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[Free Classroom Resources] Celebrate April with International Children’s Book Day and Earth Day

[Free Classroom Resources] Celebrate April with International Children’s Book Day and Earth Day

International Children’s Book Day - April 2

Every year, on or near beloved fairy tale author Hans Christen Anderson’s birthday (April 2) people around the world celebrate International Children’s Book Day, to mark the importance of reading and literacy for all children across the globe.

Celebrate in your classroom this year with Edmentum’s Free International Children’s Book Day Classroom Resources. Inside, you’ll find fact sheets, critical thinking questions, activities, and reference sheets exploring the history and significance of this fun reading-themed celebration.


Earth Day – April 22

From its beginnings in 1970, Earth Day has evolved into a day of global environmental awareness, celebrating the natural beauty of the planet and the innovative ways people have helped reduce, reuse, and recycle all over the world. 

To help you celebrate our planet and discuss with your class all the different ways we can help make our world a cleaner, safer place, we have prepared a FREE Earth Day resource packet from Edmentum, stuffed with fact sheets, a critical thinking prompt, an activity, lesson plans, and posters! You can also check out a few of our favorite Earth Day blogs for fun read aloud recommendations, activities, and ideas to make your classroom a little greener!

[Free Resources] 6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Students while Learning Remote

Free Resources & Read Alouds to Celebrate Earth Day

[Free Resources] Celebrate Earth Day with Edmentum


BONUS! The Edmentum Brain Game

The Edmentum Brain Game is a fun, descriptive game that puts an interactive twist on flashcard review by challenging players to describe terms with a partner or group. There are multiple ways to play the game, so your imagination is the limit! Plus, the cards are easy to download and print, so your students can play wherever they are.

We’ve assembled a variety of decks for all grade levels in subjects like: Authors (middle/high school), animals (elementary), math terms (elementary), U.S. state capitals, U.S. presidents, ACT/SAT vocabulary (middle/high school) and more. 

Download The Edmentum Brain Game!        

Interested in exploring more content to celebrate important events and holidays? Check out our other FREE classroom resources from Edmentum for fun, interactive toolkits, downloadables and more by visiting the free resources tag on our blog!'s picture
McKenna Wierman

McKenna Wierman studied Journalism at the University of Mississippi, and has worked with Edmentum since June 2016. She currently serves as a Digital Marketing Specialist, and believes that empowered teachers are the key to successful students.