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Calendars 
Calendars Through the Ages | Diversity Calendar | The Earth Calendar | Holidays on the Net | The Holiday Spot |  Holiday Zone | 
|Jewish Holiday Dates Kathy Schrock |Worldwide Holiday & Festival Site | Multicultural Calendar | Festivals | Make a Multicultural Calendar | Kids Domain Holidays  | Wilstar's Holiday World | Calendars: A guide to locating events for each day of the year | Holiday Insights||
Visit EarthShots any day of the Year!
 

March 

Pi Day-March 14 | Exploratorium | Dr. Math | Mr. Herte | Pi Day Party 

St. Patrick's Day 
History of St. Patrick's Day | Fun | History of St. Patrick's Day | How St. Patrick's Day Works | Crafts & Actvities from Enchanted Learning | Happy St. Patrick's Day | St. Patrick's Day | TeachersFirst Lessons | Who was St. Patrick-History & Legends | St. Patrick's Theme Links | St. Patrick's Day Theme Page | Word Searches, Crosswords, Math Sheets | Childfun | Let's Visit Ireland! | St. Patrick's Day Snack | Irish Myths Legends Heroes & Saints | Wearin' o' the Green | St. Patrick's Day Printables | St. Patrick's Day Links | Ancient Ireland 
Sharing links | Activity Village | Apples4theTeacher Activities | History.com | Legend of the Leprechaun | 

March is Women's History Month 
Time for Kids Women's History Month | Women's History Month | Women's History Month | Discovering American Women's History Online |Lessons & Resources from Education World | CNN Student News | Field Trip | Fly Girls | Biography.com | Gale Resources | National Women's Hall of Fame | Women's Suffrage | Women's History Resources | Women in World History | Distinguished Women of Past & Present | American Women's History Research Guide | Jewish Women's Archive | Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement | Her Story-Library of Congress Primary Resources History of Women's History Month | Women's Speeches from Around the World | Women in Alaska's History | What Did You Do in the War, Grandma? (oral histories WWII) | Women Mathematicians | Quotations by Notable Women | Women of NASA | Nobel Prize Women in Science | 4000 Years of Women in Science | National Museum of Women in the Arts | National Women's History Project | Women in World History |Votes for Women's Suffrage Pictures | Women's History CyberPlayground | Women of the Century | Women Who Changed History | Picturing Women | Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony | Women's History Month | 300 Women Who Changed the World from Encyclopedia Britannica | Sharing Links | Internet Scavenger Hunt | NewsTimeLine from Google | 
Individuals  | Susan B. Anthony | Susan B. Anthony | Martha Ballard | Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell | Nelly Bly | Marie Curie | Amelia Earhart | Queen Lili'uokalani | Elizabeth Robins | Eleanor Roosevelt | Rosy the Riveter & other Women Workers in WWII Eliz. Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony |Not for Ourselves Alone-The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony | Ida Tarbell | Babe Didrikson Zaharias 

April 
Book Lists
April Fool's Day -History | April Fool's Day Origin & History | 
Academy of American Poets | The Interactive Raven by Poe | see also "Poetry" on Literacy page 
Earth Day Any day-try Consumer Consequences or Zero Footprint Kids to check your impact on this planet! Also check out The Greens. | Pinterest Resources | 
EcoKids | EcoKids | TimeForKids |  Earthday | Earth911.org | Endangered Earth | 23 Activities from TechLearning | State of the Earth Slide Show (audio and ELL friendly too) | EnviroFun | EnviroLink | EPA Kids | EPA Earth Day | Kids Domain | Kids do Ecology | Environmental Kids Club | How Green are You? | Kids For Saving Earth | The Lorax Project | Cool Cities |Earth Day/Ecology Projects | Earthday Network | Environmental Scavenger Hunt | The First Arbor Day | American Forests | Earth Day Activities | Nature's Recycling Coloring Book | Great Kapok Tree | EarthDay Resources | Big Wide World WebQuest | Earth's Birthday | Think Green  | Global Warming Facts & Online Exhibit | Earth Day.net | Wild World Online Conservation Atlas | Plants & Animals | Ecological Footprint Quiz | Kids Gardening 
| NASA Earth Science | 
Anti-Pollution Coloring Book | Environmental Coloring Sheets | The Nature Conservancy-Calculate Carbon Footprint-see also Grade 4 Pollution sites 
Arbor Day | Arbor Day Fun & Games | Arbor Day Crafts | Arbor Day | Arbor Day 

