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  • School and Learning
    U.S. Presidents
    Quiz: Presidents and Their Dogs
    You may know a lot about former presidents, but what do you know about their pets? Take this quiz to find out some fun facts about presidents and their dogs. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Presidents' Day
    Presidents' Day Quiz for Experts
    Do you think you're an expert on President's Day? Take this quiz and find out! ...
    Holly Hartman
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    Memorial Day
    10 Simple Ways to Support Our Troops
    If you're looking to honor our troops on Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any day, check out this list of easy but meaningful gestures. From donating cell phones and calling cards to making crafts and quilts, there are many ways to thank U.S. soldiers...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    U.S. Presidents
    Presidents' Day Quiz for Beginners
    Test your knowledge America's presidents for the Presidents' Day holiday with this beginner quiz. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Other Holidays
    Boxing Day Quiz
    What do you know of Boxing day—the holiday that has nothing to do with pugilistic competition like its name implies? ...
    Elizabeth Olson
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Labor Day
    Rest Well: It's Labor Day!
    As you enjoy your three-day weekend, take this quiz to find out what you are celebrating! ...
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    Choosing a Name
    Which Name Gets Your Vote? Top 12 U.S. President-Inspired Baby Names
    No matter your political persuasion, you must admit that some U.S. presidents' names happen to make very cool baby names — for both boys and girls. Check out our list of the best president-inspired baby names, from Kennedy to Theodore, and see ...
    Erin Dower
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Chinese New Year
    Chinese New Year Quiz
    When does the celebration begin? Have you got your firecrackers ready? It's time to see how much you know about this holiday. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    April Fool's Day
    April Foolin' Around
    It's time to get foolhardy! Take our quiz and see what you know about pranks from around the world. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Groundhog Day
    Groundhog Day
    Every year on February 2, people wait to see if there's going to be an additional six weeks of winter. Do they turn to the local weatherman for this advice? Nope. Punxsutawney Phil is their man. Or should we say--groundhog. ...
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    Patriotic Activities
    Patriotic Craft Activities for Kids
    Kids can celebrate Presidents' Day, the Fourth of July, and other civic holidays in style with our great patriotic decorations. They'll learn about America, its history, and the holidays, while creating colorful crafts. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Veterans Day
    Veterans Day Quiz
    Everyone knows it's Veterans Day. But what do you know about this holiday and the American veterans it celebrates? Take the quiz and find out. ...
  • Columbus Day Printables
    Christopher Columbus Coloring Page
    This Columbus Day printable coloring sheet features the Nina, one of Christopher Columbus's three ships. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Chinese New Year
    Delightful Dragons
    Delightful Dragons Celebrate the Chinese New Year by making these fun dragon puppets out of paper plates and foam sheets. You could make several interesting creatures and let the kids put on a puppet show for some after-dinner entertainment. Lev...
  • Black History Month
    Black History Month: 5 Leaders Making History Now
    During Black History Month, we teach our children about iconic leaders who have advanced the cause of civil rights and equality for black citizens. Names like Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman come to mind. But who is helping...
    Laurie Mega
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Labor Day
    Labor Day Picnic
    Labor Day Picnic Although you might be tempted to spend Labor Day doing anything but labor, a picnic is a nice way to gather with friends without breaking (much of) a sweat. Instead of planning another barbecue or beach party, head for the park, ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Paper Crafts
    Chinese Lantern
    Chinese Lantern Materials Construction paper Scissors Glue or stapler Directions Fold construction paper in half lengthwise and show your child how to cut from the folded edge to within one and a half inches of the opposite side. When cuts have b...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Chinese New Year
    Paper Lanterns
    Paper LanternsAge: Preschool through elementaryTime: An hour or more Type of activity: Cultural Arts and Crafts During the Chinese New Year's Festival of Lanterns, glowing lanterns are hung in temples, and children carry candle-lit lanterns in a ...
    Christine Dvornik