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Explorer William Clark's birthday, 1770
Try this: ► Make friendship pins!
Signing of the Declaration of Independence, 1776
Try this: ► Watermelon Arts and Crafts
Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain on this day in 1492
Chocolate Chip Day
Try this: ► Make chocolate chip cookies!
Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday, 1930
Wiggle Your Toes Day
Sea Serpent Day
President Richard Nixon resigned from office on this day in 1974
Smokey the Bear's Birthday (1944)
Mother Teresa's Birthday (1910)
Hawaii annexed to the US on this day in 1871
Left-Handed People Day
Roller Coaster Day
Try this: ► Make an amusement park with art tape!
Klondike Gold Discovery, 1896
Try this: ► Gold Rush Activity (video lesson)
Try this: ► Cave Art Craft
National Aviation Day
Vitus Bering discovered Alaska on this day in 1741
The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum in France on this day in 1911.
Try this: ► Order KinderArt Coloring Pages (featuring the Mona Lisa)
Newspaper editor Ann Franklin's birthday, 1762
Try this: ► Create a classroom newspaper
1st National Women's Rights Convention, 1850
National Park Service Established (1916)
19th Ammendment, Women's Right to Vote, 1920
First commercial oil well drilled, 1859
Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech (1963)
Try this: ► Make a Box of Crayons to Celebrate!
Spanish Conquest of the Incan Empire, 1533
Toasted Marshmallow Day
Try this: ► Make a marshmallow sculpture
Educator Maria Montessori's Birthday, 1870
American Artist Appreciation Month
Try this: ► Artists/Art History Lessons
Foot Health Month
Water Quality Month
The 1st WEEK of AUGUST Is...
Try this: ► Clowning Around
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National Mustard Day
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American Family Day
Try this: ► Make Art with Your Family
Try this: ► Make a Craft with Your Friends
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Schoolhouse Welcome Postcards
Want to send a nice message quickly, easily, and inexpensively? Just jot down a quick note along with the address, add a stamp, and drop this colorful postcard in the mail! This postcard measures 4" x 6". 30 postcards per pack.