May 

Baseball History
The History of Cinco de Mayo | Cinco de Mayo | How to Make a Pinata | Info in English & Spanish |Games & Activities | Mother's Day | Who came up with Mother's Day and Why? | Memorial Day | Memorial DayCelebrating Memorial Day | Memorial Day | Memorial Day |Memorial Day Printable | Mem Day Shoebox Parade Lesson Plan | Dept. of Veteran Affairs: Memorial Day | History Channel: Memorial Day | Memorial Day Concert  | Patriotic Songs

Olympics

Best Sites for Learning about the Olympics 

NBC Olympics Olympics  | Infoplease | NBC | 2014 Olympics at Sochi | Activity Village | STEM Activities | Mascots | Team USA | Winter Olympics for Kids | Crafts & Fun | Theme Unit | Olympic Games Primer Olympic Committee | U.S. Olympic Team | ESPN | Sports Illustrated | Games & Lesson Plans | Snow Sports-bobsled, biathlon, luge. snowboarding | Statistics & Trivia |

Ancient Olympics | The Ancient Olympics | Ancient Olympic Cyberhunt | Olympics Through Time 

June Juneteenth | Juneteenth & Emancipation Proclamation | Flag Day | Lessons Flag Day | Flag History | U.S. Flag | Learn2 Fold theFlag | Guide to American Flags | Lesson | Father's Day InfoPlease | Holiday Zone | Crafts | Make a Tie Card | Coupon | Special Dad Certificate 

Ramadan | The Fast of Ramadan | Ramadan | Mosque Craft Mobile | Fact Sheet | Eid al-Fitr- A festival that ends the fast of Ramadan. | Islam for Kids

July 
A Capitol Fourth | Fourth of July Celebrations Database | Patriotic String of Stars Activity | American Icons | 4th of July | Songs, Poems & Fingerplays | Crafts & Activities | Create your own Fireworks show at Crayola.com | Education World Sites, Resources, Songs & more | America's Freedom Documents | Crafts, etc. DLTK Kids | Charters of Freedom | PBS Liberty! |

August
  | Read*Write*Think summer Activities | Summer Fun from ChildFun

Back to School!

abcteach | Back-to-School Fun | Back-to-School Activities & Crafts |  Back to School Resources from Kathy Schrock | Back to School Ideas for teachers with Glogster | First Day of School activities that students love | 6 back to school activities to organize your classroom | 

September 

Labor Day | Labor Day | Why do we celebrate Labor Day? | Lesson* | History of Labor Day | History of Labor Day | Online Cloze | Lesson for ESL students | 100 Years of Struggle and Success 1st Labor Day | Scavenger Hunt | 
9/11 | Breaking Down the Walls ThinkQuest (9/11) | Library of Congress Exhibits | Digital Archive | Sept. 11, 2001 Lesson Plans 9/11-9/18 Timeline | | Dealing with Tragedy in the Classroom | Heroes Resources & Ideas | American Memorials | 9/11 Through Children's Eyes | Education World Ideas | Lessons & Resources |
Hispanic History | Scholastic Hispanic Heritage | Hispanic Heritage Month | Hispanic History in the Americas | Meet Famous Latinos | Lesson Plans | Factmonster - type "Hispanic" into the search box | NPS - type "Hispanic" into the search box | Larry Ferlazzo's Collection | 


Jewish Holidays | Rosh Hashanah Fun | Jewish New Year | Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur | 

http://www.akhlah.com/jewish-holidays/roshhashanah/
http://www.akhlah.com/jewish-holidays/yomkippur/
http://www.chabad.org/kids/article_cdo/aid/354744/jewish/Rosh-Hashanah.htm
http://www.chabad.org/kids/article_cdo/aid/354745/jewish/Yom-Kippur.htm
http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/family/rosh-hashanah-crafts.htm
http://www.torahtots.com/holidays/yomkipur/yomk.htm

Equinox | Autumnal Equinox | Autumnal Equinox | Falling For Autumn K-4 Resources | Autumn

October Holidays 

Columbus Day Columbus' Mistake Readers' Theater | 
Halloween & Pumpkins | Halloween Crafts for Kids | Crafts | Art Projects for Kids | Crafts | Pinterest Ideas | Websites for Teaching about Halloween | Halloween | Pumpkin Nook | How Halloween Works | Jokes | Halloween Worksheets | Interactive Raven (Poe) | Pumpkin Carving | Pumpkin Life Cycle Printables | Black Dog's Halloween Party | Pumpkin Arts & Crafts | Halloween Games | Sort the Pumpkins | Creative Writing Project | Costume Ideas | Family Fun Ideas | Customs & Traditions | Skeleton Craft | Halloween Writing Prompts | 
Diwali -October 30, 2016
 | Diwali | 

Inauguration
January 20-Inauguration Day | Inauguration Day | Schedule | Lessons | 

