The following worksheets contain readings and activities based on holidays and celebrations throughout the year.

You are going to want to scroll down through all of these worksheets around holiday time. We cover literally every holiday teachers focus on. If we are missing a holiday, please let us know. Whether secular or religious, historical anniversaries or awareness raising campaigns, there are many occasions to celebrate and events to commemorate every month of the year. The links below contain worksheets and activities that explore most of the bigger celebrations, offering explanations of their origins, goals, and rituals. And while most of these holidays are central to the United States, many are celebrated in some form or fashion by people all over the world.

This section of our site is jumping all around just days before every major holiday. Our holiday worksheets were designed to provide students with a bit of a challenge. These definitely differ from just about every other worksheet site out there.

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The topics are listed below in alphabetic order. Just click and print away!

Back to School

Are you going back in August or September? This is one of the busiest times of the year.

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Black History

This usually is observed during the month of February, but discussions are on going to move it to January.

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Chinese New Year

Based on lunar cycles, this is celebrated somewhere between late January and late February.

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December 25th this red and green holiday is observed.

Cinco De Mayo

May 5th is honor of celebrating the Mexican army's under dog triumph over Napoleon III (French forces) in 1862.

Columbus Day

Became a Federal Holiday at the beginning of the 20th century. It's celebrated on the 2nd Monday of every October in the United States.


Celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere.

Earth Day

A pact with the environment and Planet Earth. It is celebrated on April 22nd.


The celebration of the Christian Church is observed on the Sunday after the 1st full moon. It is observed between late March and late April.

End of School Year

A fun time for many students. Teachers find it to be the 2nd busiest time of the year.

Fall / Autumn

Usually the time of year to celebrate the harvest. This also mean beautiful scenery and football is back.

Father's Day

Do it for dear old Dad.

Ground Hogs Day

Will Spring come early or are we in for more of the dark winter?


What are you going to wear this October 31st?


Those eight crazy nights that celebrate the feats of the Maccabees.


A celebration of African American culture that is observed from December 26th to the New Year.

Martin Luther King Day

Celebrated on his birthday this revolutionary changed the make up of the world for the better.

Memorial Day

The day that we take to remember all those who have fallen in combat to preserve our freedom.

Months of the Year

We have full sections for each month of the year. This will really help you throughout the year.

Mother's Day

Usually the most important person in our lives who definitely deserves to be recognized.

New Years Day

January 1st is often seen as the day of renewal for the other 364 days a year that we take for granted.

Parents Day

We look at the family unit as a whole. We also consider Father's Day in here.

President's Day

As of late the Leader and Chief positions has had a great bit of controversy.


A time of growth and change when this season is in full bloom.

Saint Patrick's Day

This March 17 green holiday is favorite of many.


This is the time to get ready for next year. It's also the time to review what we didn't get a grip on this year.


Tommy the turkey heads for the hills and we get together with our families.

Valentine's Day

February 14th is the time to celebrate love.


Don't get left out in the cold on this one.