Can you believe it’s almost November? Where has the time gone! The temperatures are dropping, and the leaves are starting to change colors and fall from the trees. We drive down some twisty backroads to get to Emma’s ballet studio, and right now they are alive with reds, yellows, and oranges. They’re absolutely beautiful.
In addition to Thanksgiving and Veteran’s Day, there are a lot of really fun days to celebrate in November. Which will you choose?
Aviation History Month –
Here is a list of fun flight-related activities you can do with your kiddos this month:
- 4-Week Flight Unit Study by Amanda Bennett
- FREE Lapbook to go with Amanda Bennett’s “Flight” Study
- The Glorious Flight Lapbook and Printables
- Amelia Earhart Unit Study and FREE Printables
Celebrate Something New
November 2 is Deviled Eggs Day. Eat some deviled eggs for a tasty afternoon snack.
November 3 is Election Day. Little ones will enjoy the activities that go along with Duck for President that I shared in my Doreen Cronin author study. This Elections A to Z unit study is great for the older kids.
November 4 is Sterling North’s birthday. He is the author of Rascal. You could assign this book to your kiddos or read it aloud to them. Then, host a family movie night to watch the Disney movie version. Homeschool Share also has a great raccoon lapbook your kids might enjoy.
November 5 is Men Make Dinner Day. Is it Daddy’s night to cook?
November 6 is Saxophone Day. Today is a great day to read Saxophone Sam and His Snazzy Jazz Band.
November 7 is Book Lovers Day. What will you read today?
November 8 is Tongue Twister Day. Can your little ones say this popular tongue twister?
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
November 9 is Benjamin Banneker’s birthday. Banneker is a famous African American scientist who was interested in astronomy. Check out this fun solar system activity pack and this awesome list of space books.
November 10 is Forget Me Not Day. Write a note to someone or call someone you haven’t spoken to in a while.
November 11 is Veteran’s Day. Today is the day we honor our veterans. Your kids can learn more about this holiday with this free Veteran’s Day unit study and printable.
November 13 is World Kindness Day. Do something nice for someone you love. Then, do something nice for a stranger.
November 14 is Operating Room Nurses Day. Celebrate with a rousing game of Operation.
November 15 is artist Georgia O’Keefe’s birthday. Celebrate with a fun art project inspired by her work. Here are a few ideas:
- O’Keefe Flowers at The Art of Ed
- Georgia O’Keefe Flowers at Painted Paper
- Nature Study and Georgia O’Keefe at Simple Kids
November 16 is Have a Party with Your Bear Day. Have a party with your favorite teddy!
November 17 is Take a Hike Day. Explore the great outdoors today. Gather acorns and pinecones. Collect some leaves and do leaf rubbings. Talk about all the changes that are happening because Fall has arrived.
November 18 is the day Mickey Mouse debuted in 1928. Learn more about the life of Walt Disney with these fun children’s biographies:
November 21 is World Hello Day. Grab your free Children of the World printables. Then, go to Planet Pals and learn how each child would say “hello” in their own language.
November 22 is Go for a Ride Day. What will your little ones ride today? A bike? A scooter? A skateboard?
November 23 is Fibonacci Day. Learn more about Fibonacci and his mathematical contributions with this fun lesson plan.
November 24 is Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day. Can you wiggle your ears? Pick things up with your toes? Make armpit noises? Celebrate all of the unique talents God gave you!
November 25 is National Parfait Day. Try one or more of these tasty recipes:
November 26 is Thanksgiving Day. In years past, Emma and I have worked our way through many of Amanda Bennett’s unit studies. Now, is the perfect time to complete her Thanksgiving unit study! It contains four weeks of activities. There are lower level activities for elementary students and upper level activities for middle and high schoolers. In addition to that, there is a free companion lapbook available.
November 28 is Red Planet Day. Here’s a fun list of Mars Facts for Kids.
November 30 is Stay Home Because You’re Well Day. Yep! It is! So, I declare this day a pajama day! Stay home and snuggle your loved ones.