Updated Updated September 2016

OCTOBER


Holidays & Special Days & Weeks
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CHILDRENS INTERNET SAFETY MONTH Globe & Computer
Resources for childrens internet safety.
Take an internet safety quiz.

HEALTH LITERACY MONTH Firstaid Kit
Information about Health Literacy Month. Articles and activities about health just for kids.
Take a health quiz.

INTERNATIONAL DINOSAUR MONTH Picture of a Dinosaur
Things to do during International Dinosaur Month. Play dinosaur games on line.
More Dinosaur activities. Quizzes about dinosaurs

NATIONAL APPLE MONTH Red Apple
Learn the history of Apples. Visit the Apple Museum.
An apple Coloring Book. More Apple Activities

NATIONAL BOOK MONTH Picture of Books
Information about National Book Month.

NATIONAL CLOCK MONTH Picture of a clock
Visit The National Clock & Watch Museum.
Do a jigsaw clock puzzle and play a Roman Numeral game.

NATIONAL COMPUTER LEARNING MONTH computer person
Information about Computer Learning Month. Take a quiz about computer vocabulary.

NATIONAL COOKIE MONTH Cookie Monster
Information about cookies. Cookie recipes for kids
Learn about Sesame Streets's Cookie Monster.
Play some games Sesame Street games

NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH Picture of Desserts
Learn the history of desserts. Desserts for kids to make.

NATIONAL PASTA MONTH Picture of types of pasta
Information about pasta. Some Food facts and trivia about pasta.
Have some fun with pasta.

NATIONAL PIZZA MONTH Slice of Pizza
The history and facts of pizza.
Complete a pizza word search.

NATIONAL POPCORN & PRETZEL MONTH Picture of Pretzel
Facts about popcorn and pretzels. Popcorn coloring pages.
Make your own pretzels.

NATIONAL PORK MONTH Pig cooking on spit
Information about pork - Games, Recipes and Activities.

NATIONAL SEAFOOD MONTH Picture of seafood
Information about seafood.
Take a quiz about Sea food. National Seafood Month is celebrated in Alaska with salmon.

NATIONAL STAMP COLLECTING MONTH Picture of Stamp
Information about stamp collecting and stamps.
Stamp Collecting for kids. Take a quiz about U.S. Postage stamps.

RANGER HALL OF FAME ESTABLISHED Ranger Badge
Information about the Ranger Hall of Fame. Take a quiz about Texas.

1 - Disney World opened in Florida Picture of Disney World
Disney World opened on this day in 1971 and is the most-visited entertainment resort in the world.
Information about the Theme Parks & Water Parks.

2 - BIRTHDAY OF CHARLIE BROWN Picture of Snoopy
Charlie Brown was one of the original cast members of Peanuts Cartoon Strip
when it debuted on this day in 1950. Complete a Charlie Brown and Snoopy coloring game.
Peanuts Fun, Trivia, & Quizzes. Visit the Charles Schulz Museum.

2 - ROSH HASHANA Picture of Rosh Hashanah
Information about Rosh Hashana which begins at sundown on this day.
Rosh Hashana games and activities.

4-10 - WORLD SPACE WEEK Picture of Outerspace
The theme this year for World Space Week is "Remote Sensing-Enabling Our Future".
Visit The Space Place for things to make.
Take a quiz about space.

2-8 - NATIONAL 4-H WEEK Picture
Learn about the 4-H Program.

9-15 - FIRE PREVENTION WEEK Smokey the Bear
This year the theme for Fire Prevention Week is
“Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” .
Learn about fire safety for Kids .
Have Forest fun with Smokey the Bear. Take a quiz about fire safety.

10 - U. S. NAVAL ACADEMY OPENED Naval Academy Logo
The United States Naval Academy was opened on this date in 1845.

10 - WORLD EGG DAY Egg Carton
Learn all about eggs and how to cook them.
Learn some egg games. Take a quiz about eggs.

