Thanksgiving Jr. Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching grade K-3 students about the Thanksgiving holiday. It is designed to complement the Thanksgiving topic on BrainPOP Jr.   ...

Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Build an Ofrenda

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos--its origins, the Aztec people, and this holiday is celebrated...
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Valentine’s Day

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You can count on BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. to get to the HEART of the matter on Valentine’s Day! Explore these heart-smart movies, games, and more with your students. BrainPOP Movies Heart: Learn a...
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New Movie: Veterans Day!

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Veterans Day may have passed, but it's not too late to check out BrainPOP's brand new Veterans Day topic. Invite your class to join Tim and Moby as they explore the history and significance of this...
Halloween Resources

Halloween Resources from BrainPOP!

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We couldn't let October go by without wishing everyone a very Happy Halloween! Below are some resources  you might find useful with your students: Watch the Featured BrainPOP Movie - Halloween. ...
BrainPOP Curriculum Connections for October

BrainPOP Curriculum Connections for October

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Celebrate important dates in October with BrainPOP! In addition to the resources below, we're spotlighting Hispanic Heritage Month. In this spotlight, you'll find all of our movie topic pages and l...
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December Curriculum Spotlights

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Each month, BrainPOP highlights movie topics and other resources that may be relevant to your curriculum. Our Curriculum Spotlight page gives you a yearlong overview of all BrainPOP resources related ...
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Tips for Using BrainPOP at Home During the Holiday Break

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Would your students benefit from participating in fun, informal learning activities during their holiday break? Share this post with children and their parents to provide great opportunities for learn...
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Create a Scary Concept Map with Make-a-Map!

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Have some ghoulish fun with your students in class on Halloween by making a historical concept map about the origins of the holiday with Make-a-Map. Powered by Ideaphora...
Halloween Resources

6 Free Halloween Resources on BrainPOP

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Halloween is almost here! We've got 6 spooktacular BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. features to help you celebrate with students in an educational way! Learn all about the holiday's origins with our Fea...