Holidays & Seasonal Lesson Plans & Resources

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Holidays & Season Lesson Plans & Resources Collections for all grade levels. There is a lesson plan for every holiday including the most popular, Memorial Day, Earth Day and Mother's Day.

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Find new ways to teach your students about winter holidays, events and celebrations like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve. Our collection includes K-12 activities that explore traditions and meanings from multiple perspectives, with an eye on keeping your students academically...

Inspire your students with lessons about the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This updated collection features lesson plans, class activities and blogs to help your preK-12 students explore his commitment to the labor movement and the fight for economic justice and dignity, as well...

Check out this curated collection of our favorite Valentine’s Day-themed lessons and class activities. We’ve selected some of our best resources, spanning English language arts to science and math to help you and your students have fun celebrating and exploring the history behind this special...

How do labor unions work? What impact have they had on the course of history, particularly in the United States? As the American Federation of Teachers celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016, Share My Lesson has...

We celebrate Earth Day every April 22. It is an annual celebration currently celebrated in 192 countries. This year, in honor of the March for Science, we expanded our collection with resources to celebrate science more broadly, from the oceans to outer space.

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The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day. Beginning in the early 1900s, people around the United States would celebrate this day as an opportunity to celebrate one’s own mother, as well as motherhood in general.

The Share My Lesson team created this collection to help ensure you have fun...

Each year, on the final Monday of May, we celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a solemn day where we remember the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who died while serving our country. The holiday was originally known as Decoration Day, a time when Americans remembered those who...

This Halloween, use Share My Lesson’s free K-12 activities and resources to have fun teaching new concepts. You’ll find content that spans the grade levels and the subject areas. Plus, a special treat for you: we’re featuring lessons plans and media from our partner Science Friday, all of which...

Find new ways to teach your students about the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday. Share My Lesson's vetted collection includes free K-12 lesson plans, activities and resources that explore this traditional event from multiple perspectives, including a focus on indigenous peoples and studying...

The Share My Lesson team has highlighted some free lesson plans, activities, worksheets and class materials that you can use to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics into your classroom. From videos about the science behind different Olympic events to hosting your own mini-Olympics, we’...

Find new ways to teach your students about the meaning of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Share My Lesson's collection of free, vetted K-12 resources and activities has new ideas, including how to turn this holiday into a community action day and a helpful toolkit for children of military families....