Funschooling News #29 Special Days Edition


November Theme

Family Stories

Breakout the pictures!
Take time to reminisce and tell stories
 about family and friends.

Visit an adult center and take time to 
listen to the stories being told there.


Special Days & Holidays For November

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

đź“™November 25Author/Illustrator Marc Brown born 1946 - Learn more about the creator of the PBS cartoon Arthur (and related books) and play some of the theme related games available here.
Watch: Arthur * Es 04x05 The Blizzard; The Rat Who Came To Dinner
Activity Suggestion: Go to the library and read some books about Arthur's adventures.

November 26: Cartoonist Charles Schulz born 1922 - Visit the Charles Schulz museum to learn more about the creator of Peanuts. Watch Charlie Brown adopts Snoopy 
Activity Suggestion: Make a simple cartoon of your own.

🌡November 27Scientist Anders Celsius born 1701 - This link will take you to a video that offers a short biography about the scientist. Video: Who Invented the Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Scales? 
Activity Suggestion: For the next week, change Fahrenheit to Celsius using this mathematical formula. Compare where you live to different temperatures around the world...Change Celsius to Fahrenheit as well.

November 28French Toast Day - Whip up a batch of your favorite French toast and do something a little extra special with it: Add toppings like strawberries (or another fruit), whipped cream, cream cheese, a drizzle of honey, raisins, nuts, a drizzle of chocolate syrup, or something else of your choosing. 
Video Recipe SuggestionHow to Make French Toast!! Classic Quick and Easy Recipe

🍫November 29Chocolates Day - Do you like chocolate? Have some fun making chocolate bubble bath, lip balm, chocolate covered pretzels, and other fun foods. Learn about the history and benefits as well.

đź“šNovember 30: Author Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) born 1835 - Learn about this author and listen to some of his stories or download a few and read them.
I hope something in this post makes you smile!

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