Children’s Holidays

Children's Holidays

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Spring

Spring

The Fourth Pillar of Islam: Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar, calculated according to when the crescent moon is sighted.

Help the Earth Every Day

How can you help the Earth? There are lots of ways to get involved in conservation on Earth Day and every day!

Spring

Spring

The Story of Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, or the "5th of May" celebrates a victory by native Mexican soldiers over the French. Learn more!

Making a Marvelous Mother's Day

The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and a certain Sunday is just ahead.

Memorial Day

Remember those who fought bravely for our country's freedom.

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Summer

Summer

A Day for Dad

Find out how Fathers Day began, and check out books featuring fun stories about dads.

Flag Day History

Read about how the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to prepare a flag for our new republic in 1777.

The Summer Solstice

Take a moment to savor the summer delights and craft some new traditions while learning the legends of summer.

Summer

Summer

Red, White, and Blue Music

Learn about good ole American Music just in time for the 4th of July.

The Declaration of Independence

Learn the history of the declaration set in place in 1776 by the Second Continental Congress.

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Fall

Fall

A Celebration of Scarecrows

Read fun stories and interesting facts about scarecrows and have a scarecrow party - perfect for harvest time.

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Diwali, or Dipawali, is Hinduism's biggest and most important holiday of the year.
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Haunting Halloween History

October 31st: a night for spooks, shrieks, and overall thrills. Monsters, witches, ghosts, pumpkins - where did they all come from?

Summer

Fall

An American Thanksgiving

Today Thanksgiving has come to be a time for families to get together to share food and fellowship.

November 28 Is Red Planet Day

Red Planet Day commemorates the launch of the Spacecraft Mariner 4 on November 28, 1964, which sent us the first close-up photos of Mars.

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Winter

Winter

Hanukkah: A Festival of Lights

The traditional Jewish holiday begins December 10th this year.

Nutcracker Sweets

Learn the origins of the Nutcracker ballet, and check out our Nutcracker Stories, Treats, and Crafts resource list.

The Real Twelve Days of Christmas

Learn about the tradition of the Epiphany or the Day of the Kings.

Winter

Winter

Happy Hibernations!

Slow, sleepy winter days find many animals curled up in their dens. Learn about hibernation and dormancy through this cozy blog.

Winter

Make a Valentine's Day Breakfast

Your family does a lot for you: helping with homework, cooking your meals, and taking you to fun places. Why not give them a treat?!

A Sweet, Sweet Valentine

What's better than a store-bought valentine with your name on it?
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