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Activities
Begin a Thanksgiving Tradition
Yes, some of the highlights of Thanksgiving Day include watching the parade (or the football game) and eating turkey, but this special holiday isn't just about the entertainment and the food. This year, start a new tradition that brings out the importance and symbolism of the holiday regarding your family.

Nov 15, 2012, 21:13 PST

Holiday Cooking
Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
Learn about the health benefits of pumpkin seeds just in time for Thanksgiving or the Christmas holidays.

Nov 15, 2012, 05:08 PST

Veterans' Day
"Veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs"
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides benefits to U.S. military veterans and their families. Right now there are 26.2 million veterans of the U.S. armed services.
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Oct 23, 2012, 07:54 PST

Veterans' Day
Activities for Veterans' Day
Veterans' Day activities afford the schools and the local community an excellent opportunity to produce a variety of cooperative programs. Participation by patriotic organizations can enhance the projects suggested in this guide.

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Oct 23, 2012, 07:45 PST

Veterans' Day
Freedom Files for Kids
At ClassBrain we're all about the kids so we've created this special section to help them explore more about the United States, her history, and current events.
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Oct 17, 2012, 18:31 PST

Veterans' Day
The Origins of Veterans' Day
In 1921, an unknown World War I American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. This site, on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River and the city of Washington, became the focal point of reverence for America’s veterans.
Oct 17, 2012, 11:20 PST

Veterans' Day
ClassBrain's Veterans' Memories Project Kit
ClassBrain's Verterans' Memories Kit is available in the lesson plan, "A Look Into Our Past - E Company." Keep the memory alive of a family member that served in the Armed Forces. Download the forms and use the resource links to prepare an oral history that will be a lasting legacy. Don't wait until it's too late to preserve their story. This project is run in conjunction with the Library of Congress.
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Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 PST

Veterans' Day
Folding the American Flag
You may know that the American flag is folded 13 times, but you might not know why.

Oct 16, 2012, 13:08 PST

Veterans' Day
Veterans' Day Printables
Check out these cool activity pages we've created to help you celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Veterans' Day!

Oct 13, 2012, 11:24 PST

Veterans' Day
The Story of the Buddy Poppy
These simple flowers grew en mass over the grave sites on the Western Front. They soon became a symbol associated with Veterans. Read how donations for the poppy help Veterans in this article...

Oct 12, 2012, 13:19 PST

Veterans' Day
The Story of War Poetry
There are many tried and true methods for reflecting and remembering difficult times in our lives. Two poets who address this situation clearly and poignantly are John McCrae and Wilfred Owen. Read their stories in this article...

Oct 12, 2012, 13:14 PST

Veterans' Day
The Story of the Tomb of the Unknowns
After the Great War in 1921, the very first unknown soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Check out this section to find some great information on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Oct 11, 2012, 13:30 PST

Veterans' Day
Veterans' Day Learning Links
Check out this section for additional learning links on all aspects of Veterans' Day!

Oct 11, 2012, 10:04 PST

Veterans' Day
Veteran's Memorial Road Race
“The only USA Track & Field-certified 11K running in American that honors our veterans (past, present and future) on their national day of recognition - VETERANS DAY.”

Oct 11, 2012, 08:02 PST

Veterans' Day
Veterans' Day and Armistice Day
November 11

Armistice Day was in honor of World War I, but Veterans' Day is in honor of every war that the United States has fought. Read about both in this article...

Oct 11, 2012, 06:00 PST

Veterans' Day
Freedom Files
Veterans' Day is the perfect time to learn more about the United States and her history. Explore ClassBrain's Freedom Files for past and present information.
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Oct 10, 2012, 18:13 PST

Activities
Kids- Make Your Turkey With Google
Make your own Thanksgiving google doodle turkey.
Oct 2, 2012, 22:33 PST

November
Interesting and Weird November Holidays
If you're interested in learning about holidays in November, you've come to the right place. This is a partial list of holidays - some crazy, some interesting - taken from Chase's Calendar of Events book. Check it out!

Aug 13, 2012, 08:47 PST

History & Lore
The History of Thanksgiving
The writer O. Henry called it the one day that is purely American. For many Americans, Thanksgiving is the only time of year when all members of a family gather together.

Nov 3, 2011, 11:38 PST

Holiday Cooking
Holiday Cooking Hotlines
Are you preparing your very first Thanksgiving feast? Call these hotlines or visit the websites for answers to all of your holiday cooking questions.

