Seasonal Activities and Lesson Plans

Seasonal activities are a great way to provide fun and creative learning opportunities for your students while also integrating your required standards and curriculum.

Find your favorite season or holiday and check out all the great lessons, activities, and online resources. For additional seasonal resources, you may also want to visit the Bulletin Board & Seasonal Printable Worksheets pages.

We are always looking for new ideas! Your creativity can help other teachers. Submit your seasonal activity today. Don't forget to include additional resources-documents, web sites, or a photo.

All Year
General activities and resources: activities that can be done anytime of the year.

  • Book Buddies
    Fun activities that Book Buddy classes can do together.


Fall Seasonal ActivitiesFall
General activities and resources: poetry, apples, wreaths, etc.

  • Back-to-School
    Everything you need to get your year started off right.
  • Constitution Day
    Great resources for you and your students.
  • Labor Day
    Honor the working men and women of our country.
  • Columbus Day
    Help your students learn about Christopher Columbus, his journey and why we celebrate this holiday.
  • Fire Prevention Week
    Activities and lessons to help students learn about fire prevention and how to handle a fire in their home or school.
  • Red Ribbon Week
    Help your students celebrate being drug free!
  • Halloween
    Bats, spiders, jack-o-lanterns and everything else to make your classroom frightfully fun!
  • Veteran's Day
    Activities and lessons to help you and your students honor our country's heroes.
  • Thanksgiving
    Fun activities and resources for this day of being thankful.


Winter Seasonal ActivitiesWinter
General activities and resources: football, bird feeding, New Year's, snow, etc.

  • Hanukkah
    Resources, books, and lessons to help students learn about and celebrate this holiday.
  • Christmas
    Hands-on activities and fun.
  • New Year's
    Help your students ring in the New Year.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Lessons and resources to commemorate this important man.
  • Black History Month
    An entire unit devoted to this month. Find web sites, lessons, activities, and books.
  • Super Bowl
    Bring the "Big Game" to life in your classroom with fun and educational ideas.
  • Groundhog Day
    What is that Punxsutawney Phil up to?
  • Chinese New Year
    Find resources such as calendars, puppets, food, and more.
  • Valentine's Day
    Lessons, activities, and resources to help speak the language of love.
  • President's Day
    Learn about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, as well as the office of President.
  • The Iditarod
    This annual race offers great learning opportunities for your students.
  • Read Across America Day
    Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with your students.
  • St. Patrick's Day
    Luck of the Irish will come to you and your students with these activities.
  • 100th Day Celebration
    Great resources and activities to celebrate your first 100 days of school.



Spring Seasonal Activities
Spring
General activities and resources: plants, weather, flowers, etc.

  • Easter
    EGG-citing activities and fun.
  • Earth Day
    Teach your students the importance of honoring Mother Earth.
  • Kentucky Derby
    Make a run for the roses.
  • Mother's Day
    Make sure mothers feel special.
  • Memorial Day
    Celebrate the kick-off to summer.
  • Baseball
    This "Great American Past Time" offers excellent learning opportunities.
  • Cinco de Mayo
    Resources to celebrate this Mexican holiday.



Summer Seasonal Activities
Summer
General activities and resources: kites, sun, watermelon, etc.