Free printable Groundhog Day lesson plans and activities

So I'm hoping Punxatawney Phil or one of his groundhog cousins is sick of winter. These  official Groundhog Day rodents determine how much winter is left by seeing or not seeing their shadows. Groundhog Day is Feb. 2 and you know people must be desperate for a holiday if they'll celebrate an animal getting out of his den. Here are free printable Groundhog Day lesson plans, crafts, games, activities and worksheets with groundhogs.

A-Z Teacher Stuff has a collection of free printable Groundhog Day worksheets and activities. Groundhog Day is the homepage of the Punxatawney Phil groundhogs club. There are many cute free printable Groundhog Day worksheets and interactive activities for teachers for Feb. 2. Print cut-outs of groundhogs. Learn the science of shadows with lesson plans. Make thumbprint groundhogs. Let kids enjoy coloring pages of groundhogs. For fun hands-on lesson plans, do tracings of groundhogs, which are kind of like shadows.

Free printable Super Bowl LII coloring pages and football crafts

Super Bowl XLIX Sunday rolls around Feb 1, 2015. Is Super Bowl a national holiday at your house? If you can't make it to Arizona, here are Super Bowl party activities to celebrate at home. Check out free printable Super Bowl coloring pages, games, word puzzles and crafts. There are team logo crafts, football helmet insignia, football trivia and more. Use to entertain the kiddies so you can enjoy the game. Or use them for decorations, table decor or half-time party games. There are even some educational activities to learn more about football.

TSL Books has free printable football lesson plans and Super Bowl math worksheets. Activities are based on football plays, player averages and statistics. How cool is that? Connect football and the Super Bowl with the classroom. Kids are learning while they enjoy the game. There are even some football and Super Bowl history lessons.

Edupics has an awesome collection of printable football coloring pages.There are coloring pages of other sports too. You could use these for any sports-themed birthday party. Or they would work for tailgate parties, too. Are you a New England Patriots fan or are you Team Seattle Seahawks? Look for coloring pages of your team.

DL-TK is a learning website for kids. There are scads of Super Bowl Sunday crafts, games, educational activities, coloring pages to print. Check out the awesome football themed printables, too. Look for Super Bowl games, word puzzles, word search, crossword and fill-in-the-blank. Use for half-time activities with adults.
Teach lessons using football as a theme. The Teacher's Corner has free printable Super Bowl lesson plans and football worksheets. Football can be used to teach physics, statistics, math, graphing, reading charts and diagrams, and more. Sports make excellent mathematics applications.

To keep kids productively occupied as you prepare for your Super Bowl festivities, put them to work coloring and making crafts to decorate for your party. Coloring pages can be used as placemats and drink coasters. Make banners in your team's colors. Enjoy your Super Bowl XLIX Sunday!

Free printable Thanksgiving crafts, turkeys, Native American activities

Looking for free printable Thanksgiving crafts for kids? How about cut and paste paper crafts to keep little ones busy in holiday preparations? Children can color and make Thanksgiving party decorations, invitations, greeting cards, games, table decor, place mats and more with these printouts. Print 3D turkeys, Native American Indians crafts, pilgrims, pumpkins, harvest cornucopias--all the traditional holiday themes. These are perfect for preschool and elementary social studies crafts too.
DL-TK has free printable Thanksgiving crafts and games. Print bingo game cards, coloring pages, greeting cards, book marks, mini-books, memory games, recipe cards, jigsaw puzzles, worksheets, domino game pieces, door hangers, gift tags, treat bags and more.
Disney has free printable Disney Thanksgiving craft projects. There are Mickey and Minnie Mouse pilgrims other Disney-themed holiday fun.
The Toymaker offers loads of free vintage Thanksgiving craft printouts. There are Dickensian paper turkey crafts, 3D Mayflower model, stand-up pilgrims and American Indians, greeting cards, thankful crafts, cornucopia decorations to name a few. Check the Halloween link for pumpkin crafts.
Martha Stewart has free printable Thanksgiving clip art and craft templates. Beautifully colored--I especially like the 3D cut and paste squirrels on a birch log place cards.
First Palette is one-stop for free printable patterns, stencils and templates. Scroll through for appropriate Thanksgiving crafts--turkeys, pilgrims, pumpkins, fall leaves, etc. They're not all organized specifically by holiday.
All Kids Network is a great source for free holiday and Thanksgiving printables.
Mr Printable is a newer site, with not a lot yet in Thanksgiving but there are other seasonal and holiday printables. It's one to watch. The crafts they have are absolutely adorable and different from the standard kiddie craft fare.
Free Printable has a large selection of free printable Thanksgiving crafts, decorations, stationery, greeting cards and paper crafts.
All Free Crafts offers crafts ideas and printable Thanksgiving craft patterns.

Work at home parents, use these free printable crafts to productively occupy easily-bored kids!

