Fall Holiday Videos


  • Labor Day | All About the Holidays

    Learn the history of Labor Day in this quick video. Take your students on a look back to the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of Labor Day in 1894 to honor the unions who fought for the rights of the working class.

    Grades: K-4
  • Back to School | All About the Holidays

    Prepare for 'back to school season' with this video to get your students prepared and excited for the new school year.

    Grades: K-4
  • Rosh Hashanah | All About the Holidays

    Learn about the celebration of Rosh Hashanah in this quick video. Help students understand the traditions and history behind The Jewish New Year.

    Grades: K-4
  • Eid Al-Adha | All About the Holidays

    Eid Al-Adha is a yearly four day celebration of the Islamic faith remembering the story of Abraham. Known as the feast of sacrifice, the celebration centers around sacrifice to Allah.

    Grades: K-4
  • Yom Kippur | All About the Holidays

    Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people, known as the "Day of Atonement." Learn more about how the Jewish people observe traditions like fasting and asking forgiveness as they enter the new year.

    Grades: K-4
  • Hispanic Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

    There are about 54 million Hispanics and Latinos in the United States. That's a lot of people to celebrate! Across the country, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated with festivals and community events recognizing the contributions of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States.

    Grades: K-4
  • Oktoberfest | All About the Holidays

    Originating in Munich in 1810, Oktoberfest is now an event celebrating the customs and heritage of Germany. While Munich's Oktoberfest is the largest, some cities in the U.S. also hold celebrations for this festival of food, dance, and lederhosen!

    Grades: K-4
  • National Fire Prevention Week | All About the Holidays

    Held during the week around October 9th, National Fire Prevention Week reminds Americans of the danger of fire and the importance of fire safety. Families can use it as a time to review their fire safety plan and learn more about properly using fire.

    Grades: K-4
  • Columbus Day | All About the Holidays

    Columbus Day celebrates Christopher Columbus's voyages to North America from Europe in the late 1400s. Find out how Columbus made it to North America by accident, but still got a holiday in his honor, and how some people use Columbus Day to honor the people that already lived in North America before he arrived.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the Holidays

    August 9th is Indigenous Peoples' Day. Created by the United Nations in 1994, the holiday honors indigenous people and cultures around the world. While there is no single definition for indigenous, indigenous people maintain close ties to their ancestral land and traditions. In the United States, some Americans celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of or along with Columbus Day.

    Grades: K-5
  • Diwali | All About the Holidays

    India's most important holiday is celebrated each year in October or November. The holiday is named for the rows of clay lamps lit during the holiday that symbolize the victory of light over darkness.

    Grades: K-4
  • Halloween | All About the Holidays

    Halloween hasn't always been about candy and costumes. Take a look back at the historical traditions about spirits that are the basis for this holiday. You're in for a treat!

    Grades: 2-6
  • Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

    Native American Heritage Month honors the indigenous people living in the United States before the arrival of the Europeans. In November, the United States honors and celebrates the customs and legacy of Native Americans.

    Grades: K-4
  • Día de los Muertos | All About the Holidays

    With roots in ancient Mexico, Dia de los Muertos now combines multiple cultures in Mexico and the United States for celebration. This colorful three day event of costumes, food, and dance honors loved ones who have passed away.

    Grades: K-4
  • Election Day | All About the Holidays

    The first Tuesday after November 1st is Election Day, allowing American citizens to elect their civic leaders. Americans over 18 years old can vote for their local, state, and national leaders.

    Grades: K-4
  • Veterans Day | All About the Holidays

    Veterans Day allows Americans to honor military veterans across the country. Orginally celebrated as "Armistice Day" to mark the end of battles during WWI, the celebration has now extended to honor the more than 23 million veterans in the United States.

    Grades: K-4
  • Thanksgiving | All About the Holidays

    Thanksgiving is a day for us to remember what we're thankful for. Uncover the history behind this holiday!

    Grades: 2-6
  • The Four Seasons | All About the Holidays

    Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. Why do we have seasons? Learn more about how the tilt of the earth affects climate and how different parts of the world experience seasonal change.

    Grades: K-5