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  AUGUST CRAFTS
Note: Grade levels are given as a guideline only. Many lessons are adaptable.

BACK TO SCHOOL
Articles, lesson plans and activities to help you start the school year.


AUGUST 1

Sports Day
Try this: ► Field Day Activities

Explorer William Clark's birthday, 1770

AUGUST 2

Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Try this: ► Homemade Ice Cream
Try this: ► Pop Art Ice Cream Painting

Friendship Day
Try this: ► Make friendship pins!

Signing of the Declaration of Independence, 1776

AUGUST 3

Watermelon Day
Try this: ► Watermelon Arts and Crafts

Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain on this day in 1492


AUGUST 4

Chocolate Chip Day
Try this: ► Make chocolate chip cookies!

AUGUST 5

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday, 1930

AUGUST 6

Peace Day

Wiggle Your Toes Day

AUGUST 7

Sea Serpent Day

AUGUST 8

President Richard Nixon resigned from office on this day in 1974

AUGUST 9

Smokey the Bear's Birthday (1944)

AUGUST 10

Mother Teresa's Birthday (1910)

AUGUST 11

Play in the Sand Day
Try this: ► Clay Sandcastle Activity
Try this: ► Sand Painting Lesson

AUGUST 12

Hawaii annexed to the US on this day in 1871

AUGUST 13

Fall of the Aztec Empire (1512)
Try this: ► Aztec Tiles
Try this: ► Mesoamerican Codex Books

Left-Handed People Day

AUGUST 15

Relaxation Day

AUGUST 16

Joke Day

Roller Coaster Day
Try this: ► Make an amusement park with art tape!

Klondike Gold Discovery, 1896
Try this: ► Gold Rush Activity (video lesson)

AUGUST 17

Archeology Day
Try this: ► Cave Art Craft

AUGUST 19

National Aviation Day

AUGUST 20

Vitus Bering discovered Alaska on this day in 1741

AUGUST 21

The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum in France on this day in 1911.
Try this: ► Order KinderArt Coloring Pages (featuring the Mona Lisa)

AUGUST 22

Be an Angel Day
Try this: ► Angelic Child Craft
Try this: ► Triangle Angel Craft

Newspaper editor Ann Franklin's birthday, 1762
Try this: ► Create a classroom newspaper

AUGUST 23

1st National Women's Rights Convention, 1850

AUGUST 24

Mount Vesuvius Erupted (79 AD)
Try this: ► Make a Bean Mosaic
Try this: ► Make a Pumpkin Seed Mosaic
Try this: ► Make a Magazine Mosaic

AUGUST 25

National Park Service Established (1916)

AUGUST 26

19th Ammendment, Women's Right to Vote, 1920

AUGUST 27

First commercial oil well drilled, 1859

AUGUST 28

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech (1963)
Try this: ► Make a Box of Crayons to Celebrate!

AUGUST 29

Spanish Conquest of the Incan Empire, 1533

AUGUST 30

Toasted Marshmallow Day
Try this: ► Make a marshmallow sculpture

AUGUST 31

Educator Maria Montessori's Birthday, 1870

CELEBRATE ALL MONTH


AUGUST is...

Science and Technology Month
Try this: ► Art and Science
Try this: ► More Art and Science

American Artist Appreciation Month
Try this: ► Artists/Art History Lessons

Foot Health Month

Catfish Month

Golf Month

Inventors Month

Water Quality Month

The 1st WEEK of AUGUST Is...

Clown Week
Try this: ► Clowning Around

The 2nd WEEK of AUGUST Is...

Smile Week

The FIRST SATURDAY of AUGUST Is...

National Mustard Day

The FIRST SUNDAY of AUGUST Is...

American Family Day
Try this: ► Make Art with Your Family

Friendship Day
Try this: ► Make a Craft with Your Friends

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Kids Celebrate
by Maria Bonfanti Esche, Clare Bonfanti Braham
Skipping the typical green shamrocks and orange paper pumpkins, here are 100 days to remember with 200 related activities for children and grownups.

Kids Holiday Fun
by Penny Warner, Kathy Rogers
This year-round guide provides fresh new ideas, month by month, for holiday activities the whole family can enjoy together. Ideal for busy parents, the guide organizes every holiday clearly, with detailed "what-you-need" lists and time guidelines for each activity.


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Alphabet/Numbers Name Plates (tented)
These tented name plates help teachers and substitute teachers learn students' names. Use them to label learning centers, storage areas, and portfolio collections. Laminate them for use as vocabulary flash cards or word bank labels. This is a two-sided design featuring the alphabet on one side and numbers on the other! Giant size! 7" x 11-1/2" folds to 3-1/2" x 11-1/2". 36 per pack.

Schoolhouse Welcome Postcards
Want to send a nice message quickly, easily, and inexpensively? Just jot down a quick note along with the address, add a stamp, and drop this colorful postcard in the mail! This postcard measures 4" x 6". 30 postcards per pack.