Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll find a fun activity to do or an interesting topic to learn about each day of the week.
Card Flipping Challenge
There are probability a million games that can be played with a deck of cards!
Turn a simple deck into a fun educational experience by doing my Card Flipping Challenge. I remember playing card flipping games when I was a kid, and my kids have a good time playing with me now.
I hope your family enjoys playing as well.
Homeschool Humor – Not Back To School Edition
Here’s a peek at what you’ll find…
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A simple deck of cards can offer hours of engineering fun! The first two videos will offer some tips that’ll help you get started and two videos will introduce you to a Guinness World Record holder who builds amazing structures out of ordinary playing cards. The last video will show you how to draw a cool illusion.
Betty Jo and I have created a Special Days Companion filled with 100 activities you can do as a family during the month of August. To find out more about this wonderful product, click here.
🐘August 12: World Elephant Day – Links to information about African and Asian elephants, myths and folklore, jokes and more! Watch the documentary: Elephants On The Run [Wildlife Documentary] | Wild Things.
August 13: Annie Oakley born 1860 – Learn about the life and accomplishments of Annie Oakley. Links and videos are available in this post.
Still Learning Something New: Annie Oakley – Links to biographical information, quotes, videos and more.
🦎August 14: World Lizard Day – I hope the information in this post inspires you to start a one of a kind lizard study!
August 15: Chocolate Chip Day – Learn about chocolate chips by scrolling down to the bottom of the link provided, then make a batch of chocolate chip cookies!
August 16: Tell a Joke Day – Choose some jokes to tell and make up some of your own.
August 17: Black Cat Appreciation Day – Learn about black cats and do some fun cat-like balancing acts.
August 18: World Honey Bee Day – Learn about honey bees!
Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse: Bees Hatch Before Your Eyes | National Geographic
Make A: Bee Hummer (craft/science project)