Monthly Events, Holidays & Rememberances


  • Does Eating Turkey Make Me Sleepy? (PDF)
    Source: Nemours Foundation
    “You’ve been looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner all year–turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Mmm mmm! But after you finish that second helping of turkey with gravy, you start to feel a little sleepy.” (NEMOURS FOUNDATION) Find out what causes you to feel sleepy after a Thanksgiving meal and what steps you can take to avoid that sleepy feeling. 
  • VA Kids (K-5)
    Source: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
    “Veterans are people who served in the military (U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard) in times of war or peace.” (VA) The Department of Veterans Affairs provides services for veterans. Learn more about veterans, learn about the flag, or play games and color. 
  • Thanksgiving in American Memory
    Source: Library of Congress (LOC)
    Thanksgiving in American Memory provides an investigation of the curricular theme, Thanksgiving, through use of primary sources from the American Memory collections.” (LOC) Learn about Thanksgiving through the original Thanksgiving proclamation, views of Thanksgiving from many perspectives, and a Thanksgiving timeline

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