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  

2016 March Newspaper Activities

Check out these daily lesson plans using the newspaper for the month of March. This calendar provides a subject specific focus for each day of the week with activities for every school day of the month: Monday – Language Arts, Tuesday – Social Studies, Wednesday – Math, Thursday – Science, Friday – Newspaper Information. To…
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Mardi Gras Activities

Information and activities are from KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide and News Relief’s A Plan for All Seasons both from the NIE Institute. Mardi Gras is a colorful celebration that takes place on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and penitence in many Christian communities. In the United States,…
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Punxsutawney Phil

Discover fun facts and trivia about Groundhog Day and the famous weather-predicting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil with this information from TNS and the Detroit Free Press. To download a pdf to print click here

What Is Boxing Day?

Here’s some information from What does Boxing Day celebrate?   Boxing Day has nothing to do with the fighting sport of boxing, but rather is a day when gifts are given to people in the service industry like mail carriers, doormen, porters, and tradesmen. When is Boxing Day celebrated?  The day after Christmas, December 26th…
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