Lots and lots of opportunities for “on the calendar” themed studies for your classroom, homeschool, co-op/support group, or club with the BIG list of August’s holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , famous birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more.
Yikes! It’s Shark Week!
Sharks! A favorite summer school or fun study to kick off the upcoming school year. Lots of free and fun resources for learning about sharks.
July 28, 2019 is the official start to the 31st year of Discovery’s Shark Week! This must be a popular summer learning theme for homeschools, summer schools, and families, because there’s awesome resources available! Here’s the resource links to what is being shared in the Facebook home education groups and through my e-mail subscriptions.
Free Lesson Plans https://www.discoveryeducation.com/?s=sharks
Watch Discovery Classic Shark Week Videos (PG Rating) https://www.discovery.com/playlists/watch-shark-week-for-free
Sharks Study Resources https://www.franw.com/2016/01/sharks.html
Shark Week Journal and Printables …
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Great 4th of July cross curricular and multi level resources to celebrate, explore, create, learn, review, and play!
Lot’s of Special Days in June to celebrate, learn about, and have some summer fun!
June is loaded with holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you’re looking for something special to study, summer school ideas, trivia, a day to celebrate, or a food to add to the menu, this list of Special Days in June, 2020 gives you plenty to choose from!
Free resources for teaching throughout the month, including a PDF of Special Days in June, can be found at the end of this list.
June Awareness/Observance Days and Themes:
- Accordion Awareness
- Adopt a Cat
- Audio Book Appreciation
- Bathroom Reading
- Black Music
- Caribbean-American Heritage
- Childhood Cancer Awareness
- Child Vision
- Children’s Awareness
- Effective Communication
- Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing
- Fight the Filthy Fly
- Fireworks Safety
- Forest System
- GLTB Pride
- Great Outdoors
- International Men
- Perennial Gardening
- Potty Training Awareness
- Rebuild Your Life
- Sports America…
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Happy Monday! Hope your Mother’s Day was fabulous!
BIG List of May’s holidays, themes, foods, famous birthdays, historic anniversaries, and more! https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2021/04/28/special-days-in-may/
May’s calendar is full of holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days, historic figures, artists and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you are looking for something special to learn about, celebrate, observe, or a food to add to the menu, thisSpecial Days in May list gives you an awesomevariety of choices!
Resources for teaching throughout the month, including a PDF of Special Days in May, can be found at the end of this list.
May’s Themes, Awareness, and Observances
- Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage
- Better Hearing and Speech
- Better Sleep
- Civility Awareness
- Clean Air
- Creative Beginnings
- Date Your Mate
- Eco Driving
- Electrical Safety
- Foster Care
- Get Caught Reading
- Gifts From the Garden
- Good Car Keeping
- Haitian Heritage
- Heal the Children
- Healthy Vision
- Homeschool Awareness
- Jewish-American Heritage
- Military Appreciation
- Older Americans
- Physical Fitness and Sports
- Revise Your Work Schedule
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HUGE List of April’s holidays, themes, anniversaries, foods, and more!
Here’s the collection of themes, foods, historic and scientific anniversaries, awareness days, and famous birthdays for April.
A free PDF of Special Days in April and other teaching resources can be found at the end of this list.
April’s Themes, Awareness, and Observances
- Amateur Radio
- Arab American Heritage
- Autism Awareness
- Car Care
- Card and Letter Writing
- Celebrate Diversity
- Child Abuse Prevention Month
- Confederate History
- Financial Literacy Month
- Holy Humor
- Home Improvement
- Jazz Appreciation
- Keep America Beautiful
- Landscape Architecture
- Listening Awareness
- Math Education
- Military Child
- Pet 1st Aid
- School Library
- Straw Hat
- Stress Awareness
- Young Child
- Youth Sports Safety
- World Habitat Awareness
April Food Themes
- BLT Sandwich
- Child Nutrition
- Grilled Cheese Sandwich
- Soft Pretzel
- Soy Foods
Special Days With Varying Dates
Daffodil Sunday (1st Sun.)
Bat Appreciation Week (1st full week)
Sweet Tater Day (1st Mon.)
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Free and Fun St. Patrick’s Day Resources
It’s “Brain Awareness Week”! Here’s a free resource list for fun learning… https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/03/11/brain-awareness-week/
BIG List of holidays, themes, foods, historic days, famous birthdays, and fun days!
March is full of holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you’re looking for seasonal studies, trivia, a day to celebrate, or a food to add to the menu, this list of special days for March gives you plenty to choose from!
Resources for teaching throughout the month, including a PDF of March’s Special Days, can be found at the end of this list.
March Themes, Awareness, and Observances
Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig
Brain Injury Awareness
Cerebral Palsy Awareness
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness
Clean Up Your IRS Act
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness
Developmental Disabilities Awareness
Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering
Humorists Are Artists
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