Holidays Lesson Plans

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Natural Resources
Natural Resources
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Natural Resources
Without natural resources, our world would be a very different place. Help your class understand the importance of water, plants, and soil with this exploratory science lesson.
1st grade
Science
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Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
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Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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“I Am Thankful For…”
“I Am Thankful For…”
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“I Am Thankful For…”
Finding reasons to be grateful is a big part of the Thanksgiving season. Students won’t forget these reasons once they write them down!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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What is Recycling?
What is Recycling?
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What is Recycling?
What is recycling all about? What can and can't be recycled? What can I do to help others understand the importance of recycling? This activity helps students answer all of these questions as they learn about saving planet Earth.
2nd grade
Science
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The Earth's Water Cycle
The Earth's Water Cycle
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The Earth's Water Cycle
Your students will learn all about the water cycle with a simple video, lively song and cut and paste activity!
Kindergarten
Science
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Sort the Thanksgiving Dinner
Sort the Thanksgiving Dinner
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Sort the Thanksgiving Dinner
Looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner is as American as the apple pie students may sort in this lesson! From red cranberry sauce to orange sweet potatoes, your child will have a blast sorting and categorizing foods.
Preschool
Math
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Comparing and Contrasting Christmas Around the World
Comparing and Contrasting Christmas Around the World
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Comparing and Contrasting Christmas Around the World
It’s time to take a trip around the world and experience Christmas in different countries. Students will explore how their Christmas traditions compare and contrast with kids across the world and chart their findings on a Venn diagram.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Turkey Patterns
Making Turkey Patterns
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Making Turkey Patterns
Festive fall decorations will fill your classroom after students complete these pattern-filled turkeys!
Preschool
Math
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How Pumpkins Grow
How Pumpkins Grow
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How Pumpkins Grow
In this lesson, students will explore the life cycle of a pumpkin plant. Then they will have the chance to grow their own!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
1st grade
Science
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
Use this lesson to show your students that dreams can become reality with dedication and determination. This lesson will teach them about a man who made his dream come true by standing firm in front of the most challenging obstacles.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Christmas Adventure Writing
Christmas Adventure Writing
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Christmas Adventure Writing
What adventures can a reindeer, candy cane, and a snowman embark on? Let’s find out! In this writing lesson, students will write a Christmas-themed narrative incorporating characters, setting, problem, and solution.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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A Classroom of Flags
A Classroom of Flags
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A Classroom of Flags
Patriotism will abound as students learn more about the United States. After learning about its history, students will soon be seeing American flags everywhere with this lesson!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Shaping Up Turkeys
Shaping Up Turkeys
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Shaping Up Turkeys
Who knew math and reading could create Thanksgiving turkeys? Your students will "read" directions to draw shapely turkeys in this independent art activity.
Preschool
Math
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Focus on Founding Fathers
Focus on Founding Fathers
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Focus on Founding Fathers
This lesson will allow students to explore the backgrounds and contributions of the Founding Fathers by completing an online scavenger hunt and writing a basic biography.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving ABC's
Thanksgiving ABC's
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Thanksgiving ABC's
Young students like order and categorization. They’ll get both along with reading skills practice in this Thanksgiving-themed alphabetizing lesson!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Happy Birthday Numbers
Happy Birthday Numbers
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Happy Birthday Numbers
Cakes, candles, and concepts! Celebrate one-to-one correspondence with this number and quantity party.
Preschool
Math
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Halloween Centers
Halloween Centers
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Halloween Centers
In this fun, enticing, and educational lesson students will have the chance to explore Halloween through a variety of different centers.
Preschool
Math
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
“Gong Xi Fa Cai, Hong Bao Na Lai!” This means "Happy New Year, Give me my red envelope!" Students will count coins and write the value all while learning about the Chinese New Year tradition of handing out red envelopes filled with money.
1st grade
Math
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Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
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Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
This engaging math lesson combines all of your kid's fall favorites as they learn to represent data using a bar graph.
2nd grade
Math
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My Chinese Zodiac Animal
My Chinese Zodiac Animal
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My Chinese Zodiac Animal
Are you similar to your Chinese zodiac animal? In this lesson, your students will learn about their zodiac animal and write about an example from their life that captures a time when they displayed traits similar to their zodiac animal.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History
Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History
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Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History
Sugar skulls and fancy dress aren't all there is to the Day of the Dead. In this lesson students will learn about several societies that celebrate their dead, as well as some of the history behind the traditions of the Día de los Muertos.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving Lines
Thanksgiving Lines
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Thanksgiving Lines
Writing letters and creating intricate drawings requires being able to draw straight and curved lines. Thanksgiving can be a great time to practice making these lines in fun and decorative ways!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
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Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
In this lesson, Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech, students will be able to understand the allusion Martin Luther King, Jr. makes to the song "My Country 'Tis of Thee." Have students discuss allusions in this speech.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Festive Counting
Festive Counting
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Festive Counting
The ability to recall information builds through repetition. Give students the chance to build their counting memory (and potentially learn a few new numbers) in this festive fall counting lesson.
Kindergarten
Math
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Holidays Lesson Plans

There’s always a holiday around the corner during the school year! These lesson plans explore the history and traditions of different holidays on the calendar. From Earth Day to Valentine’s Day and beyond, these educational lesson plans are a great way to cater your learner's activities to some upcoming holidays.