Spring Holiday Videos


  • Women's History Month | All About the Holidays

    In the United States, March is Women's History Month. Many people use the month to honor the accomplishments of American women and educate communities about the history of women in the United States and the women's rights movement.

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

    Purim is a Jewish holiday honoring the biblical story of Queen Esther. In synagogues around the world, the story is read and fun traditions are followed to honor her and the Persian Jews she saved as queen.

    Grades: K-5
  • Texas Independence Day | All About the Holidays

    Back in 1836, Texas became its own nation, declaring its independence from Mexico before joining the United States. Now each year on March 2nd, Texans celebrate their fight for independence.

    Grades: K-5
  • International Women's Day | All About the Holidays

    Every year on March 8th, the world honors the accomplishments and struggles faced by women through International Women's Day. While the rights of women have advanced since the holiday's beginnings in 1911, the day is a special time to acknowledge the struggles women still face today.

    Grades: K-5
  • Pi Day | All About the Holidays

    Pi is a very special ratio which calls for a very special holiday! Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference (distance around the circle) to its diameter (distance across the circle).

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

    Also known as the festival of colors or the festival of love, Holi is a South Asian spring festival celebrating Hindu traditions and the goodness of life. Celebrations might include music, shared foods, and messy colorful fun!

    Grades: K-5
  • St. Patrick's Day | All About the Holidays

    You don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but it is a way to celebrate Irish culture and heritage. Around the world, festivals and parades are held to honor Ireland and the history of St. Patrick. What do you like about St. Patrick's Day?

    Grades: K-5
  • Cesar Chavez Day | All About the Holidays

    Cesar Chavez Day celebrates the birth of Cesar Chavez, a prominent civil rights activist for migrant farm workers. Learn more about Chavez and why we celebrate his accomplishments today.

    Grades: K-5
  • April Fools' Day | All About the Holidays

    April Fools! How did April 1st become a holiday of jokes and pranks?

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

    Passover celebrates the biblical story of Exodus. Find out more about the story of Exodus and how Jews today honor the story with family and friends.

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

    Easter is widely considered the most important Christian holiday. The holiday celebrates the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion.

    Grades: K-5
  • Patriots' Day | All About the Holidays

    The third Monday in April is Patriots' Day! This special holiday commemorates the historic battles at Lexington and Concord during the American Revolutionary War. Today, we use Patriots' Day to honor the sacrifices American colonists made while overthrowing British rule.

    Grades: K-5
  • Earth Day | All About the Holidays

    We've only got one earth, don't you think we should celebrate it? Earth Day is an opportunity to cherish our planet and recognize how to protect it.

    Grades: K-5
  • Arbor Day | All About the Holidays

    While most holidays honor events in the past, Arbor Day is all about looking to the future. All across the country Americans plant trees to recognize the important role they play on earth.

    Grades: K-5
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

    In the United States, May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Many people use the month to honor the accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States while celebrating their diverse heritages.

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

    How do you like to celebrate the arrival of spring? May Day is a celebration of the new season, honored with festivals, food, and dancing around the maypole.

    Grades: K-5
  • Cinco de Mayo | All About the Holidays

    If you thought Cinco de Mayo was about Mexican Independence, you're in for a surprise! On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army actually won a surprise victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. Find out more about how people celebrate and honor this historic day.

    Grades: K-5
  • Teacher Appreciation Week | All About the Holidays

    Teaching is one of the world's most important professions. That's why, every May, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week to honor all the teachers in our lives who have helped us learn and grow.

    Grades: K-5
  • Mother's Day | All About the Holidays

    Mother's Day is a special holiday where we honor the mothers in our lives. With roots in the Civil War, Mother's Day is a day to celebrate everything that mothers do.

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

    Also known as Buddha Purnima or Buddha Day, Vesak is an important Buddhist festival celebrating the history of the religion. Celebrated on the first full moon in May, Buddhists may go to a temple to chant, pray, or mediate.

    Grades: K-5