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Back to School
All back to school links are here.

Labor Day


Labor Day Crafts
These are from enchantedlearning.com.

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?
This is from howstuffworks.com.

Labor Day Kids Crossword
From sunniebunniezz.com.

Labor Day Kids Word Search
From sunniebunniezz.com.

Labor Day Printables
Printable worksheets, coloring, and crafts from thoughtco.com.


Grandparent's Day


Happy Grandparent's Day Banner
Three pages - from teacherhelp.org.

Grandparents are Grand Banner
Four pages - from teacherhelp.org

This is a Picture of Me Poster
This poster has a place for the student
to draw a self-portrait to give to
a grandparent.

Grandparent's Day Activities
A variety of crafts and activities from dltk-kids.com.

Grandparent's Day Printable Book
This is from enchantedlearning.com.

A Grandparent's Day Crossword Puzzle
This is from sunniebunniezz.com.

Grandparent's Day Worksheets
From abcteach,com

Grandparent's Day Printables
From leehansen.com.

Ideas For Celebrating Grandparent's Day
Suggestions for celebrating grandparents in your classroom from educationworld.com.


Patriot Day


History of Patriot Day
Why and when we celebrate Patriot Day.

Patriot Day Coloring Picture
A picture of the Statue of Liberty with
Patriot Day on it.

Ideas for Patriot Day Classroom Activities
From proteacher.org.



Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15


Hispanic Heritage Banner
Hispanic Heritage Month Banner
A colorful three page banner from teacherhelp.org.

Hispanic Heritage Month Poster

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Poster
Choose a small poster (one sheet) or a large poster (four sheets)


Lessons for Hispanic Heritage Month
From educationworld.com.

Hispanic Heritage Resources for Teachers
A Large collection of resources from Scholastic.

Free Hispanic Heritage Month Activities and Printables for Kids
A large collection of links from modernmiami.com.

Print Large or Small Maps of South America
From yourchildlearns.com.

How To Make a Piņata
This page from familycrafts.about.com
gives instructions for making a piņata.
If doing papier mache I would suggest using
half white glue and half water with the
paper strips as it dries to a nice
hard finish much faster than flour and water.
Just be sure to cover the working surface
with a plastic tablecloth, or my favorite -
wax paper.

Words We Borrowed from Spanish Banner
Use this banner and the following words and pictures for a bulletin board.  Words1     Words2     Words3
Pictures1     Pictures2     Pictures3

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