Hot Topics April 2014

Spring Passover
National Poetry Month Easter
April Fools’ Day Earth Day
Money Smart Week

Spring

Spring Flowers

Information about Worms
The Children’s Butterfly Site
Web Hunt: Vernal Equinox
Backyard Birds: Bird Watching and Bird Behavior
All About Seeds
Plant Investigation

National Poetry Month

Poetry

National Poetry Month FAQs Children’s Poetry Archive
Theme Poems Poetry for Kids
Acrostic Poems PBS Kids: Fern’s Poetry Nook
Diamante Poems Poetry Lessons for Kids
Glossary of Poetry Terms Rainy Day Poems

April Fools’ Day 4/1/14

April Fools' Day Joker

Origins of April Fools’ Day
April Fools’ Day
Top 100 April Fools’ Day Hoaxes of All Time
Origins and History of April Fools’ Day

Money Smart Week 4/5/14 – 4/12/14

Money Smart

Managing Money: Creating a Budget US Mint History
Spending Smarts Treasury Direct Kids
Making Money Get a Clue About Coin Collecting
A Kid’s Guide to Money Learn About Money

Passover 4/14/14 – 4/22/14

Passover

History of Passover
Judaism 101: Passover
Passover Traditions
Passover Guide for Kids
The Complete Story of Passover

Easter 4/20/14

Easter Basket

History of Easter
Easter History and Facts
History, Traditions and Symbols of Easter
Easter Around the World
History of the White House Easter Egg Roll
Easter Symbols and Traditions

Earth Day 4/22/14

Earth Day

Time for Kids PBS Kids: The Greens
Planet Pals: Earth Matters History of the Earth Day Holiday
Recycle City Energy Star Kids
About Composting EPA Beach Kids
EPA: What is Earth Day? NASA Climate Kids
EEK!: Our Earth EEK!: Recycling and Beyond
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle