Funschooling News #14 Special Days Edition


Special Days & Holidays For
September  & October


Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has posted the newest version of her October 2018 Special Days Calendar. It has a long list of famous birthdays, historical events, interesting days, monthly event and food themes, and more. 

Betty Jo and I have created a Special Days Companion filled with 120+ activities you can do as a family during the month of October. To find out more about this wonderful product, click here.

Here are a few of the things on her list and some helpful activities and links:

One of October's Fun Food themes is Cranberries. Learn how this fun food is grown and its many health benefits. This post has some educational materials available in it as well.

September 30Hot Mulled Cider Day -  Welcome fall with this seasonal drink.
Watch the YouTube video: Homemade Apple Cider | Thirsty For....

October 1Model T Ford introduced 1908 - Learn about the history of the Model T. Go to a classic car show in your area.

October 2: Farm Animals Day - What does it take to raise a farm animal? ReadFarm Animals Guide to Raising Livestock: Feeding, Housing, Diseases. Visit a petting zoo.

October 3SOS (distress code) established 1906 Find out what the SOS code is and how it came to be. Use the code to send messages to another person.

October 3Butterfly and Hummingbird Day - Start a butterfly study with the resources in this post.

All About Birds: Ruby Throated Hummingbird -  How to identify males and females and similar looking birds.

October 4Cinnamon Roll Day - Make cinnamon rolls with the recipe in this video.

October 5Physicist Robert Hutchings Goddard born 1882 - Learn about this man's accomplishments and about gyroscopes. A Playlist can be found here. Make your own gyroscope.

October 6Mad Hatter Day - Throw a Mad Hatter Party! You can use some of the ideas offered in this Alice in Wonderland Party ideas post.
I hope something in this post makes you smile!

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