Holiday and Season Worksheets for Kids

We have holiday and seasonal fact files and activities for many different holidays, seasons and special times of the year.

Valentine’s Day Facts

Valentine's Day Facts

The modern day celebration of Valentine’s Day is believed to have begun in France and England. Cupid, which is the symbol for the Roman God…

Hanukkah Facts

Hanukkah Facts

It is an eight-day festival of religious observance by Jews across the world. Hanukkah celebrates the victory of Jewish troops led by Judah Maccabee over…

Thanksgiving Facts

Thanksgiving Facts

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October in…

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo means 5th of May in Spanish. Cinco de Mayo is the anniversary of a battle that took place between the Mexicans and…

Kwanzaa Facts

Kwanzaa Facts

Kwanzaa is celebrated daily from December 26 to January 1. Kwanzaa (Swahili for “fresh fruits”) is based on an African harvest festival. The karamu, or…

Summer Facts

Summer Facts

When it is Summer in the Southern Hemisphere, it is Winter in the Northern Hemisphere, and vice versa. Summer occurs because of the way the…

Memorial Day Facts

Memorial Day Facts

Gen. James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery, after which around 5,000 participants helped to decorate the graves of the more than 20,000…

Winter Facts

Winter Facts

Winter is one of the four seasons. It begins on the Winter Solstice and ends on the Vernal Equinox. Winter is the season with the…

Earth Day Facts

Earth Day Facts

Earth Day is a day that was created to promote awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. The first Earth Day occurred in 1970. Earth…

Saint Patrick’s Day Facts

St. Patrick's Day Facts

St. Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day celebrating the patron saint the day is named after. St. Patrick’s Day is the national holiday of…

April Fools’ Day Facts

April Fools' Day Facts

No one knows exactly where, when or why April Fool’s Day began. The most popular theory about the origin of April Fool’s Day involves the…

Christmas Facts

Christmas Facts

The word Christmas is Old English, a contraction of Christ’s Mass. It occurs on December 25th and is a Christian celebration which commemorates the birth…