October Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

The following resources have been provided to help with the ideas and suggestions in the:

To purchase this 16 page ebook filled with 120+ great ideas that companion the days listed below, for $5, please use the following link: 

Etsy: October Special Day Activity Calendar

The following links will take you to a post on Funschooling and Recreational Learning, Still Learning Something New, or to another site. Each is noted.


Oct. 1 Model T Ford introduced 1908
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Ford’s Model T


Oct. 2 Farm Animals Day


Oct. 3 SOS (distress code) established 1906
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: SOS


Oct. 4 Cinnamon Roll Day


Oct. 5 Physicist Robert Hutchings Goddard born 1882
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Robert Hutchings Goddard


Oct. 6 Mad Hatter Day
Alice In Wonderland: Mad Tea Party Ideas and Games


Oct. 7 Physicist Niels Bohrs born 1885
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Niels Bohrs


Oct. 8 Face Your Fears Day
How Stuff Works: Inside the Mind - How Fear Works


Oct. 9 Chess Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Chess


Oct. 10 Cake Decorating Day


Oct. 11 Apollo 7 Launched 1968
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Apollo 7

Oct. 12
Cookbook Launch Day


Oct. 13 US Navy Established 1775
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: US Navy


Oct. 14 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Born 1890
Still Learning Something New: Resources for Presidents


Oct. 15 I Love Lucy Premier 1951
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: I Love Lucy


Oct. 16
Noah Webster born 1758/Dictionary Day/Learn A Word Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Words Within Words


Oct. 17 Author Arthur Miller born 1915
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Arthur Miller
Still Learning Something New: Salem Witch Trials


Oct. 18 Alternative Fuel Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Experiments You Can Do With The Sun
National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Learning About Renewable Energy

Oct. 19 Author/Illustrator Ed Emberly born 1931
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Ed Emberly


Oct. 20 Monster Mash Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Monster Mash
Still Learning Something New: Monsters!


Autumn Leaves
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Fall Leaves
Science Sparks: Autumn Science Activities


Oct. 21 Apple Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Apple Research Project


Oct. 22 Daniel Boone born 1734
Still Learning Something New: Daniel Boone


Oct. 23 Mole Day
ACS: Chemistry for Life: Mole Day


Oct. 24 Food Day
PBS: Videos - What Do Animals Eat?
                        How Animals Use Their Senses to Find Food
                        How Plants Get Food
                     
Oct. 25 Magic Week begins
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Magic Tricks Resource Page


Oct. 26 Red Cross Founded 1836


Oct. 27 Tell A Story Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Tell A Story


Oct. 28 Statue of Liberty dedicated 1886
The Real Life (Youtube): Virtual Field Trip - Statue of Liberty


Oct. 29 Cat Day
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Domesticated Cats Resource Page


Oct. 30 Candy Corn Day
National Confectioners Association: Candy Corn History, How is Candy Corn Made, Fun Facts


Oct. 31 All Hollows Eve/Halloween
Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Halloween & Pumpkins



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