November

Veteran's Day | Lessons & Ideas |  Veteran's Day Crafts, Projects, Printouts | Annie's Veteran's Day Page  | History of Veteran's Day  | Infoplease Veteran's Day | Experiencing War | Salute to Veterans | Pinterest Boards | 

Thanksgiving | Pilgrims to America
 
You are the Historian | Writing Prompts | Journaling about Thanks | 240 Thanksgiving Crafts on a Pinterest Board | A-Z Teacher Stuff Ideas & Printables | Lesson Plans & Activities | Holidays.net | Myth and Truth: The First Thanksgiving | The First Thanksgiving | Brainpop Movie |The History through Presidential Proclamations | The History of Thanksgiving | Lib. of Congress Wise Guide | Let's Talk Turkey: The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner | Packing the Pilgrim's Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary Classroom | Teaching about Thanksgiving | You are the Historian Pilgrim Hall Museum | The First Thanksgiving | Poems & Songs | Tksgvng Quiz | Thank-you in over 465 languages | Thanksgiving & Pilgrim Hotlist | Poems, Recitals & Rhymes | TeachersFirst Thanksgiving Lessons & Sites | Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving Stationery | Grade 2  Lesson
Comparing Wampanoags & Pilgrims
 | Poetry, Poems, Bios and more | Resources from Gail Lovely | Poems | Songs & Poems | Printables History, Trivia & Fun | Activities Enchanted Learning K-3 | Games & Activities | Harvest Celebrations around the World | Gratitude Quotes | Article about Teaching Thanksgiving | Felt Board Characters | Finger Puppets | Poems | Poems & Songs | Poems | 

December 
Hanukkah | Chanukah | Chanukah | Hanukah Activities | Hanukkah | Virtual Chanukah | Make a Star of David | Hanukkah Poem Template | Paper Dreidel Craft |Hotlist | 
Winter Celebrations | December Holidays | Lesson Planning for Holidays around the World-scroll down | Christmas, Kwanzaa & Hanukkah sites | Nobel Prize Day-December 10 | Nobel Prize-interactive educational games too
Solstice | Winter Solstice | Winter Solstice | see also Science page for Solstice
Christmas |How Merry Christmas is said Around the World | Christmas Links | Christmas Trees | Decorate and print Christmas Tree (Jan Brett) | Grinch Coloring Pages | Crafts | Origami Star | Polar Express Activities | A history of Christmas | How Christmas Works | Christmas Celebrations Around the World | Jan Brett Holiday Ornaments | Hotlist  | Christmas Activities from Teachers First | Craft Ideas for Kids 

Kwanzaa | Kwanzaa | What is Kwanzaa? | Hotlist | Official Kwanzaa Website 
New Year | New Year's Activities Islamic, Judaic, Christian and Native Religion New Year Stories & Reader's Theater

January 
Caldecott Award Winners Art Medium | ALA Caldecott page | Caldecott Connections | Teaching Caldecott Winners | Caldecott Illustrations Lesson Plans | Timeline | The Caldecott Game |
Martin Luther King | Factmonster | Short bio video for lower grades | BrainPop-see Librarian for pw | Martin's Big Words video & Lesson Plan & Lesson Plan  |  MLK | MLK Scavenger Hunt | MLK Papers-Primary Documents | I Have a Dream Speech The King Center | Quiz | More Links w/ Audio & Video & Crossword | Selected Reference Sources | MLK | MLK Speech Text | Civil Rights Unit | Map of Civil Rights Hot Spots | Peace Poem Sheet | MLK Hotlist | Seattle Times Site | Timeline | Teaching Tolerance Lesson Plans | Standing Tall Poem | Peace & Peacemaking Reader's Theater & More | MLK Day of Service | One Hundred Acts of Kindness Lesson 

February
Groundhog Day | Groundhog Day | History | Education World Resources & Lesson | Is It Spring Yet? | Groundhog Day | Groundhog Day History | Game | Lesson PlansSurfNetKids Ideas 

Lunar or Chinese New Year Year of the Dog - February 16, 2018 Chinese New Year | Chinese New Year | Countdown to the New Year | Crafts | Decorations & Food | Stories & Traditions | Celebration of the Chinese New Year | Zodiac for Year of the Red Monkey | The Chinese Calendar | Chinese New Year Resources | Activities | Arts & Crafts for Chinese New Year | Happy Chinese New Year! | Fireworks Art | Dragon Craft | Folktales & Reader's Theater | Lesson Ideas & Websites | Reader's Theater (do a search for Chinese New Year)

100th Day | Education World Lessons & Resources | Enchanted Learning | Little Giraffes | Mrs. Meacham's | Starfall | 


