Interesting facts about holidays year round.

1st Week in April

Find a Rainbow Day is April 3rd

Vitamin C Day is April 4th

International Beaver Day is April 7th

 

Facts on all three is here

April: Post 1

For April, it will be National Garden Month, National Kite Month, and Frog Month.

Garden Month

Kite Month 

Frog Month Facts

 

 

Random Facts

These are links to some random facts in case I run out of facts for the week or need a few extras.

The World’s Most Fearless Creature

15 Quick Myths

15 Bizarre World Records

12 Dolphin Facts

Humans Have More Than 5 Senses

Cat’s Whiskers

 

 

Mar. 3 – Mar. 9

March 7

National Cereal Day

History/Fun Facts: Cereals

March 8-10

American Crossword Puzzle Weekend

History/Fun Facts: Crosswords

Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

March: National Craft Month

History/Fun Facts: Crafting history and facts

What you can do today: Since St. Patrick’s day and Easter are this month, why not make some crafts for those days!!

 

Since there’s not much going on this week, I have some facts about the Earth.

Earth Facts

Feb. 17th- Feb. 23

No new holidays for this week and next week that I can share.  So for this week, I’m going to talk about our solar system and baking basics.

Our solar system

Facts about the planets, sun, moons, comets, etc. that we find in our solar system.

Baking Basics

Basic knowledge, common mistakes, and how to measure ingredients for baking.

Feb. 10- Feb. 16

This Week is:

Jell-O Week: Occurs during the second full week in Feb.

History/Fun Facts: Jello Facts

What can you do during this week: Jello Recipes   and Jello Crafts

National Pancake Week

History/Fun Facts: Pancake Facts

What can you do during this week: Make and eat pancakes!!

Feb. 14th: Valentine’s Day

History/Fun Facts: V-day Facts

What can you do on this day: V-day crafts  Celebrate today with the people you love!!

Feb. 15-17: Great Backyard Bird Count

History/Fun Facts: Information

What can you do during these days: Watch and count birds in your yard, a nearby park, or maybe at your school. Report what you saw by entering your bird list online.

Feb. 3- Feb. 9

Nothing new for this week.  

Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Jan. 29th: National Puzzle Day

History/Fun Facts: The History of Puzzles  (Couldn’t write this any better!!)

What can you do this day: Put together a jigsaw puzzle, do a crossword puzzle, play some puzzles at Puzzles.com, etc.

 

Feb. 1: Imbolc

History/Fun Facts: Celebrating Imbolc  and  Goddess Brigid

What can you do this day: Make some Bannock or a Brigit’s Cross

 

Feb. 2: Groundhog Day

History/Fun Facts:  History and Groundhog facts

What can you do this day: Cross your fingers and hope we don’t have a longer winter!!