Looking for activities for kids to do a religious Christmas? If you want to avoid commercialism and teach children the real meaning of the holiday, why not use Bible coloring pages and Christian Christmas crafts? Click this link for tons of websites that offer free printable Advent calendar and Advent wreath crafts, spiritual Christmas activities and more. Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant Christians will love these holiday crafts. Free printable Catholic Christian 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
Halloween is creeping up and children of all ages, even the young at heart are getting ready for the fun. In many schools, activities are planned around Halloween. Educators know that when children enjoy something and have fun with a lesson, they learn better. Here are free printable Halloween activities for school classrooms, homeschool or scout troop. Use with old folks in nursing homes or anyone who needs some Halloween printable coloring pages, crafts and lesson plans.
Count down the days to Trick or Treat with dozens of free printable Halloween activities, coloring pages and crafts from Making Friends.com. 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.
September 9 celebrates Teddy Bear Day! A beloved teddy bear cartoon from the 1980s was Care Bears. Care Bears made a comeback about 10 years ago and were just as popular. These lovable little bears live in Care-a-Lot. At first, there were ten bears, each with a different tummy symbol and color. They were: Cheer Bear, Funshine Bear, Good Luck Bear, Wish Bear, Bedtime Bear, Grumpy Bear, Tenderheart Bear, Love-a-lot Bear, Birthday Bear and Friendship Bear. Original Care Bears had a heart sewn upon the right foot. Here are retro free printable Care Bears coloring pages for Teddy Bear Day!
American Greetings created the Care Bears has many free printable Care Bear coloring pages. There are games, puzzles and activities to print also. Printables 4 Kids has 10 free printable retro Care Bear coloring pages with some good free printables. Pictures resemble the Care Bears as they did in the cartoons of 1983. Disney Coloring Pages has more free Care Bears printables with older pictures of the original Care Bears to color.
Next, visit Hello Kids for pages of free printable coloring pages of the Care Bears on two different pages.
If your children ask to wear a peg leg and carry a bottle of rum to school, don't be alarmed. It's just International Talk Like a Pirate Day. But wait that's not till September 19! Why would kids be celebrating now? Well, it could be they're getting ready for the Michigan Pirate Festival in August. Or it could just be that with school ending, they're looking for fun, pirate style. So why wait till August or September for some pirate fun? Here are free printable pirate crafts, pirate ship models, paper boats and pirate activities to kick off summer. Free printable pirate crafts, pirate ship models, paper boats, nautical crafts
The Royal Wedding, on April 29, of Prince William and Kate Middleton was the event of the decade. But as the Queen's Birthday approaches, the royal birthday party may eclipse even the royal wedding! People in every country are hosting Queen's Birthday party events to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II--or QE2--turning a venerable 90 years young! QE2 turned 90 on April 21 and the official royal birthday party will be held in May. Here are free printable royal birthday party crafts and activities to celebrate the Queen's birthday. Free printable royal birthday party crafts for Queen's Birthday: QE2 90th | Examiner.com
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