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    General Resources

    Holidays on the Net
    Your Source for Holiday Celebrations on the World Wide Web

    IdeaBox: Seasonal
    activities, crafts, games, etc. for holidays

    Multi-Culture Calendar
    indexes by Month, Holiday, Country, Author or search for information

    Yahoo Holidays and Observances
    resources from Yahoo

    April Fool's Day

    April Fools Day
    Origin and history of a foolish day

    Elaine's April Fool's Day Page
    Poems and information about April Fool's Day and how it is celebrated in other countries

    Arbor Day

    Arbor Day Online!
    information on National Arbor Day and how to get free trees

    Arbor Day
    Origin of this holiday

    Arbor Day Crafts from Enchanted Learning
    Make a pop-up tree card, a 3D paper tree, and other crafts for the holiday

    Birthdays

    Billy Bear's Birthday Party
    play games, make birthday cards, bake a cake, print birthday stationary, mix and match birthday bears, color, etc.

    Birthday Traditions from Around the World
    Birthday parties are always among the highlights of a child's year, but did you ever wonder how the tradition of birthday parties started?

    Famous Birthdays
    Who else was born on your birthday? Use the monthly index or search for a person's birth date plus try your hand at birthday trivia. 

    Kids Domain Birthday Fun
    online games, party ideas, free software, cards, cake ideas

    Christmas

    Santaland's Kids Corner
    resource page (not just Christmas) - Christmas Activities - Advent Calendars - Games - Story Book Characters - Education - Television Shows Science - Movie Themes - Multi Themes - Art Work - Word Search - A la Carte - Associations 


    Columbus Day

    1492: An Ongoing Voyage
    excellent exhibit from the Library of Congress

    The Columbus Navigation Home page
    Examines the History, Navigation, and Landfall of Christopher Columbus 

    Earth Day

    Earth Day at Kids Domain
    lots of information and activities including downloads, crafts and recipes, clip art, coloring pages, other resources, etc.

    Earth Day Groceries Project
    excellent and easy project for schools - collect, decorate, and distribute bags through local grocery stores

    Earth Day Network
    the nonprofit coordinating body of worldwide Earth Day activities - goal is to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world by organizing events, activities, and annual campaigns

    Earth Day Online
    features History of Earth Day, Earth Day Events, Organizer's Guide, and Add Your Event plus EnviroLink News Headlines of the Day

    Easter

    Billy Bear's Happy Easter
    lots of activities and fun from Billy Bear

    Kid's Domain Easter Time
    adopt-a-chick, puzzles, mazes, downloads, color, crafts, and resources 

    Father's Day

    Absolutely for Father's Day Celebrations
    Wallpapers, Greetings, Poems, Gift-Ideas, Recipes, and even a place to post your messages for the world to see

    Father's Day at Kids Domain
    Coloring Pages, Make a Card , Clip Art, Word Search, Maze, Make a Gift for Dad, Reading Fun, and More Father's Day Sites

    Father's Day on the Net
    Stories, music, games, puzzles, and other activities to honor Dad

    Fourth of July

    4th of July - Independence Day
    information and resources including sound files of the presidential address and the Star Spangled Banner

    Billy Bear's 4th of July
    coloring pages, clip art, wallpaper, screensaver, fireworks display, and resources

    The Declaration of Independence
    copy of the historical document with a list of all signers

    Fourth of July Crafts for Kids
    how to make bags, bracelets, candles, cards and more

    Kid's Domain July 4th Celebration
    information, activities, puzzles, games, color pages, downloads, and resources

    Ground Hog's Day

    Groundhog Day
    Official home of Punxsutawny Phil. Includes his official prediction, a history of the holiday, photos of Phil, Quicktime VR movie, and more.

    Halloween

    Bats, Bats Everywhere
    learn about bats, where they live, what they eat, what they really look like, why they aren't birds, how they help humans

    Halloween on the Net
    Dancing Skeletons, Halloween stories, ghosts, goblins and "jack-o-lanterns", pictures to color, and some tasty Halloween recipes.

    Happy Halloween from Ben and Jerry
    a whole bunch of tricks, treats, tips, links, etc. to help you have a happy and safe Halloween

    The History of Halloween from the History Channel
    The origins of Halloween, spooky recipes, and creepy video clips.

    Pumpkin Carving 101
    everything you need to know about carving your own pumpkin masterpieces and have a lot of fun doing it


    Hanukkah

    The Hanukkah House
    make your own Hanukkah scene - a demonstration project integrating computers and Jewish learning in a play-like setting. The Hanukkah House reinforces Hebrew vocabulary through the creation of a Hanukkah scene. The Hanukkah House comes in two versions: Java and non-Java.

    Online Menorah
    the Chanukah Menorah will be updated at 2000 GMT (3pm EST) on each day of the Holiday

    Torah Tots
    supersite for children with online games, activities, color pages, etc.

