Sites for: Martin
Luther King Day | Presidents Day
| St. Urho's Day | St.
Patrick's Day | Mardi Gras | Easter |
Independence Day | Halloween
| Thanksgiving | Hanukkah
| Christmas | Kwanzaa
| Ramadan |
General Holiday Sites
Martin Luther King Day
- Abraham Lincoln online
- George Washington
- information on the Presidents from the Internet Public Library.
- Presidents' Day links
- Web sites
for all the Presidents and First Ladies.
Urho: Legendary Patron Saint of Finland - A history of the legend of St. Urho, begun in
Northern Minnesota in the 1950s, with links to information about
U.S. celebrations of St. Urho's Day on March 16, images of St.
Urho statues, and links to related information.
- The History of St. Patrick's Day - Includes information about St. Patrick,
parades, the shamrock, leprechauns, and corned beef. From the
- How St. Patrick's Day Works - Learn about the history and lore of
St. Patrick's Day, famous Irish Americans, the legends of the
shamrock and the Blarney Stone, and more.
- How Mardi Gras Works - Information on what Mardi Gras celebrates,
Mardi Gras traditions like costumes and parades, and family fun
in New Orleans during Mardi Gras.
- Hoppy Easter
- How Easter Works - Information about Easter celebrations and traditions
around the world.
- Cavern of Clipart: Halloween Clipart - A collection of clip art containing
images of bats, candy, spooky eyes, haunted houses, vampires,
cats, witches, and other Halloween-related subjects. From Halloween
- Halloween Kids.com - Party, craft and costume ideas. Also includes
information on trick or treating for UNICEF.
- How Halloween Works - Find out where Halloween practices like carving
jack-o'-lanterns come from, why Canadians and Americans observe
Halloween in the fall, and why Halloween has become controversial.
- Find about about this Muslim holiday.
- Thanksgiving: Holidays
on the Net
- Thanksgiving Webquest - Become a Thanksgiving expert! Play
webquest and visit web sites about the Pilgrims, the Wampanoag,
and the famous harvest feast and learn new facts along the way.
- Chanukah on the Net
- Hanukkah: From the Collections of the
National Sound Archives
- A collection of Hanukkah music in English and Hebrew. Features
multiple versions of the candle blessings and the psalm "Maoz
Tsur," and other songs. From the National Sound Archives
of the Jewish National and University Library.
- How We Celebrate Hanukkah - Information about Hanukkah covering the history
and meaning of the holiday and how to celebrate. Complete with
blessings, songs, activities, recipes for traditional foods.
From the Jewish Outreach Institute.
- Try your hand at making your own virtual snowflake. Click (don't
drag) your scissors from point to point. You'll know your scissors
are snipping when the indicator changes from red to green. When
your snowflake is complete, you can download it, print it, email
it to a friend, or go back to the gallery and look for it there.
- Paper Snowflakes - Directions for cutting a snowflake out of paper.
- Reading Rockets Recommended Book List:
Let it Snow! - "Recommended
titles for children from 0-9, including books of fact and fiction
and favorites both old and new."
- Snow -
Links to selected websites that examine snow through the eyes
of scientists, meteorologists and multimedia artists.
- Snowbiz.com - Local snow-sculptor Harry Welty explains his
work, offers tips for others interested in snowbuilding, and
shares pictures of his many creations.
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