The Columbus Day Holiday always fallson the second Monday in October every year. This year in 2009 Columbus Day will be on Monday, October 12. The Columbus Day Holiday celebrates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the America’s 1492. Columbus Day is also known as Landing Day, Discoverer’s Day, Native Americans’ Day and Indigenous People’s Day in certain different states. Some classic symbols from Columbus Day are: the 3 boats – The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria, Maps of the World, and Christopher Columbus the spice gatherer and explorer.
Who doesn’t like something for free? I have found some great websites that will allow you to print for free printable Columbus Day Holiday coloring pages. If you use all the links you could print out a little Columbus Day coloring book for learning about the holiday or just to keep the little ones busy on a rainy day or in a waiting room. To make the coloring book just follow the links below and find coloring pages you like, print then staple together. Great to use if you just want to entertain your preschoolers or school aged children and kindergarteners or you could use some printables in a lesson plan or even find something for a school thematic lesson.
In the links below you will find so many Columbus Day Holiday printables you won’t need to look any farther.
1. Coloring.ws: Has pictures of Columbus Day holiday printable coloring pages. Find Columbus Day free coloring book pages and printables to color at home. If you are looking for Christopher Columbus themed coloring pages then just click the link below.
2. Apples4theTeacher.com: Is a fun educational website for teachers and kids. They have over 10 very nice Columbus Day printable coloring pages for free. If you are a teaching a lesson about Christopher Columbus Day and would like printables to go along with your lessons these will work nicely. Including printables showing Columbus land discovery with a telescope.
3. Color Me Good: They have some nice coloring pages for Columbus Day.Here you will find 3 pages of printable Columbus Day coloring pages. They also have picture printables of a world globe map, Christopher’s feathered hat, and Columbus’ famous Spanish ships the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.
4. Cartoon Critters.com: They have coloring pictures of Christopher Columbus with his ships and maps of the earth. This link found on the World Wide Web with other printables of the Columbus Day Holiday date printable.
5. ABC Teach: There are 3 Columbus Day printables on this site for teachers that are free. They have Christopher Columbus: crossword puzzle, word search and word game work sheets.
Whatever type of learning activities you are planning for this Columbus Day it’s pretty much covered in free online printables at the above links.