Funschooling News #20 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 fun holidays featured during the month of October is Halloween. This resource page has some fun Halloween activities to do and animals and foods to learn about.
Not into Halloween? Celebrate the season of Fall with some of the fun activities in this post.
🐍October 21Reptile Awareness Day – Learn about a favorite reptile or choose a lizard from the post offered. Sea Turtles can be found here.
Watch the YouTube video collection on my: Lizards Playlist

📘October 21: Friends of the Library Week – Find out how your library can save you money! Go to the library and find out what they have to offer you. Ask for or arrange a tour.

October 22Daniel Boone born 1734 – Still Learning Something New offers great resources that include: Biographical information, quotes, printables, an interactive map, pioneer games and more.

October 23: Mole Day – A Mole is a unit of measurement used in Chemistry. Learn how you can celebrate the day here.

🌱October 24Food Day Choose a fun food to learn about or find out:

🎩October 25Magic Week Begins – Magic has a long history! Take a bit of time to learn about some of the best magicians of our time and learn a trick or two.

October 26Frankenstein Day – Read about Mary Shelley’s famous creation. 
October 26: National Pumpkin Day – Learn about one of ‘The Three Sisters’, Squash.
October 26: Red Cross Founded 1836.

📚October 27Tell A Story Day – There are a lot of really fun ways to tell a story, check out this post, and choose a way to tell a story that appeals to you most. 

I hope something in this post makes you smile!

Homeschool Humor:

Still Learning Something New: Homeschooling Humor 
Here’s a peek at what you’ll find…

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