Free Printable Folded Paper Christmas Decorations

Need some educational Christmas crafts? How about free printable cut-and-paste and folded-paper holiday decorations? Kids can practice math, measurement and fine motor skills while creating lovely, festive decor. These activities are perfect for elementary and middle school math classes, homeschool and winter vacation fun. With some assistance, these crafts will work with disabled students and preschoolers. Senior citizens will love them, too. Read more

Free Printable Hanukkah Crafts, Chanukah Activities

Free Printable Chanukah and Hanukkah Crafts, Games, Puzzles and Activities Hanukkah or Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an 8-day celebration beginning on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew Calendar. Ceremonies begin at sundown. Hanukkah falls somewhere in November or December on the western calendar. This year it begins Dec. 8, 2012 and goes until December 16, 2012. Here are free printable crafts and activities to celebrate Hanukkah. These make great party games, lesson plans, preschool activities. Read more

Free Printable Thanksgiving Decorations, Crafts

Free Printable Thanksgiving Table Decor and Party Decorations Looking for beautiful free printable table decor and party decorations for your Thanksgiving dinner? Martha Stewart is the go-to gal. Here are free printable Thanksgiving place cards, centerpieces, napkin rings and decor featuring pilgrims, turkeys and more. There's never anything shabby or second-rate with Martha Stewart and her Thanksgiving table decor and party decorations page is no exception. Even the decorations for the children's table aren't cheesy. All holiday printables feature sumptuous vintage artwork and lavish use of fall color. Read more

Free Printable Wiccan Coloring Pages, Witch Craft Activities

Free Printable Wiccan Coloring Pages, Witch Craft Activities Along with Halloween, the Wiccan (pagan) holiday of Samhain is celebrated on Oct. 31, too. Samhain activities include bonfires, incantations and magic of all kinds. Here are free printable Wiccan, fairy and pagan coloring pages and crafts. These would fit in with Halloween celebrations, as well as literature studies involving witchcraft and magic-themed fiction. Weave these crafts and activities into lessons. Read on...

Free Printable Sukkot Resources for Parents, Home-Schoolers, Educators

Jewish Sukkot Resources for Parents, Home-Schoolers, Educators Jewish families are celebrating the Sukkot holiday. This "festival of tabernacles" goes until sundown Wednesday. In Jewish tradition, children are involved in religious activities. Here are resources for parents, home-school families and educators to explore Sukkot with children. These materials help children understand the traditional significance behind the building of the sukkah. Read on.

Free Printable Diwali Games, Rangoli Craft Activities, Party Decorations and Greeting Cards

Free Printable Diwali and Rangoli Crafts and Activities Here are free printable Diwali crafts and activities. Diwali means 'row' or 'garland of lights' in Sanskrit and is referred to as the 'festival of lights'. In the Indian calendar, Diwali is celebrated in late Ashwin (September-October) and ends in early Kartika (October-November). Diwali 2012 is celebrated on Nov.7-13 in the western calendar, by Hindus, Sikhs and Jainists around the world. Click here for printable party activities, cards and decorations. Read on

Free Printable Rosh HaShanah Activities

Free Printable Rosh HaShanah Activities L'shanah Tovah Tikatevu Ve Etahetem! Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year and is celebrated September 17-18, 2012 on the western calendar. Rosh HaShanah precedes Yom Kippur (September 26, 2012) in the Jewish month of Tishrei. Here are printable activities for Rosh HaShanah. Rosh HaShanah is the first of the two Jewish high holy day. It falls on the approximate date when Moses led the Hebrews out of bondage from Egypt. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement is the second high holy day in the Jewish calendar. These days are a time for reconciliation and repentance. Referred to by Hebrew people as the Days of Awe, the sacredness of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur are equivalent in importance of Easter for Christians. To wish someone good Rosh Hashanah, say "Shana Tova!" Read more

Free Printable Catholic Liturgical Calendars and Activities

Free Printable Catholic Liturgical Calendars and Activities Ordinary time is a great time to plan your holy day activities. Teacher, homeschoolers and Catholic families, use these free printable liturgical calendars to organize your lesson plans, devotions, prayers and activities. Some are coloring page calendars. They make good cut and paste crafts for preschool children. Use the printable Catholic liturgical calendars to coordinate church, CCD, Vacation Bible School, homeschool and religious education activities. Read more

Free Printable Summer Preschool Crafts

Free Printable Summer Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers Want to inspire that kind of delight in your children, day care or play group? How about some projects for your 2-6 year olds to color, cut, paste and assemble? Summer is an especially good time to work on fine motor skills and social interaction. We want to keep children actively learning about and exploring their world Here are ten complete projects to print free on your Adobe Acrobat reader. Perfect for a summer party or anytime fun! Read more

