Monday, January 5, 2009

January 2009 Plans

Here is a small list of things to celebrate and or learn about this month:
  1. New Years Day/ Betsy Ross Birthday
  2. National Cream Puff Day/Cousin Bobbi and Sarah's Birthdays
  3. Alaska Admission Day/National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  4. National Spaghetti Day/Utah Admission Day
  5. George Washington Carver's Recognition Day /Bird Day
  6. Apple Tree Day/New Mexico Admission Day
  7. First Train Station Opened
  8. World Literacy Day/Elvis's B-Day
  9. National Static Electricity Day
  10. Volunteer Fireman's Day
  11. John Hancock's Birthday/ International Thank You Day
  12. National Marzipan Day
  13. Frisbee Invented/Rubber Duckie's Birthday
  14. National Dress Up Your Pet Day/Bald Eagle Day
  15. Hat Day/National Strawberry Ice Cream Day/Homeschool Open House@Library
  16. National Fig Newton Day/Clamp-On Roller Skates were Patented
  17. Ben Franklin's Birthday
  18. Sunday
  19. National Popcorn Day/Edgar Alan Poe's Birthday
  20. Cheese Day/Basketball Day
  21. Hugging Day/Stonewall Jackson's Birthday
  22. National Blonde Brownie Day
  23. National Pie Day/National Measure Your Feet Day/Handwriting Day
  24. Eskimo Pie Patented/National PB Day
  25. Sunday
  26. Australia Day
  27. Mozart's Birthday/National Chocolate Cake Day
  28. National Blueberry Pancake Day/National Kazoo Day/Ernie's Birthday
  29. National Puzzle Day/Kansas Admission Day/Carnation Day
  30. National Croissant Day/Franklin Roosevelt's Birthday
  31. Jackie Robinson's Birthday

I hope you will all join us as we read,craft,cook and eat our way through the month.


Gottfredsen said...

Great ideas as usual. I can not wait to try a few of them.

Mrs. Darling said...

Of course I'll help you eat your way through the month! LOL

Looks like an ambitious list. Isnt homeschooling just so much fun!?

PisecoMom said...

What fun! We usually celebrated AA Milne's birthday (the 18th) by reading from the Pooh books and making honey cakes or cookies.

Wendy Hawksley said...

I am all for days that celebrate food! ESPECIALLY chocolate! It looks like a great month for everybody's taste buds. lol

Poppy and Mei said...

Happy New Year!
Great list, if you need any help with Australia day, just mail me! XXxx

Anonymous said...

Lots of ways to eat! Great list.

Kate in NJ said...

H- LOL, Me too.

Mrs D- I'm not so sure about it being ambitious, but we will try
to work in as much as we can.
PM- We usually do as well, but
I skipped that day for some reason
when inputting my
W- too!
B- I already sent the
N- It's all about the food around here. ;-)
Please remember, this list gives
us a place to ideas..maybe a lunch menu or two.
We like to have "teas" for the Birthdays for example.

8)(8 said...

There are a lot of interesting dates this month. We have a book on George Washington Carver that I have to locate.

Alycia in Va. said...

where O where do you ever find such great lists? I've bookmarked it and hoping to find some good excuses to fall off my diet from time to time :)

Cher Mere said...

wow, great list!

I wonder who gets to decide what days are what?

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