Multicultural and Holiday Events


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Here are some multicultural and seasonal sites for you to explore.

Holidays

Thanksgiving sites

1    www.lil-fingers.com/holidays/thanksgiving/index.html

2    teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving
Interactive website on the Voyage of the Mayflower and Life at Plimoth

3   www.plimoth.org
Thanksgiving

Winter Holiday and Christmas sites

4    www.santa.net
Christmas and winter holiday games

5    www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm
Christmas celebrations throughout the world

6    www.claus.com
Lots of Christmas games, activities and songs

7    clevermedia.com/game.cgi?snowman4000

8    akidsheart.com/holidays/christms/chgames.htm
Build a snowman,decorate a tree, memory match and other Christmas games

9   www.northpole.com

Other Holidays

10    www.holidays.net
Dates and information on all of the major holidays and connections to great websites on these holidays

11   www.va.gov/kids/k-5
Veteran's Day information and activities

Black History and MLK

12    www.blackfacts.com
Type in a month and day and this website will tell you any important Black History Events that have ever
happened on that day.  Or type in a topic and it will show any dates when that topic was an issue in our country.

13    blackbaseball.com
Negro Baseball Leagues

14   www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory
12 biographies on famous African Americans, includes on-line quizzes about these people

15    www.cnn.com/EVENTS/1997/bhm/days/index.html
Black History people in the Arts and Sciences

16    www.users.fast.net/~blc/xlhome2.htm
Short bios on these inventors:  Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, Elijah McCoy, Garrett Morgan, Frederick Jones,
and Jan Ernst Matzeliger

17    mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/
All about MLK, his speeches, sermons, etc. (Various Languages)

18    library.thinkquest.org/10320/Stamps.htm
Black History related postage stamps with descriptions and a very thorough timeline of events in Black History

   

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