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[Free Classroom Resources] STEM Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving with Edmentum!

[Free Classroom Resources] STEM Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving with Edmentum!

November kicks off the start of the end-of-year holiday season, and there is so much to celebrate. Our fun classroom and topical resource packets are stuffed with fun holiday-themed lessons and activities your elementary students will love. Check out these fun resources we’ve assembled to make National STEM Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving celebrations a blast in your classroom!

National STEM/STEAM Day – Thursday, November 8

Young learners have an innate curiosity to explore, build, and invent. National STEM/STEAM Day is an opportunity to focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics topics and spark students’ interest in the STEM/STEAM fields. Celebrate in your classroom this year with fun science and math lesson plans and activities!

Check out these STEM-themed teacher resource packs, created by teachers, for teachers! Each pack is filled with printable diagrams and templates to support learning and teaching in the classroom. These materials can be used on the whiteboard, as laminated reference sheets, or in whatever manner suits your classroom best!

Add a dash of color to your classroom with the following handy EducationCity printable posters! These posters are prefect for hanging throughout the classroom to remind your students of fun, everyday STEM-related concepts.

Veterans Day – Sunday, November 11 (Observed Monday, November 12, 2018)

Veterans Day is the perfect time to talk with students about patriotism, bravery, and courage and to explore what it means to be a veteran. Let your students know that Veterans Day is a time to show gratitude and appreciation for those who served in the U.S. military, whether during war or in a time of peace.

Celebrate in your classroom with this FREE Veterans Day toolkit from Edmentum! This packet includes a poster, fact sheets, and critical-thinking tasks specifically created to educate your pre-K through 6th grade students. Ensure that your students don’t miss out on this rich learning opportunity to recognize the service and sacrifice of all American veterans.

Check out this blog post for even more ideas on how to celebrate Veterans Day in your classroom.

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving commemorates the three-day harvest feast shared by the colonists of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people in the 1600s. It is now celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November and is often marked by feasts and family gatherings.

Help your elementary students understand and celebrate this meaningful holiday in the classroom with FREE Thanksgiving topical resources from Edmentum! This resource packet includes fact sheets, activities, a poster, and ThinkIts so that you and your class can explore the history of Thanksgiving and discuss the traditions we observe today.

Check out this blog post for more fun DIY activities to celebrate Thanksgiving in your classroom!'s picture

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.