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette Wedding etiquette has evolved over time, to embrace a variety of styles. There are very few hard and fast rules; we've moved to a DIY, couple-centered approach. There are still basic rules of common courtesy, however. Here are rehearsal dinner best practices to observe and faux pas to avoid. Read more

Memorial Day and 4th of July Backyard Water Park

Red, White, Blue and Green! 4th of July Backyard Water Park Memorial Day and 4th of July means family picnics, backyard BBQs and lots of summer fun! Here's a complete DIY patriotic water fun park with 10 activities that you can set up in your backyard. All the guests, young and old can enjoy the fun! Be sure to make a separate area for the land lubbers who wish to stay dry. Your lawn gets a good drink of water and everyone can cool off. Educational and fun! Read more...

Free Printable Royal Wedding Crafts and Activities

Free Printable Royal Wedding Crafts and Activities The Royal Wedding, on April 29, of Prince William and Kate Middleton promises to be the event of the decade. People in every country are hosting viewing parties and celebrations. Here are free printable royal wedding
crafts, coloring pages and activities. Perfect for a princess party! Read more

Free Printable Easter Crafts and Activities: Color Your Own Cards, Games, Puzzles, 3D Crafts

Free Printable Easter Crafts, Ostara Activities: Color Your Own Cards, Games, Puzzles, 3D Crafts Easter is the highest season in the Christian church and the second largest national holiday in most countries. Easter has taken on a secular side. If you celebrate Easter with eggs, bunnies and Easter baskets here free printable Easter crafts and activities. Read on.

Free Printable Wonder Pets Coloring Pages

Free Printable Wonder Pets Coloring Pages Wonder Pets are sweet little online pets that have a television show on Nick, Jr. Do you like Wonder Pets? Come play and enjoy free printable coloring pages and activities. Free printable crafts make great activities for a cheap kids party! Read on

Free Printable Veggie Tales Coloring Pages, Party Supplies

Free Printable Veggie Tales Coloring Activities Veggie Tales is a fun, funky series of movies and books about Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and their veggie friends. Veggie Tales have Bible and Christian themes. They teach children about friendship, love and obedience to God. Here are free printable Veggie Tales coloring, crafts and activities. Use these free printables for a Veggie Tales themed party. Read on

Free Printable Polar Express Party Supplies, Party Games

Free Printable Polar Express Party Activities Chris VanAllsburg wrote "The Polar Express" years ago. I remember our oldest son Albie's preschool teacher "Miss Leslie" reading it aloud and crying. (I cried too). That was almost 20 years ago. When "The Polar Express" was made into a movie, we looked forward to seeing it and weren't disappointed. Scenes in the boy's hometown are taken from 1940s Grand Rapids, Michigan (my hometown). Here are free printable crafts, coloring and a complete party planner from "The Polar Express" book and movie. Read on

Free Printable Tron Crafts Activities, Coloring Pages

Disney's recent release of "TRON: Legacy" 3-D film in 2010 has caused renewed interest in the original Disney 1982 "TRON" movie from which "TRON: Legacy" takes off. Here are free printable coloring pages from TRON: Legacy and TRON (1982). Read more

Free Printable St Patricks Day Party Activities

St Patricks Day, March 17 has a silly holiday aspect. Wearing green, the blarney stone, leprechauns, 'Kiss Me, I'm Irish' pins. There was a man and a story behind St. Patricks' Day. Here are free printable activities for a St. Patrick's Day party. Read on


Free Printable Valentine's Day Craft Activities and Decorations



Looking for cute free Valentine's Day craft activities and party decorations? Here are websites full of free printable crafts, games, party supplies, greeting cards, valentines and holiday activities. Perfect for parties. Click here

Free Printable Chinese New Year Party Supplies


The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the Gregorian (western) calendar on February 3, 2011. 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit, in the 12 year Chinese Zodiac rotation. Here are free printable crafts to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Read more

Vintage Murder Mystery Movie Party: Recipes, How-tos, Free printable invitations

I'm a self-avowed vintage murder mystery literati and vintage mystery film-ophile. Of particular favorites are Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock. Our New Year's Eve celebration features a retro themed murder mystery movie marathon of 1930s and 1940s era films, called quaintly "Sir Albert and Dame Marilisa's New Year's Eve Soiree." Appetizers, drink recipes, costumes, film suggestions and free printable vintage party invitations included. Read on...

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