Funschooling News #16 Special Days Edition

Special Days & Holidays For 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 the animal themes featured during the month of October is Bat Appreciation. This resource page has links to great bat resources. Start your own study!

October 7Physicist Niels Bohrs born 1885 – Learn about this physicist’s great accomplishments.
Watch the YouTube video collection on my: Niels Bohrs Playlist

October 8Native American Day – Information about Native American writing, gardening, games and puzzles, and more. 

♖October 9: Chess Day – Learn about Chess and play a virtual game.

🎂October 10Cake Decorating Day Learn how to decorate cakes!

🚀October 11Apollo 7 launched 1968 – Learn about the Apollo 7’s crew and mission.

🥚October 12Egg Day – Learn about various bird eggs, do some cool egg experiments, and make egg salad in your own special way with the suggestions provided.

⭐October 12Star Spangled Banner First Sung 1814Learn about Francis Scott Key and his famous poem.

🛳October 13US Navy Established 1775 – Learn about the U.S. Navy.
I hope something in this post makes you smile!

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