for celebrating Advent. http://www.cresourcei.org/cyadvent.html http://www.kingofpeace.org/advent/advent.htm http://www.lifeway.com/lwc/article_main_page/0,1703,A%253D158652%2526M%253D200273,00.html http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Family/Life/Extended%20Family/2010/jan/spiritual-heritage.aspx Fun lessons/activities for December The Giving Tree A Colonial Christmas in Williamsburg Plays, Prayers, Songs, and Stories Gingerbread songs, poems, games & more Christmas Around The World

October Holidays and Activities

October 5th—World and International Teacher’s Day 2nd Monday—Columbus Day http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/octoberholidays/l/bloct11th.htm Columbus Virtual Field Trip  Christopher Columbus and Other Famous People October 19th–Star Spangled Banner First Sung In 1814. October 28th—Statue of Liberty’s birthday http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/octoberholidays/l/bloct28th.htm Statue of Liberty Constitutional Virtual Field Trip in Philadelphia ****************************************************************** Math– The Hotlist for Virtual Field Trips list these math-related e-trips:…