Snow | All About Snow | Billy Bear's Winter Activities | Build a Snowman | DLTK's Winter Activities | Kids Snow Page | Make-a-Flake | Snowflake Designer How to Make a 3D Paper Snowflake | Make a Snowflake | Paper Snowflakes | Snow Crystals | How Do Snowflakes Form? | Bentley Snow Crystal Collection | Wilson (Snowflake) Bentley | Winter Word Search | Winter Fun | Winter Games Online (K-2) | Iditarod | Igloo (How to Build one) | Snow Lesson Plans | Scholastic Winter | Snowtastic Snow | Snowflake Designer | Snowflakes-A Thematic Approach | Snow Theme Sites | Snow Science Art | Snow & Winter Hotlist | Seasons, Solstice & Snow Lessons | SnowDays | Snowflake Factory | 

Valentine's Day 
Valentine Coupons | Crafts | DLTK Printable Templates, crafts, Games, Puzzles, etc. | More Crafts | Valentine Links | History of Valentine's Day |Fun Facts | Games | Heart Bingo | Links | Family Fun | Valentine's Day Links(scroll down) Resources from Education World 
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President's Day | President's Day | George Washington: A National Treasure | Secrets about the Presidents | American President.org | American Experience | The American Presidency (Encyclopedia Britannica) | American Presidency-A Glorious Burden | American Presidency (Grolier) |American Experience President Profiles | POTUS | Dynamite Presidents |  Evaluate The President Webquest | Kennedy Photo Gallery | Presidents | Presidents | Presidents | American President.org | The Presidents of the United States | The American Presidency | Who is Your Favorite President? |Electing a President | President for a Day | Inside the White House as President | Presidential Trivia | Primary Grade Activities | Patriotic String of Stars Activity | JFK Library | American Presidents:Life Portraits | Primary President Day Activities | Jimmy Carter | Lessons | American Presidents Life Portraits | Inauguration | Inaugurations From George W to George W | Education World Resources | WhiteHouse Tapes
  | More Apps and Websites |
Abe Lincoln | Animated Book | UnderHisHat features Lincoln & Lincoln related artifacts with suggested CC classroom activities | Lincoln 200 Years
Gettysburg Address | Abe Lincoln Resources | Lincoln Biography | Abe Lincoln Internet Treasure Hunt | Abraham Lincoln for Primary Children | The Lincoln Log: A Daily Chronology of the Life of AL | Abe Lincoln  see also Grade 5 page
 
George Washington | Animated Book | The Life of George Washington | George Washington Papers | The Papers of GW | Geo Wash Picture Gallery | Bio | The Real Face Of... | GW Bio | Geo. Wash: A National Treasure | Rediscovering George Washington | The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources | Meet George Washington 

Black History Month | Anita's Picks | Booklist | PBS | Podcasts | Mop Top the Hip Hop Scientist | Education World Ideas |
Afro-American Almanac | African American History | The African American Journey | African-American Odyssey | Africana.com | African-American World-PBS | African American Mosaic Africans in America | Afro-America: The Black History Museum-interactive exhibits | Beyond Black History Month Black Baseball's Negro Baseball Leagues | Black History | Black History Activities on the Web | Black History by the Day | Black History-Ency Britannica | Black History Index | Black History Kids Domain Links | Black History Month Activities by Grade Level | Black History Month All Year Long | Culture & Change-Black History in America | Gale Resources | Images of African Americans from the 19th Century  | Museum of Afro-American History | Resources | SeattleTimes | More Great Sites | Black History Past to Present Web Treasure Hunt | Great African Americans | Black History Month Sites | Black Heritage Stamps & Word Search | African American Odessey Interactive | Black History Month All Year Long | African American Firsts | Black Achievers, History Terms & Timeline | Gale's Celebrating Black History | Black History Month | From Slavery to Civil Rights-A Timeline of African-American History | In Motion-The African American Migration Experience | Resources | Black History  | Black History | Black History Quiz | Moments in Black History | Negro Leagues Baseball | Gale Group Resources | Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement More Sites | Af-Am History & Heritage Site | The History of Jim Crowe | Teachers First Resources | Through the Lens of Time: Images of African Americans from the Cook Collection of Photographs | All Year Long | Fast Facts from Census Bureau | Scholastic Black History in America | Freedom A History of US | African-American History and Culture | 
Audio Clips | Marian Anderson | We Shall Overcome
Lessons | 
From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African-Americans

Individuals
 Arthur Ashe Biographies | Frederick Douglass | Frederick Douglass | Duke Ellington | Hall of Black Achievement | Nelson Mandela |Willie Mays | Rosa Parks-Bio Rosa Parks | Rosa Parks | Rosa Parks | Montgomery Bus Boycott | Jackie Robinson | Jackie Robinson | Harriet Tubman Printout