    Kwanzaa

    Billy Bear's Kwanzaa
    fun activities and games from Billy Bear

    Kwanzaa: An African American Celebration
    What Is Kwanzaa?;  Seven Principles; Definitions; Colors; Ritual; Email; What's Happening?; Odds and Ends;  and Resources  

    Official Kwanzaa Web Site
    expansive account of its origins, concepts, values, symbols and practice 

    Mardi Gras

    About Mardi Gras Madness: Official Site of Mardi Gras
    Mardi Gras Guide, Parade Schedule, Virtual Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras Math Game, King cake Game, Make a Float, Food and Recipe Guide, etc.

    Krewe of Janus
    schedule for Mardi Gras in the Twin Cities

    Mardi Gras on the Net
    history behind Mardi Gras, pictures of floats, crafts, coloring sheets, books, and a recipe so you can make your own "King Cake

    Martin Luther King Day

    Dr. King Timeline
    major events in his life created by K-3 students at the Buckham School

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
    contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life

    MLK Quiz
    test your knowledge of Dr. King with this online quiz

    Memorial Day

    Arlington National Cemetery
    the official web site of the Arlington National Cemetery - contains information, maps, and resources

    Memorial Day
    a central point for finding information on Memorial Day

    National Cemetery System
    designed to assist you with National Cemetery information regarding: History, Facts and Statistics, Addresses and Phone numbers, Customer Service Standards, Burial Benefits, Eligibility, Arranging an Interment, Military Honors, Headstones and Markers, Presidential Memorial Certificates, and much more

    National Memorial Day Concert
    About the Concert, Images, Music and Memories, A Bit of History, and Resources and Support

    Mother's Day

    Billy Bear's Happy Mother's Day
    Promise Card to print, Color Pages to print and color for Mom, Greatest Mom Award certificate, Mother's Day Stationary, Clip Art, Screensavers, Maze Games, and links

    Mom's Day Fun at Kids Domain
    Make a Card, Downloads, Clip Art, Make a Gift for Mom, Coloring, Mazes, Word Searches, Crossword, and Books to Read

    Mother's Day on the Net
    history of the holiday, poems, stories to read, music to enjoy, pictures for the kids to color, and a chance to add YOUR MOM to our celebration

    New Year's Day

    Auld Lang Syne
    lyrics to the song plus audio files (uses Real Audio plug-in)

    Create a Calendar
    print and color a calendar for the new year

    Passover

    Billy Bear's Pesach Holiday
    print and play mazes, Chametz games, 10 Plagues Quiz, and resources

    Kids Domain Passover
    color pages, activities, crafts, graphics and links to other sites

    Passover on the Net
    fun Holiday things for you and your family. We've got stories of Moses and the exodus, we've got matzohs to find, songs to sing*, and matzoh brie to make! So bring your kids and tell your friends.

    Torah Tots
    the story of Passover, The Seder, coloring pages, and fun and games 

    Rosh Hashanah

    High Holy Days on the Net
    stories of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, a Shofar to blow, some sweet holiday recipes to bake and holiday pictures for the kids to print and color.

    The Jewish New Year
    extensive site with information and links on the High Holidays

    Rosh Hashanah
    celebrates the creation of the world and is a time for reflection and self evaluation - includes Names, Stories, Traditions, and Links

    Saint Patrick's Day

    Billy Bear's Happy St. Patrick's Day
    clip art, games, color and activity sheets, screen savers, etc.

    St. Patrick's Day
    pictures to color, stationary to print and links to other sites

    St. Patrick's Day Fun at Kid's Domain
    St Patrick's Mazes, St Patrick's Software, St Patrick's Pictures to Color, St Patrick's Clip Art, and Other green sites to visit 

    Thanksgiving

    Butterball
    preparation, recipes and just for fun

    Plimoth Plantation
    Take a virtual tour of the Massachusetts colony

    Thanksgiving at Kid's Domain
    Pictures to Print and Color, Some Pictures We Drew, Craft Projects, Some Mazes for You, Software, Thanksgiving Clip Art, and Other Thanksgiving Sites

    The First Thanksgiving
    Learn how the first Thanksgiving was celebrated

    Thanksgiving on the Net
    Stories of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving, turkeys to make, pictures to color, and cards to send

    Valentine's Day

    Amore' on the Net
    A celebration of Valentine's Day

    Kids Domain - Valentine's Day
    Recipes, cards, fun, and games

    History of Valentine's Day
    The History Channel tells the origins of this romantic day

    Veteran's Day

    Department of Veteran's Affairs: Veteran's Day
    history of the holiday, a free School Kit, plus lots more

    Yom Kippur

    High Holy Days on the Net: Yom Kippur
    Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most sacred of the Jewish holidays, the "Sabbath of Sabbaths."

    Tora Tots: Yom Kippur
    customs, songs, traditions presented in a fun way for kids

    Yom Kippur
    Divrei Torah On The 10 Days of Teshuva & Yom Kippur