Free printable Halloween masks, craft projects, cards, lesson plans

Here are free Halloween printables for kids, for schools, parties, etc. 
Count down the days to Trick or Treat with dozens of free printable Halloween activities, coloring pages and crafts from Making Print free craft projects for all sorts themes. Making Friends has a really holiday activities, coloring pages, cut and paste, paper dolls, Trick or treat wrappers, worksheets, Halloween puzzles and mazes. Print word searches, crossword puzzles and word games, perfect for Halloween language arts lessons. Print Halloween card games, flash cards, dioramas, masks and pumpkin carving patterns and stencils.
Here free printable Halloween lesson plans, worksheets, games, coloring pages, activities and puzzles. Use for Trick or Treat themed math, reading, writing, literature, science, language, social studies and crafts. All Free Printables has free Halloween crafts, greeting cards, party invitations, decorations, cut-outs, coloring pages, masks, party invitations, name tags, treat bags, pumpkin cut-outs, book marks, picture frames and lots more. Puzzlemaker lets you create templates for printable Halloween worksheets, puzzles, mazes, jigsaws, dot to dot, Soduku, crosswords and activities galore.

Print Activities is another mega site for all your school and family activity printing needs. Look for units, printable worksheets and lessons focused around Halloween and trick-or-treat. Disney Family offers a plethora of free printable Halloween Disney activities, crafts and coloring pages. Coolest Holiday Parties has free printable Halloween party supplies. You'll find cards, invitations, treat and punch bowl printables, banners, place cards, name tags, wall hangings for a ghoulish party.

Free printable patriotic Labor Day activities, crafts for American history lesson plans

Several US national holidays center on patriotic events in American history--Labor Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, 4th of July, Columbus Day, Veterans Day and Presidents Day. So here are free printable patriotic crafts and red white and blue crafts and art projects. These free printable activities might easily be used as lesson plans for school or homeschool to teach American history, government, civics, social studies, geography, current events, US history and other similar classes.
All Crafts has a blowout of red white and blue crafts projects to use for major US national holidays. Use these free printable patriotic crafts for US national holidays like Memorial Day and 4th of July but also for lesson plans on Presidents Day, Constitution Day or even Election Day. Pecuniarities has a cute free printable toy soldiers crafts, perfect for Presidents Day and military holidays and US national holidays. Print toy soldiers, cut them out, wrap around toilet paper tubes and glue. Free Kids Crafts offers free printable patriotic crafts, games, activities, puzzles, paper dolls and paper airplanes. Use these for American history or Presidents Day activities!

The Toymaker has free printable patriotic crafts, red white and blue crafts and American history art projects. Making Friends always has lots of great crafts, including free printable patriotic crafts and RWB activities. You'll like the games,puzzles and mazes for US national holidays too. Teacher Vision has a bunch of educational free printable patriotic crafts. DL-TK has a loads of free printable red white and blue crafts and art projects and patriotic crafts for American history and US national holidays. Activity Village has free printable red white and blue crafts and art projects for all US national holidays. Here's the Presidents Day page but check the side menu and home page for season by season holiday activities.

Free printable Valentines Day coloring page countdown calendar activities, valentine crafts, valentines to share

Countdown calendars are becoming very popular to help children count down the days to special events and holidays. Here are free printable valentine countdown calendars to number the days till Valentine’s Day. These cute cut and paste craft works well for preschool, special needs kids, elementary classrooms, homeschool and Girl Scout troop activities.
Make free printable valentine countdown calendars reusable by laminating or printing and pasting to the inside of a file folder or recycled cardboard. There are a variety of ways to label days till Valentines Day. Here are religious Christian valentine countdown calendars with Bible verses. Print in black and white and let children color them. To print in black and white set your printer "preferences" to "black ink cartridge" or "print in gray scale". Children should cut them out and arrange in order 1-14. They can also do a backwards valentine countdown calendar to learn counting backwards. Holiday themed activities for kids are always a hit!
Here are more Valentine Day countdown calendars and activities for kids. Pinterest has several free printable valentine countdown calendars, too. This website also has an assortment of Valentines Day calendars to print free. Kids might do one of the free printable valentine crafts activities for kids or make recipes from Disney Family each day till Valentines Day to countdown to the holiday.

Valentines Day countdown calendars and crafts activities for kids are great for practicing math, fine motor and scissor skills. Calendars are ideal for use with younger preschool, kindergarten and special needs students. They're simple and user-friendly making calendars ideal for children who are easily frustrated. Countdown calendars are also great for teaching math skills like counting, sequencing, patterns and calendar skills.

Free printable Advent calendars, Advent wreaths, Christmas crafts

Advent is the Catholic Christian season leading up to Christmas. For four weeks, prior to Christmas, Catholics practice Advent values prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Each week focuses on hope, expectation and joy. Here are free printable advent calendars for kids to make, to guide Christmas devotions. Free printable Catholic Christian Advent calendars, Advent wreaths, Christmas crafts