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89 resources with the concept united states holidays

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Christmas Lights

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
An interactive adds a bright touch to the holiday season with a learning game that challenges scholars to hang 250 Christmas lights. Once the outside of a house is decorated, participants have the choice to see their work light up to a...
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How to Celebrate Kwanzaa on Your Campus

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
An article details everything you need to know about celebrating Kwanzaa at your school. An opening-day ceremony starts the seven-day holiday celebration followed a daily routine that includes a greeting, candle lighting, reciting an...
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Explore the Seven Principles

For Teachers K - 12th
A lesson shines a spotlight on what makes Kwanzaa special by taking a close look at its seven principles. Gift ideas encourage scholars to make and give one to their family members. Class members celebrate heroes and role models of...
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Thanksgiving Challenge

For Students 3rd - 6th
Set the Thanksgiving Day holiday table with a learning game that challenges participants to think critically about family members' likes and dislikes. Players scroll over a character to reveal what the requirements are for their seating...
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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Veterans Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
A quick video details the history of Veterans Day. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be, dating back to 1918 when it was known as Armistice Day, and how it has evolved to the holiday we celebrate currently. A question challenges...
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Halloween Activities: Grades 3rd-6th

For Students K - 2nd
Planning Halloween curriculum doesn't have to be scary! Check out a set of worksheets that include reading excerpts, word problems, grammar activities, and engaging Halloween trivia that is perfect for your October lesson planning.
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Halloween | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
Trick or treat! Discover the history of Halloween with a brief, engaging video. Dating back to ancient Europe, viewers listen as a narrator details the holiday's origins and how current celebrations came to be. Themed word search and...
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Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips

For Students 3rd - 8th
Take a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation with four video tours and a slideshow. Videos take viewers aboard the Mayflower, inside a pilgrim village, to a Wampanoag homesite, and the Plimoth Plantation. Slideshow pictures are...
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Happy Father's Day

For Students Pre-K - K
Celebrate Father's Day this year with a fun math and coloring activity! After counting all of the dad-related pictures and graphing their frequency, learners color a Father's Day card to give to their dads.
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Mother's Day Cards to Print

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Eight printable cards celebrate Mom on Mother's Day. Pages come with pictures to color, space to write, and a special spot for scholars to sign their name. 
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Flag Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Before celebrating Flag Day, find out how the national holiday came to be. A video sheds light on the involvements of Betsy Ross, Woodrow Wilson, the history of the flag, and examples of how we celebrate the holiday. 
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Father's Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
An engaging video informs viewers about Father's Day. A brief history of the holiday is followed by a showcase of today's celebration traditions. 
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Memorial Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Discover the history of Memorial Day. An engaging video describes how the holiday came to be, what its original name was, and how we commemorate the national holiday currently. 
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Juneteenth | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
An eye-catching video details the national holiday, Juneteenth. Find out how and why fellow Americans honor the end of slavery on June 19.
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Teacher Appreciation Week | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A video details how one teacher's efforts turned the spotlight onto the hard work educators put forth day-in and day-out. Included is a brief history of teachers in the first schools, today's practices, and how the holiday is celebrated.
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Mother's Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
An informative video shares the history of the national holiday, Mother's Day. Follow along to find out how one mother came up with the idea during the Civil War and her daughter finalized the details to make their efforts come to...
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Patriots' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Celebrated the third Monday in April, Patriots' Day honors those who battled the British at Lexington and Concord. A short video provides an overview of events that led to the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.
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The Man Who Changed America

For Students 3rd - 5th
An informative video shares a quick history of Martin Luther King, Jr. The engaging narrator covers topics such as where and when MLK Jr. was born, what charged his passion, and good deeds he performed. 
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Groundhog Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Discover the history of Groundhog Day with a captivating video that details how the holiday came to be and spotlights the key role Punxsutawney Phil plays in the celebration. 
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"I Have a Dream" Mobile

For Students Pre-K - 8th
After learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, scholars create a mobile that showcases their dreams. Using a template, learners fill in prompts describing aspirations for themselves and their...
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Martin Luther King Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January, is the focus of a short video that introduces young learners to the civil rights leader. The video provides a brief review of King's work and...
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The 100th Day of School | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
You've heard of Christmas, and New Years, and Kwanzaa, and Thanksgiving. Hanukkah, Mardis Gras, Valentine's Day, Halloween. But do you recall the most famous holiday of all? It's the 100th day of school, of course. Celebrate the number...
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Father's Day

For Students 1st - 3rd
Celebrate all things dad with a cute Father's Day printable. Kids write their dad's name, their dad's favorite book, dad's job, and more.