Columbus Day Learning Links
These learning links are a supplementary resource for ClassBrain's Columbus Day article.
Nov 20, 2012, 11:55 PST
October 14, 2013
In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed . . . well, you know how it goes. Read all about his travels in this section.
Nov 17, 2012, 11:50 PST
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
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
More Printable Games for Christmas
Looking for a few more games to play during the holidays? Look no further. Choose a single game or the large multi-game pack for Christmas.
Nov 1, 2012, 22:56 PST
Christmas Printable Classroom Activity Set
This set of printable classroom activity pages designed for classrooms will keep your students busy throughout the hectic holiday season.
Nov 1, 2012, 22:53 PST
"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. [ Read
Oct 23, 2012, 07:54 PST
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.
Oct 23, 2012, 07:45 PST
A BechaBecha Haunted Halloween MiniPoster
Decorate a little spot in your Halloween haunt with our BechaBecha Haunted miniposter, featuring Cynthia Kirkeby's Dead Ed skeletons and Kitsu Crew in a Halloween meetup.
Oct 19, 2012, 03:45 PST
Trick or Treat with Dead Ed Poe Coloring Page
Have fun with this exclusive coloring page of Dead Ed Poe trick or treating with Karotina and the BechaBecha girl created by ClassBrain's Cynthia Kirkeby.
Oct 18, 2012, 16:34 PST
BechaBecha Zombie Dead Ed Coloring Page
Color this exclusive Zombie Dead Ed coloring page for Halloween, created by ClassBrain's own Cynthia Kirkeby for the BechaBecha Collection, and watch out for the ninja sneaking up from behind.
Oct 18, 2012, 13:19 PST
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. [ Read
Oct 17, 2012, 18:31 PST
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 Americas veterans.
Oct 17, 2012, 11:20 PST
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. [ Read
Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 PST
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 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
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
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
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 Learning Links
Check out this section for additional learning links on all aspects of Veterans' Day!
Oct 11, 2012, 10:04 PST
Veteran's Memorial Road Race
â€śThe 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.â€ť
Oct 11, 2012, 08:02 PST
Veterans' Day and Armistice Day
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 is the perfect time to learn more about the United States and her history. Explore ClassBrain's Freedom Files for past and present information. [ Read
Oct 10, 2012, 18:13 PST
Kids- Make Your Turkey With Google
Make your own Thanksgiving google doodle turkey.
Oct 2, 2012, 22:33 PST
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