Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Information and activities are from KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide from the NIE Institute. Since 1986, the United States has observed the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as a legal public holiday. It is always celebrated on the third Monday in January. This day is set aside each year to…
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December Holidays

From KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide. Here are four different holidays that are observed in the month of December. Hanukkah (cultural/religious)  Hanukkah is the Jewish Feast of Lights, or Feast of Dedication. It begins on the evening of the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev (about December) and lasts eight days. Hanukkah…
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Thanksgiving Newspaper Activities

From KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide.  Thanksgiving Day is what its name implies: a day to give thanks for the blessings we receive during the year. Originally, this day was set aside to give thanks for a plentiful harvest. But modern Thanksgiving observances not only celebrate Earth’s bounty but also all good fortune. Families…
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Veterans Day Word Search

Here’s a word search puzzle in honor of Veterans Day.  Enjoy and remember to thank a veteran. Click here to download the word search puzzle