11 - YOM KIPPUR Blowing Shofar
Learn about Yom Kippur which begins today at sunset. Take a quiz about Yom Kippur.
It is also known as Day of Atonement, and is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people.

9-15 - NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WEEK U.S. Wildlife Emblem
Information about National Wildlife refuges in the United States.
Take a quiz about wildlife.

12 - COLUMBUS DAY Picture of Christopher Columbus
Information about Christopher Columbus. Take a quiz about Columbus.

12-18 - WORLD RAIN FOREST WEEK rain
Information about rain forests. Rain forests have a variety of animals.
Do a wordsearch about rain forests.

11-17 - EARTH SCIENCE WEEK Picture of earth rotating
Information about Earth Science Week.
This year the theme is "Visualizing Earth Systems".
Play some earth games from NASA.

13 - WHITE HOUSE CORNERSTONE LAID The White house
The cornerstone of the White House was laid on this day in 1792.
Take a quiz about the White House.

14 - WINNIE THE POOH'S BIRTHDAY Picture of Winnie the Pooh
The history of Winnie the Pooh. Take a quiz about Winnie the Pooh.

8 - ASTRONOMY DAY solar system
Information about Astronomy Day. An overview of the solar system.
NASA has a different astronomy picture every day.

16 - NATIONAL DICTIONARY DAY books
Dictionary Day was named in honor of the birthday of Noah Webster.
Learn the history of the dictionary.
Have fun with words.

16-22 - NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK Picture of Chemistry tools
This year the theme of National Chemistry Week is "Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry".
Chemistry quiz, activities, and games.

16-22 - NATIONAL FOREST PRODUCTS WEEK Items from Forest Products
Information about forest products - games & puzzles too.
Take a quiz about forest products.

17 - 25 - NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK Picture of a school bus
This week is dedicated to school bus safety.
The theme this year is "Stop on Red".
Visit the Magic School Bus Activity Lab.

18 - DEDICATION OF WOMEN IN MILITARY SERVICE MEMORIAL Women in Military Service logo
The Women in Military Service Memorial was dedicated on this day in 1997 to all women
who have served in the armed forces or in direct support of the armed forces.
Complete a quiz about the Armed Forces of the U.S.A.

21 - FIRST "PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE" RECITED pledge
On this day in 1892 the "Pledge of Allegiance" was recited for the first time
at the dedication of the Chicago World's Fair Grounds.

21 - DEDICATION OF UNITED STATES NAVY MEMORIAL Navy Memorial
The United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. was dedicated on this day in 1991.
Take a quiz about the U.S. Navy.

24 - NEW STAMP Picture of 9/11 Stamp
On this day in 2001 the United States Post Office dedicated a "United We Stand" stamp
in memory of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.
Take a quiz about U.S. Postage stamps.

24 - UNITED NATIONS DAY United Nations Logo
The United Nations CyberSchool Bus. Quizzes, resources, and more.

25-31 - NATIONAL MAGIC Week Picture of a Magician
National Magic Week replaces National Magic day which was observed on the anniversary of the death of Houdini in 1926.
Do some magic tricks online.

26 - RED CROSS ESTABLISHED - 1881 Picture of Red Cross
Learn all about the American Red Cross.

27 - NAVY DAY Navy Seal
Navy Day has been observed since 1922 on the birthday of Theodore Roosevelt.
History of Navy Day.
Take aquiz about the U.S. Navy.

28 - DEDICATION OF STATUE OF LIBERTY - 1886 Statue of Liberty
Take a tour of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.
Complete a jigsaw puzzle of the Statue of Liberty.

31 - HALLOWEEN pumpkin
Safety tips for Halloween. Do some puzzles and activities about Haloween.

31 - MT. RUSHMORE COMPLETED - 1941 Picture of Mt. Rushmore
Information about Mt. Rushmore. Complete a jigsaw puzzle about Mt. Rushmore.

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