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We all know that children love holiday related arts and crafts.
better way to extend the learning, and brighten your
curriculum, than by adding in holiday themed crafts, science,
language arts as well?
The trouble is, who has the time to chase down
worthwhile projects all over the web? So we've collected some of
our favorites to share with you! We've included old standards that
we acquired from teacher friends we have worked with over the years, as
well as our personal favorites that we use at home and in the classroom.
Plus we've also added in fun but sensible curriculum suggestions from
other teachers and parents that we know you'll enjoy.
Browse our directory below, then just click an underlined title to jump to the
holiday of your choice! You'll find that each one hosts a collection of holiday specific writing projects
and reading selections, plus games, songs, fingerplays, recipes, math and science
-- and of course great arts and crafts projects. You'll
also find our recommendations for great books, toys, and craft
Have a question or suggestion?
send us some email!
Earth's Kids Tip #207:
Always plan ahead before starting your arts & craft
projects! Be sure to plan for mess containment and
clean up -- and always explain the ground rules before
But... if you can handle the wacky, go for it!!
JUST CLICK AN
Fun arts and crafts for autumn, back to
school, and Columbus Day.
Write great Halloween ghost
stories and silly poems, read classic tales by Edgar Allen Poe,
and try our great arts and crafts ideas for Halloween costumes,
decorating, and fun. Recipes too! Stay tuned for
more curriculum to come!
Thanksgiving arts and crafts, and
some fun online reading selections. Stay tuned for more
curriculum to come!
Lots of spring science plus
art, reading, poetry, gardening, and more.
Celebrate the Irish, Leprechauns,
shamrocks, and more. Holiday fun with art and crafts, reading, math,
social studies, science, writing, and recipes!
Easter poems and songs, egg
science, seed sprouting, fun games, and lots of great Easter
Science, crafts, activism -- kids learn
lots of great ways to help the Earth, and other people.
Martin Luther King Day
Valentine's arts and crafts, reading and more on the way.
about the history of the United States and U.S. Presidents.
Make great patriotic art for Flag Day, Presidents Day, July 4th,
and Memorial Day. Learn all about the science of
fireworks, including how to make your own! Print out
coloring pages and work sheets.