Earth Day Activities Using The Newspaper

Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment. But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which we can protect it. Here are a number of activities to help you call attention to…
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Fun Easter Ideas

Here are some Easter ideas from FamilyFun Magazine and TNS. After dyeing and decorating your Easter eggs, turn them into sweet-faced critters. Just peel off the shells to begin. Also be sure and check out Kid-Friendly Tips to Create Fun Easter Memories from American Profile Magazine.

Shamrocks, Saints And Shillelaghs

Here’s the story behind some Irish icons and St. Patrick: SHAMROCK: Shamrocks are actually clover plants.  The small, three leafed herb appears on the United Kingdom’s coat of arms with the English rose and Scottish thistle. The shamrocks found in U.S. flower shops are often imposters. IRISH FLAG: Green stands for Catholics, orange for Protestants…
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St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th.  How many words related to this holiday can you find in the puzzle below?   Download and print by clicking here  

St. Patrick’s Day Newspaper Activities

In Ireland and Northern Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. But in the United States, it is primarily a secular, or non-religious, holiday in which people don green attire and lucky shamrocks in celebration of Irish heritage. Parades are also a big part of St.…
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