Free Monthly Activities

May is host to a few notable holidays such as Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day. It is also home to both National Space Day and National Astronaut Day. Use these activities and products to honor some of May’s many events.

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May 6: National Space Day

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TCR8319 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 2–3)

TCR8319 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 2–3)
The activities in this book are low prep and rarely require more than everyday school supplies. Each day has an information page and an activity page for students to complete. Background information for each holiday is included so that teachers won't have to do any additional research. The activities develop [more]

Grade(s): 2-3
Pages: 80
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May 30: National Creativity Day

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TCR8273 Story Engineering: Problem-Solving Short Stories Using STEM (Gr. 1–2)

TCR8273 Story Engineering: Problem-Solving Short Stories Using STEM (Gr. 1–2)
Integrate engineering and literacy into your curriculum with this innovative approach to learning. Students will read fictional passages and solve problems using STEM and the engineering design process. Students can create devices and solutions using everyday materials. Each unit focuses on one problem and one challenge, but other problems are [more]

Grade(s): 1-2
Pages: 112
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TCR8274 Story Engineering: Problem-Solving Short Stories Using STEM (Gr. 3–4)

TCR8274 Story Engineering: Problem-Solving Short Stories Using STEM (Gr. 3–4)
Integrate engineering and literacy into your curriculum with this innovative approach to learning. Students will read fictional passages and solve problems using STEM and the engineering design process. Students can create devices and solutions using everyday materials. Each unit focuses on one problem and one challenge, but other problems are [more]

Grade(s): 3-4
Pages: 112
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May 31: Memorial Day

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TCR3351 Holiday Brain Teasers

TCR3351 Holiday Brain Teasers
Encourage vocabulary usage, deductive reasoning, and problem-solving skills with holiday-themed activities. [more]

Grade(s): 3-5
Pages: 48
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TCR3178 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities

TCR3178 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities
Introduce, teach, and celebrate the holidays with your students. This culturally diverse book is full of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, along with writing, speaking, listening, and craft activities. Relevant vocabulary is also included. Each of the twenty-two units covers a specific holiday. The reading passages and accompanying activities are [more]

Grade(s): 3-4
Pages: 128
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