Calendar School – September

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Welcome to Calendar School!

Each month I will be sharing links to FREE internet resources to use to create fun, learning studies for special holiday and/or historical events.

Below you will find links to FREE resources for special holidays and/or historical events that happen in the month of September.

 Calendar School – September - By Jenny

September 1 – Labor Day

How Labor Got It’s Day lesson: To broaden and deepen a students understanding of the Labor Day holiday.  (E, M)

The Very First Labor Day from America’s Story: A brief timeline story about the very first Labor Day in 1882. (E, M)

Labor Day Learning Ideas from Cultivated Lives: Simple ideas to explore the holiday. (Y, E)

Labor Day games from Primary Games: Online video games. (Y, E)

Let your child explore the possibilities for future careers with these 10 Great Activities to Celebrate Labor Day from (Y, E)

A 7-page Labor Day printable activity pack from Homeschool Journeys (Y, E)

Labor Day Workers coloring page (P-K, Y, E)


September 11 – 911 Remembrance

On This Day from The Learning Network (E, M, H)

Remembering September 11 Lessons from Education World (E, M)

September 11th Personal Stories of Transformation: A classroom resource kit that includes 8 online videos and a Teacher’s Guide. (M, H)

Lesson Plans (Y-H)

Teacher Resources from Scholastic (E)

NASP offers a series of discussion guides. (M, H)


September 16 – Mayflower Day

Mayflower History (E, M, H)

Make a moving Mayflower (P-K, Y)

The Pilgrims’ Voyage: A Map and the Mayflower (E)

“Sail on the Mayflower” printable game (P-K with help, Y, E)

Mayflower Math (E)

Mayflower Coloring Page (P-K, Y)

Printable worksheets (P-K)

Mayflower Craft (P-K)

The Mayflower Compact worksheet (M-H)


September 26 – Johnny Appleseed Day

Lapbook and Unit Study printables from Homeschool Share (Y, E)

Notebooking Pages from Cynce’s Place (Y, E)

Printable Counting activity from Fun Handprint Art (P-K)

Printable Activities from Making Learning Fun (P-K, Y)

Coloring Pages from DLTK (P-K, Y)

Unit Study and Printable Pack from Royal Baloo (P-K, Y)


Grade Levels Chart

(P-K) Preschool to Kindergarten

(Y) Early Elementary – Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

(E) Elementary – 3rd to 5th grade

(M) Middle – 6th to 8th grade

(H) High – 9th to 12th grade

Although I have visited each website before linking to it, things change all of the time on the wonderful world wide web…I apologize if any links do not work correctly, please leave a comment if you come across one so that I can fix it as soon as possible.

Now you can help me decide which holidays and/or events to feature in the Calendar School – October post.  Look over the October holidays here, then leave a comment with what you might want to include in your October lessons.

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