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April Resources

Welcome to April! We know that April showers bring May flowers … spring is definitely in the air in the Northern Hemisphere! It brings with it the great spring holidays, full of promise and life and joy. We start off the month with a blast of fun and pranks, on April Fools’ Day (April 1, […]

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March Resources

Welcome to March! Coming in like a lion over much of the Northern Hemisphere, let’s hope it goes out like a lamb! But we have plenty to keep us busy during this wild and volatile season. March is Women’s History Month. Women’s history goes back as far as men’s, but it has been officially recognized […]

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Women’s History Month Resources

Women’s History Month traces its beginnings to the first International Women’s Day, held on March 8, 1911 in Copenhagen, spearheaded by Clara Zetkin, a German political leader. In 1981, responding to the growing popularity of the event in schools across the states, Congress passed a resolution making Women’s History Week a national American holiday. It […]

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Black History Month

In 1915, historian Carter G. Woodson proposed a “Negro History Week” to honor the history and contributions of African Americans. Nine years later, his dream became reality. Woodson chose the second week of February to pay tribute to the birthdays of two Americans that dramatically affected the lives of Blacks: Abraham Lincoln (February 12) and […]

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February Resources

Welcome to February! If you live in a snowy place, you are really ready for spring to come. But who knows when that will be? Some people claim that that knowledge lies with Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog behind Groundhog Day (February 2, 2014). Check out Barbara’s favorite sites on this silliness Play a groundhog […]

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January Resources

Welcome to January! A new year begins, so much promise! Here we go. The main holiday we celebrate in January is New Years’ Day (January 1, 2014). Where does our calendar come from? Help this girl get ready for a New Years’ party! Can you find five differences between these New Years’ pictures? Did you […]

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December Resources

Welcome to December! Another year has flown by. Where it goes is always a mystery! To start the month off with a little laughter (and in order to increase the number of reviews we have on Jokes By Kids: Volume 2 (in Kindle format) is FREE for four days starting December 3. Grab your […]

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November Resources

Welcome to November! It’s hard to believe that the year is almost over! Fall celebrations are taking over. Halloween is finished and on to the next! Many Mexican-Americans celebrate The Day of the Dead (November 1-2, 2013). What is the Day of the Dead? Day of the Dead Coloring Pages Watch a video about Day […]

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October Resources

Welcome to October! Sunny days, cool nights, bobbing for apples, decorating for Halloween … an exciting time! Did you know that the world’s first space vehicle, the Russian satellite Sputnik, was launched on October 4, 1957? Learn About Sputnik Is There a Purple Tentacle Menace Out There? Put The Space Shuttle Together (Jigsaw Puzzle) Celebrate […]