UpdatedUpdated OCTOBER 2016

NOVEMBER


Holidays & Special Days & Weeks
AVIATION HISTORY MONTH Picture of an airplane
Visit the Museum of the United States Air Force.
Patterns to make paper airplanes.

GEORGIA PECAN MONTH Picture of Pecan nut and fruit
Information about Georgia pecans and pecan recipes.

HARVEST CELEBRATIONS Picture of corn
Learn about different harvest celebrations around the world.

NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE MONTH Picture of Indian Headdress
Information about Native American Indian Heritage Month.
Facts about Native Americans, and Native American Indian Leaders.
Do a wordsearch about tribes.

INTERNATIONAL DRUM MONTH Drummer Boy
Play a drum or cymbal.

NATIONAL MODEL RAILROAD MONTH Picture of a Train
Tips on how to celebrate Model Railroad Month and Information about model railroads.

PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS MONTH peanut
The history of peanut butter including who invented it and how it grows

1 - NATIONAL AUTHOR'S DAY Berenstain Bears
Find out about some wellknown authors of books for children.
Visit Berenstain Bear Country for some games and fun.

2 - BIRTHDAY OF COOKIE MONSTER
Learn the history of Cookie Monster..

3 - NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY Sandwich
Sandwiches were named after The Earl of Sandwich Learn the history and legends of sandwiches.

4 - DISCOVERY OF TUTANKAMAN'S TOMB Tutankaman's Image
On this day in 1929 the entrance to Tutankaman's tomb was discovered in Egypt.

10 - MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY Marine Corps Seal
On this day in 1775, The United States Marine Corps was established. Learn its history.

10- FIRST SESAME STREET PROGRAM Sesame Street Characters
On this day in 1969, the first Sesame Street Program was broadcast.
Visit Sesame Street and have some fun.

11 - VETERANS DAY Picture of Wreath Honoring Veterans
Learn about Veterans Day. Complete a quiz about branches of the service.

11 - ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER Picture of Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was dedicated on this day in 1921.

11 - SIGNING OF THE MAYFLOWER COMPACT Picture of Signing of the Mayflower Compact
On this day in 1620 the Mayflower Compact was signed aboard the ship
which brought the pilgrims to the new world.

13 - FLIGHT OF FIRST HELICOPTER Picture of animated helicopter
The history of the flight of the first helicopter in 1907.

13-19 - GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK Picture of revolving globe
The theme this year for Geography Awareness Week is "Explore the Power of Parks.
Visit National Geographic magazine's site for kids which features information and fun.

13-19 - AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK Picture of Graduation Cap and Diploma
American Education Week honors educators.
The Education Place has a Kids' Clubhouse, Teachers' Center, and Parents' Place.

14 - NATIONAL AMERICAN TEDDY BEAR DAY Picture of a Teddy Bear
The History of the Teddy Bear. Teddy Bear activities.

18 - TIME ZONES DESIGNATED Picture of Time Zones in U.S.
On this day in 1883 four standard time zones for the continental United States were introduced.

18 - BIRTHDAY OF MICKEY MOUSE Picture of Mickey Mouse
Learn the history of Mickey Mouse.

19 - ANNIVERSARY OF GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Picture of the Gettysburg Monument
On this day in 1863, President Lincoln gave his Gettsyburg Address.
Memorial services are held at the Soldiers' Monument in Gettsyberg National Cemetery every year.

21 - WORLD HELLO DAY Hello in different languages
Information about World Hello Day. Learn how to say "hello in many languages.

21-27 - NATIONAL GAMES & PUZZLE Week Picture of a Jigsaw Puzzle Piece
The history of games and puzzles. Lots of games and puzzles and more......

25 - THANKSGIVING DAY Picture of Pilgrim & Indian
The history of Thanksgiving. Some Thanksgiving fun and games.
Macy's sponsors an annual Thanksgiving Day parade.

30 - INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SECURITY DAY Animated picture of computer
Learn about computer security.

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