According to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow (a sunny morning) there will be 6 more weeks of winter. He then goes back to his den and goes back […]
I could not find any history on why this day is smack-dab in the middle of winter (I even googled ‘why fly a kite in the winter’), but there are quite […]
The Doll’s Festival (Hinamatsuri) is a Japanese tradition that takes place on March 3, the third day of the third month. Hinamatsuri is a time to pray for the health […]
Thanksgiving Crafts: Thanksgiving Fortune Teller – This is lots of fun for kids and it helps them think about being grateful. It also helps work on a few spelling words! […]
Look for Circles day is a bizarre holiday, but it can turn into a great art experience. Origin: Couldn’t find the creator or origin of this ‘holiday’! Ways to celebrate: “A […]
These beautiful flowers are recognized as a symbol of Christmas. It is a day in honor of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who died on December 12, 1851. Poinsett was the first […]
Flake Appreciation Day is a day for appreciating the beauty of snowflakes! It is one of nature’s wonders how each snowflake is unique and has 6 arms or sides. Wikipedia […]
Black Cat Day – This day was designated by Cats Protection in the UK, to celebrate black cats and to encourage adoption of a black cat. Some cultures are superstitious […]
September 1st is Hummingbird Day!
Tulips are the 3rd most popular flower after roses and mums. In the 17th century, there was such a craze for tulips that people had to sell their fortunes to […]
Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and acknowledged around the world in other cultures. […]
September 3rd is Skyscraper Day!
This chapter encompasses 3 sections: The English Language – a melting pot of many languages! Serfs and Noblemen – describes the system of feudalism where people serve others in exchange for […]