November can be a long month when you’re homeschooling. You’re nearing Christmas break, but not quite there yet. Here is a fun list of holiday fun gathered from around the web, which (combined with a little creativity) is enough to make any November school day a little more exciting! Pick one, or several, and see what you come up with. Or assign one to each of your kids and let them plan the holiday festivities!
November 1 – Plan Your Epitaph Day – a great one for a writing assignment
November 2 – National Deviled Egg Day
November 3 – Sandwich Day, Housewife’s Day
November 4 – Waiting for the Barbarians Day
November 5 – Gunpowder Day
November 6 – Saxophone Day, Marooned without a Compass Day
November 7 – National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
November 8 – Dunce Day
November 9 – Chaos Never Dies Day
November 10 – Forget-Me-Not Day
November 11 – Air Day
November 12 – National Pizza with the Works Day – have a cooking class and let each child make his/her own pizza
November 13 – National Indian Pudding Day
November 14 – Operation Room Nurse Day
November 15 – National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day – do I smell a science exploration/experiment coming on?
November 16 – Button Day – counting, sorting, crafting… Oh! the fun!
November 17 – Take a Hike Day – nature scavenger hunt anyone?
November 18 – William Tell Day, Mickey Mouse’s Birthday
November 19 – Have a Bad Day Day – book suggestion: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
November 20 – Absurdity Day
November 21 – World Hello Day, False Confessions Day
November 22 – Start Your Own Country Day – another great writing assignment; book suggestion: Weslandia
November 23 – National Cashew Day
November 24 – Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day – plan a talent show!
November 25 – National Parfait Day
November 26 – National Cake Day – no imagination needed – eat cake!
November 27 – Pins and Needles Day
November 28 – National French Toast Day
November 29 – Square Dance Day
November 30 – Stay at Home Because You’re Well Day
When the days are long and gloomy,
When Fall gets cold and sad,
Just plan a cheerful holiday,
and sad hearts become glad. ~ K. Hornor
For a complete list of 365 holidays, please visit Paradise Praises.
Katie @ Paradise Praises
Katie has played teacher for as long as she can remember. With a master’s degree in education and experience teaching public school system, she now teaches her 4 children at home. She is also developing a curriculum for Spanish speaking home educating families. Katie promotes home education in her blogs Educando en el Hogar and Paradise Praises, and resides in Mexico, where her family serves as church planting missionaries.