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Happy April Fool's Day! Six Resources for Teachers

Happy April Fool's Day! Education World has gathered a list of resources teachers can use in the classroom to celebrate the—sometimes fun, almost always memorable—day.

 

  1. Best Books for Teaching About April Fool's Day: In this article, teachers can grab five books that teach lessons about April Fool's Day. 
  2. Pinterest: April Fool's Day Teaching Ideas: Access a list of activities to use in the classroom for April Fool's Day including books, activities, printables, trivia, and more. 
  3. Joke's On You: With this WebQuest, students can answer a list of questions about April Fool's Day and its origin and history. 
  4. Library of Congress:  Educators can find a list of articles from newspapers reporting about April Fool's Day on this content-rich website.
  5. April Fool's Day is Coming: Encourage Acts of Kindness on This Day: In this article, educator and Education World blogger Gail Hennessey encourages teachers to promote acts of kindness on April Fool's Day rather than pranks. 
  6. April Fools' Day Fast Facts: This article offers historical facts about April Fool's Day around the world as well as memorable pranks. 

Article by Kassondra Granata, Education World Contributor 

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