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.
Pop & Play Dart Game
Have you ever played the dart and balloon game at a carnival? This game has been inspired by that game…and of course I offer a creative twist to keep the fun going a bit longer after all the balloons have been popped.
For this activity you will need: A large thick piece of cardboard, paint, paint brush, darts, staple gun, staples, and water balloons
Here’s a peek at what you’ll find…
For more information, and sample pages, please click here.
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Balloons are not only great at making a party more fun, they are an awesome learning tool! Below, you will find 3 videos that show how useful and versatile balloons can be and a few educational activities. The last video features 6 optical illusions you can learn how to
21 Cool Hacks with Balloons
Balloon Rocket Science Experiment
Amazing Balloon Tricks and Science Experiments
Betty Jo and I have created a Special Days Companion filled with 120+ activities you can do as a family during the month of September. To find out more about this wonderful product, click here.
🐶August 26: Dog Day – Show your dog how much you love them by making them a homemade treat. Other pet treats can be found in the link offered.
Watch the documentary: Dogs: Big and Small (Documentary).
August 29: According to Hoyle Day – Learn about Edmond Hoyle – Wikipedia offers a short biography about the man who wrote the rules down for many of the well known card games we play today. Play some of the card games he wrote the rules for!
August 30: Toasted Marshmallow Day – Find out how marshmallows were made, make a batch of your own, then use them to create a new twist on s’mores.
Frankenstein Day (Author Mary Shelly born 1797) – Learn about Mary Shelley, and use the links to read her literary works, including her most well known novel, Frankenstein .
🎞August 31: Kinetoscope patented 1887 – Learn about the Kinetoscope and take some time to watch a few of the early films created with it: YouTube: Kinetoscope Playlist
September 1: Self-University Week begins – Commit to lifelong learning! Learn more about this day by clicking on the link provided.