Flag Day – June 14

Flag Day In memory of the day in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States, the president proclaims June 14 as Flag Day every year. Americans respond by displaying the flag and holding other patriotic demonstrations. The most widely known symbol of a nation…
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Valentine’s Day Activity For The Classroom

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love and caring for other people. Newspapers often contain special features and advertisements that focus on Valentine’s Day. Even the comic strips in your newspaper will probably contain several references to Valentine’s Day, since comic strips often reflect current events or real life situations. Spend several minutes reading…
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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