Nov 3, 2011, 05:54 PST

Activities
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Relax with some fun coloring pages for the Thanksgiving holidays. You'll find a turkey with a patriotic streak and pilgrims preparing for their feast.

Nov 2, 2011, 18:17 PST

History & Lore
Thanksgiving Day
Long before immigrants began traveling to the New World, native tribes danced and performed rituals, hoping for a plentiful harvest. Read all about how Thanksgiving is deeply rooted in tradition.

Nov 2, 2011, 14:04 PST

Activities
Thanksgiving Acronym Activity
Write down what you are thankful for in this acronym activity. Start your word, phrase, or sentence with each of the letters that spell Thanksgiving!

Nov 2, 2011, 13:56 PST

History & Lore
The Pilgrims in American Culture - Thanksgiving
Discover what the first Thanksgiving was like in these first-hand accounts and retellings of historical documents.

Nov 2, 2011, 13:13 PST

History & Lore
Thanksgiving Day Learning Links
Check out this article for Presidential Press Releases, History of Thanksgiving, Plymouth History, and Classroom Resources!
Nov 2, 2011, 12:44 PST

Activities
Wild Turkey Coloring Page
Color this wild Thanksgiving turkey. Use crayons, colored pencils, or paints to show how creative you are.
PDF files - Adobe Acrobat required.

Nov 1, 2011, 19:25 PST

Activities
Thanksgiving Word Match Game
This word match games uses simple phrases and names that are related to our Thanksgiving holiday. See if you can find all of the Thanksgiving word sets.

Nov 1, 2011, 17:59 PST

History & Lore
The Real Thanksgiving
"A myth! What do you mean America's Thanksgiving holiday is based on a myth!"

Nov 1, 2011, 12:02 PST

History & Lore
Turkey Lore
Where was the first Thanksgiving dinner held? Read the theories in this short article.

Nov 1, 2011, 11:32 PST

Thanksgiving
Flight Delay Status Checker
Thanksgiving is one of the heaviest travel weekends of the year. To find out what sorts of delays are expected at your airport, take a quck look at this helpful interactive map.

Oct 30, 2011, 18:28 PST

History & Lore
Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving
On the fourth Thursday of every November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Airports and roads are jammed while more than 40 million people travel from state to state to celebrate the holiday.

Oct 30, 2011, 11:21 PST

History & Lore
Adopt-a-Sailor Provides a Touch of Home on Thanksgiving Day

courtesy of Chief Photographer's Mate Johnny Bivera
Some people in the Chicago area will set a few extra places at the dinner table on Thanksgiving for those who cannot be with their families.

Oct 30, 2011, 10:39 PST

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Sheet Music
Looking for some holdiay sheet music for Thanksgiving? We've found some collections with some wonderrful songs of thanksgiving.

Oct 30, 2011, 08:37 PST

Activities
ClassBrain's Special Thanksgiving Comic, "Turkey Day"
Check out ClassBrain's special comic, "Turkey Day." A maze, a math challenge, and a mixed up word challenge will occupy your brain. Have fun!

Oct 29, 2011, 06:05 PST

Thanksgiving
More on Thanksgiving from Google

© Google
Learn more about Thanksgiving with the help of Google....
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Oct 28, 2011, 17:53 PST

History & Lore
'Twas the Night of Thanksgiving
Enjoy this poem celebrating the night of Thanksgiving.

Oct 28, 2011, 08:36 PST

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Costumes
If you're looking for costumes for your Thanksgiving Day pagent, then you've come to the right place. We have costumes to dress up you or your child as either a Pilgrim or a Native American Indian.

Oct 27, 2011, 08:20 PST

Holiday Giftgiving
Thanksgiving Baked Goods
Check out these adorable Thanksgiving baskets and sets of sweets and other baked goods.
Nov 14, 2008, 17:25 PST

November
Children's Book Week
November 15

Celebrate National Book Week by encouraging a child to read. These resources will be especially helpful during winter break!

Jun 27, 2007, 08:17 PST

Holiday Giftgiving
Thanksgiving Gift Baskets
If you need a nice gift baskets to send to your college student away from home for the holidays, or for your parents or grandparents as a nice holiday treat, then you'll love the special assortment that we've gathered together for you here.

Nov 16, 2006, 15:09 PST


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