February Holidays – Resources

 

Black History Month

DLTK Kids Black History Month Crafts, coloring pages, puzzle, I Have a Dream speech text, African-American inventors & inventions list
 NEA Black History Month   Lesson plans, resources and activities for Black History Month by grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12

 

Groundhog Day 

Teaching Activities for Groundhog Day Variety of activities compiled by Chamber of Commerce committee in Punxsutawney, PA. These include lesson plans for preschool through high school for language arts, math and music. Also stories, BINGO games, Where Is Phil Coordinates Game, and much more.
Groundhog Reading List List of groundhog and Groundhog Day related children’s books.
Childfun Groundhog Day
Wilstar Groundhog Day A count-down to Groundhog Day and a history of the day.
StormFax Groundhog Day History of Groundhog Day and Phil’s predictions every year since 1887.  (Compute his accuracy rate, ratio of Sees Shadow to No Shadow, etc.)
DLTK’s Groundhog Activities
Groundhog template, puzzle, crafts, coloring pages including 

 

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Masks How to make Handprint Mardi Gras Masks.
Activity Village – Mardi Gras Coloring pages, printable masks, crafts. Also, What Animal Is Hiding Here video (animals with masks.)

 

Presidents Day

A – Z Teacher Stuff – Log Cabin Craft Directions for using milk cartons, pretzels and frosting to build log cabins.
Abraham Lincoln – TeacherNet Literacy lesson plans based on children’s books about Lincoln.
Alphabet Soup Presidents Day Information and activities about Washington and Lincoln.
Childfun Presidents Day Themes and activities, including discussion topics, crafts, links.
DLTK’s Presidents Day Crafts Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson crafts, activities, and coloring pages.
POTUS  Background information on each President of the United States.
Presidents Day Websites for Teachers, Parents, and Students Links to information about Washington, Lincoln and all presidents.

 

Valentines Day

Childfun’s Valentine’s Day Coloring pages and e-cards. Projects such as candy candles, coasters, crowns, recipes, wreath, ladybug rock, and puppy marionette. Plus games and links.
DLTK’s Easy Valentines Crafts Printable cards, recipes, coloring pages, contest, calendar, links.
Sweet Science of Chocolate History of chocolate, tour of chocolate factory, and how chocolate makes us feel.