Holidays and Special Events by Month

Month
 

Holiday websites

September

The Constitution for Kids- Find out about the history of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

http://www.usconstitution.net/constkidsK.html

Mexico Independence Day

Roald Dahl's (September Author)

October

Hispanic Heritage Month

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/index.htm

November

History Channel Thanksgiving

http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving

National Diabetes Month

http://kids.jdrf.org/

Kid Safety on the Internet

http://www.ou.edu/oupd/kidsafe/start.htm

FBI--Kids Safety

http://www.fbi.gov/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

 

Veteran's Day

 

December

Christmas around the world

Scholastic

Provides Holiday articles, online as well as printable activities for this Christmas holiday.

Holidays on the Net

Holidays from around the world

January

Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/mlkjrday1.html

February

Biographies of African-Americans in History

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/bios/bios

President's Day-United Streaming has many videos on this topic.  The following link is a video from United Streaming.

http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=5EB95B2D-9404-445E-8A25-A4147773CC7D&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US

 

Valentine's Day

March

Dr. Seuss Birthday!

http://www.seussville.com/

Lesson plans and thematic units for Dr. Seuss Celebration

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Dr__Seuss/

Worksheets and Printables

http://www.abcteach.com/directory/seasonalmonths/3_march/dr_seuss/

Notable Women of Early America

http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/notable/notable2.html

April

April Fool's Day

http://homepages.tesco.net/%7Ederek.berger/holidays/aprilfool.html

Poetry Resources

Poetry for Kids

National Poetry Month

Reading Rockets

Earth Day

Easter

History of Easter

May

Memorial Day